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How to create realistic lens blur and depth in HitFilm

Want to level up the quality of your composites? While not usually the focus of the scene, the type of blur you use in your VFX work can make a huge difference in the overall realism of the shot. In this tutorial, Zach introduces you to the Lens Blur effect and explains how it can be used

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Loacher productions Betrayal 3D Star Wars fan film
Oli Thompson

Talking 3D production with Loacher Films

We came across the amazing work of Loacher Films’ Peter Csikasz in June when his short film BETRAYAL was featured in a Nerdist article. We were blown away by the emotive story he created and were even more excited to hear that he had used HitFilm Express for editing and post-production!

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Good causes
Joshua Davies

Helping the world, a little at a time

Our users have raised $100,000 for charity! We’re so proud of you all for contributing to the amazing causes so far, but we’re not stopping here. We’ll be helping more and more good causes as time goes on – watch this space!

Competitive gamer at eSports tournament - How to start a gaming channel for free
Oli Thompson

How To Start A Gaming Channel for Free

Creating a successful gaming channel doesn’t happen overnight, but with a little dedication – and some of these tried-and-tested tips – you can make it happen!

3D topology of environment topology - Blender for VFX masterclass
Kirstie Tostevin

Blender to HitFilm: Blender VFX course

For creators, going outside to film content can be crucial to the creative process. Learning new skills is a great way to continue moving forward whilst outdoor access is limited.

Sci Fi chamber - Inside the Box Video Competition
Steven Spicer

Inside the Box Video Competition

We’ve teamed up with Film Riot, ActionVFX and BorisFX to bring you our most exciting competition yet. If you get involved, expect the next few weeks to be a lot of fun, you’ll test your creativity, push your limits and you may just get your hands on over $4000 worth of filmmaking tools to help you produce your next project!

storyboarding - The 3 stages of pre-production
Steven Spicer

The 3 Stages of the Film Production Process

The filmmaking process can be broken down into 3 easy steps. Learn what they are, and tips on how to approach each step for a smooth and successful film production process.

Westworld to Yuma cinematography - Is shooting in 4K important?
Steven Spicer

Is Shooting in 4K Important in 2021?

How important is video resolution? When you start filming, it’s no obvious if you should shoot at a lower quality, or crank it up to 4K. Let’s take a look at how important it is.