YouTube Awards

By Tony Gomez / March 7, 2016 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

  It has finally arrived!!! YouTube has finally awarded me my Silver Button for achieving 100,000 subscribers. When I started out making these After Effects tutorials, I didn’t intend to start a YouTube channel. I was making these videos for my students in 2009 when I was teaching at Brigham...

Read More

Llama Nation Premieres in the Omaha Film Festival

By Tony Gomez / March 3, 2016 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

Llama Nation: The Documentary premieres on March 10 at the Omaha Film Festival in Omaha Nebraska. We are ecstatic for this premiere because not only did we do the motion graphics for the the project, but one of our own, Aaron Allsop, has been producing and editing it over the past two years. The ...

Read More
20Jul

Big Changes for Cinema Spice

By David Horner / July 20, 2015 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

Big changes for Cinema Spice Crazy month! We just moved to a new location. It's bigger and better and we are expanding!!! We also redesigned the website, as you may have noticed. With the help of our intern, we have more time to do cool things. Working on presets and new After Effects plugins (mo...

Read More

A Better Way to Film B-Roll

By Aaron / May 26, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

We’ve all been there. Out filming a project and we need to get b-roll. We look around and realize that there isn’t much going on and don’t even know where to begin. After setting up a wide shot and filming for 20 seconds we call it good and move on to the next thing. While [&hel...

Read More

Create a customizable Flash or Burn transition.

By Mikey Borup / May 23, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

Building your own transitions in After Effects is super fun, and super easy.  Using the slider control make it simple to control as well.  In this after effects tutorial, i’ll teach you how to create a grungy, flashy, burny type transition.  Fire up after effects, click play ...

Read More

5 Things Filmmakers Should Start Doing Today

By Aaron / May 20, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

Yesterday the Film Doctor posted “5 Things Filmmakers Should Stop Doing Today”. They had five really good points that I think every filmmaker should stop doing: Stop comparing your work to others. Stop looking for the perfect first draft. Stop waiting to be discovered. Stop being afra...

Read More

Canon Announces Two New Lenses – 16-35 f/4 and 10-18 f/4.5-5.6

By Aaron / May 13, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Canon announced two new lenses today. Well I should say that two new versions of already existing lenses they already make. Those two lenses are the EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens and EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens If you want any extrem...

Read More

Charts and Graphs in private beta!

By Mikey Borup / May 8, 2014 / After Effects Examples, Cinema Spice News / No Comments

A new Cinema Spice exclusive, Charts & Graphs for After Effects is now in private beta. This is a bundle of 5 custom AE effects that make it super simple to create charts and graphs. Check out the preview video to see 4 of them. The video covers Pie Charts, Tables, Bar Graphs and Venn […]

Read More

Cinema Spice Website Status

By Aaron / May 2, 2014 / Cinema Spice News / No Comments

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”Website Status ” percent=”70″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]As you can see in the graph above we are 70% done with the website. What do...

Read More