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How to make Demo Reels – Vlog 09

So you want to make demo reel. good for you. That’s super. I wish you all the best. But think about some of the things i talk about about because me, and some other employers are really sick of seeing god awful demo reels. Just saying.

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Harmony…. in your videos – Vlog 07

Time to align your chakras and get harmonized… at least in your videos… maybe not your life. If you’re like me there’s nothing that can help you out with work life balance or even interpersonal issues but your videos can always be improved by making conscious choices that will better serve the main theme of your piece. Today we talk about why that’s important and why you should think about these things.

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Film Dust and Scratches (and a little extra) – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Make your video dusty and scratchy and you don’t even have to own a projector or film camera. Just Adobe After Effects! I’m using adobe CC but you can do this in most versions. we’ll make dust, scratches, a square frame, and a little colour correcting. It’ll be fun and your friends who post endless photos of their pets and food will think it’s very twee or fetch or whatever people say these days.

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If you want to download this project file get it here: http://evanabrams.com/download-item/tutorial-project-file-071-film-grain-and-scratches-cs5-5/

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“Real” Film Burns (and freelensing) – Adobe After Effects tutorial

Make realistic film burns with real photographs. But not of film burns, just of some light when you’re free lensing. What’s free lensing? Well I’ll show you. And then we’ll do a little compositing and call it a day.

If you want to suggest a tutorial topic please do so here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13A2eHcNQADsjyPWrrlbFTeOMqPAbqAxq07p7Alroh_w/viewform

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If you want to download some raw files to play with go here: http://evanabrams.com/download-item/tutorial-project-file-070-real-film-burns-raw-files/

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When Should You Make Things By Hand? – Vlog 06

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When should you make things in post? When should you make things live? These are some deep subjects to think about and I sure don’t have all the answers. But maybe we’ll figure it out together. Also these are just things you should think about when planning your shoot. Don’t default, give it some thought, save yourself some time in the long run.

Let me know what you feel about making things by hand? When should you? When shouldn’t you? Tell me in the comments!

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Cross Process Colour (color) Grading – Adobe After Effects tutorial

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Let’s cross the streams with Cross Processing, a lovely colour grading rick to make people think they are looking at film. but they sure are not. We’ll look at a couple easy colour grading tricks to get you started with that lo fi look in no time. Your mediocure trip to the beach just got a while lot more indie!

This is part of #lofijuly. So see other things in that series check out the playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL79TBmLa4lTQIwnNBLT0zvJqckyaKYDoT

If you want to suggest a tutorial topic please do so here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13A2eHcNQADsjyPWrrlbFTeOMqPAbqAxq07p7Alroh_w/viewform

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Lofi Camera Tips For DSLR Cameras – Vlog 4

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In today;s vlog we’re talking tips to make your footage coming out of DSLR cameras a little more lofi. We’ll be taking the default compression off the camera. Looking at how to play with depth of field. And ways to get RAW footage on the cheap.

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Things mentioned in this vlog:
MagicLantern 3rd party firmware: http://www.magiclantern.fm/
Black magic Cameras: http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagiccinemacamera/
Red Cameras: http://www.red.com/

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LoFi (Hand Made) Titles – Adobe After Effects tutorial

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use new fangled technologies to make old time titles. Complete with all the hand made imperfections you know and love. It’s pretty simple and you can apply this effects stack to ANYTHING. And I mean that. Logos, animations, whatever. And it’s just as simple as doing it once and forgetting about it.

Also check out more video in the #lofijuly series this month. It’ll be rad. If people still stay rad. I do, and I’m people, so I guess they (I) do. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL79TBmLa4lTQIwnNBLT0zvJqckyaKYDoT

If you want to download this project file get it here: http://goo.gl/pAXJ4 or https://gumroad.com/l/LiSH

If you want to suggest a tutorial topic please do so here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13A2eHcNQADsjyPWrrlbFTeOMqPAbqAxq07p7Alroh_w/viewform

If you have any questions just let me know in the comments.

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