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The Friday Roundup – Cinematic Sound, YouTube Tips and Cool FX

Full Cinematic Sound Design Process Yes this is done in Premiere Pro and no don't really expect any of my readers to be operating at this level BUT! Worth watching to see how it is done and also worth seeing just how important audio can be to any video projects. At an amateur level just the addition of a little background music or sound can lift any project way higher than it … [Read More...] about The Friday Roundup – Cinematic Sound, YouTube Tips and Cool FX

The Friday Roundup – YouTube Shorts and Deconstructing Special FX

How to Make YouTube Shorts - CyberLink PowerDirector 19 This is a workflow done in PowerDirector showing how to convert or prepare a video to be uploaded as a YouTube Short. What you can see from this video is that there really is no elegant way to of converting a 16:9 video into a 9:16 or 1:1 format to be eligible for #Shorts. The whole process really only works if you have … [Read More...] about The Friday Roundup – YouTube Shorts and Deconstructing Special FX

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Instructional Videos

Business author and consultant Jonathan Halls believes a successful instructional video is one that makes the viewer confident enough to put the information to use. This requires asking yourself what the learner needs to do and know. Creating a storyboard and script ahead of time for any tutorial video is recommended. In addition, a "responsibility map" can be used to … [Read More...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Instructional Videos

The Friday Roundup – Eye Zoom Transitions and Practical Effects

Eye Zoom Transition Effect - Wondershare Filmora X Another great example of how you can pull off what is a reasonably complex effect in a fairly simple video editing program like Filmora. It takes a few steps but the results look great. Check Out Filmora Practical Effects 101 An excellent walk though here of designing and putting together a practical effect that is … [Read More...] about The Friday Roundup – Eye Zoom Transitions and Practical Effects