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A Beginner’s Guide to Camera Shots and Angles

28th November 2017 - By 

Close-up or medium shot? High angle or POV shot? What type of camera angle is best?

We break down the basic camera shot types so you can storyboard your video or animation sequence with confidence!

For video makers, film directors and animators using the correct, conventional camera terminology is key to giving the impression that you know what you’re doing! One of the basics is learning how to describe the framing of your subject matter to other people.

This is where you’ll want to brush up on the language (or grammar) of camera shots.

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Motion Graphics Templates – Frequently Asked Questions

3rd November 2017 - By 

Everything you need to know about Motion Graphics templates for Premiere Pro

Ever wanted to add awesome animated graphics into your Premiere Pro video sequence, fast and easy? Well now you can, with Motion Graphics templates.

Watch our short video introduction (below) to the exciting new world of Motion Graphics templates for Premiere Pro and scroll down for our comprehensive FAQ guide to get yourself up to speed.

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How to use green screen footage in your video

28th February 2017 - By 

Removing the Green

How to use green screen footage in your video production

We’ve collected together a bunch of handy video tutorials which teach us how to successfully key out green screen footage clips from within Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and Sony Vegas.

Why not grab one of the green screen clips from Enchanted Media and try some chroma keying yourself using the tutorials below.

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15 Essential After Effects Tutorials for Beginners

6th October 2016 - By 

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15 Essential After Effects Tutorials for Beginners

Want to pick up Adobe After Effects software quickly? There’s no better way of learning a new piece of software than by sitting back and watching the pro’s reveal their secrets in video tutorials!

So, grab a coffee and a notepad and get ready to learn something new, with our list of the best After Effects video tutorials for beginners!

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What are After Effects templates?

29th February 2016 - By 
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Perfect for beginners, handy for professionals

Whether you’re a seasoned motion graphics designer or just starting out in video production After Effects templates are enormously helpful in getting the job done quickly.

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Why Adobe After Effects?

22nd February 2016 - By 

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What’s so good about After Effects anyway?

When I first encountered After Effects, as part of Adobe’s Creative Suite (around 2004) I was staggered by how much you could create inside the program itself.

The name ‘After Effects’ suggested it would only be useful for applying effects on top of (after) video video footage had been produced. Though, with a little exploration I found it housed some of the best text/object animation tools, plus a totally intuitive non-linear Timeline (the simplicity of the Timeline was a revelation to me as I was, at the time, struggling with Flash’s finicky animation techniques!).

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Quick Lower Thirds in After Effects

15th February 2016 - By 

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Here’s a great tutorial for speedy lower third elements

Simple lower third After Effects templates are all the rage right now and you can see packs of these elements becoming popular on template sites such as Enchanted Media.

But how easy is it to create this sort of thing from scratch?

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