Creative COW Library https://library.creativecow.net/ Creative COW Library of tutorials, articles, reviews and more for media professionals world wide. en-us Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Hearing The Handmaid's Tale: Jane Tattersall's Sound Career https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/jane_tattersall_handmaids_tale_audio/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/jane_tattersall_handmaids_tale_audio.php With Emmy, BAFTA, Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel, Canadian Screen, and Directors Guild of Canada Awards among many more, Jane Tattersall shares insights into a career in sound editing entering its fourth decade with two young women just beginning their own careers in the field. Their conve Sat, 10 Jun 2017 21:47:27 GMT Always Be Editing: Sculptors & Bricklayers Revisited https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/always_be_editing/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/always_be_editing.php Do you edit like a sculptor, or like a bricklayer? It seems a simple enough question, but as longtime editor, post house owner, and VFX software developer Simon Ubsdell shows, the implications for how this affects the way you edit can be profound. His advice, regardless of where you land on the spec Sat, 10 Jun 2017 21:39:38 GMT DJI Mavic Pro In Depth Review - The Best 4K Drone? https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/dji_mavic_pro_4K_drone_review/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/dji_mavic_pro_4K_drone_review.php VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger was so delighted with the DJI Mavic Pro 4K drone that he bought (yes, bought) that he was inspired to take a break from making tutorials to create an in-depth review of this compact, lightweight, consumer drone offering terrific value. No, it's not a platform for your Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:54:56 GMT Stabilize 360 Video with Mocha VR https://library.creativecow.net/imagineer_systems/360_video_stabilize_mocha-VR/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/imagineer_systems/360_video_stabilize_mocha-VR.php In this intermediate tutorial, Mocha Product Manager Martin Brennand takes you through smoothing the horizon in a Samsung Gear 360 shot using the Reorient Module in Mocha VR. Jittery 360 video footage can be made more watchable by stabilizing with Mocha’s planar tracking tools. The tutorial is don Tue, 06 Jun 2017 03:21:52 GMT Indie Film Sound Editing: A This Guy Edits Tutorial https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/indie_film_sound_editing/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/indie_film_sound_editing.php ACE Award-nominated picture editor Sven Pape ("This Guy Edits") speaks with Sundance Award-winning sound editor Ugo Derouard on The 5 Five Steps of Audio Post Production: Sound Editing, Spotting, Dialog Editing, Sound Design, and Sound Mixing, paying special attention to the specific needs of, and t Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:17:48 GMT The Panasonic EVA1: Questions Answered! https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/panasonic_eva1_cinema_camera_questions_answered/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/panasonic_eva1_cinema_camera_questions_answered.php Anticipation that Panasonic began building for their "mystery camera" at April's NAB Show 2017 was paid off at June's Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Hollywood, as Panasonic finally unveiled their AU-EVA1 cinema camera. Compact, lightweight, equipped with a newly designed 5.7K Super 35 sensor, and positioned Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:46:22 GMT Grading The LEGO Batman Movie: Animal Logic and FilmLight https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/LEGO_Batman_FilmLight_Animal-Logic/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/LEGO_Batman_FilmLight_Animal-Logic.php Following successful collaborations on The Matrix, Legends of the Guardians, and Happy Feet, Sydney's Animal Logic worked with Warner Bros on The LEGO Movie from pitch to proof of concept to post. Animal Logic has gone even further on the latest LEGO animated feature, The LEGO Batman Movie, where th Mon, 22 May 2017 21:21:04 GMT TV Workflow Supervisor Kylee Peña: The Benefits of Pressure https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/Kylee_Pena_Workflow_Supervisor_Adobe_Make-It/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/Kylee_Pena_Workflow_Supervisor_Adobe_Make-It.php TV workflow supervisor Kylee Peña (Jane the Virgin, Colony) visits Adobe's "Make It" talk show to chat with host Jason Levine about the evolution of motion picture workflows, from the days of film and tape to our modern digital world of crazy-high shooting ratios and constantly evolving technology. Mon, 22 May 2017 20:26:08 GMT An Editor's Epic Journey, by Katie Toomey https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/an_editors_epic_journey_by_katie_toomey/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/an_editors_epic_journey_by_katie_toomey.php What do you do when your company folds and there's no local work? Whatever you have to. For Katie Toomey, that meant emptying her savings and heading 2000 miles west to Los Angeles, with no job in hand. The only options were make it or break it. The journey itself was difficult, but the hardest part Sun, 21 May 2017 17:23:36 GMT Fairlight + Resolve, Part 1: The DAWn of a Resolved Era https://library.creativecow.net/solorio_marco/blackmagic_davinci_resolve_fairlight/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/solorio_marco/blackmagic_davinci_resolve_fairlight.php Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media gives an introductory overview to the rebirth of the Fairlight digital audio workstation (DAW) that is now part of Blackmagic Design’s powerful DaVinci Resolve post-production system. Is this finally the solution to break away from the Pro Tools stronghold? Wed, 17 May 2017 07:11:54 GMT Bob Zelin's NAB Show, Take 2017 https://library.creativecow.net/zelin_bob/NAB_Show_2017/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/zelin_bob/NAB_Show_2017.php Longtime broadcast engineer, facilities designer, and workflow consultant Bob Zelin has been attending the NAB Show for years, and his legendary write-ups have gone to unparalleled lengths to bring you hidden gems from every corner of the floor. Bob is taking a slightly different approach this time, Thu, 11 May 2017 13:36:46 GMT Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: Behind the Scenes with RED https://library.creativecow.net/wilson_tim/guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol2-bts-RED/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wilson_tim/guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol2-bts-RED.php Anticipation for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was already heated up when director James Gunn announced that it was to be the first feature film captured with the RED WEAPON camera using an 8K RED DRAGON VV sensor. In this marvelous behind the scenes featurette courtesy RED Digital Cinema, James di Sat, 06 May 2017 00:40:33 GMT Adobe After Effects April 2017 New Features https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe-after-effects-spring-2017/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe-after-effects-spring-2017.php The April 2017 release of Adobe After Effects (version 14.2) is packed with new features, and Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio is here to show you the latest and greatest. Highlights include the Essential Graphics panel and Motion Graphics templates (with Adobe Premiere Pro integration), the Thu, 04 May 2017 04:35:08 GMT The Science of Editing: Look Closer -- The Mind of a Film https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/science_of_editing_part2/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/science_of_editing_part2.php When you ask an editor what they DO in the edit suite, the answer is often something like, "Well, it's intuitive." To become better editors, though, we need to be more specific. Editor, author, and professor Dr. Karen Pearlman breaks down the process into five specific steps that editors must take i Thu, 04 May 2017 00:23:50 GMT Blackmagic Design Fusion Expressions & Macros Made Easy https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/blackmagic_design_fusion_expressions-and-macros-made-easy/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/blackmagic_design_fusion_expressions-and-macros-made-easy.php In this two-part guide to some of Blackmagic Design Fusion's most powerful compositing and effects features, visual effects veteran Simon Ubsdell offers an easy-to-follow introduction to using basic expressions and creating macros in Fusion -- with some very useful tips for After Effects users along Wed, 03 May 2017 19:28:45 GMT The Cinematography of Get Out: Toby Oliver, ASC https://library.creativecow.net/consoli_ben/toby_oliver_get_out/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/consoli_ben/toby_oliver_get_out.php Toby Oliver, ASC is the award winning cinematographer behind the lens of Jordan Peel's debut film Get Out. “Get Out” has received high praise from critics (99% Fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes) and moviegoers around the world for its story, acting, and cinematography. Toby shares all his lighting Wed, 03 May 2017 07:27:13 GMT The Evolution of Immersive Media https://library.creativecow.net/hinsen_katie/evolution_of_immersive_media/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/hinsen_katie/evolution_of_immersive_media.php Immersive media is not new. Emerging technologies, such as VR and AR as we currently know them, are simply part of an evolutionary path making media more immersive. Many commentators and industry professionals became cynical after the short life-cycle of Stereoscopic 3D, and are hesitant to embrace Wed, 03 May 2017 00:42:13 GMT AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus: 4-Channel HD Recording, with 4K Apple ProRes/Avid DNxHD Support https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/aja_ki_pro_ultra_plus_4channel_hd_recording_with_4k_apple_proresavid_dnxhd_suppo/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/aja_ki_pro_ultra_plus_4channel_hd_recording_with_4k_apple_proresavid_dnxhd_suppo.php AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a Multi-Channel Apple ProRes recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes® or Avid DNxHD® MXF recorder and player supporting the latest connectivity including 3G-SDI, Fiber and HDMI 2.0, as well Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:07:07 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 14 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/blackmagic_design_announces_davinci_resolve_14/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/blackmagic_design_announces_davinci_resolve_14.php Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 14, the biggest release in the history of the product, and an update. New features include up to 10 times performance improvement, a whole new audio post production suite with Fairlight audio built into DaVinci Resolve, and multi user collaboration t Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:44:53 GMT HP Announces DreamColor Cinema 4K 31" and 24" Displays, Secure Mobile Workstations https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/hp_announces_dreamcolor_cinema_4k_31_and_24_displays_secure_mobile_workstations/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/hp_announces_dreamcolor_cinema_4k_31_and_24_displays_secure_mobile_workstations.php Today at NAB, HP Inc. announced true Cinema 4K displays, arming color professionals with new features, like color-critical accuracy and automatic calibration, to produce the films and animations of tomorrow: the new HP DreamColor Z31x Studio and HP D Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:09:23 GMT DJI Introduces Ronin 2, A More Powerful, Versatile and Intelligent Stabilizer For Film And Video Pro https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/dji_introduces_ronin_2_a_more_powerful_versatile_and_intelligent_stabilizer_for/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/dji_introduces_ronin_2_a_more_powerful_versatile_and_intelligent_stabilizer_for.php DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced Ronin 2, the three-axis camera stabilizer redesigned to give filmmakers the freedom to capture any scene they can imagine. Based on DJI’s transformative gimbal technology, Ronin 2 has more power and torque to carry larger ca Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:05:52 GMT Panasonic at NAB Show 2017 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/panasonic_at_nab_show_2017/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/panasonic_at_nab_show_2017.php Panasonic’s booth at NAB is going to packed with the range of goodness that showgoers have come to expect, including the Cinema VariCam Experience, a look at the control room of the future, cloud-based news production, transparent and AR displays, and much more that we’ll be reporting throughout Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:55:31 GMT Prince: Musician https://library.creativecow.net/wilson_tim/Prince_Musician/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wilson_tim/Prince_Musician.php One year after the sudden passing of Prince Rogers Nelson at age 57, we wanted to revisit a wonderful story too easily lost in all the tragic stories that have emerged since then: this was a man who was all about the music, 24 hours a day. Remarkable previously unseen footage of a playful Prince at Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:41:59 GMT The Introvert's Guide to the NAB Show, by Kylee Peña https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/TheIntrovertsGuidetoNAB/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/TheIntrovertsGuidetoNAB.php If you're like most people in video production, you're a bit of an introvert, and that makes trade shows a complicated matter. Shyness is real, and social anxiety is its own thing to be managed carefully, but are you selling yourself short before you give yourself a chance to warm up? Creative COW C Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:32:46 GMT Award-Winning BMI Composer Laura Karpman Talks About Bridging the Gap for Women in Music https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/awardwinning_bmi_composer_laura_karpman_talks_about_bridging_the_gap_for_women_i/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/awardwinning_bmi_composer_laura_karpman_talks_about_bridging_the_gap_for_women_i.php When little girls think of what they’d like to be when they grow up, they can add “renowned composer” to the list, thanks in part to the work, both musical and influential, of BMI composer Laura Karpman. Musically, the four-time Emmy and GRAMMY Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:34:14 GMT NAB Show Guide to Thriving (instead of just surviving) https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/NAB_Show-Guide-to-Thriving/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/NAB_Show-Guide-to-Thriving.php Creative COW Contributing Editor Kylee Peña is here to take you beyond comfy shoes and protein bars, as she reveals the secrets of not just getting through a brutal week, but actually thriving in what might just be a pivotal experience for your career, and maybe even some friendships. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 22:11:49 GMT Netflix to move production back to California https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/netflix_to_move_production_back_to_california/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/netflix_to_move_production_back_to_california.php While many productions chase tax credits and use them to help underwrite production costs, Netflix has decided that in some cases the savings do not outweigh the costs and so it will be moving as much of its production as possible, back to California. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:06:56 GMT PLOTAGRAPH PRO: A Powerful Tool For Animating Still Images https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/plotagraph_pro_a_powerful_new_tool_for_video_artists/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/plotagraph_pro_a_powerful_new_tool_for_video_artists.php The COW was just introduced to one of the coolest new creative tools we've seen in a long time, PLOTAGRAPH PRO, which powerfully animates still images. Imagine animating your still images to become full high resolution video, all the way up to 4K. In this video tutorial, Blake Rudis is your guide. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Blackmagic Design's Cameras and Resolve Press Conference https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/blackmagic_designs_cameras_and_resolve_press_conference/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/blackmagic_designs_cameras_and_resolve_press_conference.php How's THIS for another way that Blackmagic is changing the game? World class headline news, direct to you, no waiting in line at NAB. Following last month's press conference on BMD's broadcast products, CEO Grant Petty walks us through new control su Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Beautiful 8K Timelapse of Norway's Four Seasons https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/beautiful_8k_timelapse_of_norways_four_seasons/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/beautiful_8k_timelapse_of_norways_four_seasons.php One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer Morten Rustad‘s creation SEASONS of NORWAY captured this 8K masterpiece by travelling a total of 20,000 Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Adobe After Effects Advanced Title Tutorial https://library.creativecow.net/Gleissenberger_tobias/AdvancedTitlingInAfterEffects/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/Gleissenberger_tobias/AdvancedTitlingInAfterEffects.php Learn how to create complex title animations in Adobe After Effects! In my last tutorial I covered how to create, customise and animate simple titles in Adobe Premiere Pro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xQtq... In this tutorial we will take things one step further and create titles that are too c Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:26:39 GMT Film Editing: Should You Edit Scenes to Music? https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/FilmEditingMusic/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/FilmEditingMusic.php Music can elevate the emotion of a film scene. As a film editor, should you first cut to music or focus on dialog and visuals alone? In this tutorial, This Guy Edits shares his point of view by example with a rough cut using some temp music by Max Elto. Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:13:26 GMT Oliver Peters interviews editor Tom Cross of La La Land https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/oliver_peters_interviews_editor_tom_cross_of_la_la_land/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/oliver_peters_interviews_editor_tom_cross_of_la_la_land.php The ambitious opening sequence of La La Land was done with just three cuts, according to the film's editor, Tom Cross. Oliver Peters brings you the story of this and many other aspects of editing this remarkable film. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:00:42 GMT Videoguys Top 10 Products of 2016 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/videoguys_top_10_products_of_2016/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/videoguys_top_10_products_of_2016.php As we look back at 2016, we reflect on a year that involved media consumption -- and more specifically LIVE media consumption. Increased bandwidth, improved cameras on mobile phones, and easy access to YouTube LIVE... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Immersive Gaming: Razer's Project Ariana Fills the Room https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/immersive_gaming_razers_project_ariana_fills_the_room/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/immersive_gaming_razers_project_ariana_fills_the_room.php Razer's Project Ariana earned the company its seventh straight Best of Show award at CES 2017 and broke the record for consecutive wins. Fully immersive gaming is sure to be huge in the days ahead. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:30:31 GMT Production Designer Hannah Beachler on the Go Creative Show https://library.creativecow.net/consoli_ben/hannah_beachler/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/consoli_ben/hannah_beachler.php Film and broadcast production designer Hannah Beachler talks with Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli about her work on Creed, Moonlight, and the upcoming Black Panther. Hannah Beachler is a prolific production designer with an affinity for realistic design that emphasizes emotional drama. Over the pa Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:30:23 GMT The Other Side of GoPro's November 30, 2016 Announcement https://library.creativecow.net/lindeboom_ronald/gopro_layoffs_2016/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lindeboom_ronald/gopro_layoffs_2016.php When GoPro announced on November 30, 2016 that they would be cutting 200 full-time jobs, closing the entertainment division, and that their president would be leaving the company, the internet came alive with those who were predicting the company's demise. But there really is another side to the sto Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:22:57 GMT NVIDIA GPUs Speed Nickelodeon’s Animation Workflow on Albert https://library.creativecow.net/laguna_gail/nickelodeon_albert/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/laguna_gail/nickelodeon_albert.php Premieres Friday, December 9, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) -- Albert is Nickelodeon’s first original animated TV movie, telling the story of a tiny Douglas fir tree named Albert who loves Christmas and dreams of being the Empire City Christmas tree. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Creative COW's Brand New News Dept. Features and Functions https://library.creativecow.net/lindeboom_ronald/news_department_additions/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lindeboom_ronald/news_department_additions.php Creative COW's co-founders have been quietly at work cleaning up and rebuilding the Creative COW News section. While they've been at work, they've been adding new features and functions that will make the news department much more useful in the days ahead. If it's been a while since you've visited t Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT 12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish I'd Known at 25 https://library.creativecow.net/griffin_nick/wish/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/griffin_nick/wish.php 12 Things I Know About Business at 55 That I Wish Id Known at 25 appeared in Creative COW Magazine and was one of our most popular articles. It is a true timeless classic in which COW leader, contributing editor, and Senior Business Adviser to Creative COW, Nick Griffin shares wisdom he's learned th Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:13:05 GMT Don Burgess aligns with Light Iron and Panavision for ALLIED https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/don_burgess_light_iron_panavision/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/don_burgess_light_iron_panavision.php Don Burgess, ASC trusts Light Iron. His last seven films can attest, so Burgess chose Light Iron to support him again with digital dailies and post finishing services on Allied. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, the World War II-set film sees an intelligence of Wed, 23 Nov 2016 19:42:21 GMT ZERO VFX: The Magic You Won't See In The Magnificent Seven https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/zero_vfx_recreates_the_magnificent_seven/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/zero_vfx_recreates_the_magnificent_seven.php ZERO VFX takes Creative COW readers inside the invisible effects used to create the powerful vistas and settings used in The Magnificent Seven. But the real magic is in what you don't see. Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:46:02 GMT More Than One Path to Success: Senior Editor Mae Manning https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/the_self-taught_editor/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/the_self-taught_editor.php We talk a lot about things like “accessible tools” and the “democratization of video production” -- what has this meant for the emerging talent whose creative development has taken place largely, or even entirely, within this democratized landscape? Mae Manning is one such editor, who taught Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT How To Create Better Live Surgical Broadcasts https://library.creativecow.net/ondera_greg/technique_for_live_surgery_broadcasts/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ondera_greg/technique_for_live_surgery_broadcasts.php Greg Ondera produces, directs, and edits medical video programs specializing in surgical procedures. From his wide ranging experience in the medical sciences and broadcast arts, Greg shows you how to create better surgical broadcasts. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT https://library.creativecow.net/consoli_ben/david_klein_asc/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/consoli_ben/david_klein_asc.php Join Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli and his special guest, David Klein, ASC, cinematographer of Homeland and True Blood. David is here to talk all about it all. His love of realism has defined a generation of filmmaking and he continues to execute it flawlessly with his work on Homeland. David t Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:01:57 GMT NAB Show New York 2016: Growing, Yet Still Intimate https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/nab_new-york_2016/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/nab_new-york_2016.php Calling April's NAB Show "overwhelming" is an understatement. The expo that fills the rapidly expanding Las Vegas Convention Center every April topped 103,000 attendees and 1700+ exhibitors in 2 million square feet of exhibit space. The Big Apple's edition of the NAB Show is more bite sized: taking Tue, 08 Nov 2016 13:24:46 GMT Being an Advertising Editor: The Ins & Outs of Agency Work https://library.creativecow.net/toomey_katie/being_an_advertising_editor/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/toomey_katie/being_an_advertising_editor.php Katie Toomey takes Creative COW members inside the world of the advertising editor, where being a generalist means you are often not only a video editor, but a designer and audio editor, problem solver, as well as tech support professional. Join Katie as she takes you inside her world. Sat, 05 Nov 2016 20:54:03 GMT Adobe MAX 2016: Breakthroughs in Design and Productivity https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/adobe_max_2016/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/adobe_max_2016.php You might be excused for thinking that, barely a month since Adobe announced massive updates to their Creative Cloud suite at IBC, there might not be much more to add, except that there’s no way that Adobe would bring 10,000 people to San Diego for the Adobe MAX creativity conference and not have Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:48:09 GMT Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac? https://library.creativecow.net/lindeboom_ronald/surface_studio/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lindeboom_ronald/surface_studio.php The day before Apple was set to announce their big news for the year, Microsoft introduced their own big news and for some Mac users -- no, not all but at least some -- it seemed to recall feelings and dreams of old. This is a Microsoft that few saw coming and in their swing for the fences, they hav Mon, 31 Oct 2016 22:42:30 GMT Adobe After Effects Expressions 101 https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/after_effects_expressions_101/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/after_effects_expressions_101.php Expressions in Adobe After Effects open up a world of possibilities for your visual effects! Expressions can be daunting when you first get into them, though, as you have to essentially write 'code' - and code can be scary. Join After Effects guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio for the fir Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:50:42 GMT