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Boris Continuum (118 Tutorials)

In Depth Demo Reel

In Depth: The Ultimate Guide to Building a Great Demo Reel

June 13, 2019

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get a new job or to bring in new freelance work? A new demo reel can help.  What are employers looking for in a reel? I was on a panel at a college last month where we talked about what makes a demo reel great and what makes it… well, not so great. I also asked around to some industry peers for their opinions. 

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8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Adobe After Effects

In Depth: 8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Adobe After Effects

June 4, 2019

This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field has some diversity, I’m breaking this into a multi-part feature for motion graphics in After Effects, visual effects in After Effects, editing, and more. Here are my picks must-have plug-ins for motion graphic artists using After Effects.

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Boris Continuum Particle Illusion Magix Vegas Pro Flaming Sword GOT

GOT-Inspired Flaming Sword with Boris FX Particle Illusion & VEGAS Pro

May 21, 2019

This is part 1 of 3 tutorials from Boris FX about creating a flaming sword with Particle Illusion. Particle Illusion was re-introduced recently…

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got flaming sword effect

Boris FX Particle Illusion: GOT-Inspired Flaming Sword Effect

May 14, 2019

Here’s a fun tutorial for all you Game of Throne fans.  Learn how to create a GOT-inspired flaming sword effect using Particle Illusion in Vegas Pro 16, with this tutorial by Boris FX Product Speicalist Vin Morreale.

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

May 10, 2019

The idea of network rendering is to distribute your render over a network, or farm, of computers, to speed up your render times.

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Spicing Up Your Premiere Pro Timeline with Particle Illusion

Spicing up your Premiere Pro Timeline with Particle Illusion

April 30, 2019

Benjamin Eshagpoor shows you some slick tricks of Boris FX’s Particle Illusion, which comes with Boris Continuum and the Continuum Particles Unit.

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What the heck is OFX

Burning Question: What in the heck is OFX? #OFX #openfx

April 15, 2019

I was talking to someone at NAB who I would consider to be “in the know” for visual effects and was surprised that he had never heard of OpenFX. More and more developers are developing with OpenFX, or OFX, a standardized software interface supported by numerous hosts such as Nuke, DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas. Here’s a few things to know so you’re not caught off guard!

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Intro to Particle Illusion

Intro to Particle Illusion Series for Adobe After Effects

March 26, 2019

Ben Brownlee, VFX artist and Curious Turtle trainer, gives an intro to the new Particle Illusion found in Continuum 2019 and the Particles Unit.

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Burning Question: How Do I Remove Flicker from my Footage?

Burning Question: How Do I Remove Flicker from my Footage?

February 25, 2019

Flicker is a really annoying problem in video. It occurs when the frequency of the lights and your camera’s shutter speed don’t jive. Learn how to fix it.

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Boris Title Studio: Doctor Who Inspired Titles inside VEGAS Pro

Boris Title Studio: Doctor Who Inspired Titles inside VEGAS Pro

January 22, 2019

In this tutorial, Vin from Boris FX shows you how to create Doctor Who inspired titles in VEGAS Pro using only Boris Continuum Title Studio.

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In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash Effects

In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash (Updated 18 January 2019)

January 18, 2019

If you’re planning on making an epic action film like Max Max: Fury Road or Rambo, you’re going to need lots of fire power. Here is a rundown on how to add spectacular muzzle flash and gunshot effects to your films in your host of choice. I’ve also included info on 3D models of weapons and some sound effects.

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Boris FX Continuum: Particle Illusion Overview and Tutorial

Boris FX Continuum: Particle Illusion Overview and Tutorial

January 2, 2019

Learn how to apply high-end particles like fireworks and explosions in Premiere Pro using Particle Illusion, part of Continuum 2019, in this tutorial from Youtuber Surfaced Studio.

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In Depth Slit Scan

In Depth: Time Effects – Time Displacement aka Slit Scan, with Examples

December 31, 2018

Learn all about the Time Displacement filter, which creates an effect known as slit scan, a trippy looking time manipulation that can be used to represent a time travel, a warp in the space time continuum, a drug trip and much more.

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Boris FX: How to be Broadcast Safe with Continuum

Boris FX: How to be Broadcast Safe with Continuum

November 27, 2018

Learn how to make sure your videos are broadcast safe and stay within the broadcast standard legal color ranges with the Broadcast Filter from Boris FX.

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BorisFX: Achieve Incredible Lighting Effects with Stage Light

BorisFX: Achieve Incredible Lighting Effects with Stage Light

July 17, 2018

Continuum expert, Vin Morreale shows you how to use the Stage Light filter to augment the built in lights in Adobe After Effects. It can also function as a self-contained 3D lighting system when used in Vegas, Resolve, and other Continuum-supported host applications.

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