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Effects (302 Tutorials)

Game of Thrones Cheap Tricks Parts 1 & 2

Game of Thrones VFX Parts 1 & 2: Cheap Tricks with with Hashi

August 22, 2019

Red Giant has a fun new tutorial from Hashi of Action Movie Kid. Parts 1 and 2 walk you through several great tricks to make your VFX look spectacular.

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black veins

Black Veins Effect From Stranger Things (After Effects Tutorial)

August 13, 2019

Yannick and Jordy at Cinecom.net have a super fun copycat tutorial explaining how to make the black veins on Billy in Stranger Things. There’s a lot of tracking and null objects involved in this process. He uses the Advanced Lightning Effect to make the veins and masks them on. These are attached to the actor’s…

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premiumvfx lightspeed transitions tutorial

PremiumVFX Lightspeed Transitions Tutorial

August 1, 2019

Learn how to use PremiumVFX Lightspeed Transitions to add fast motion and energy to your Final Cut Pro X projects.

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Stranger Things Mind Flayer

Recreating the Mind Flayer from Stranger Things

August 1, 2019

Seth Worley shows you how to recreate the scary Mind Flayer from Season 2 of Stranger Things. Below that, check out his previous tutorial for recreating the Upside Down. This is a super fun tutorial that uses Red Giant’s VFX Suite, Trapcode Tao, Magic Bullet Suite, and Universe Camera Shake. There are links to all…

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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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cineflare tunnels

FCPX: Cineflare Tunnels Tutorial #gettingstarted

July 29, 2019

Learn how to easily create tunnel-shaped transitions and effects using Cineflare Tunnels, a layer-based transitions tool system for Final Cut Pro X.

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fxfactory light show tutorials

FxFactory Light Show Tutorials #gettingstarted

July 29, 2019

Learn how to make glows, light spills and distortions using Light Show, with these tutorials for both Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X.

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premiumvfx light leaks transitions tutorial

PremiumVFX Light Leaks Transitions Tutorial #gettingstarted

July 25, 2019

In this tutorial, learn how to use PremiumVFX Light Leaks Transitions to quickly give elegance and a creative look to your Final Cut Pro X videos, with real 4K light leaks footage.

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crumplepop better black and white tutorial for premiere pro

CrumplePop Better Black and White Premiere Pro Tutorial #gettingstarted

July 25, 2019

In this tutorial, learn how to use Crumplepop Better Black and White in Premiere Pro to create rich black and white images using film emulation.

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crumplepop better black and white tutorial

CrumplePop Better Black and White FCPX Tutorial #gettingstarted

July 25, 2019

In this tutorial, learn how to use Crumplepop Better Black and White in Final Cut Pro X to create rich black and white images using film emulation.

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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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Topograph for After Effects Overview #gettingstarted

July 11, 2019

In this tutorial overview, learn how Topograph for After Effects works to create the topography and how to manipulate the settings to get the look you want.

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after effects upside down look tut

After Effects: Stranger Things-Inspired “Upside Down” Look + Free Project files

July 9, 2019

In this tutorial from Rocketstock, you will learn how to create a Stranger Things-inspired “Upside Down” look in After Effects. Plus, you can easily follow along with the free project files.

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sapphire builder tut

Avid: Using the Updated Sapphire Builder

July 9, 2019

In this tutorial, Damien LeVeck of Skubalon Creative explains what’s new in the Sapphire Builder (2019.5) for Avid and then shows you how to create a cool stylized effect when working with footage that needs to fit a specific aspect ratio.

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hitfilm upside down tutorial

Hitfilm v13: Create the Upside Down from Stranger Things | 3D Camera Tracking

July 2, 2019

Learn how to create the Upside Down with the powerful new 3D camera tracker from Foundry, coming in HitFilm 13.0.

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