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Boris Continuum (126 Tutorials)

In depth upscaling or upsizing video

In Depth: Upscaling Video

August 5, 2020

If you work with old video footage in standard format or can’t shoot 4K, here are several tools to make the job smoother and get better results.

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In Depth: Gun Fire and Muzzle Flash Effects

In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash (Updated 10 July 2020)

July 10, 2020

An exhaustive resource on adding spectacular Gunfire and Muzzle Flash effects to your action and science fiction films in your host of choice.

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particle illusion standalone

Introduction to Particle Illusion + Free Standalone Particle Illusion

July 7, 2020

John Dickinson shows how to create a slick mograph look using the new free Particle Illusion Standalone application, together with the plugin version.

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In depth Fireworks

In Depth: Fireworks Extravaganza with Fun New Content

July 3, 2020

Each July 4 we update a collection of fun tutorials on creating fireworks. Plus save 5% this weekend at Toolfarm with a coupon code. Click for details.

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In Depth Davinci Resolve Free vs. Studio

In Depth: DaVinci Resolve Studio vs the Free Version

June 15, 2020

Is Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Studio version worth the investment over the free version? Yes, it is! Learn why you should upgrade to Resolve Studio.

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boris sports graphic tutorial

Boris Title Studio: 8 Part Sports Graphics Tutorial

March 18, 2020

This 8 part tutorial series from Boris FX walks you through the process of creating professionally-designed and animated 3D sports interstitial graphic from scratch using Title Studio together with an Adobe Creative Cloud workflow.

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Boris Continuum Beat Reactor

Beat Reactor from Mastering Continuum for Avid

October 22, 2019

Ben Brownlee shows Avid Media Composer editors how to use Continuum’s integrated Beat Reactor that uses audio to drive effects. No keyframing needed!

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Mary Poplin at Boris FX shows you how to create transparent ghostly effects using Mocha Pro and Particle Illusion to transform an actress into a ghost.

Create Transparent Ghostly Effects with Mocha & Particle Illusion #halloween

October 1, 2019

Mary Poplin at Boris FX shows you how to create transparent ghostly effects using Mocha Pro and Particle Illusion to transform an actress into a ghost.

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In Depth Render Farms Network Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

September 11, 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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Webinar: Pulling the Perfect Key with Continuum Primatte Studio

Webinar Replay: Pulling the Perfect Key with Boris Continuum Primatte Studio

August 27, 2019

In case you missed the webinar, Boris FX has posted this informative webinar replay so you can learn how to use Primatte Studio to easily chromakey and composite green screen footage.

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Particle Illusion for Colorists

Webinar Replay: Particle Illusion for Colorists

August 8, 2019

UK-based colorist, Dan Harvey, leads Resolve users through an introduction to Particle Illusion — and why colorists will want to use it.

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boris fx webinar replay 2019.5 siggraph preview

Boris FX Webinar Replay: 2019.5 Releases (SIGGRAPH Preview)

July 31, 2019

In this webinar replay, learn about all the new features inside Sapphire, Continuum and Mocha Pro 2019.5, from Ben Brownlee, the new Director of Learning and Content at Boris FX.  You may remember him from Curious Turtle training videos.

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particle illusion premium filter 4 part tutorial

Boris FX Particle Illusion – 4 Part Training Series

July 23, 2019

Boris FX has just made Particle Illusion a standalone Premium Filter.  If you’re new to Particle Illusion you’ll want to check out this 4 part training series from Ben Brownlee, VFX artist and Curious Turtle trainer, that will get you up and running in After Effects with this powerful particle generator in no time.

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What in the heck is bokeh?

In Depth: What in the Heck is Bokeh?

July 18, 2019

Bokeh is a type of defocus or lens blur where the blur takes on the shape of the lens diaphram. We explain how to pronounce the word, how it is created, and show lots of cool examples. Also, a few plug-ins to create a bokeh in post-production.

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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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