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How to export a high-resolution movie in Final Cut Pro X

How to export a high-resolution movie in Final Cut Pro X

How to export a high-resolution movie in Final Cut Pro X: Final Cut Pro X is one of the leading video editing software for filmmakers. It’s important for filmmakers to understand the best practices to ensure you are exporting your finalised video at the highest level but in an efficient manner. In this article, we […]

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Adobe After Effects: Key features for beginners

Adobe After Effects: Key features for beginners

Adobe After Effects: Key features for beginners. Adobe After Effects is one of the leading video editing programs for VFX. It’s a versatile software that allows you to explore all avenues of motion graphics. After Effects provides you with tools to create incredibly detailed motion effects and allows you to tap into the VFX world. […]

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Our top tips for filming yourself

Our top tips for filming yourself

Here are our top tips for filming yourself: The quality of affordable camera equipment has increased tenfold in recent years and filming yourself has become very accessible. Interviews are ever-present on platforms like YouTube, Linkedin, and Instagram, allowing most people to pick up a camera and within minutes film a high-quality video of themself. Self-shot […]

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Audio editing on a budget: Audacity

Audio editing on a budget: Audacity

Audio editing on a budget: Audacity. These days filmmaking can be on the expensive side. It all adds up with the equipment, production costs, and post-production costs. However, we will look into audio editing on a budget and how you can edit your audio to the highest level without the cost. We will take a […]

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The top free Final Cut Pro X Plugins

The Top Free Final Cut Pro X Plugins

Final Cut Pro X is an incredible piece of editing software that has a large range of tools within the program to really switch up your footage and allow you to edit your videos to look sleek and cinematic. But, sometimes these edits can be time consuming and repetitive, meaning it is an inefficient way […]

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Colour grading in Final Cut Pro X

Colour grading in Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is one of the top video editing platforms out there. It has an incredible array of video editing tools and the tools in scope today are the in-depth colour grading features that will take your colour grading to the next level. The tools provided by Final Cut Pro X will assist […]

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How to add musical endings to Royalty Free Music.

A music track is only really complete if it has a beginning, a middle, and an end. In this mini article, we will be looking at how to add musical endings to tracks in the Filmstro Royalty Free Music Library! What are musical endings? The musical endings are the last sections of each piece that […]

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Colour grading in Adobe Premiere Pro: The best free presets

Colour grading in Premiere Pro: The Best Free Presets

Colour grading is an important aspect to filmmakers in post-production and can really elevate the production value to the next level. You want to use colour grading in Premiere Pro to its full potential, creating dramatic, cinematic footage that will grip your audience. In this article, we will be looking at what colour grading is, […]

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Top tips for filmmakers using DaVinci Resolve

Top tips for filmmakers using DaVinci Resolve

Here are some of our top tips for filmmakers using DaVinci Resolve… DaVinci Resolve is a great alternative to Adobe Premiere Pro and is completely free! DaVinci Resolve is extremely high quality and the program is very versatile. It is a great editing program if you are getting started in filmmaking, want to have all […]

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