Post Production Links

I've created a resource list for the Camera/Premiere Pro and After Effects Classes/Consulting that I do.

I decided to share it with everyone as it is helpful to know where to go when teaching yourself/learning on the internet. Let me know if you have any questions.

Cheers and Happy Learning.

Clay

 

General Filmmaking Blogs/Resources

Pro Video Coalition - Digital Filmmaking News

http://provideocoalition.com

 

RedShark - industry news

http://www.redsharknews.com/post

 

AOTG - everything you could possibly want to know about editing

 

aotg.com

 

Handheld Hollywood - The resource of IOS apps for filmmakers

http://www.handheldhollywood.com

 

 

Reels

https://reels.creativecow.net - put your reel here

 

https://vimeo.com/channels/demoreels - put your reel here

 

http://nofilmschool.com/2014/04/rethink-demo-reel-nora-de

 

https://fstoppers.com/video/tips-making-better-video-demo-reel-which-can-get-you-new-clients-part-1-2897

 

 

After Effects/Premiere Pro  

 

ADOBE Hardware / Video Performance White Paper - How to set up your Adobe apps, details on RAM, Hardware, bottlenecks, not a sexy read, but worth the time.

http://www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/solutions/broadcasting/pdfs/Adobe-Hardware-Performance-

 

AEScripts  Largest and most well known of the script sites. 
http://aescripts.com/

 

Hurlbut Visuals - wonderful cinematography tips but now also covers post. Maverick Filmmaker.

https://www.hurlbutvisuals.com/blog/topics/workflow-and-production/post-production/

 

Motion Graphics Exchange - http://www.motion-graphics-exchange.com/

This a good resource for scripts, effects presets, and tutorials. Most of the scripts

here are free.

 

Batch Frame - http://www.batchframe.com/extras/

A handy collection of free scripts and effects presets

 

How to Install Scripts

1. Download the script, and install it in After Effects Script Folder. If you want to make the script a

dock-able panel, install it in the “ScriptUI Panels” Folder.

2. In After Effects Preferences > General, check “Allow Scripts to Write Files”

Access from scripts or add to Interface -You can access the scripts from File>Scripts, or from the

window menu if you installed in the “ScriptUI Panels” Folder.

The advantage of using panels is that you can save the scripts you use often

as a workspace

 

Recommended Scripts

“Simple Camera Rig Script” (Motion Graphics Exchange)

Cameras are notoriously finicky in After Effects.

You can create a null to control the camera. In CS 5.5 and later, you do this by right clicking on the

camera and select create orbit null. It creates a null for you and links the camera to the null (Null is

the Parent, camera is the Child).

 

Free Plugins/Presets

Coremelt - free collection of useful plugins (PP & AE)

http://www.coremelt.com/products/coremeltfree.html

 

Red Giants Free version of Looks (PP & AE)

http://www.redgiantsoftware.com/products/all/quick-looks-free/

 

Digital Rebellion - FREE template for Project Folder Structure.

http://www.digitalrebellion.com/posthaste/

 

Red Giant Universe Free

https://www.redgiant.com/store/universe/

 

Free presets for Red Giant Plugins

http://people.redgiantsoftware.com

 

 

Square 5, Great Free app (file conversion)

http://www.squared5.com/svideo/mpeg-streamclip-mac.html

 

Mitch Martinez - free 4K footage / textures - amazing deal -you should thank him

http://mitchmartinez.com

 

Lost & Taken - wonderful free textures - donate if you a bunch of them

http://lostandtaken.com

 

 

FX FACTORY: FREE Plugins

http://fxfactory.com/free/

 

 

 

Fenchel & Janisch - Free Great Color Presets for AE

http://fenchel-janisch.com

 

Free Color Presets - Premiere Pro

http://www.premierepro.net

 

Vat Visuals: Filmmaker who shares tips, tricks, film-school knowledge, etc. He rocks.

Free PP template (folder structure - big time saver)

http://vashivisuals.com/vashi-visuals-free-filmmaking-assets/

http://vashivisuals.com/adobe-cs6-5-editing-tips-for-music-videos/

 

AFTER EFFECTS Tutorials/Tips

 

Video Copilot Basic

http://www.videocopilot.net/basic/

Free (great basic AE training) that moves toward intermediate

 

Ryan Connoly: Film Riot - caffeine Tutorials that are pure fun to watch

http://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot

http://revision3.com/host/ryan-connolly

 

Lester Banks - weekly round up of must watch tutorials

 

http://lesterbanks.com

 

Great Cinema 4D / MOCHA / AE tutorials

 

Evan Abrams  - one of the best for learning shape layers, expressions and visually cool techniques

http://www.youtube.com/user/ECAbrams

Youtube Tutorials, including AE/PR workflow

 

Art of the Title - best tile/opening sequences with a breakdown/interview

http://www.artofthetitle.com

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Portal to best design from around the world

http://motionographer.com

 

 

VFXer - tutorials, inspiration

http://www.vfxer.com

 

 

Creative Dojo - AE tutorials and useful free stuff

http://creativedojo.net/tutorials/

 

 

Rampant Design Tools - Makes tools for Editors/Motion Designers

http://rampantdesigntools.com

Tools and Training: AE Boot Camp

http://tuts.rampantdesigntools.com

 

Harry Frank - Works at Red Giant – Great Blog and Tuts – free expressions

http://www.graymachine.com

 

 

Moviola Webinar - Working with Effects in Premiere Pro

On December 16 I will be presenting a Moviola Webinar on "Working with Effects in Premiere Pro". This will be my 5th Webinar for Moviola, and I'm looking forward to it.

I will be working with the most recent update to Premiere Pro, which adds Masking and Tracking, Improved Master Clip Effects, and Render and Replace as well as helpful smaller features liked different color markers.

In about an hour (with questions), you will learn to use these new features as well as a number of tips and techniques to quickly make your footage look good. This workshop will be helpful for those new to working in Premiere Pro, and editing veterans make pick up some "some work smarter not harder tips".  It should be a fun hour, hope you can join me.