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
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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.
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 FilmoraPractical 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
7 Habits You Must Develop as a Video Editor Right now I seem to have become the "go to guy" for my wife and a few of her cohorts when it comes to video editing. They have all suddenly decided to get on to YouTube so I am stuck with editing their videos. Basically it is a lot of "sausage factory" work just churning them out as they are all pretty simple as far as content … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Editing Habits, Working with Music and Angles
How To Talk To The Camera - 7 Pro Tips As a person who absolutely hates being in front of the camera I need all the help I can get when it comes to that activity. It is easily in my top five unnatural or uncomfortable things to do and should be avoided at all costs. It is actually only one step above sticking a fork into my own eye. Anyway, if there is someone with a gun to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – On Camera Tips, Sound Design and Interviews
Pinnacle Studio Update Big news this week from Corel with the release of Pinnacle Studio version 25. First of all let's all understand that when it comes to what we would generally refer to as consumer level video editing software, Pinnacle is by far the closest to a pro editor you will get. This thing is an absolute beast when it comes to features and fine control and has been … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Pinnacle Studio Updated, Microphones and “Talent”