Pinnacle Studio Updates to Version 22 Well I guess the top news story for this week in the world of video editing software would have to be the release of Pinnacle Studio 22. With this latest release of Pinnacle Studio Corel have further enhanced what has become under their ownership quite literally a video editing and post production beast! If you are unfamiliar with … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – A Pinnacle Studio Update and Much More Stuff!
DIY Video Editor Blog
This is where you will find my weekly roundup (Get it? A cowboy on a horse? Roundup?) covering all the latest news, tips, tutorials and releases in the world of shooting, editing and producing video.
Making it a Story When I was a kid, very often friends of my parents would come over to our house after they had returned from a holiday somewhere and we were all subjected to the obligatory slideshow. We had to sit in a darkened room while slide after agonizing slide was clicked and the person showing them would drone on about what we were looking at. I am not sure if … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Finding the Story, 2D Animations and Plugins
Tips on Using Minimal (Indoor) Light The bane of almost every amateur video enthusiast is trying to get decent looking footage in an indoor situation when you know the available light is borderline. Check out the video below to get some excellent tips on taking this situation and turning it to your advantage. Street Cinematography The link below goes to a quite … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Indoor Lighting, Street Photography and Tripods
Blending Modes in Filmora It is easy to dismiss Filmora as an editing solution because of its apparent simplicity but for me personally its simplicity is the whole point! In the video below you can see a demonstration of three ways you can use the "Blending Mode" module in Filmora to complete three very different tasks. How different? The first as an overlay workaround, the … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Blend Modes, Bit Depth and Double Exposures
How To Make Your Own Foley + 41 Free Sound FX A few weeks back I posted a video that gave an excellent overview of what Foley is, how it is incorporated into movie making and how the process works. This week on the ShutterStock blog they posted a video that gives some great tips on achieving your own foley effects but the best part is that they are doing a giveaway! Just hit … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Free Foley FX, One Light Setups and a Filmora Q&A