Even Monsters Can Be People – Short film

This last weekend I have been shooting a short film with Nordic Narrative, a group of like-minded filmmakers working together to increase the number of short films being made in […]

2.5D animation in After Effects and Cinema 4D

Recently I had to breathe life into static images for a film project by creating 2.5D animation in After Effects and Cinema 4D. Despite developing skills in 2.5D animation for […]

Realistic Snow in After Effects

In my latest tutorial for premiumbeat.com we take a look at using Red Giant’s Particular to create realistic snow. The tutorial is based upon a technique I developed for the […]

Space Scene in After Effects

Space scene Kevin Gater

The folks at Royalty Free Music site premiumbeat.com asked if I would produce some VFX tutorials for them. To get the ball rolling I cooked up this Space Scene in […]

Dykes Brewery – Production

Dick Dykes

The Dykes Brewery is a microbrewery run by Dick and Robert Dykes, an Englishman and his son. Last year I received a call asking if I’d be interested in telling […]

Turning a Newspaper into a Video Production House

Kevin Gater deomstrates the video production workflowpr

Since the digital revolution we’ve witnessed dramatic changes in the media world. Seemingly overnight we leapt from analogue to digital, from vinyl to CD, from VHS to DVD. Consumers adapted […]

Skifte Short Film

I’ve recently being showing off the VFX work I did for the short film Skifte, now you can finally see the work in context. Skifte is directed by Daniel Burman […]

Beating Heart Tutorial for Tuts+

In my second tutorial for AEtuts+ I demonstrate how to use After Effects to Create an Exposed Beating Heart Effect. The tutorial is a walkthrough of a beating heart effect […]

Time Bending for AEtuts+

Time Remapping in Premiere & After Effects

I’ve just produced my first screencast tutorial for AEtuts+. The theme is Time-Remapping, a time bending effect I used on my last video project. After posting the Årets Bild promo video on Vimeo I […]

Technicolor Cinestyle Vs Canon X Series

Canon just released their Video Camera X Series Look, a Picture Style for DSLR video shooters. It’s designed to give increased dynamic range necessary for post processing. Instead of crushing […]