What is Rotoscoping?

What is Rotoscoping?

Simply put, rotoscoping is an effect in Adobe After Effects that you can use to trace out an element using the ‘roto brush’ function to put it into a different background. It’s like a green screen effect but without using an actual screen. It’s a great technique to...

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Why You Need Video on Your Website

Why You Need Video on Your Website

As a business owner, you understand the significance of solid marketing plans to advertise your products or services. You may even have a website to exhibit your business's offerings. However, what occurs if individuals are not discovering your website online? Or if...

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Why Premiere Pro is the Best Software for Film Editing

Why Premiere Pro is the Best Software for Film Editing

Adobe Premiere Pro is widely regarded as the industry standard for video editing software. There is no question. It’s an intuitive tool that helps make out projects top-notch. This is why it is the editing software of choice for Edit House Productions, along with...

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What is a Netflix-Approved Camera?

What is a Netflix-Approved Camera?

The Sony FX9 is a state-of-the-art production camera with a "full-frame 6K sensor camera with Fast Hybrid AF, Dual Base ISO, and S-Cinetone™ color science." What does all that mean? It means Edit House Studios has the most advanced camera on the market today. In fact,...

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Edit House Receives Two Telly Awards

Edit House Receives Two Telly Awards

The winners of the 38th Annual Telly Awards have been announced! With over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, the Telly Awards are highly competitive. Edit House Productions LLC is proud to announce that Matt Smith has received two Telly Awards, one...

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How to Use Depth of Field

Most people can tell the difference between good video and bad video production. They may not be able to articulate why a production is good or bad whether it’s bad lighting, color or something else, they’ll just know something was off. One tool that we use at Edit...

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Haven House Goes Rogue

Edit House Productions LLC is proud to sponsor a premier showing of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to raise money in support of Haven House, Sandoval County’s only domestic violence shelter. The events of Rogue One take place somewhere between Revenge of the Sith and A...

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Telly Award Winning Production

Telly Award Winning Production

Edit House's Matt Smith has been awarded his fifth national Telly Award for editing. The July 2015 award was for the video for Don't Drive Drugged, a New Mexico initiative to educate people on the dangers of prescription, over-the-counter, and illegal drugs on...

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Ed Smith

Ed Smith has been in television since the 80s and began Edit House Productions, LLC in 2000. He grew up in Culver City, California, where he enjoyed hanging out with his father on the sets of MGM Studios. Ed has been awarded dozens of Addy, Telly and Aurora Awards for cinematography, directing, and art direction. Over the years, Ed has produced for Fortune 500 companies like Pizza Hut, Cessna Aircraft, Coleman, and Rent-A-Center. Ed earned a MA in Communications and a BA in Radio-TV-Film from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.