Michael Maher

Co-founder of Film Bodega, Michael has been in the professional filmmaking industry for over 15 years, but he's had a camera in his hands since the age of 5. He's worked in nearly every creative department as well as business units for marketing, licensing, and insurance. He knows a lot about everything, but isn't really good at one thing.

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Title Teaser Filmed Actual Molten Metals

The Ring has awoken, it’s heard its master’s call. Amazon Prime has premiered the title of their new $1 Billion dollar series, The Lord of the Rings The Rings of Power. They did so with a flashy Title Announcement video. When I had originally watched the announcement, I thought it was entirely 3D. Turns out …

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FREE Crop and Safe Zone Template for IG Reels and Tik Tok Videos

See exactly where Instagram will crop IG Reels for the feed, or how you can avoid Tik Tok buttons and UI. With all the cutdowns for social media, it’s hard to keep track of how videos will be displayed on users devices. One of the main challenges on Instagram is knowing where and Instagram Reel …

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You Can Finally Upload Content to Instagram from a Computer

Instagram quietly rolled out the new feature this week, and it’s something everyone has been needing for YEARS. Here’s how to do it. I feel like nearly everyone understands the struggle of having to edit photos and videos on your computer, only to have to send them to your phone so you can then upload …

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DIY Miniature VFX and Compositing You Can Do At Home

Using toys, miniature models, and random objects around your house, you can have some fun creating visual effects with little to no budget. In this series of videos from Adobe and No Film School, Todd Blankenship shows you how he used miniatures combined with our 6K Fog and 6K Dust to create epic invasions, dinosaur …

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Making the Popular Gradient and Round Corner Look in Premiere Pro

Create this trending rounded UI/UX look all inside of Premiere Pro. Add any video background or animated gradient to complete the look. I recently had a tech client who wanted to create a series of product training videos and commercials for their web-based platform. They asked if I could add a gradient background to the …

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Edit Faster With These Five Hidden Features in Premiere Pro

Once you start using these Adobe Premiere Pro features, you’ll wonder how you worked so long without them. Are the you video editor who has to cut everything, then recut social media edits, make YouTube thumbnails, and everything in between? Here are five Adobe Premiere Pro CC features that will make your life easier and …

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5 Cool Things You Can do with SuperMOGRT in Premiere Pro

Create stunning animated titles without opening After Effects. Here are a few things you can do with the SuperMOGRT Premiere Pro template. The first iteration of SuperMOGRT was created by a motion designer for a video editor, specifically me. I’m not terribly good in After Effects and I would even get headaches trying to use …

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