This is a very basic split screen technique. It can be useful in many ways, and is very easy to master. See how to use it in this After Effects tutorial. The first example footage is dark so it's a bit hard to follow but the second example is much better and some good tips are ...more
Split Screen Effect in After Effects
This is how to create a split screen on final cut pro. This is very basic, but opens a window for limitless fun and ideas.
Issac talks about the split-screen effect: what it is and how it works. There is also a quick demo on how to perform a split screen edit in Final Cut Pro.
In this tutorial you will learn how to clone yourself, create split screen effects and picture-in-picture effects with video footage in Windows Movie Maker.
Want to show two separate scenes at once? Learn how to create a split screen effect in Adobe Premiere Pro. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various feature ...more
This tutorial gives you a brief idea of some of the various ways you can do a picture in picture or split-screen type effect with Vegas Video.
This Final Cut Studio tutorial shows you how to make a multi screen video in Final Cut Express. If you need a wall of monitors each playing different videos, or are just working on some cool split screen effects, you'll find everything you need in Final Cut Express (no Final C ...more
This short video shows how to get great split-screen or Picture in Picture effects in Sony Vegas using a free tool called PIP Selector tool. Note: The free tool shown in the video only works in the full version of Sony Vegas (4,5,6,7,8), and will not work in Sony Movie Studio.
Jeff Schell walks you through simple yet effective methods to show two people having a phone conversation on screen at the same time. Jeff starts by showing you how to quickly make a picture-in-picture effect in Premiere Pro CS3, and then adds on a cross-dissolve transition to ...more
Step 1: Film yourself in the first position which you want your audience to see. Step 2: Film yourself in the second position you want your audience to see. Note: It is vitally important that the camera remain perfectly still throughout the filming process. Step 3: Upload vide ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Windows Live Movie Maker. First, open up Windows Movie Maker then find the section of the software where you can upload your photos or videos. You can also drag your media into the empty white box that's on the screen. After you have uploa ...more
Check out this cinematography video tutorial on how to use calibrate an NTSC camera monitor, specifically a Marshall monitor. Learn how to adjust brightness, adjust contrast, and adjust color. Also learn about the freeze frame, Red Peaking, 1:1 Pixel-Pixel, and False color. ...more
Tera Online is a beautiful Korean MMO with real time combat. The game is coming to the states towards the end of the year. Unlike other MMOs were combat is target specific (lock on target) and dependant on skill timers and macros, Tera Online focuses on fast area of effect act ...more
If you're always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable photography asset. It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android smartphone, or even a first-gen camera phone... you can still t ...more
Pie controls are navigation soft keys that can be displayed by swiping up or from the side of your screen, allowing you to navigate, search, call up the power menu, take screenshots, and a lot more. Not only are pie controls functional, they make using Immersive Mode a breeze ...more
Adding additional photos to a movie project in iMovie for iPhone is relatively simple, but incorporating more videos to your timeline is a little bit more involved, only because there's more that you can do. Unlike with photos, you can trim the length of new videos, select the ...more
How To : There's a Hidden Feature in Nougat That Gives Your Android Phone or Tablet a Desktop-Like Experience
Android Nougat is a godsend for tablet users, as it's packing some serious multitasking improvements. It goes well beyond the new split-screen mode, too, because as it turns out, there's a hidden setting that turns your apps into completely resizable windows within a desktop-l ...more
Although your friends might roll their eyes every time you talk about playing Clash of Clans, Call of Duty, or Candy Crush Saga, your excessive gaming habits might actually be making you healthier than everyone else. I've got your attention now, right? Read on for 8 insanely ...more
While iOS 11 is ready to take over your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, let's take a step back and check out all of the new features that iOS 10 brought to the public when it was released to everyone in Sept. 2016. Some of the updates from iOS 9 to iOS 10 were huge, as you'll s ...more
There's one thing that I've always liked about iPhones, and that's their centered digital clock in the status bar at the top of the screen. On Android, it's always on the right side by default, and there's no easy setting that lets you just change it to the center position. Bu ...more
We live in world where it is hard to stay positive all of the time. I know at times it gets hard to see the bright side of things and sometimes you just want to give up and let life pass you by. This kind of thinking is usually indicative of a deeper psychological problem whic ...more
The iPhone XR is the best bang for your buck option among the 2018 iPhones. Splitting the XR and XR Max right in the middle with screen size, it makes small compromises to to keep the price low. However, with the release of the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung has their own formidable m ...more
Yes, there's already a way to jailbreak iOS 9 on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, but given the fact that it's only been out for about a week means that not all developers have had a chance to make their tweaks fully compatible yet. That doesn't mean they won't work, but that ...more
Starting with the original HTC One and now present on the new Nexus 6, dual speakers allow for smartphones to pump out true stereo sound. OnePlus, however, kept their speakers on the bottom of the device and use different sound drivers for each to produce great sound quality, ...more
At a closed-door presentation on September 30th, 2014, Microsoft unveiled the latest iteration of its industry-leading operating system. Dubbed Windows 10 (seems as if Redmond isn't too fond of the "9" moniker), this new version brings along with it many UI optimizations and u ...more
Xposed, by XDA developer rovo89, is a framework for your Samsung Galaxy S4 (or other Android device) that lets you add tweaks and customizations to your ROM (either stock or custom) without any real hassle. This pretty much means that your GS4 can have the features of a custo ...more
Something that always brings a tear to my eye is uninspired Instagram stories. When you have a bunch of like-minded friends, you end up with like-minded stories. While it may seem difficult to stand out, stickers were designed so that you can differentiate yourself from other ...more
One of Android's biggest strengths is its flexibility. There's usually more than one way to perform the same task, which makes it easy to find an alternate method that works better for you. Android also has some hidden features that newer users might not be aware of, so we mad ...more
In case the name didn't give it away, After Effects has all kinds of... effects... that can be applied to your video... after... you've shot it. This video will teach you how to create and use an RGB split in a video. The RGB split causes the colors in the video to separate an ...more
Learn how to use the SpectraMatte Key Effect in Avid Media Composer Adrenaline HD and Avid Symphony Nitris to adjust and fine-tune color keys and and eliminate shadows and color spill. This can also be used to create green screen effects. Use the SpectraMatte Key Effect in Avi ...more
Replicate the Predator-style video camouflage in After Effects by using displacement maps. This uniquely stunning and groundbreaking visual effect has been seen countless times in film and television to show video camouflage, invisibility, heat distortion, holograms, and stati ...more
Ever wonder how to create movie magic right in your own home? This video shows you step by step everything you need to know and do to create the green screen effect, from properly setting up your green screen, to lighting it, as well as your subjects for a successful effect. F ...more
Learn how to create a green screen effect using Boris Continuum Complete's Chroma Key filter in Apple Final Cut Studio. BCC Chroma Key is used for compositing camera footage shot using a blue, green, or orange screen as a backdrop over a new background video or a still image f ...more
No other operating system can create this awesome effect. Sure, not many people will want to use this fire effect, but this is just one of the many perks of owning a Ubuntu system. This video will show you how to use this fire paint effect via an eye candy plugin that enables ...more
Bill Myers shows you the quick and easy way to create chromakey and green screen effects with Sony Vegas Movie Studio.
Learn how to add special lens flare effects to a logo in Pinnacle Studio with this tutorial. You will select the picture to be edited and drag it to the video screen. Select the lens flare effect from the Studio Plus RTFM which is standard with the program, you don't need to p ...more
This video shows you how to light up a bluescreen for special effects. The bluescreen must be well lit in order for the effect to be more seamless win post production.
You can learn how to make a cheap green screen in your home for chroma key effect. You will need a wall, a green poster frieze paper, masking tape, and blu-tac. You can use Abobe Premiere to chroma key effects on to the green screen backdrop.
As iOS 10 makes its worldwide debut, many users are noticing that the promised iMessage effects feature in Messages is not working properly. Instead of seeing the actual effects, messages will come through like normal, but with text describing the effect they were sent with. O ...more
Aside from being able to change the wallpaper and add shortcuts, the Galaxy S4's lock screen doesn't offer much in the department of personalization. The lock screen is efficient and practical, but it's also a little bland. To add some functionality and visual effects to the ...more
Several subtle changes to the user interface have been made in iOS 7, the biggest one being animations, which brings the device to life through the engagement of advanced physics and other visual effects. One of these animations is the new parallax effect, which gives the ill ...more
Performance and stability improvements, as well as new features, are just some reasons to install iOS 12, but new changes mean new battery health challenges. It can be difficult to boost battery life while taking advantage of everything this update has to offer. Luckily, there ...more
The default Camera app on your iPhone can take some pretty incredible photos during the day, and newer iPhones can even make nighttime shots look good, but you can't just point and shoot if you want to capture some pretty spectacular fireworks photos on July 4th, New Year's Ev ...more
In iOS, Apple provides a few live wallpapers that you can use for the background on your iPhone's lock screen, but these animated options are just wavy color shifts and ink-in-water effects. To really customize your lock screen, you can use a Live Photo for your wallpaper. If ...more
The new iOS 11 was just released by Apple, and you can install it right now. Overall, it's got some great features, but how does it fare battery-wise on your iPhone? And how can you increase daily battery life for more juice and less charging every day? No matter the iOS vers ...more
Apple gave the Messages app a massive makeover with iOS 10, with a slew of options that made iMessages on the iPhone a lot more fun. While not quite as comprehensive, iOS 11 builds upon that success and makes the app more user-friendly and all-inclusive. iOS 11 brings plenty ...more
While Live Photos has been a fun addition to iOS ever since the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, there hasn't been much practical use for Apple's moving images so far. But it looks like things are changing in iOS 11 with new, advanced features such as long exposure effects that make a D ...more
The advent of a new Nexus phone begins with the bigwigs at Google partnering with a manufacturer, then selecting that manufacturer's flagship as the model for the new Nexus hardware. Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy SII were the base for the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus, respectivel ...more
Pulp heroism rules! And everyone's favorite masked vigilante hits the big screen tomorrow night, thanks to fantastical filmmaker Michel Gondry and his new superhero movie, The Green Hornet. The Green Hornet (2011) Trailer. Seth Rogen tackles the comedic role of Britt Reid, aka ...more
WikiLeaks. In recent weeks, it's been the hottest topic on the web. It's been attacked on a multinational level by political influence peddling. First, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman swayed Amazon's decision to stop hosting WikiLeaks. Then, Tableau Software removed graphs from th ...more
Nick Campbell shows us how to avoid the wobbly keyframe in After Effects. When you are animating logos and want them to come onto the screen, stop for a few seconds, and then continue off the screen. To fix it, highlight your key frames and then right click on "keyframe interp ...more
In this Apple Color tutorial, Richard Harrington along with color expert Robbie Carman teaches how to use tracking to have vignettes follow a person around the screen to simulate a spotlight effect. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and med ...more
Minecart rides primarily serve two different functions—transportation or entertainment. We rarely see minecart-based transportation systems in Minecraft these days because most servers support warps or allow users to set multiple homes that they can simply teleport to. That le ...more
Filter effects aren't a new thing. But when Instagram hit the market, everybody began using them because it was simple. Take a picture, add an effect. It wasn't only easy, it was fun. It started a craze among smartphone users everywhere, prompting a slew of retro photo filter ...more
In photography, creating a double or multiple exposure photo involves combining two different images to make one single image. This technique has been used in film photography by exposing a piece of film twice to two different images. The second image becomes superimposed onto ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. VoxelSniper is one of many very useful world editing plugins available to Minecraft servers. In my opinion, it is one of the best and certainly the most used of all server side plug ...more
In light of this week's Giveaway Tuesdays Photo Challenge, we've posted a thorough guide to experimenting with bokeh photography. Most of the resources require a DSLR camera, and an intermediate understanding of some of the more technical components of photography. If you don ...more
Sometimes an iDevice is best used for idle, pointless fun. Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Deviceis a mixed bag of time-wasting cool effects and random, but useful art-making tools. Below, 10 apps for creating anything from erratic hand-shaken digital effects to your ...more
Even with Apple's forthcoming iOS 5 updates to its default camera application, those upcoming features can't match what already exists in Global Delight's Camera Plus Pro. For $1.99, Camera Plus Pro provides users with over 100 tools for every part of the picture taking proces ...more
In order to make a brushed metal effects in Photoshop you should first go to your gradient tool and select a dark grey or a black and click okay. Shift and drag your mouse to create the gradient. Next, go to filter, Noise, and then add noise and change the percent to 40% and c ...more