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Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite (26 Tutorials)

red giant tutorial roundup

Red Giant Tutorial Roundup

December 10, 2019

Check out these great tutorials from Red Giant.  Get started with Universe and VFX Reflections, learn “cheap tricks” for re-creating cool Frozen II and Game of Thrones effects and even learn how to create a Star Wars style Force push.

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The Thing With a Hundred Eyes with Red Giant

The Thing With a Hundred Eyes with Red Giant #Halloween

October 15, 2019

Red Giant’s lead designer Leo Hageman shows you how to use the Contact Lens Kit. It’s a free and easy-to-use project with 100 different eye presets!

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Cheap Tricks | Creating A Zombie Horde Battle Scene - Game of Thrones VFX Part 3

Game of Thrones VFX Part 3, Creating A Zombie Horde Battle Scene

October 8, 2019

Hashi of Action Movie Kid has been doing a mini-series on Game of Thrones effects, and it’s extremely entertaining! This tutorial is filled with great tips.

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Red Giant Star Wars Force Push Tutorial

Creating the Star Wars Force Push with Red Giant & Trapcode Tools

September 6, 2019

Seth Worley creates Star Wars Force Push effect with VFX Supercomp, Optical Glow, Trapcode Particular, Universe Camera Shake, Magic Bullet Suite.

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Game of Thrones Cheap Tricks Parts 1 & 2

Game of Thrones VFX Parts 1 & 2: Cheap Tricks 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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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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Make your Footage Look Cinematic | Red Giant Short Cuts

Make your Footage Look Cinematic | Red Giant Short Cuts

March 19, 2019

Red Giant is back with another episode of Shortcuts. In this tutorial, Premiere Gal gives you some great tips on how to quickly make your videos or vlogs look cinematic with Red Giant Magic Bullet’s Looks and Colorista, and also, Universe Finisher.

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Fresh Prince of Arabia Cheap Tricks

Fresh Prince of Arabia, Cheap Tricks | Red Giant

March 5, 2019

In this episode, Fresh Prince of Arabia, Hashi from Action Movie Kid takes you on a magical journey into the uncanny valley as he shows you how to recreate Will Smith’s Genie from the new Aladdin trailer. With the help of some special guests along the way, you’ll learn about working with and animating 3D…

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Premiere Pro: A Color Correction Session with Stu Maschwitz – Colorista IV

Premiere Pro: A Color Correction Session with Stu Maschwitz – Colorista IV

October 2, 2018

In this tutorial from Stu Maschwitz tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Colorista IV to balance footage, to relight your foreground elements, to match footage across a timeline, and much more.

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Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite: Stu Maschwitz’s Color Grading Pipeline

Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite: Stu Maschwitz’s Color Grading Pipeline

August 14, 2018

Director Stu Maschwitz walks you through his color grading pipeline – a process that includes video denoising, color correction, and renoising with film grain using products from the Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite.

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Wakanda Form-ever! by Action Movie Dad | Red Giant Cheap Tricks

Wakanda Form-ever! by Action Movie Dad | Red Giant Cheap Tricks

June 6, 2018

The second episode of Cheap Tricks is up at Red Giant! Hashi from Action Movie Kid dives into creating the Vibranium sand effects from the end title sequence of Marvel’s Black Panther, created originally by the team at Perception. He uses Trapcode tools including Form, Particular, and Shine, as well as Red Giant Universe and Magic Bullet Looks. Check it out!

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Cheap Tricks – It’s Wrinklin’ Time (VFX tutorial)

Cheap Tricks – It’s Wrinklin’ Time (VFX tutorial)

April 30, 2018

Daniel Hashimoto (creator of Action Movie Kid) walks through how to re-create some of the VFX and motion graphics from “A Wrinkle In Time, with special guest Lyric Wilson, who played Young Meg in the film. 

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Burning Question: How Do I Make a Hologram Effect in After Effects?

Burning Question: How Do I Make a Hologram Effect in After Effects?

January 30, 2018

Holograms have been a popular implement in science fiction films for years, from Princess Leia in Star Wars to Joi in Blade Runner 2049.

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Tutorials: Stranger Things Titles and VFX – Recreating the Open, Upside Down Look

Tutorials: Stranger Things Titles and VFX – Recreating the Open, Upside Down Look

October 31, 2017

In honor of Halloween and the recent release of season 2 of the popular Netflix Series “Stranger Things,” we thought you might like another look at these tutorials.  Learn how to recreate the 80’s-styled opening sequence in After Effects, and the “Upside Down” world Look – from Red Giant’s Seth Worley.

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In Depth: Color Grading is a LUT Easier with LUTs!

In Depth: Color Grading is a LUT Easier with LUTs!

October 17, 2017

A LUT, or Look Up Table, is used in the film industry as an easy method of color grading. It’s an array of numbers to control the color of an image, by mapping one color space to another. Simple enough at the surface, but here’s more than you probably want to know about LUTs.

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