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Behind the Scenes: Making a Graphics Package for Nickelodeon
Behind the Scenes: Making a Graphics Package for Nickelodeon

You see them every day on television and web series. A behind the scenes look at what goes into the making of a major network video graphics package?

How to Make Lower Third Titles That Don’t Suck

Creating lower thirds should not be taken for granted. Color, font, position, and movement all need to be seriously considered.

How to Avoid Timeline Chaos in Avid and Premiere With Sync Locks

FCPX has the magnetic timeline to keep key timeline elements in sync. But how do you do it in Avid and Premiere? Sync locks is the answer.

9 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Adobe Media Encoder

If you thought there was only 1 function when exporting from Premiere, think again. We highlight 9 export settings that increase efficiency and flexibility.

How Templates Can Actually Enhance Your Creativity

Many artists find templates corny, cheesy and devoid of creativity. But what if templates could be used to actually INCREASE your creativity?

The Beginner’s Guide to Working in 3D Space in Adobe After Effects

An in-depth introduction to working in 3D space: from “camera” placement to lighting. Essential knowledge for anyone new to Adobe After Effects.

The 9 Most Common Crashes in Premiere Pro, and How to Fix Them

A veteran Premiere Pro editor shares his tips and tricks for preventing those annoying crashes. From preferences to plugins, a full run-down.

The Simple Explanation of Blend Modes We’ve All Been Waiting For

Here’s a simple mathematical explanation of blend modes in video that will help you finally understand them and change how you work.

7 Prep Mistakes To Avoid When Delivering to a Post House

3 online editors offer advice on how to avoid the most common mistakes offline editors make when delivering a project to a post house.

A Faster, More Efficient Way to Work with Audio in Premiere

Many small doc and corporate video producers working with 2 audio channels import them as stereo into Premiere. Here’s a better way to do audio in Premiere.

Why DaVinci Resolve May Be the Single Most Powerful Tool in Post

DaVinci Resolve has come a long way in a few years. It’s one of the most powerful and versatile tools in any post-production workflow. And it’s FREE.

Plan ahead to easily sell a screen replacement shot

With a little planning before the shoot, you can insert a screen onto a monitor or device convincingly without complications. One key is how the screen is shot. This is where it’s easiest to get it wrong. This tutorial shows how easily a realistic yet legible screen can look more or less perfect in After Effects. Of […]