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Super 8 Film Look | Old Film Effect (Premiere Pro Tutorial)

Create A Custom Super 8 Film Look in Premiere Pro! Learn how to Add Grain, Create Custom Gradient Overlays, and Crop your Video to make it look like Old Film. Learn how to create this effect by watching this step-by-step tutorial!

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Working From Home During Quarantine | Tips from a Freelance Video Editor

The COVID-19 crisis has got more people working from home than ever, and it’s not always easy. In today’s video, I will be sharing Tips on Working From Home During Quarantine. Watch the full video below:

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After Effects | Handwriting Animation Effect Tutorial (No Plugin)

In this week’s tutorial, you will learn how to create beautiful handwriting animations using the Pen tool and Stroke effect in After Effects. With the text layer selected, use the Pen tool to draw an outline of each letter. Apply the Stroke effect and set the Paint Style to “Reveal Original Image” in the Effects […]

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Find Royalty Free Music For Your Videos | Both Free & Paid Options

Are you a video creator who is searching for royalty-free / copyright-free music? In this tutorial, I will show you some great royalty-free platforms, and explain the importance of following attribution laws. Ignoring attribution laws and using music without permission could get you in trouble or may lead to having your videos taken down. Fortunately, […]

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Create Cinemagraphs for Instagram (Moving Pictures) | Photoshop & Premiere Pro Tutorial

What are Cinemagraphs? Cinemagraphs (Moving Pictures) are a cool hybrid between photography and video. It creates the illusion that the subject in the photo is frozen in time. This photography technique can easily be recreated in post with the help of programs like Photoshop and Premiere Pro. Take a look at our newest tutorial on […]

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CUSTOM KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS | Edit Faster in Premiere Pro

Creating custom keyboard shortcuts is an easy way to become more efficient in your editing. Whether it be making a cut, rendering in to out, adding video transitions, or creating nested sequences, you can make all these actions possible with the click of a button. Once Premiere is open, click Premiere Pro in the top left […]

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Download Files DIRECTLY Onto Your Hard Drive (Or Any Other Location) | Tech Tutorial

As an editor who often works remotely, I find myself downloading files all the time – whether it be footage, music, sound effects, etc. It can be tedious having to transfer your files from the Downloads folder to your desired location every single time. Being able to control the location of your download files is […]

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SPICE UP YOUR EDITS WITH SPEED RAMPS | Premiere Pro Tutorial

Speed ramps are an easy way to spice up your edits and make your videos a little more exciting. How to Create Speed Ramps? Start off by opening up your Premiere project and dragging your desired footage into the timeline. Right-click your footage on the timeline and click Show Clip Keyframes -> Time Remapping -> […]

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After Effects Tutorial | Export Videos Onto a Transparent Background

Learning how to export videos onto a transparent background in After Effects is an easy-to-learn technique, that allows motion graphics artists to overlay animated titles, lower thirds, and other graphics onto their videos. Render Settings Once you are happy with your animated graphic and are ready to export, go to File -> Export -> Add […]

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You Want Pizzazz Celebrates its 1 Year Anniversary Today!

You Want Pizzazz is a video editing and motion graphics company that aims to bring your raw footage to life, whether it be corporate videos to promote your brand, coverage of special events, as well as creative projects. From building our brand to building client relationships, You Want Pizzazz has really come a long way […]

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