Red Giant Universe (25 Tutorials)
June 15, 2020
Is Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Studio version worth the investment over the free version? Yes, it is! Learn why you should upgrade to Resolve Studio.
April 28, 2020
Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto creates a quick and easy CGI character in his Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind. He composites a giant monster onto the Las Vegas Strip!
March 24, 2020
Learn to recreate the Darker Colors titles from Seth’s new film short. They are colorful and glittery. Download free demos of the plugins Seth uses.
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.
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!
September 20, 2019
Seth Worley recreates the opening title sequence for the show Better Call Saul with free fonts, iPhone footage, and Red Giant Universe.
September 6, 2019
Seth Worley creates Star Wars Force Push effect with VFX Supercomp, Optical Glow, Trapcode Particular, Universe Camera Shake, Magic Bullet Suite.
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…
June 4, 2019
This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field has some diversity, I’m breaking this into a multi-part feature for motion graphics in After Effects, visual effects in After Effects, editing, and more. Here are my picks must-have plug-ins for motion graphic artists using After Effects.
May 29, 2019
In this episode of Short Cuts, Premiere Gal Kelsey Brannan explains how to use the Glitch Tool in Universe to create a digital TV look with bad reception in Premiere Pro.
April 15, 2019
I was talking to someone at NAB who I would consider to be “in the know” for visual effects and was surprised that he had never heard of OpenFX. More and more developers are developing with OpenFX, or OFX, a standardized software interface supported by numerous hosts such as Nuke, DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas. Here’s a few things to know so you’re not caught off guard!
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.
January 15, 2019
Hashi from Action Movie Kid has a new tutorial for Trapcode Particular using a new feature called Fluid Dynamics, and Red Giant Heatwave, Trapcode Form…
November 6, 2018
In this episode of Short Cuts, Premiere Gal Kelsey Brannan explains how to create a fast and stylized YouTube End Screens with Red Giant Universe.
October 17, 2018
This week, Kelsey Brennan, AKA Premiere Gal, shows you how to make a fun RGB Separation and Chromatic Aberration effect that you’d get if you dropped your camera. This is a fairly common effect that can be used on titles, logos, transitions, and more. It’s a good trick to have in your arsenal!