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Welcome to the FXhome blog – your one-stop learning resource for everything filmmaking and video production-related. Whether you’re into editing, VFX, photography, or motion graphics, we’ve got you covered. Let’s get learning.

Learn HitFilm & Imerge

Learn editing techniques, how to use HitFilm effects and more with these short videos

Man in hat recording video at gig - Choosing the best video camera for beginners
Steven Spicer

Choosing The Best Video Camera for Beginners

Let’s start by clarifying that ‘video camera’ is kind of an outdated term. Gone are the days of needing a dedicated camera for both video and photo. Most modern cameras are pretty well equipped to handle both mediums, although there are a few things you want to consider.
Javert Valbarr


Dodge bullets, explode buildings, and master every VFX you need to make your own action short film with no budget.
what does a video editor do?
Steven Spicer

How to get the best computer for video editing

Interested in creating your own custom PC for video editing? It’s easier than you think. Let’s take a look at everything you need to consider to get started.
HitFilm 12 Fireworks - FXhome
software update
Oli Thompson

New Release: HitFilm 12

Welcome to the future! You read that correctly, HitFilm 12, the largest and most comprehensive update we’ve ever released, is now available!
Abstract hyperdrive effect background graphic
HitFilm Pro
Kirstie Tostevin

New Release Rollout

2019 is looking to be an incredible year for us here at FXhome, and more importantly for you: our users! We knew our next update announcement had to be special, so we’ve gone all out to kick this year off with an enormous update roll-out.
Image Compositing
Hannah Odebode

How to convert 2D images into 3D scenes

Need to get the perfect establishing shot but can’t reach the location you want? Perhaps the weather isn’t on your side? Don’t worry! You can easily turn 2D images into 3D scenes and this week we show you how!
Surface Studio
software update
Oli Thompson

New Release: HitFilm 11

From a new ‘Surface Studio’ effect to help you create those cinematic decayed titles to 4 new powerful plugins and more, HitFilm 11 has got you covered! Read on to find out about the incredible features version 11 has to offer.
FXhome NBA Business Awards Customer Care and Breaking Boundaries
Kirstie Tostevin

FXhome wins Customer Care, Breaking Boundaries awards

Our community gets gold! For some, the night before Black Friday is spent in a tent outside their nearest store, or preparing to leave at the crack of dawn to hunt down bargains. For the team here at FXhome it was spent surrounded by incredibly talented individuals and businesses, all nominated at the Norfolk Business Awards!
HitFilm Pro Studio setup on desktop PC and two laptops (HitFilm, Imerge, Action)
software update
Kirstie Tostevin

12 months of updates!

So in November 2017, we ripped up the old rules and changed our pricing model so that those who buy HitFilm Pro (or Ignite, or Action), get 12 months of free updates and support included.