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Color Grading / Color Correction (136 Tutorials)

Smoke vs. Fire in CINEMA 4D

Smoke vs. Fire in CINEMA 4D

October 21, 2014

Ben Watts uses a program from Jawset called Turbulence FD for CINEMA 4D to create a basic, but interesting, particle collision simulation. He also walks viewers through a dynamic lighting setup in CINEMA 4D, goes throgh color grading and talks about some benefits of the 32-bit workflow.

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cyriak halloween costume

Cyriak’s Halloween Costume

October 21, 2014

Learn to create an effect inspired by Cyriak, where a creepy hand-crab monster projects from a person’s mouth.  This effect is very involved, with lots of rotoscoping, tracking and hand animation.  It's not for the feint of heart, but you will learn a ton.

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Adobe After Effects Sci-Fi Effects

Adobe After Effects Sci-Fi Effects

September 2, 2014

Want to create cool looking Sci-Fi effects in AE? Then check out this tutorial from Matthew Pearce as he explains how he created some of his favorite effects.

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Avid Media Composer 7

Avid Media Composer 7

September 2, 2014

Get assistance, answers, and insights and start editing now—watch Avid’s 5-part tutorial series dedicated to the success of new users.

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In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 2: The Plug-ins

In Depth: Skin Retouching Part 2: The Plug-ins

August 18, 2014

Need to touch up your actor’s complexion quickly and easily? There are a lot of plug-ins on the market that can help you with this task. I’ll cover the big players and a few new to the market: Digital Anarchy Beauty Box, GenArts Sapphire S_Beauty, FXHOME HitFilm, the recently released Imagenomic Portraiture for video, the brand-spanking new Dashwood Smooth Skin. Red Giant Cosmo and Colorista II are also on the agenda.

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Mask Tracking and Color Grading in Adobe CC 2014

Mask Tracking and Color Grading in Adobe CC 2014

July 25, 2014

In this episode of Red Giant TV, director Stu Maschwitz will show you how to use Creative cloud 2014’s mask tracking tools to color grade with Colorista II and Magic Bullet Looks 2.5.

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In Depth: Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup, Part 1

In Depth: Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup, Part 1

July 25, 2014

Do you need to make some small fixes to the skin of your actor, like fixing a blemish or blotchiness? Here’s part 1 of a 2 part series on Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup to get you started!

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Using Adobe Speedgrade CC In Your Post Production Workflow

May 27, 2014

Learn how to make the most of Adobe Speedgrade CC by incorporating its color correction and grading capabilities into your post-production workflow.

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Directly monitor your editing or compositing application using ScopeBox

Directly monitor your editing or compositing application using ScopeBox

May 13, 2014

Learn how to use Scopelink to directly monitor your editing or compositing application using ScopeBox.  With ScopeLink, you can have world-class scopes and QC tools, no matter which application you're working in.

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Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve Roundtripping

Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve Roundtripping

April 22, 2014

Here are multiple videos about the round-trip workflow with Avid and Blackmagic Design’s Davinci Resolve. 

  • Managing Resolve/Avid Workflows with Scott Freeman
  • Avid Media Composer – DaVinci Resolve : Double Round Trip​
  • Round Trip Between Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve
  • Round Trip? AAF Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve/Avid Symphony

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in depth color correction vs color grading

In Depth: Color Correction vs Color Grading

April 1, 2014

I’ve heard the terms Color Correction and Color Grading used interchangeably but they are not the same things. I’ll explain the difference, show you some tools to fix and tweak color, point you to a few tutorials, give you some side by side examples and breakdowns. Finally I’ll link you to some free tools you can use for color correction or grading.

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Create Your Own HDR Day to Night Timelapse

Create Your Own HDR Day to Night Timelapse

February 11, 2014

Stefan Surmabojov shows how to create a groovy HDR timelapse image sequence with a day for night effect. You'll need a DSLR with a kit lens, a large memory card, a tripod and more. He clearly explains how to set up the camera so that you don't end up with exposure problems and flicker. He takes care of the post production of the HDR sequence in Adobe Lightroom 5, which is now included in Adobe Creative Cloud.

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In Depth: 9 Great Freebies for Color Grading After Effects & Premiere Pro

In Depth: 9 Great Freebies for Color Grading After Effects & Premiere Pro

February 4, 2014

The Beat has linked to some nice presets for Premiere Pro & After Effects to give your video work unique color looks. The first couple are from their list. I’ve expanded on the free presets, plus added some great free color grading plug-ins for AE PPRO and more!

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Crumpled Paper in After Effects

Crumpled Paper in After Effects

February 4, 2014

You know the open for the sitcom “Community”, with the crumpled paper? Trevor Penner explains how to do this effect.

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Davinci Resolve Fundamentals (10 Videos)

Davinci Resolve Fundamentals (10 Videos)

July 16, 2013

We’ll kick off Tutorial Tuesday with a series by Bran Hvítabjörninn and AE Tuts+ on the Davinci Resolve.

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