Red Weapon Start/Stop with Freefly MōVI Controller

Now Freefly offers some great start and stop cables for most of your cameras including Canon C series, Black Magic Cinema, Panasonic GH4 and several more that works directly with their MōVI Controller. Now Freefly also offers a special cable for trigging Red Epic or Dragon. Now since Red has …

Drone Tutorial Series for Filmmakers v2.0

It’s been a long journey, however after almost 5 months, we finally finished our Drone Tutorial Series for Filmmakers v2.0! As many of you know, we’ve been in the film industry for over 15 years, and once heavy lifters became a reality to fly heavy cinematic cameras for features, our …

MoVi Tips & Tricks Tutorial | HD Downlink

We’re constantly learning new and innovative ways to optimize our aerial cinematography gear. Just wanted to share a few tips and tricks with you all. Remote Triggering Red Camera First tip, is Red Start/Stop cable for remote recording for the Red Dragon/Epic/Scarlet cameras. Now why is remote start/stop so important …

Changing Audio Tracks in Encore

There have been a lot of questions lately on how to change audio tracks in Encore. The process is pretty easy and just takes a little thinking to get your head around the concept. Encore has a lot of nice hidden features that can really help make your video/film productions …

New Filming Projects

  I can’t believe its already the end of February. This year is off to a great start though! Lots of cool filming projects are on the horizon. We recently shot some b-roll footage of some epic police officers. These guys were training for evasive car maneuver techniques, and we …

Premiere Pro Questions and Answers Session #2

People are always asking me questions about Premiere Pro. A lot of these questions consist anywhere from a simple shortcut key to a complex effect. So here’s the second Q&A session about Adobe Premiere Pro. Here were the 10 questions that folks asked: Alienware M18X or Mac Book Pro? How …

Camera HUD Template for AE

  We’ve seen the “camera hud” effect in many different spy movies. This is when the spy in the movie takes out his camera to shoot some “secret” photos of the bad dude. And the movie camera is showing the perspective from the photo camera. This After Effects template is …

Sniper Scope Effect for After Effects

  [add_to_cart item=”Sniper Scope After Effects Template” quantity=”user:1″ ajax=”yes” ] [hr] Lots of us are making our own films and it takes enough time to plan for everything, let alone edit everything. I’ve seen a lot of sniper scope effects in films, and it can be time consuming to set …

The Walking Dead Intro 3d Effect

  If you’re like me, then you love “The Walking Dead” TV series. The storyline of the show is very intriguing, the special and visual effects are well done, and I personally really enjoy the cinematography. One thing that stands out to many of us is the cool intro to …

Gun Shell Ejection Kit Freebie + Tutorial

I’ve just finished creating 3 different 3d gun shells that rotate in a 360 degree loop, simulating a shell ejecting from a gun. These include: .45 Cal Pistol Shell, .223 Rifle Shell & 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell. This kit is completely free and anyone can download it and use it …