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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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Essential Keyframe Animations

Essential Keyframe animations

Keyframe animations are essential to the editor’s skill set to help them create cool, sleek videos. With keyframes, you are able to digitally alter the movement to create emotion and connect the audience to the visuals. In today’s article, we are going to look at what a keyframe is, how to create a keyframe animation […]

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How to optimise Premiere Pro

Whether you are a full-time video editor or just starting out, you will always be looking to speed up the post-production stage through Premiere Pro or something as simple as the workflow process. Today we will discuss how to optimise Premiere Pro and edit quicker with a streamlined post-production process. Below are our top tips […]

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The top tips for mastering Adobe After Effects

If you’ve decided to face the new world of Adobe After Effects, then you’re in luck because we’ve established the top tips for mastering Adobe After Effects to make your journey as exciting and fruitful as possible. It may look a little daunting at first, but don’t you worry; after reading this article you’ll be […]

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A Beginner’s guide to Frame Rates

Today we will take you through a beginner’s guide to Frame Rates, including what a frame rate is and how you decide which one is best for your project. Different regions demand different frame rates, and the same can be said for different film mediums. The number of frames per second can change the way […]

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How to remove vocals in Audacity

Removing vocals from audio is far more common than you would think – there are numerous reasons to do this such as poor audio quality over a background track which is integral to the plot of your film, or you like the backing track but not the vocals. Either way, one of the best programs […]

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How to record audio from your computer on Audacity

How to record audio from your computer on Audacity

Audacity has many useful features, but one of the more native and simplistic functions is re-recording audio through the platform. Audacity is high-quality and easy to use, making it one of the go-to programmes for filmmakers and video editors. Here we break down how to record audio from your computer on audacity. How to record […]

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Top 6 shortcuts in Adobe Premiere Pro

We’ve looked into the top 6 shortcuts in Adobe Premiere Pro that will save you a hell of a lot of time because we know that as a video editor, you’re always working to tight deadlines and any time you can save is vital to meeting your deadlines; using Adobe Premiere Pro is nothing different. […]

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How to Join and Split Audio in Audacity

If you’re a filmmaker, content creator, YouTuber or an interviewer – you need a program that will allow you to professionally edit your audio. In this article, we will explain what splitting audio is and how to join and split audio in Audacity – an open-source audio editing platform that’s completely free of charge. By […]

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