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Boris Continuum (123 Tutorials)

Create the Dune Look

Create the Dune Look with Boris FX, Cinema 4D, After Effects

October 21, 2021

Create the Dune Look with Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Boris FX Continuum, and Sapphire with John Dickinson.

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In depth upscaling or upsizing video

In Depth: Upscaling Video (Updated 11 Aug 2021)

August 11, 2021

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 Fireworks

In Depth: Fireworks Extravaganza with Fun New Content

June 30, 2021

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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Movie Trailer Graphics

Design Movie Trailer Graphics – Wakanda Forever!

June 8, 2021

John Dickinson shares his clever creative techniques in this Movie Trailer Graphics tutorial. Download free demos of Boris FX tools today!

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Create a Sound Blast Driven By Music with Boris FX Suite, 4 Part Series

Create a Sound Blast Driven By Music, a 4 Part Series from Boris FX

May 18, 2021

In this tutorial series, Ben Brownlee takes you through how to create a sound blast by using music data, using Boris FX plugins.

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In Depth: Lens Flare Plugins & Tools

In Depth: Lens Flares for Video

April 5, 2021

Lens Flares add drama and presence to scenes. In this article, I’ll be comparing some lens flare tools for your favorite NLEs and Motion Graphics tools

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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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