The Best Transitions in Video Editing

23rd December 2018

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Whether you are creating a feature film, a TV show or a vlog for YouTube, transitions can either make or break your final video. Incorporating well timed and perfectly fitting transitions can transform your footage from looking amateur and dull, to an engaging and professional final piece. Whilst good transitions can truly enhance your project, overusing them or choosing the wrong transitions for your footage can look tacky and unprofessional. It is also important …

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How To Avoid And Reduce Noise

23rd December 2018

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Every filmmaker and video editor will come across noise in their footage at one time or another, and it can take a high quality and professional clip and make it look like an amateur effort. The grainy look of noise is unappealing and really lowers the quality of a video project. Instead of accepting that your footage is ruined and will be grainy forever, there are a few things you can do to battle …

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Best Action Movie Title Sequences

13th December 2018

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Action films are a firm favourite among many movie fans across the globe, but one of the things that really makes a big impact on a viewer’s first impression of a film is the title sequence. Title sequences are often overlooked, but they can have a huge effect on what the viewer thinks of a film. Many famous action films have incredible title sequences that are often taken for granted or not fully appreciated, …

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How To Properly Grade Your Videos

7th December 2018

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Correct colour grading can be the difference between your footage looking dull and flat or looking like a professional high-end piece. In recent years, colour grading is being managed by video editors in post-production instead of experts with calibrated displays. It helps to set the mood and feel of your footage, as well as making it more visually pleasing. If you are shooting footage in multiple cameras, then proper grading and colour correction is …

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As a video editor, the chances are that at some point during your career you will be asked to edit some corporate videos for your clients. Corporate videos are notoriously tricky to create effectively as it can be a struggle to get the right balance between professionalism and entertainment. When done properly, a corporate video can be an excellent tool for sharing information and capturing target audiences.
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Ways To Distribute Your Video Online

19th October 2018

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It is one thing to have an amazing video that has been perfectly shot and edited, but in order to make that video a success you need to get it in front of your ideal audience. Properly distributing your video online is just as important as creating it in the first place. It isn’t enough to simply post your new video on YouTube and waiting for the views to roll in, you need to …

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Best Hard Drives For Video Editors

16th October 2018

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When you are an avid video editor, the chances are you will have a huge library of large image files, lengthy video footage and various audio clips. This can cause havoc on your system and will require you to have a pretty impressive hard drive in order to handle the hefty files you need. It is vital for all video editors to have a hard drive that can handle the high-performance demands, and with …

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Must Know Tips For Premiere Pro Video Editors

13th October 2018

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Video editing is no easy task, and even the most advanced editors will spend hours and hours on one bit of footage to get it just right. Premiere Pro is the software of choice for most editors today, and whether you are editing videos for your YouTube channel or for your own feature film, there are plenty of handy tricks that can make the whole process just a little easier. Premiere Pro is packed …

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Tips For Shooting On Green Screen

9th October 2018

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Green screens give filmmakers the freedom to get really creative with their scenes, and the possibilities of what can be achieved with a green screen are endless. As wonderful as they are for creating enchanting footage and amazing effects, green screens aren’t always the easiest things to shoot on, and there are a few things to bear in mind when using a green screen for your video creation. Never underestimate the important of pre-production …

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What Software Is Used in Hollywood Blockbusters

30th September 2018

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In today’s technologically advanced world we can capture high quality video at the touch of a button (or a screen) with the latest smartphones, and edit our footage using an abundance of amateur editing software. Even with all this new technology, it is still not even close to the quality of the videos produced in the professional film industry. Many of us find ourselves in awe at Hollywood blockbusters, wondering how they achieved such …

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