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Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite (45 Tutorials)

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 LUTS: Image credit: Thomas Lefebvre @imthebear

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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Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite Tutorial Roundup

Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite Tutorial Roundup

July 18, 2017

Get up and running quickly with all the products in the Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite, when you watch this batch of Quickstart Guides from director Stu Maschwitz.

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Earthquake VFX in Adobe After Effects + Earthquake VFX Samples

Earthquake VFX in Adobe After Effects + Earthquake VFX Samples

July 11, 2017

Make an earthquake in After Effects! Make the earth shake with some shockwaves and heat distortion waves. Graded with Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks.

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Magic Bullet Suite 13 Tutorials

Magic Bullet Suite 13 Tutorials

November 22, 2016

Stu Maschwitz, Creative Director for Red Giant’s Magic Bullet line, has made many walkthrough tutorials on the new Magic Bullet Suite 13.  Here he goes a bit more in depth on several different features.

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Create Ghostbusters Style Visual Effects

Create Ghostbusters Style Visual Effects

October 11, 2016

Director Seth Worley takes you behind the scenes and shows you how he created the visual effects in “Busted,” his Red Giant Film Team Experiment. Watch “Busted” here and follow the link to the tutorial.

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Michele Learns Cinema 4D

Michele Learns Cinema 4D Ep. 6: Toolfarm’s NAB Survival Video Open

April 15, 2016

If you’ve had a chance to check out our NAB Survival Video, you should! It’s lots of fun. I dove back into Cinema 4D to create the NAB Survival Video Open.

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Red Giant Colorista III in FCPX

Red Giant Colorista III in FCPX

June 25, 2015

Red Giant worked hard to get Colorista III to work seemlessly with Final Cut Pro X.  Here Stu Maschwitz shows you just how beautifully they work together.

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in depth color correction vs color grading

In Depth: Color Correction vs Color Grading

April 1, 2014

I’ve heard the terms Color Correction and Color Grading used interchangeably but they are not the same things. I’ll explain the difference, show you some tools to fix and tweak color, point you to a few tutorials, give you some side by side examples and breakdowns. Finally I’ll link you to some free tools you can use for color correction or grading.

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Web Line Escape: Spider-Man Web-Slinging Effect

Web Line Escape: Spider-Man Web-Slinging Effect

February 12, 2013

In this episode of Red Giant TV, director Seth Worley shows you how to create a Spider-Man Web Slinging Effect with Trapcode Particular.

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Color Isolation Effect with Magic Bullet Colorista II

Color Isolation Effect with Magic Bullet Colorista II

July 2, 2012

Michele Yamazaki from Toolfarm explains a couple of cool tricks that you can do with color in Red Giant Software Magic Bullet Colorista II, a robust tool made for color correcting footage.&nbsp;</p>

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