One of the most powerful tools available to a filmmaker is the ability to alter the passage of time as it appears on screen. There are many common techniques to choose from, as well as new variations that can be created. With so many options, finding the right ones for dealing with time in your story can be challenging.
Video editing is a process. It is a combination of various technical functions, sequenced together to achieve an aesthetic goal. The stages of video editing are ordered to help keep the video editor on track and to help post production remain organized.
While one could argue over which is better, nodes or layers, the answer will usually come down to software application preference. We’ll look at both systems and explain why they are awesome and where they just don’t make the cut.
In the field or in the office, a properly calibrated monitor is key to delivering quality work. By following a few simple steps to calibrate your monitor, you can ensure what you see on your screen is what your footage really looks like.
Many of us who make video are film buffs. We have favorite movies and television programs that we enjoy watching and we tend to be drawn to the work of our favorite producers. Most of us could readily list off producers and directors who have influenced our work.
Low budget projects call for low cost solutions. Before referring cheapskate clients to an uncle with a camcorder, take a look at a few free tools which, with little else, can produce some professional results.
The video editor does more than assemble footage, selectively pacing various clips to tell a story. The video editor is responsible for how the finished video looks. Sometimes that includes fixing footage and other times, it means crafting a cohesive visual style. A video editor doesn’t have to stray far from home to do this, they can accomplish it with the assortment of filters and effects found in their video editing programs.
Dell today announced updates to their flagship 15-inch mobile workstation, the Dell Precision M3800. The M3800 aims to give video editors and creative pros the thinnest, lightest and most powerful laptop on the market, a position often held by Apple’s MacBook series.
Stock asset giant, VideoBlocks, today officially launched VideoBlocks Marketplace, a premium pay-per-clip tier to augment their existing subscription based offering. Because they love content creators, they’re letting them keep everything they earn.