Creative Resource

Firestarter

by Steve Holmes (www.clickenergi.com/)

Adding fire and flame effects to almost any motion project can greatly enhance the quality and dynamism of the piece. Watch as Steve demonstrates the clever After Effects keying and animated masking techniques he uses to turn even a simple fire clip into a looping, swirling, boiling mass of fire that can be composited over any background.

30 Second Color Correction

by Charles Angelis (finalcutcafe.com)

Learn how to create a cohesive looking production with these 30 second techniques from editor Charles Angelis, also an Apple certified trainer. These simple color adjustments in Final Cut Pro help seamlessly incorporate stock footage into any project.