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How To: Apply a vintage film effect to video in Photoshop

Way back when CS3 was introduced, Adobe added video editing capabilities to their flagship image editor. To say the least, people were skeptical. However, now that technology has evolved and folks have had time to see just how far you can push video inside of Photoshop, the possibilities are becoming very exciting. In this installment from his series of free Adobe Photoshop tutorials, Justin Seeley shows you how to create a vintage film effect. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to ...

How To: Apply the Film Look effect in Final Cut Pro

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to apply the Film Look effect in Final Cut Pro. This is an advanced technique. This essentially takes a video and makes it look like a film. Select the video clip that you want to work with. Then select the ‘color corrector 3 way’ filter. This is under the ‘Effects’ tab. The key to any color correction is to crush the blacks. So, decrease the blacks with the slider. Then increase the whites as films have higher white level. Depending on the s...

How To: Storyboard, make a shot list, line your script, and schedule a film production

Measure twice cut once applies to filmmaking as well as construction or any other complex process really, and that's why preproduction is they key to actually finishing your film on time and budget. This video will help you with several preproduction tasks, including storyboarding, making a shot list, lining / timing your script, and scheduling the actual production of the film.

How To: Create a color isolation effect in After Effects

If you've seen Sin City, what you probably remember most is the way color isolation was used throughout the film to reveal single colors in otherwise black-and-white scenes. This video will show you how to create the same effect for your own film in After Effects. Using this beautiful bunch of roses an an example, you will learn how to apply color isolation to film and maybe, just maybe, give Robert Rodriguez a run for his money.

How To: Apply simple camera-ready makeup

Every time an actor or actress goes in for an audition for a film role, no matter if it's an indie film, school film or Hollywood blockbuster, most auditions use digital video cameras to record them for future reference. You want to make sure your makeup is just perfect for the camera. Not too much and not too little. The point is just to accentuate the face. Watch this two-parter to learn how to apply suitable make-up for these auditions.

How To: Create the Jumper disappearing effect in After Effects

The film Jumper may not have been critically acclaimed, but few can argue with how awesome the special effects that allowed the characters to teleport at will are. They looked great and were applied with great aplomb. This video will show you how to mimic that effect in After Effects, allowing you to make your own teleportation-happy films. I bet you can make one better than Jumper!

How To: Remove window tint

Is the tint on your windows losing its luster? In this video, learn how to remedy a bad window tint. All window film deteriorates with age and eventually have to be removed. Two of the most common symptoms of dying film are the dreaded "purple film" and the "bubbling film". Purple film is caused by non-metallic dyes in the film breaking down and changing color. Bubbling film is a sign that the adhesive used to apply the tint to the window is failing. After a single bubble appears, many more w...

How To: Heat shrink rear window tint

In this video, we learn to heat shrink a rear window tint. First, prep your window using soapy water. Next, rinse with car with a soapy cloth and spread on the lather. After this, let it dry and cut the film around the pattern. Next, create an anchor by dampening in an 'h' shape. Next, lay the window film down with the liner side up. Anchor the film onto the window along the 'h' shape. Make sure your fingers are vertical, then heat the film until the lines react. Then, smooth on with the hand...

How To: Install decorative window film for privacy

Frosted glass windows are perfect for bathrooms, allowing light to pass through while giving you privacy. "Wallpaper for Windows" is a useful window film that you can use to create the frosted glass windows without having to replace or remove your windows. First, you should measure out the size of the window that you plan to cover and clean the glass thoroughly. Also wash your hands to avoid oil getting on the glass. After spraying the window with soapy water, peel the backing off the film an...

How To: Make a one-camera shoot look like multi-cams

It's easy when Jamie-B from Total Recall Films takes an in-depth look at filming and editing techniques you can easily use to make your next film look and feel professional using a well know technique called "tricking the camera" -- and the viewer. Watch to see how to make a one-camera shoot look like multi-cams.

How To: Create a film burn effect using Premiere Pro

Film burn was really annoying all those years ago when we used to have actual film and it used to actually burn. Now its acquired chic status, and people want it to add it to their digital films. This video will teach you how to create film burn effects using the Adobe Premiere Pro film editing software. This technique is very popular for Western and skateboarding films, so if you are into creating either of those types of videos this is a must-watch!

How To: Shoot in a film noir setting

Film Noir, or black film, is a type of film that can easily be attributed to classics such as the Humphery Boggart films of old (Maltese Falcon, King of the Underworld, ect.). If you're looking on how to create the effect yourself without a big budget, check out this video! John Hess gives you some basic tips to creating the effect with lighting and more!

How To: Apply a sexy makeup look inspired by Megan Fox

If you want to look like the sexy bombshell Megan Fox, then pull out your bag of tricks (makeup bag, that is) and follow along to this makeup tutorial to see how to mimic Megan Fox's super sexy looks. She's definitely one of the hottest actresses in the film industry today, and her makeup looks are in constant request.

How To: Use color passes and add masks using Premiere Pro

Sin City used some of the coolest visual effects of any recent film. This two-part video uses a clip from the iconic film as an canvas to which we can apply some other editing effects using Adobe Premiere Pro. Specifically, the first part covers using color passes to absorb colors and adding a mask to focus the color spot. The second covers animating a garbage matte with keyframes and other topics. Unfortunately there is no link for downloading the Sin City clip from the video, so you are goi...

How To: Make video look more like film with Final Cut Pro

In this how to video, you will learn how to create a film look to your videos in Final Cut Pro. This effect will create a light and warm tone to the clip. First, take the original clip and copy and paste it. Grab it and place it on top of the original clip. Next, make sure that the top clip is selected and click modify, composite mode, and add. This will bring up the highlights in the video. Go to effects, video filters, and Gaussian blur. Go to the settings increase the radius of the blur. Y...

How To: Make your video look like film

In this video, Tom Skowron introduces the use of 24p and several important editing techniques. Using 24p can make your film projects look like genuine films. Another way to improve the appearance of your film is to adjust the shutter speed. You should set the shutter speed at twice that of the frame rate. This will decrease the level of motion blur and give the film a clean and crisp appearance. If you use 24p and adjust your shutter speed to the appropriate level, it will look like you spent...

How To: Apply yellow eye shadow with a crystal clear look

Man Woman Film demonstrates how to apply yellow eyeshadow to achieve a crystal clear look. First, define and extend the eyebrows with an eyebrow pencil. Then, use a white makeup stick to highlight under the brow arch. Next, use a liquid yellow eyeshadow to paint on yellow eyeshadow to the lids. Use scotch tape to mask off a defining slant on the outer edge of the eye. Apply powdered makeup over the liquid eyeshadow above and below the eye. Apply silver eyeshadow underneath the brow arch. Outl...

How To: Make your own DIY film projector

Finding a film projector for those who still shoot film, or those who still house film can be tough. They're either sparce or extremely expensive. In this six part tutorial, learn how to make your own DIY homemade film projector for your home without shelling out tons of cash. This presentation is hosted by Dan Mikesell at Pratt Institute.

How To: Become a film or theatre actor

So, you wanna be an actor? It's not as easy as you may think. Check out this four part tutorial from Josa Maule, director of the Montreal School of Performing Arts, and learn everything you need to know to become a successful thespian. Josa takes you through all of the necessary steps and offers plenty of tips. This interesting video is very real and honest, and a must see for anyone looking to get into the biz.

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