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Noise & Grain (17 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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Altus Denoising Software Overview

Altus Denoising Software Overview

June 6, 2018

This tutorial covers what Altus is and the recommended settings and processes for best possible performance.

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Cebas finalRender trueHybrid Tutorial Series

Cebas finalRender trueHybrid Tutorial Series

January 9, 2018

Edwin Braun from Cebas has started an ongoing tutorial series for finalRender trueHybrid. The 8 tutorials released so far touch on topics ranging from denoising and rendering best practices, to 360 panoramic views and image based lighting, and much more.

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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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Absoft Neat Video: Basic Workflow Tutorial

Absoft Neat Video: Basic Workflow Tutorial

December 31, 2016

The Basic Workflow tutorial walks you through the key stages of applying Neat Video v4 to a video clip in After Effects.

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Re:Vision Effects De:Noise Essential Info

Re:Vision Effects De:Noise Essential Info

December 31, 2016

This tutorial shows how to use DE:Noise. It covers the essential settings to remove unwanted noise from your footage and gives examples so you can easily apply them to similar scenarios. The controls are the same in all supported applications.

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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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After Effects – How to Effectively Remove Video Noise and Film Grain

After Effects – How to Effectively Remove Video Noise and Film Grain

October 4, 2016

Learn how to use After Effects to effectively remove video noise and film grain without the need for 3rd party plugins.

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In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 1

In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 1

November 2, 2015

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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Save the Shot with Boris Continuum Complete and Sony Vegas Pro

Save the Shot with Boris Continuum Complete and Sony Vegas Pro

August 10, 2015

John Rofrano shows you how to save otherwise-unusable shots using two image restoration tools from Boris Continuum Complete: BCC Smooth Tone and BCC Noise Reduction. BCC Smooth Tone smooths or softens an image while preserving the important detail contrast areas while BCC Noise Reduction eliminates unwanted video noise from image clips.

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Make Bad Pixels Disappear

Make Bad Pixels Disappear

August 10, 2015

Dead pixels can spell big trouble that can potentially ruin a show, but not if you have Boris Continuum Complete’s Pixel Fixer in your toolbox…part of the Boris Continuum Unit: Image Restoration

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Magic Bullet Suite 12

Magic Bullet Suite 12

May 4, 2015

With the release of the new Magic Bullet Suite 12, Stu Maschwitz has created tutorials for Looks, Colorista and the new Film, to get you started.

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“Face Mask” – A Halloween Photoshop Tutorial

“Face Mask” – A Halloween Photoshop Tutorial

November 3, 2014

Brian Maffitt from Total Training shows us how he made his creepy Halloween self-portrait this year, using Photoshop.

With the popularity of last years creepy self portrait, Brian decided to do a tutorial on how he made this years picture using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. It's fairly advanced and more of a quick breakdown of the steps rather than a normal Total Training tutorial, but “there’s a wealth of high-level Photoshop techniques packed into these 13 minutes.”

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Digieffects: Channel Noise from Aura #digieffects

Digieffects: Channel Noise from Aura #digieffects

November 1, 2014

Learn how to add noise to individual red, green, blue and alpha channels with Channel Noise, one of the tools in Aura.

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In Depth: Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup, Part 1

In Depth: Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup, Part 1

July 25, 2014

Do you need to make some small fixes to the skin of your actor, like fixing a blemish or blotchiness? Here’s part 1 of a 2 part series on Skin Retouching and Digital Makeup to get you started!

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