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December 6, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
September 27, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
September 20, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
September 13, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
September 6, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
August 23, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
August 9, 2014 By Simon Cade
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 →
May 24, 2014 By Simon Cade
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.
April 28, 2014 By Simon Cade
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?
March 20, 2014 By Simon Cade
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!