Daily Updates | Friday May 23 2020
Everyone's a cam girl

That's right! The pandemic turned everyone into a cam girl. Even you, Johnson! Except that you're (hopefully) keeping your butt under the covers. It seems like everyone is live streaming for the slimmest of reasons. Jogging, talking, cooking, arguing, cleaning, and so on. I've got news for you: if you want to look good, it's not enough to stay clothed: you need good equipment. Take some hints from this guide.

December 1, 2020
Using Keywords Effectively on YouTube: All You Need to Know

Do you know what the most successful YouTube channels have in common? None of them got a million subscribers overnight. Theyve worked hard to be where they are now. And Im not just talking about improving their content. That does play a big role in a channels success, but its not all there is to it. It also needs visibility. Yes. If your video doesnt appear in the first three results pages, then it doesnt matter if its the best tutorial out there or the promotional video equivalent of The Godfather. For p...

December 1, 2020
How to Produce a Feature on a Budget: Lessons From First-Time Filmmakers (Guest Blog)

When COVID-19 first arrived in the United States, small business owners were hit hard. Two of them were Artem Koker and Nathan Cushing, co-founders of Arazo Media. After losing over 90% of their business in a matter of months, Koker and Cushing decided to pivot instead of losing hope. Where there is chaos, there is opportunity; for their small team, that opportunity was to document the pandemic that has swept the world and rapidly changed so many aspects of it. Without a real budget, they knew taking on a...

December 1, 2020
Results announced: see the winners of The Drum Awards for Social Purpose 2020

The Drum Awards for Social Purpose celebrate the very best in socially responsible marketing. The awards highlight the most innovative and effective work, rewarding campaigns and marketers that drive brand purpose and serve to remind the industry that marketing really can change the world. The judging panel was made up of senior figures from brands and agencies including Ben & Jerry's, Kin, Good Agency and the British Red Cross, as well as Dora Nikols, a PR and social purpose specialist at Social M...

December 1, 2020
Is Camera Technology Blinding Us?

Every year, at least twenty new DSLR, mirrorless cameras, and cinema cameras hit the market. This constant flow of new technology is exciting as much as it is overwhelming. It can be tempting to always wanting to shoot with the latest thing available, but do you really need it? Is camera technology blinding us from more important stuff? The Unicorn Quest Will Never End The other day, I read something on a serious filmmaking blog telling that if a camera is not capable of recording a 4K/60p 4:2...

December 1, 2020
Video marketing ideas to start the new year strong

2020 has felt like the longest decadeI mean, year ever! With the end in sight, its time to look and plan ahead for a successful 2021. You cant have a successful year if the first month is a bad one. January is chock-full of holidays, federal and social, to fill out your marketing calendar. From New Years Day to Community Manager Appreciation Day, which is January 25, there are plenty of days that can be used to create engaging video marketing ideas and connect with audiences on social media. Create a 2021...

December 1, 2020
WE ARE WHO WE ARE: VFX Breakdown by One of Us

London based studio One of Us presents how they extend the military base for the HBO series, WE ARE WHO WE ARE: Vincent Frei The Art of VFX 2020 The post WE ARE WHO WE ARE: VFX Breakdown by One of Us appeared first on The Art of VFX.

December 1, 2020
LIFE IN A YEAR: VFX Breakdown by EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani

Lets have a look at the variety of the VFX work made by EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani for LIFE IN A YEAR: Vincent Frei The Art of VFX 2020 The post LIFE IN A YEAR: VFX Breakdown by EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani appeared first on The Art of VFX.

December 1, 2020
Boris FX Mocha Pro 2021 adds PowerMesh Tracking

This one is for all the pro VFX aficionados out there. With Mocha Pro 2021 the planar tracking suite adds something called PowerMesh. Basically, it just learned how to track not only planar, but also warped and uneven surfaces! I think Boris FX Mocha Pro can safely be considered the planar tracker of choice when it comes to replacing any flat surface with something else in post production. However, Mocha Pro 2021 has taken a major step forward in this respect: the range of applications has just expan...

December 1, 2020
Vidyard's Free Asynchronous Video Messaging Integrates with Slack

The integration enables Slacks users to show instead of tell by creating and sharing videos with teammates with just a couple of clicksand its all free KITCHENER, Ontario December 1, 2020 Video creation, hosting, and sharing platform for business provider, Vidyard, today announced an integration with Slack to bring Vidyards free, asynchronous video messaging functionality to Slack. Slack is the leading channel-based messaging platform, used by millions to align their teams, unify their systems, and drive...

December 1, 2020
How to Use Tone Curves to Correct and Adjust Photos in Adobe Camera RAW (Free)

Curves tools can be really useful for your editing process, giving you greater speed and control over exposure, contrast and even colour, over the dynamic tonal range of your image. Here we'll take a look at the Curves tools in Adobe Camera Raw. What is a Tone Curve? Tone curves represent the range of tones and changes between them in your picture. The horizontal axis represents the original tone values of the image (input values), with black on the ...

December 1, 2020
THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY

Come discover the work made by FOLKS on the second season of THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY (click on the picture below to watch it): WANT TO KNOW MORE? Everett Burrell: Here is my interview of Everett Burrell, Senior VFX Supervisor, Co-Producer and 2nd Unit Director. Netflix: You can watch THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY on Netflix now. Vincent Frei The Art of VFX 2020 The post THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY Season 2: VFX Breakdown by FOLKS appeared first on The Art of VFX.

December 1, 2020
Customize your videos faster with our new bulk styling feature

The post Customize your videos faster with our new bulk styling feature appeared first on Biteable.

November 28, 2020
9 Hacks to Rank YouTube Videos in Google

Do you have a few videos uploaded on your YouTube channel but got only 18 views? Dont worry; its the story of every other YouTuber. The views on your YouTube video determine your success on the platform. That is why we see highly creative content over there. Not only for individuals, but YouTube is the best marketing platform for business owners. You can use YouTube as a part of a marketing strategy to reach masses.Read the full story

November 28, 2020
Making Illustrated Video Talks as Part of Your Author Strategy

In this strange stay-at-home year, publicity and marketing for authors has been more difficult than ever. Its not just that physical in-person launches, events, school visits and festivals have had to be cancelled, postponed or streamlined to be shifted online. Its also harder to get publicity materials into the usual outlets, and social media has also seemed less receptive to the usual kind of book news. Book people generally have had to invent new ways of connecting with readers and spreading the word abo...

November 28, 2020
YouTube Creator Gear: 5 Upgrades for 2021

Looking to upgrade your YouTube creator gear? In this blog, Im going to share my favorite YouTube creator gear upgrades that I made this year so that YOU can add these items to your wishlist (or buy them for yourself!) to improve your video quality, your workflow and make you happy. Because new YouTube gear makes us all happy, right?! Did you know? You can subscribe to the VidProMom YouTube Channel so you can stay up to date with my new How-To Videos & Tutorials! Click here to subscribe n...

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