These post-production tricks, as well as the importance of future-proofing your projects, will ensure you a longer shelf life for your media and keep you ahead of the curve for years to come.
Text Boxing: How to Create Lower Thirds in After Effects
One of the easiest ways to show additional information in your videos is by using lower-third graphics. After Effects provides tools that can help you create these graphics quickly and simply.
5 Tips on Running a Successful Video Production Business
While your creative skills are crucial, your video production business is just that — a business. Here are five things you can do, and avoid doing, to keep your clients happy and the jobs rolling in.
Screenwriting 101: 7 Basic Steps to Writing a Screenplay
Writing a screenplay is an extremely rewarding process, but it’s not an easy task. It takes a serious amount of time and dedication to develop a good screenplay, and a first draft is only the beginning.
Working With Green Screens: Production and Post-Production
Using green screens can open up infinite options for your productions, but you’ve got to use them correctly to get the best results and minimize the time and money spent adding VFX to your film.
How Back-Bone Is Democratizing Virtual-Reality Production
The Back-Bone Ribcage makes it easy to attach lenses for VR shooting and offers several mounts. It’s especially valuable for videographers looking to develop the skills needed to master VR content.
Filmmaker Kevin Schreck Spotlights the Surreal in ‘Tangent Realms’
In 2012, Pond5’s Kevin Schreck released his award-winning documentary ‘Persistence of Vision.’ Now he’s back behind the lens, exploring the life and work of a contemporary Turkish artist with a taste for the fantastic.
Travel Smart: Top Gear for Shooting on the Road
With all the gadgets on the market, it’s tough to decide what gear is going to make your life easier when you hit the road. From the desert to the mountains, discover some of this season’s best products.
How to Animate Text in After Effects
Text animations can give your videos that needed boost to make them more dynamic. In After Effects, text layers can be animated using animation presets, text animators, transform properties, and expressions.
Create Things: A ‘Stranger Things’ Inspired Title-Sequence Tutorial
We have to tip our hat to the folks behind the ‘Stranger Things’ sequence, Imaginary Forces. To pay tribute to their awesome work, we took a crack at re-creating the sequence ourselves. Here’s how we did it.