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.
Adobe this week released updates for their suite of video applications. The 2014.2 update includes Premiere Pro CC, Media Encoder CC, After Effects CC, SpeedGrade CC, Prelude CC, Audition CC, and Story CC. Each update includes enhancements and even tighter integration between complementary applications.
The lobby of my apartment building is more suitable to standing around reading the mail than it is for working as a 4-camera capable, multimedia video studio outputting network-style content. But that’s what is about to happen, courtesy of NewTek’s Tricaster Mini.
Keying and compositing. The act of removing and replacing portions of a shot to put together something new. For most of us, most of the time, this means keying out a green or blue screen (or any other solid color, for that matter) and placing the subject - usually a person rambling about something that makes little sense to us - over top of a different background.
We’ve all seen the extravagant monsters in the movies. The techniques used to create these iconic images seem like an art form beyond the reach of most who dabble in entertainment. The truth however, is that a basic understanding of materials and concepts is all that’s needed to get started in making your own imagined creatures come to life.
Video is a highly effective means of transmitting information. The transmission of content through the use of motion pictures and sound represents a transformational development in how humans
Not many people look at Post It Notes and think "I can use these to make a video." Filmmaker Zach King saw the potential and with the help of 7000 Post It Notes, he brings a classic video game character to life.