Category Archives: Tutorial

A post detailing how to achieve a product in the film industry or giving information on how to accomplish a goal.

Graphic Tutorial – 2.5 D

If you’ve ever had to use photos in a video project, I’m sure that you’ve wanted to do more than just the Ken Burns effect. Well, in this tutorial we’ll be using Photoshop and After Effects to make your photo almost 3D. I present to you, 2.5D. Written Instructions: 1. In Photoshop: Pick your photo […]

DSLR to RED: Smoothing the Transition

So you’ve mastered the 5dMKii, which brought life to your video career or hobby. Now you’re ready to take it to the next level with RED Digital Cinema. The Scarlet and Epic will be the key to your next set of glory days, as RED’s flagship model the RED One has become more of a […]

Apple Color Tutorial: Digital Makeup

Have you ever shot something and thought, “Man this is beautiful.” Then, you get to post, see it and say, “Oh no! How did I not catch that!?” No need to fret just yet. This happens to even the best filmmakers out there and because of this, I’m going to be showing you all how […]

10 Things to know about being an AD

  What is an AD you ask? What does an AD do? You have a lot of questions don’t you stranger?! Well, friend, “AD” is an acronym for Assistant Director.  Now, I know the title may sound like this person assists the director, but don’t let that fool you–an Assistant Director actually works for the producer, and his/her main […]

Tutorial: How to create a fast 3D motion graphic

Without knowing anything about Maya Hey everyone. This is Matt Cheah here writing our first Classy Deer tutorial! This post is targeted at aspiring motion graphics designers (like myself) who have too little time to actually take classes and learn Maya to an extent that would actually allow me to know what I’m talking about […]