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Adobe Premiere Pro
What Adobe Premiere Pro Is Trying to Tell You About Performance

What Adobe Premiere Pro Is Trying to Tell You About Performance

To an editor/creator, there is nothing more frustrating than a timeline that won’t respond quickly when scrubbing or one that won’t play in real time. Join Adobe's Dave Helmly for an inside look at how their UI designers came up with color and badge indicators on the Timeline to give you that “over the shoulder” view of how Premiere Pro is reading the formats and what kind of performance you should expect.


Dave Helmly
Adobe Premiere Pro
How to Choose the Right System for Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

How to Choose the Right System for Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

"What’s the best system for Premiere Pro and After Effects?" This is a question that any editor or content creator has to go through every few years as technology changes. Dave Helmly is the Head of Strategic Development for Professional Video - Broadcast at Adobe, and gets asked this question almost daily by broadcast IT departments, filmmakers, and YouTubers. Before laying out the answers about the right system for you, Dave lays out the additional questions that you need to ask first.

Editorial
Dave Helmly
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Pro Warp Stabilizer Hack

Adobe Premiere Pro Warp Stabilizer Hack

Join filmmaker Cody Pyper for a "2 a.m. Tip" on the one trick that will help you get to sleep sooner every time

Tutorial
Cody Pyper
Video Copilot
Makin A Comet

Makin A Comet

In this tutorial, Graham Quince uses Video Copilot Orb, CC Particle World, Turbulent Displace, Vector Blur and CC Radial Blur to create a 3D comet.

Tutorial
Graham Quince
DaVinci Resolve
Automatically Cut Edited Videos! DaVinci Resolve Scene Cut Detection

Automatically Cut Edited Videos! DaVinci Resolve Scene Cut Detection

Have you ever wanted to have a program automatically make cuts on a finished video? Or did you lose your project file and need to make an edit? Well DaVinci Resolve's Scene Cut Detection will do just that. Join filmmaker Cody Pyper for a closer look!


Cody Pyper
Blackmagic Design
Hyper RPG Powers Live Streaming Workflows with Blackmagic

Hyper RPG Powers Live Streaming Workflows with Blackmagic

Hyper RPG goes live five days a week during the afternoons, and its YouTube and Twitch channels attract more than 44 million unique viewers during these live streams, incorporating Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, ATEM Television Studio HD and more

Project
Creative Cow
DaVinci Resolve
Core Post delivers BRASSIC in HDR with DaVinci Resolve

Core Post delivers BRASSIC in HDR with DaVinci Resolve

Blackmagic Design announced that UK post facility, Core Post, has expanded its post production capabilities to offer HDR delivery for broadcast and production clients through its existing DaVinci Resolve Studio workflow. The first project to be realized through the new pipeline is Sky One’s comedy drama, Brassic, created by Danny Brocklehurst and This is England’s Joe Gilgun.

Review, Project
Creative Cow
Live Events & Streaming
Pharos by Design Studio 2n Sets Immersive Experiences

Pharos by Design Studio 2n Sets Immersive Experiences

Pharos took place outside Auckland, New Zealand in the world’s largest inflatable dome; hour-long set of stunning visuals created with NVIDIA® Quadro® GPUs powering Epic Games’ Unreal Engine using their new nDisplay cluster rendering technology

People / Interview
Creative Cow
Blackmagic Design
TV Tokyo’s Watanuki-san-chino uses Blackmagic Design

TV Tokyo’s Watanuki-san-chino uses Blackmagic Design

TV Tokyo’s “Watanuki-san-chino,” was created using DaVinci Resolve Studio, HyperDeck Studio 12G and a number of additional Blackmagic Design products. The show is the first sitcom series where Virtual YouTubers (VTubers) were cast as the main characters and were included in the show using Blackmagic Design products for recording and post production.

People / Interview
Creative Cow
Adobe After Effects
Free Tablet and Phone Screen Replacement Tracking Images

Free Tablet and Phone Screen Replacement Tracking Images

Here's a giveaway for anyone interested in trying to do a screen replacement for their iPad, iPhone, Tablet or phone.


Graham Quince
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Creative Cloud June 2020 Video and Audio Updates

Adobe Creative Cloud June 2020 Video and Audio Updates

Adobe's Eric Philpott introduces highlights of the June 2020 update of Creative Cloud's video and audio applications, including the new Adobe Stock Audio integrated with Premiere Pro, along with previews Adobe Sensei powered tools such as Roto Brush 2 in After Effects.


Eric Philpott
Adobe After Effects
Creating Fog with Fractal Noise

Creating Fog with Fractal Noise

This is just one quick example of many on how to use Fractal Noise to create fog.


Andy Ford
Adobe After Effects
Utimate Guide to Looping Footage and Compositions

Utimate Guide to Looping Footage and Compositions

Graham Quince, after spotting posts from those new to AE who don’t know about the options, has compiled the utlimate, time-saving, plug-and-play expressions that would take care of loop compositions for you.


Graham Quince
3 Ways to Improve Video Engagement

3 Ways to Improve Video Engagement

Engagement is my favorite metric to track, as it represents the overall performance and health of your video. Unlike vanity metrics such as Views (which simply shows the reach of your video), metrics like Audience Retention tell you the percentage of the video the audience watched (engaged with) and exactly what parts were watched. Analyzing this metric will help guide you on what your audience really wants to see so you can do more of it in the future.

Tutorial
Andy Ford
Adobe After Effects
Express Yourself With Numbers! An After Effects Tutorial

Express Yourself With Numbers! An After Effects Tutorial

Videos with number animations look slick. Why just display a static number or percentage on screen when you can have an animation scrolling the numbers up to your target number?? You can create many numeric animations efficiently with just one layer in your composition by applying the Slider Control effect and using an expression.

Tutorial
Andy Ford
Business & Career Building
Graduating into Uncertainty: Encouragement for 2020 Media Grads

Graduating into Uncertainty: Encouragement for 2020 Media Grads

So you’re graduating into a pandemic and a recessed economy. Hoo boy. As a Spring 2009 media program graduate, I have a feeling what’s going through your head right now and yeah, it’s not great is it? I’m sorry about this timing. It sucks.

Editorial, Feature, People / Interview, Business
Kylee Peña
Apple Motion
Apple Motion 5: The Eye of Sauron

Apple Motion 5: The Eye of Sauron

It's not going to win an Academy Awards for visual effects, or so says longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell, but no matter how many of Simon's jaw-dropping extensions of what you thought was possible in Apple Motion you've already experienced, we still don't think you're ready for this: a fun series of tutorials that looks at creating the popular Eye of Sauron effect from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings saga using only the tools inside Apple Motion!


Simon Ubsdell
Adobe Creative Cloud
Turn Yourself Into a Cartoon Character for Your Next Video Call

Turn Yourself Into a Cartoon Character for Your Next Video Call

Virtual backgrounds from your favorite movies and Snapchat filters for Zoom and other web video conferencing platforms are played out, so now what? Have we got the answer for you! Adobe engineer Dan Ramirez takes you step by step through using Adobe Character Animator to turn yourself into a fully lip-synced real time animated cartoon character! You can either build characters yourself or start customizing from Adobe's libraries. It's fast, easy, and fun, with platform-specific instructions for both Mac and Windows.


Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Productions: New Collaboration and Productivity for Premiere Pro

Adobe Productions: New Collaboration and Productivity for Premiere Pro

When it was first announced at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2020, the new Productions toolset for Adobe Premiere Pro looked like a dream come true for filmmakers and other visual storytellers who have been looking for next-generation collaboration, including cloud-enabled and remote-friendly workflows. Now that Productions is available starting April 14, Productions is revealed to be every bit as valuable for individual creators who want better organizational tools, greater security, and the ability to share assets including media files across projects with cross-project referencing.


Tim Wilson
Bringing Homeland Home: Color Grading The Final Season

Bringing Homeland Home: Color Grading The Final Season

Keith Shaw of Keep Me Posted (a FotoKem company) has been the colorist for Showtime's Emmy-winning drama Homeland since its pilot episode in 2011. The show's eighth and final season brings the most extreme looks yet to a show shot in locations around the world, and where a scene that takes days to shoot unfolds in only minutes on screen. The challenge to create unified, consistent looks has never been steeper, but a rock-solid workflow from a global team is bringing the popular series home to a strong finish.


Karen Moltenbrey
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