Explosion Featured

Best Action Stock Footage for Film Making & Visual Effects

Looking for explosions, blood splatters, muzzle flashes, smoke and more? There are a number of great resources available for film makers and VFX artists, both free and paid, and in this post I will show you where you can get them.
Best Computer For After Effects

What is the Best Computer for Adobe After Effects?

What is the best computer for Adobe After Effects? I have just upgraded my computer and I decided to make a video and a proper post on what to look out for when choosing the components for your new machine.
How To Remove Black Background Explosion

How to Remove Black Background From Stock Footage

So you've downloaded some free action stock footage from the web and don't know how to get rid of the solid black background? In this After Effects tutorial I show you 3 simple techniques for getting your action elements cleaned up and ready to use!
Top 10 After Effects Short Cuts

Top 10 Adobe After Effects Keyboard Shortcuts

When working with Adobe After Effects it is essential to know some of the fundamental keyboard shortcuts to navigate the user interface and perform the most basic operations. These 10 shortcuts are essential to improving the speed of your workflow.
Adobe After Effects Advanced Morphing

Advanced Morphing in Adobe After Effects

Learn how to create an advanced morph / warp effect in Adobe After Effects. This tutorial shows you how to transform an object while holding it in your hands using some clever editing and the Reshape effect.
Resources For Film Makers

Resources for Film Makers

I often get asked what software, cameras, lenses and other equipment I use to create my visual effects and short films. To answer all of those questions I have created a number of pages to list out all of the resources that I personally use for my own film projects and explain why I love to use them.
You Took My Credit

You Took My Credit!

Ever had someone steal your credit for doing a good job? Well, Johnson does it not take it so well when Anderson steals his credit for the report. Not at all.
Best Music and Sound Effects For Film Making

Best Music and Sound Effects for Film Making

Looking for great sound effects and music to improve the audio quality for your next film project? I use a mix of my own recordings, free resources and professional sound packs. In this tutorial I discuss where you can find the best audio to use for your own videos.
Halloween Special - The Ring

The Ring – Halloween Horror Special

Happy Halloween! If you're looking for something scary to watch with your friends this Halloween, make sure you check out our take on a true horror classic - The Ring!
After Effects Basics - 3D

Adobe After Effects Basic 3D Tutorial

Learn how to create awesome 3D effects in this Adobe After Effects beginner tutorial! I will cover working with 3D layers, cameras and lights and show you everything you need to know to get started!