Below you will find helpful resources in various areas of video production, from useful links to video tutorials.

All CMAC Video Tutorials:

Producing / Pre-Production

Link: CMAC forms

Link: A List of Common Video Production Terminology

Link: CMAC Members Group on Facebook

Link: Fresno Filmmakers Alliance – Networking, cast and crew calls

Link: The Art of Pre-Production – Pre-Production tutorial from Vimeo

Studio Production

Link: CMAC Studio Help Guide

CMAC Video Tutorial: Using the Tricaster for Keying and Virtual Sets

Link: Tricaster tutorials from

Field Production

CMAC Video Tutorial: Sony X70 Camera Overview

CMAC Video Tutorial: Formatting SD cards

CMAC Video Tutorial: Zoom F8 Overview

CMAC Video Tutorial: How to use the field lighting kits

CMAC Video Tutorial: Camera Sliders

Link: Vimeo Video School

Editing / Post-Production

CMAC Video Tutorial: Editing at CMAC

CMAC Video Tutorial: Getting Started With iMovie

CMAC Video Tutorial: Getting Started With Premiere

CMAC Video Tutorial: Premiere Audio Tips and Tricks

CMAC Video Tutorial: Premiere Exporting Tips

CMAC Video Tutorial: Synchronizing Clips

CMAC Video Tutorial: Creating Time Lapses

CMAC Video Tutorial: Premiere Frame Scaling

CMAC Video Tutorial: Folder Structure

Link: Video Blocks Library – You can download over 100,000 stock video clips, motion background clips, and Adobe After Effects templates. You must use a CMAC editing station to download.

Link: Audio Blocks Library – You can download over 100,000 music tracks, loops, and sounds effects. You must use a CMAC editing station to download.

Link: YouTube Audio Library – Free music to use in projects. Requires free YouTube account.

Link: Free Music Archive – Free music that you can download and use in your projects. Some tracks require attribution in your credits, so make sure you double check the license information when you download.

Link: Video Copilot – Free Adobe After Effects tutorials and templates.




CMAC Events

iOS Production
• Mon, Sept 11 - 6pm-9pm

Field Production
• Tue, Sept 12 & Wed, Sept 13 - 6pm-9pm

Audio for Video
• Thurs, Sept 14 - 6pm-9pm

Post-Production: iMovie
• Tues, Sept 19 - 6pm-9pm

Post-Production: Premiere
• Wed, Sept 20 & Thurs, Sept 21 - 6pm-9pm

Meet-Up for 12 Hour Film Race
• Mon, Sept 25 - 6pm-8pm

Studio Production
• Tue, Sept 26; Wed, Sept 27 & Thurs, Sept 28 - 6pm-9pm

12 Hour Film Race Event
• Sat, Sept 30 - 9am-9pm

• Tue, Oct 3 - 2pm-4pm

The Producers Meet-Up
• Wed, Oct 4 - 6pm-8pm

• Thurs, Oct 5 - 2pm-4pm

12 Hour Film Race Screening
• Thurs, Oct 5 - 6pm

• Thurs, Oct 5 - 5pm-8pm

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