Free Editing Software for Mac & PC

The world of paid and free editing software can be confusing and intimidating, especially when on a time constraint. Brand loyalty, previous experiences and level of complexity required are all factors that can influence your decision. Committing to a purchase of software shouldn’t be done lightly, so it’s reassuring to know there’s plenty of paid

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Want to Work in the Film & Television Industry?

If you’re looking for training to take you into a career in the film and television industry, you’re probably looking for something practical, right? And if so, you’ve probably realised that a lot of the traditional courses are theory-based, not to mention protracted and expensive. If the length of university degrees are putting you off

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Best Free plugins for Final Cut Pro X

Apple’s Final Cut Pro X comes pre-bundled with many cool features, and useful editing elements, especially transitions, text generators and filters. There are times, however, when you need something more creative or specific to a project. If creating transitions and graphics is beyond your skills, you’re in luck as this is where FCPX plugins can

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Top 3 Tips for Lighting Videos On a Budget

One of the key factors separating poor quality video content and professional-looking film is the difference made by lighting. A well composed frame can be totally transformed by a well placed catch light in your subject’s eyes, or by placing a practical light source in the background to fill out shadows and add depth to

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5 Tips for Spotting Vintage Lens Bargains!

Buying your first swappable-lens-system camera is an expensive enough decision without factoring in the cost of a good set of glass. Then come the next head scratchers; primes or zooms? Stills lenses or film lenses? And do you really have to buy them from the same manufacturer as your camera? One method of building up

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