Tips for Editing Films

August 16, 2015 By

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This week we’ve got some ideas about editing – truly a stage of filmmaking that can make or break your film.

 

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Editing – Filmmaking Scene

December 6, 2014 By

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This week we’re recreating a scene from a film, getting in to the nuts of bolts of editing. Studying cinema in this much detail is guaranteed to teach us loads. Read more →

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Cinematic Color Correction

September 27, 2014 By

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Trying to match shots from different cameras? Set you white balance wrong? This week we’re looking at fixing our footage with colour correction! It’s part 2 of my mini series on working with colour.  Read more →

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Cinematic Color Grading

September 20, 2014 By

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In the last few weeks, I’ve had many comments asking about color grading, so I figured I would show you how I color grade my DSLR footage. The principles should apply regardless of which camera or editing software you use! Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Learn About Music

September 13, 2014 By

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Music is another one of the elements of filmmaking that many people overlook. This week I’m talking about why music is so important, and sharing some tips for how to improve the music in your films! Read more →

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Advanced Cloning Tutorial

September 6, 2014 By

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Last week I uploaded my Ice-bucket Challenge to my cadevisuals channel. Many of you were asking how I did the cloning effect, so I thought I’d do a quick tutorial! Hopefully there will be some principles you can learn from other than just this effect! Read more →

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Sound Design – Filmmaking Scene

August 23, 2014 By

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The first episode of my latest series titled “Filmmaking Scene” where we learn how to do one of the many disciplines of filmmaking by recreating a scene from a film. This week we’re looking at sound design, breaking down how to do a scene from ‘Shaun of the Dead’.  Read more →

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How to Setup a Video Editing Studio

August 9, 2014 By

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I spend a lot of time editing and working on videos, so I decided to set aside some time to plan for the best working space. This week I’m showing some of the things I’ve done to make my home studio an efficient and comfortable place to work! Read more →

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Why Filmmakers Should Learn 3D Graphics

May 24, 2014 By

We’ve all seen blockbusters that seem to be made of up more CGI that natural footage, but I’d like to let you know about the value of 3D graphics for filmmakers. And it’s not just for those wanting to work on the next transformers movie.

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How to Make an Intro

April 28, 2014 By

Everyone has seen channel intros made using a 3Ds MAX template, featuring a crazy camera move, and some simple 3D text. There must be a way for us, as filmmakers to make more compelling intros?

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10 Final Cut Pro X Tips

March 20, 2014 By

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When you really understand how to use a piece of editing software you can work literally five times faster. Keyboard shortcuts and tools that save you from clicking too much really do make a difference!

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