Vegas Movie Studio 17 Review

This Vegas Movie Studio 17 review marks the fourth release of the software since Magix bought out the entire Sony Creative range of video and audio editing products a few years back now.
Despite the doomsday rumblings at that time as to what what Magix was going to do with the software, the company has steadily continued development with very good results.
So just as I…
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The Friday Roundup – Editing Step by Step, Freebies and Time

How to Edit Video (Step by Step)
I meant to add this video to the Friday Roundup quite some time ago but somehow it got lost in the pile and I only rediscovered this week.
It goes for about 35 minutes but is especially good for someone looking to editing something together for the first time.
As it says in the title it is “Step by Step” and covers everything in the…
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Corel VideoStudio Ultimate 2020 and Pro 2020 Review

This is my Corel VideoStudio  review covering the latest versions of Corel’s popular and feature packed consumer video editing software suites.
VideoStudio has been around for quite some time now and is a well matured, stable program which has benefited from active development since its inception.
In fact my very first copy of VideoStudio was version 6 under the now d…
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The Friday Roundup – Rookie Mistakes, Lenses and YouTube Tips

6 Mistakes Beginner Filmmakers Make
Although aimed at budding filmmakers this one has some (slightly) more advanced tips most of us can take advantage of.
They open up with a discussion on frame rates and whilst what they say is absolutely true, for many of us it may not be practical.
So as with all the tips in this one, see what it is, have a think about it and…
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To Split-Screens and Beyond: The Art of Creating Doubles

Movies have adapted over time to the need to have two characters from the same person in one movie. Body doubles are often used, and a lot of times, camera techniques have been used. There have been challenges with filming this way, they have learned to combine different techniques to give them the affect that they want. There are often times that a body double is used and…
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