Making awesome Visual Effects is no small task and often requires many hours of preparation and long nights. Not only that, but for the independent artist, it can be expensive. That is why I get so excited talking about HitFilm Express and ActionVFX’s stock footage.

Filmmaking can be really expensive. Especially if you feel the need to have the latest video gear. However, you don’t have the break the bank to get some great filmmaking tools. In the following post we’ll take a look at 7 essential filmmaking tools under $20.

There’s nothing more frustrating than taking too long on a video project. In the video world, time is money and every extra second wasted on a video project is money lost. In the following post we’re going to take a look at a few different ways to speed up your editing speeds.

It’s the Holiday season once again! The wonderful time of year when many of us get to experience all the Christmas movies that we have collected over the years or the ones running on repeat on TV. When it comes to the warm and fuzzy Christmas movies, good effects are not normally the first thing you think of.

Our ActionVFX team is always hard at work creating new elements to utilize in your projects. Tutorials are the best way for you to learn how to create awesome effects in any of your scenes. In this guest tutorial, our friend Tobias, from Surfaced Studio demonstrates how to composite our GunFX into a scene using After Effects.

If you’re reading this blog post then chances are you probably own your own production company. While production companies can come in all sizes one thing is true across the board, in order to be successful you must market your business.