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Get filmmaking tips in our new biweekly series. Join online conversations with modern filmmakers, as they discuss technology, technique, and storytelling, and offer advice for new directors and editors entering the industry.
Learn the key ingredients to everyday comfort and complex compositing with Final Cut Pro blending modes.
Learn how to bend a little bit of space and time with Final Cut Pro's time remapping and speed adjustment tools.
Learn how to use the templates and presets that ship with the Final Cut Pro X Media Browser to build your own titles and effects.
Get up and running with Premiere Elements 15, an affordable, full-featured video-editing program that can help you turn your video clips into professional looking movies.
Use Trello's digital whiteboarding software, along with Google Drive and Slack, to build your post-production project management system from the ground up.
Learn how to color correct and color grade video in Final Cut Pro X.
Learn how to set up Compressor presets and templates to export media for different formats in Final Cut Pro X, and add captions, timecodes, and watermarks to your video.
Work through four hands-on projects and create 3D titles using Premiere Pro. Learn how to create 3D objects and type, animate text, apply transitions, and solve for camera motion. Eran Stern demonstrates how to use tracking, rotoscoping, particles, distortions, camera effects, and more.
Learn what compression is, how to use it, and how to optimize it to give your video projects the greatest impact.
Explore the new features added to Adobe Premiere Pro CC in 2015.
Discover advanced trimming techniques to use in Final Cut Pro X. Learn how to select ranges on clips, extend edits, deal with connected clips, and compare cuts. Get tips on how to use the Trim tool, move between Trim modes, use numerical trimming, and use dynamic trimming. See how advanced techniques can be used in real-world scenarios.
Create and optimize titles and graphics using Premiere Pro and other tools from Adobe Creative Cloud: After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Learn about common post-production problems and how to fix them with tools like After Effects, Premiere Pro, and some third-party plugins.
Explore the theory and process of incorporating music with film and video projects—and gain understanding about the rules and workflow of various film score options.
New to Premiere Pro? Start here and learn how to professionally edit video using techniques from the experts.
Use your Mac to create movies to share with family and friends. Learn how to edit video, add music and effects, and export movies for sharing with iMovie.
Make your media collaboration strategy smarter with Frame.io. Learn about the benefits and features of Frame.io and find out how to integrate Frame.io with Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X.
Learn tried-and-true post-production tips and techniques for low-budget or ultra-low-budget video projects. Learn effective post-production techniques from Emmy-winning filmmaker Eduardo Angel.
Learn about the history and importance of documentary filmmaking. This course explores the narrative building blocks of documentaries, and delves into specific examples of nonfiction filmmaking to explore the myriad of ways filmmakers have approached this craft over the past 120 years—culminating into the evolution of today's documentary film.
Learn about each step in the Avid Media Composer workflow—from preparation and organization to editing and refining, to audio and effects, to media management and output.
Learn how to organize and edit video and how to enhance the look and sound of your projects with Final Cut Pro X 10.2.
Post-production pro Jason Osder shows the ins and outs of working with transcoded footage. Learn different transcoding workflows for Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, and Prelude: transcoding at the very beginning, in the middle while you're working, or at the end during output.
Learn how to shoot and prepare footage for editing in Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro. Get smart video production strategies that will streamline video editing and maximize your creative choices in post.
Final Cut Pro guru Nick Harauz shows how to create motion graphics using Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and After Effects.
Create your own great looking movies to share with family and friends in iMovie.
Get started with Final Cut Pro X, Apple's flagship video editing software. Review the major steps of a post-production workflow, including ingest, editing, effects, and export.
Get on the fast track to video editing with Premiere Pro CC with this start-to-finish overview.
Get post-production tips on topics such as compositing, color correction, audio, and media management.
An introduction to the history of film and video editing, including both essential editing techniques and evolving technology.
Learn how to mix audio, add effects and transitions, edit clip length and speed, and record and export separate audio tracks in Premiere Pro.
Learn how to upgrade to Final Cut Pro X and migrate your projects and workflows from Final Cut Pro 7 over to the new toolset.
Get critical, time-saving keyboard shortcuts for Final Cut Pro X, and tips for customizing shortcuts to fit your workflow.
Explore the history of dialogue in film and the techniques behind editing a great dialogue-based scene.
Learn how to edit video with Premiere Elements 14. Master everything from basic timeline editing to advanced techniques for color correction, audio, transitions, and text.
Nondestructively apply effects, color correction, and filmic looks to video footage in Premiere Pro with adjustment layers and nesting.
Recording dual audio? Learn how sync your media in post using Final Cut Pro X and PluralEyes.
Learn to create and manipulate 3D graphics for use in video, using Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator.
Find out how to use keywords, markers, and other metadata to keep Final Cut Pro assets organized during every stage of the editing process: from import to export.
A complete overview of Final Cut Pro X's multicam editing workflow, including creating multicam clips for interview and music video-style projects.
Ashley Kennedy chats with veteran video editors about their latest projects and their unique approaches to editing and storytelling with video.
Master compositing and masks using the native effects in Adobe Premiere Pro—with no third-party plugins.
The lynda.com team reviews highlights from NAB 2015, including the latest innovations in camera equipment, file storage, software, audio gear, and lighting.
Reviews the tools and techniques aspiring video editors, cinematographers, and directors need to know to start a career in video production and editing.
Learn how lens profiles can fix unwanted distortion and other problems in your photos and videos—and how to create new lens profiles of your own.
Learn to trim on the timeline, perform various kinds of trim edits, trim audio, and incorporate keyboard shortcuts that make the work go faster.
Learn how to colorize and enhance storyboards with Photoshop, and use the motion graphics tools in After Effects to create engaging animatics.
Learn how to edit video and create slideshows with Photoshop CC.
Learn to use HitFilm 3 Pro in three powerful ways: as a video editor, as a tool for adding 2D video effects to your movies, and as a compositing tool for creating amazing 3D and planar-tracking effects.
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