Top 10: Best Built in Effects in After Effects (SonDuckFilm)

Okay, I realise that these top tens are always incredibly subjective – and I understand that not everyone will agree with this particular list… in fact, I’m not even 100% convinced that I agree with it. Nevertheless, I love the concept. I have been an Adobe aficionado for many, many years (since like, Adobe Premiere… yeah,… Read More

Blog: Best Free Editing Software

People, it’s time to share some free stuff! And by free stuff, I mean my opinion and a lifetime of collected information, as that is really all I have to offer. I was chatting with one of my Australian friends in New Zealand, and he asked me what I thought might make for decent FREE editing… Read More

Blog Video: Sherlock Recut As a Thriller Trailer

Throughout this year my workload has been focused primarily on editing and producing a series of women’s self-help modules. It is necessary work, and based on the stories that have come out of it – it is seeing some wonderful results. Still, it is hardly creative work. Well, yesterday I re-stumbled on a great little… Read More

How To: Blend Mode Colour Correction in Premiere Pro (Lynda)

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share a great little Adobe Premiere Pro tutorial by the ever resource-driven team at Lynda. If you make videos, then you ought to know that good videos have been treated in order to make the colour consistent. Just think – how many Hollywood blockbusters would… Read More

How To: A Comprehensive Cheat Sheet for Adobe

Continuing my series of resource links, today I want to share an excellent infographic. For those of us who are part of the Adobe Universe, you will know that short-cuts have a funny way of increasing productivity, right? If only there was a way to easily find and/or remember what some of the really important… Read More

How To: 20 Premiere Tips in 20 Minutes (Jeff Greenberg)

Continuing with my new series of resource links – from video essays, to cinematographer interviews, how-to tips and the like – today I want share an informative how-to video clip presented by Jeff Greenberg on behalf of Future Media Concepts – and as the title suggests, today’s how-to is for the proud Adobe Premiere Pro users. I… Read More

Personal: A Snap Shot

In the aftermath of the Arab Spring, and the subsequent cognitive disruption many are experiencing in the Arabic-speaking North Africa and Middle Eastern (NAME) world as further atrocities are enacted in the name of the dominant religion in the region – it was personally encouraging as a Christian to find that there are organisations that… Read More