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Learn how to direct actors and get the best performances for your short film.
Learn how to prepare to make a short film with these pre-production tips. Find out how to prep your shot list, create a shooting schedule and budget, scout locations, and get props and costumes ready for action.
Learn the basics of writing a great script, including storytelling, working with screenwriting software, and revising scripts. These filmmaking tips are designed for anyone who wants to make a short film.
Creating a Short Film is a 13-part training series that shows how to make movies, as well as the actual struggles filmmakers have to overcome to get films made. This installment covers the role of the producer: getting financing, dealing with legal issues, and increasing production value.
Learn how to create lens flare—the popular visual effect seen in commercials, TV shows, and feature films alike—with the After Effects plugin Optical Flares.
Learn to master Trapcode Form and create stunning visual effects and motion graphics.
Create significantly more professional footage with tools that do everything from removing noise to performing high-end color grading.
Introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera.
Walks you through the Element 3D third-party compositing plugin for After Effects.
Find out how to perform a basic color grade, create looks, mask footage, and apply grades to multiple clips, and see how SpeedGrade fits into your overall post-production workflow.
Breaks down the process of creating, rigging, and animating the arm of a character in an opening title sequence in After Effects—a task traditionally performed using rigging or skeleton tools available in 3D programs.
Explains how to take video editing from simple nuts and bolts to an art form, by harnessing the power of this professional video-editing application.
Shows how to integrate the various parts of the Adobe Production Premium suite with After Effects in a real-world project.
Shows how Photoshop can be integrated into a video development process, including working with 3D objects and making slip edits.
Teaches advanced techniques for working with motion graphic elements, animation, color correction and more.
Reviews the new 3D panel in Photoshop CS4, and demonstrates how to use 3D files in other applications.
A quick look at the latest updates in Encore.
Explains all the changes and improvements in the latest release of Adobe After Effects.
Adobe Certified Instructor Chad Perkins explores the basic purposes and practical uses of After Effects CS3 Effects.
Delves into many advanced video-editing techniques using Premiere Pro.
Techniques for bringing photos to life in After Effects using displacement, puppet tools, masks, and 3D options.
How to take advantage of Photoshop CS3 Extended's revolutionary 3D and video capabilities.
An exclusive look into the world of After Effects, from the interface to integrating with other Adobe applications.
An in-depth look at using Premiere CS3 to produce and edit video for the web, mobile devices, and traditional media.
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