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Boris Continuum (119 Tutorials)

Cinemagraph Particle Illusion

Create a Cinemagraph with After Effects & Particle Illusion

February 12, 2021

Create a cinemagraph by adding bubbles to a photo of a glass of bubbly using Particle Illusion + After Effects. Download Particle Illusion.

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In Depth: Particle Plugins for After Effects within your Budget

In Depth: Particle Plugins for After Effects within your Budget

February 4, 2021

Learn about creating particles in After Effects with plugins including Particle Illusion, Trapcode Particular, Rowbyte Plexus, and more!

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In Depth Demo Reel

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

February 3, 2021

Get advice from seasoned pros on putting together a reel that will get you jobs! Learn what work to include on your reel, music choices, etc.

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In Depth Render Farms Network Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

December 16, 2020

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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What the heck is OFX

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

December 16, 2020

OpenFX, or OFX, plugins are exploding on the market with hosts like DaVinci Resolve, HitFilm, Vegas, Flame, Baselight, and others. Learn more!

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super moon

Burning Question: Making The Super Moon

November 14, 2020

They say it’s the Super Moon of the Century! Here are some ways to recreate the moon in After Effects or your NLE or editor, if you’re unable to capture the moon.

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In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 1

In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 1

November 2, 2020

You really have two choices when shooting scenes that take place at night. Either shoot at night and deal with the low light situation or shoot Day for Night. Shooting at night is easier if your camera is capable of it. Day for Night, which I would recommend under certain circumstances, can be tricky but can look fantastic and undistinguishable when it’s done correctly. Part one of this article will focus on shooting in after dark.

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In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 2

In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 2

November 2, 2020

Part 1 of this two part series focused on shooting at night and when and how to accomplish shooting in low light. Part 2 focuses on working with footage shot during the daytime and color grading for night. We'll also talk about adding some night time elements to sell your shot.

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In Depth: Rain Generators

In Depth: Rain Generators

October 14, 2020

It has been cloudy here all day and is just starting to sprinkle here so I thought it might be a good time to update this article with some new information.  Added June 13, 2016: Next Limit Realflow, Insydium X-Particles, a Boris tutorial, and more examples.

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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 making fireworks. Enjoy tutorials for Particular, Particle Illusion, X-Particles, more!

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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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