Simple or Easy Video Editing Software

Over the past few years all of the major video editing software companies have been battling each other in a game of who can come up with the shiniest new features to attract the attention of the public.
The end result has been that the average consumer level video editing software has become incredibly feature rich but in the process, has become quite complicated as…
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The Friday Roundup – It’s a NAB Show Grave Yard Around Here

Around this time every year things start to go a little quiet here at the DIY Video Editor and the reason for that is that I shamelessly steal tips, tricks and tutorials from people who know far more than me on the subject.
Sure all the other stuff on this site is my own content but for the Friday Roundup I generally scan the usual suspects and if they do something good I…
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The Friday Roundup – Travel Videos, Key Framing and Presentation Skills

Steven Soderbergh on Using an iPhone to Shoot
Once again this week I became embroiled in an online discussion involving the term “cinematic” and that user’s search to find some kind of shortcut to achieving that look.
I kinda get a little annoyed by catchphrases like that which end up getting passed around and take on a life of their own.
The term cinematic could be used…
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Getting Your Videos Online – Introduction

Over the past few years it has been interesting to observe the dramatic shift that has occurred in the way people are producing and distributing their videos.
In this series on online video I will cover some of the techniques that you can use to get your videos seen by a wider audience.
Most people used to be concerned with producing DVDs for their home productions and…
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Who is Tristan Oliver?

Wes Anderson’s animated film, Isle of Dogs, is fast approaching and its unique visual style is sure to generate a renewed appreciation of the art of stop motion. This isn’t another video essay about Wes Anderson, though; it’s about the guy behind that unique visual style, cinematographer Tristan
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We See The Franchise Potential of ‘Pacific Rim’

These films offer a number of narrative nuggets that make for a rich interconnected universe. The sequel to Guillermo del Toro’sPacific Rim,Pacific Rim: Uprising, just hit theaters this week. For fans of the original, it feels a little bit like a ‘pinch yourself’ moment in thatUprising is an
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