Creative COW Library https://library.creativecow.net/ Creative COW Library of tutorials, articles, reviews and more for media professionals world wide. en-us Sat, 23 Feb 2019 14:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Creating Adobe Motion Graphics Templates for Profit https://library.creativecow.net/harlan_rod/creating_adobe_mogrts_for_profit/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/harlan_rod/creating_adobe_mogrts_for_profit.php Adobe Motion Graphics templates can be created in either After Effects or Premiere Pro. Using them in your own work, or in teams with clients, allows you to create a still or animation that can then be customized across multiple projects, but you can also sell them through Adobe Stock. Learn more ab Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:11:43 GMT Perfecting Audio: Professional Audio Add-ons For Your iPad https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/perfecting_audio_ipad_accessories/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/perfecting_audio_ipad_accessories.php You're going to be amazed how easy it is to turn your iPad into a professional audio powerhouse for a variety of applications: a field recorder, a front end for controlling your DAW, MIDI keyboards and turntables for musicians and DJs, and more. Whether you're a filmmaker, a podcaster, an audio engi Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:46:20 GMT Apple Motion 5: Animating Raindrops On A Window https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/apple_motion_water_on_glass/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/apple_motion_water_on_glass.php Ready to have your mind blown? Longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell is inspired by an Andrew Kramer AE tutorial to combine Apple Motion's particles, displacements, 3D compositing, and advanced blurs to create an incredibly realistic animation of raindrops Wed, 13 Feb 2019 06:10:00 GMT Increase Productivity with Adobe Motion Graphics Templates https://library.creativecow.net/harlan_rod/increase_productivity_with_adobe_motion_graphics_templates/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/harlan_rod/increase_productivity_with_adobe_motion_graphics_templates.php Motion Graphic Templates created in either Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe After Effects are a great way to work with clients. They help you keep a consistent look and feel while protecting your project from inadvertent changes as it passes through different hands. Here are the steps you can take to sha Wed, 13 Feb 2019 05:55:35 GMT RED TECH: Black Shade Calibration: When, Why, and How https://library.creativecow.net/digital_cinema_RED/red_digital_cinema_black_shade_calibration/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/digital_cinema_RED/red_digital_cinema_black_shade_calibration.php Learn how (as well as why and when) to run a Black Shade Calibration on your RED Digital Cinema camera to ensure clean and consistent pixel sensitivity across your entire image. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 04:20:27 GMT Pansonic AG-CX350 First Look: 4K, HDR, Streaming, and more https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/panasonic_ag_cx350_4KHDR_first_look/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/panasonic_ag_cx350_4KHDR_first_look.php Introducing the new Panasonic AG-CX350 4K HDR 10-bit 60p camcorder, featuring Enhanced Network Capabilities for live events,, sports, and news gathering. The CX350 is equipped with the RTMP/RTSP/RTP protocol for live streaming and NewTek NDI | HX-ready for IP Production. In addition, it offers futur Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:50:55 GMT Perfecting Audio: Field Recorders https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/perfecting_audio_field_recorders/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/perfecting_audio_field_recorders.php Audio professional Keith Alexander offers a personal tour through the minefield that is field recorders. The goal is to cover as many situations that may arise with the least amount of gear, and to make sure the job gets done right the first time. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:51:31 GMT Workflow That Plays For Keeps: How Netflix Is Protecting Stories' Futures https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/workflow_that_plays_for_keeps_how_netflix_is_protecting_stories_futures/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/workflow_that_plays_for_keeps_how_netflix_is_protecting_stories_futures.php If you hope to distribute your work via Netflix, you NEED to know this, but even if you're only interested in the best thinking currently available about how to preserve your own work for an unknown digital future, this is a must-read. Kylee Peña, Coordinator of Creative Technologies & Infrastructu Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:22:58 GMT What Are Adobe Motion Graphics Templates? https://library.creativecow.net/harlan_rod/what_are_adobe_motion_graphics_templates/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/harlan_rod/what_are_adobe_motion_graphics_templates.php A Motion Graphics Template, referred to as a MOGRT, is an animated sequence that is self-contained and can be used in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Rush and Adobe After Effects, combining graphics, text, audio and video files, as well as vector or still images (including logos), to create a sti Thu, 07 Feb 2019 10:32:41 GMT Editor Phyllis Housen on Shaping Sundance Jury Prize Winning Drama 'Clemency' https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/editor_phyllis_housen_on_shaping_sundance_jury_prize_winning_drama_clemency/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/editor_phyllis_housen_on_shaping_sundance_jury_prize_winning_drama_clemency.php New York-based editor Phyllis Housen first fell in love with movies at a young age and had that love reinforced by a high school teacher who taught film history instead of English class. Her editing career includes both chapters in Tarantino's Kill Bill saga, and most recently, the drama Clemency, w Mon, 04 Feb 2019 02:18:31 GMT Light From Light: Editor Courtney Ware on Returning to Sundance https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/light_from_light_editor_courtney_ware_on_returning_to_sundance/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/light_from_light_editor_courtney_ware_on_returning_to_sundance.php Editor/Director Courtney Ware got her start in the industry as a PA, quickly working her way up to producer before her 21st birthday. After her directorial debut on Sunny in the Dark, she realized a pivot away from producing and into storytelling was in her future, and she got started on being an ed Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:54:40 GMT Western-style Color Grading https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/western_style_color_grading/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/western_style_color_grading.php The Docu Series 24 Pictures A Second focuses on following and hearing from working professionals in the film, tv, and pro-video industry. In this episode, colorist Josh Bohoskey of The Mill walks through the color correction of a new, and stylistically specific, narrative piece with Framework Produc Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:54:43 GMT Cutting Honey Boy: Mónica Salazar on Editing The Sundance Hit https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/cutting_honey_boy_mnica_salazar_on_editing_the_sundance_hit/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/cutting_honey_boy_mnica_salazar_on_editing_the_sundance_hit.php One of the most anticipated films at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, and one of the first features acclaimed as a hit when it premiered, Honey Boy is a semi-autobiographical story penned by actor Shia LaBeouf that spans a decade in the life of a child actor. It’s also the first feature film cut b Sun, 27 Jan 2019 22:49:21 GMT Tips For Flying Drones In Cold Weather with Dirk Dallas https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/tips_for_flying_drones_in_cold_weather/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/tips_for_flying_drones_in_cold_weather.php Dirk Dallas of "From Where I Drone" shares a bunch of hard-won, real-world tips for flying your drone in cold conditions. He talks about ways to keep your batteries warm, things to look for to prevent drone failure, and his favorite accessories for tackling the cold weather as a drone pilot. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:28:31 GMT Gods, Marvel, & Maui: Making VFX on a Pacific Island https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/gods_superheroes_monsters_maui/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/gods_superheroes_monsters_maui.php It's safe to say that there's no other VFX vendor in the world quite like capital T, let alone one that is constantly contributing to films like Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther, as well as the critically acclaimed TV series, American Gods. What makes capital T unique is that Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:54:44 GMT MEGAN: Award-winning Viral Fan Short Tests 8K RED Workflow https://library.creativecow.net/bunish_christine/red_8K_workflow_megan_short_film/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/bunish_christine/red_8K_workflow_megan_short_film.php Along with the elite Delta Force team, the title character in the viral short film MEGAN investigates a mysterious attack in downtown Los Angeles after deep-sea drilling has unleashed the unknown. Achieving viral status online and film festival wins around the world, the 7-minute short is the latest Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:54:59 GMT Editing SyFy: Editor Shiran Amir on Rejecting Rejection https://library.creativecow.net/lewis_hillary/cutting_syfy_editor_shiran_amir_on_rejecting_rejection/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lewis_hillary/cutting_syfy_editor_shiran_amir_on_rejecting_rejection.php When talking about her career path, you get the immediate sense that rejection isn’t a “no” for Shiran Amir. There’s never been an obstacle that’s kept her from living her dream. From editing engine maintainence videos for the Israeli Air Force to assistant-editing local celebrity news, sh Sun, 13 Jan 2019 01:41:42 GMT Deliver Work Faster Using Adobe Stock https://library.creativecow.net/harlan_rod/deliver_work_faster_with_adobe_stock/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/harlan_rod/deliver_work_faster_with_adobe_stock.php Having access to 8 million HD clips and 3.5 million 4K clips might not speed you up. In fact, it could easily slow you down! Sure, that's the size of Adobe Stock's library, but what sets it apart for the way you work every day is the tight integration with your creative applications, the AI-powered Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:40:14 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use Pt. 4 - Advanced Alphas https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_advanced_alpha_channels/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_advanced_alpha_channels.php When most people hear the words "alpha channels", they think "transparency", but that's not exactly accurate. The truth is more complex, and a quite bit more interesting! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for Part 4 of the best look behind the tec Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:19:02 GMT George H.W. Bush Yelled At Me For Making Him Look Bad On TV https://library.creativecow.net/wilson_tim/Make-em-look-good-on-TV/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wilson_tim/Make-em-look-good-on-TV.php In his earlier life as a TV producer, Creative COW's Tim Wilson had a memorable encounter with the 41st President of the United States not long after he left office, while shooting a PR piece for the local news. It's a humorous tale of meeting deadlines, meeting expectations, and meeting a man only Sat, 01 Dec 2018 21:39:52 GMT Editing The Emmy Award-Winning Phenomenon, Wild Wild Country https://library.creativecow.net/latham_matt/editing_emmy-winning_wild_wild_country/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/latham_matt/editing_emmy-winning_wild_wild_country.php Wild Wild Country premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim, and when it hit Netflix a few months later, it quickly became a phenomenon, going on to win the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary of Nonfiction Series and netting editor Neil Meiklejohn an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:11:32 GMT Stock Video for Professionals https://library.creativecow.net/harlan_rod/stock_video_for_professionals/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/harlan_rod/stock_video_for_professionals.php The Adobe Stock story begins with over 8 million videos, but also includes unique Adobe Stock takes advantage of unique features including AI-driven search, workflow integrations, and content partnerships to offer creative professionals exceptionally wide-ranging and easy-to-use options. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 05:35:27 GMT Reimagining Terminator 2's HUDs and Graphics with Adobe XD https://library.creativecow.net/lewis_hillary/reimagining_terminator_2_hud_design/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lewis_hillary/reimagining_terminator_2_hud_design.php What looked futuristic for heads-up displays and graphic overlays just a few years ago looks primitive today, which inspired the designers at Territory Studio (responsible for HUD and screen design in Avengers: Infinity War, Blade Runner 2049, The Martian, Guardians of the Galaxy and many more) to a Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:45:33 GMT Top RC Drones With a Camera Updated With New Drone Models for 2018 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/top_rc_drones_with_a_camera_updated_with_new_drone_models_for_2018/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/top_rc_drones_with_a_camera_updated_with_new_drone_models_for_2018.php Drone aerial photography is, wait for it, taking off. Whether you’re using them for recreation, to build an aerial service business, or to integrate UAS into your existing business or organization, the goal of this article is to explore ten of the best RC drones with a camera on the market today. Sun, 28 Oct 2018 12:45:00 GMT Face Vocal Band: Giving Rock a Human Voice https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/face_vocal_band_giving_rock_a_human_voice/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/face_vocal_band_giving_rock_a_human_voice.php Great music transcends genre. The most memorable songs are able to cross over to different styles seamlessly. They’re timeless because the melodies and lyrics reach people no matter what kind of music they favor. That is the root of Face Vocal Band’s success. The Colorado band has been bringing Wed, 24 Oct 2018 21:07:48 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use: Pt. 3 - Alpha Channels https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_alpha_channels/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_alpha_channels.php When most people hear the words "alpha channels", they think "transparency", but that's not exactly accurate. The truth is more complex, and a quite bit more interesting! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for Part 3 of the best look behind the tec Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:40:52 GMT Mocha Pro 19 from BorisFX: Overview and New Features https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/mocha_pro_2019_overview_new_features/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/mocha_pro_2019_overview_new_features.php Mocha is an academy award winning planar tracker that is widely used in the VFX and Film Making industry. Mocha Pro 2019 adds some exciting new features to this powerful software tool, starting with a much-streamlined interface and GPU acceleration. Join VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced St Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:11:37 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use 2: Advanced Blend Modes https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_everyone_can_use_advanced_blend_modes/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_everyone_can_use_advanced_blend_modes.php Whether you're a full-time compositor and VFX artist, an editor working in one of the many NLEs that supports Blend Modes (including Adobe Premiere, Apple FCP and FCPX, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Rsolve, and VEGAS Pro), or whether you just want the additional graphics power that comes with insight Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:01:01 GMT GoPro HERO7 First Look https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/gopro_hero7_first_look/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/gopro_hero7_first_look.php The new GoPro HERO7 can do WHAT? Join Steven John Irby, co-owner and director of Street Dreams Magazine, for a look at the most advanced GoPro yet: HyperSmooth Stabilization, TimeWarp Video, live streaming, voice control, waterproof, and much more. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:17:20 GMT Five Cinematic Drone Shots For You To Master https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/cinematic_drone_shots_to_master/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/cinematic_drone_shots_to_master.php If you tend to put your drone up in the air and then struggle with what to do next, or if you just randomly shoot around filling up your memory card, then this tutorial is for you. Here are 5 cinematic drone shots that, with a little practice, will take your aerial cinematography to the next level. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:12:03 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Advanced New Blackmagic RAW Codec https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/blackmagic_design_announces_advanced_new_blackmagic_raw_codec/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/blackmagic_design_announces_advanced_new_blackmagic_raw_codec.php Blackmagic Design has introduced the public beta of Blackmagic RAW, a new and very modern codec that combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use, speed and file sizes of traditional video formats. Blackmagic RAW is a more intelligent format that gives customers stunning images, inc Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:36:56 GMT Video, Audio, VFX, & Finishing: The Hybrid Suite Revealed! https://library.creativecow.net/solorio_marco/video_audio_vfx_finishing_hybrid_suite_revealed/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/solorio_marco/video_audio_vfx_finishing_hybrid_suite_revealed.php Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media takes us into his newly built suite, which he refers to as the “hybrid suite”, combing editorial, color grading, and audio mixing in one harmonious environment. Installation affordability is this suite's undertone where today's industries are in tight financial cl Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:04:24 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use: Pt. 1 - Blend Modes https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_blend_modes/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_blend_modes.php Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for the best look behind the technology of blend modes that you've ever seen. This isn't just for graphics and VFX, but for video editors too -- anyone who puts anything together, and wants to learn more about HOW Thu, 13 Sep 2018 03:42:17 GMT Jiggling Jelly in Maxon Cinema 4D! https://library.creativecow.net/bergin_dave/jiggling_jelly_in_maxon_cinema4D/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/bergin_dave/jiggling_jelly_in_maxon_cinema4D.php 3D and motion graphics artist Dave Bergin of CG Shortcuts shows how to create and animate jiggling jelly in Maxon Cinema 4D using C4D's Jiggle Deformer. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 03:19:43 GMT Luck: A True Hollywood Story https://library.creativecow.net/rusnak_yoni/luck_a_true_hollywood_story/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/rusnak_yoni/luck_a_true_hollywood_story.php It’s all about who you know, right? But what if you don't know anyone? Yoni Rusnak didn't come to Hollywood until nearly 30, not knowing anyone, yet is rapidly building an enviable resume in both scripted and unscripted TV. He's found that you CAN create luck, using a formula for breaking into the Wed, 12 Sep 2018 03:16:58 GMT Filming In Small Spaces https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/filming_in_small_spaces/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/filming_in_small_spaces.php "Penned" is a narrative series shot on location in New York, which means working in lots of small spaces. The team not only explores how these challenges call upon their highest level of creativity in the shortest amount of time, but also lay out how these challenges give some of the most creative r Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:06:22 GMT What It Takes to Edit Big TV Shows: This Guy Edits https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/what_it_takes_to_edit_big_time_tv/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/what_it_takes_to_edit_big_time_tv.php Sven Pape of "This Guy Edits" joins TV editor Josh Beal (House of Cards, Bloodline) for a close-up look at editing Season 2 of Counterpart, the Starz series starring JK Simmons in a dual role -- which is only the start of the challenges presented by this high-energy sci-fi thriller. Josh dives deep Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:33:01 GMT Disintegration VFX in Adobe After Effects https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_after_effects_disintegration_effects/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_after_effects_disintegration_effects.php Join VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio for a classically energetic Adobe After Effects tutorial combining difference mattes, displacement maps, edge glows, and compositing tricks to dissolve (or explode!) one element in your frame while leaving the rest alone. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 21:41:56 GMT Writer-Director Vidhya Iyer: Parents, Children, & Brown Love https://library.creativecow.net/deng_clarence/vidhya_iyer_a_voice_for_brown_love_in_hollywood/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/deng_clarence/vidhya_iyer_a_voice_for_brown_love_in_hollywood.php Writer-director Vidhya Iyer is an Indian-Nigerian-American filmmaker, improv comic, AFI graduate, and CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Fellow. Work on award-winning shorts has led to a comedy pilot called "PG 30" about authenticity, adult children learning to become ho Sun, 09 Sep 2018 23:19:47 GMT NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Unveils Turing, Reinventing Computer Graphics https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/nvidia_ceo_jensen_huang_unveils_turing_reinventing_computer_graphics/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/nvidia_ceo_jensen_huang_unveils_turing_reinventing_computer_graphics.php Ray-traced graphics offer incredible realism. Interactive graphics driven by GPUs offer speed and responsiveness. The two now come together in the greatest leap since the invention of the CUDA GPU in 2006, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced Monday. Speaking at the SIGGRAPH professional graphics confe Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:14:22 GMT NVIDIA's realtime raytracing premieres at SIGGRAPH 2018 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/nvidias_realtime_raytracing_premieres_at_siggraph_2018/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/nvidias_realtime_raytracing_premieres_at_siggraph_2018.php Highlights include: Photorealistic, interactive car rendering. Real-time ray tracing on a single GPU. Advanced rendering for games & film. Cornell Box ??" Turn to this tested graphics teaching tool to see how Turing uses ray tracing to deliver complex effects ??" ranging from diffused reflection to Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:41:21 GMT The Top 5 Most Common Problems with Student Films https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/top_5_problems_student_films/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/top_5_problems_student_films.php What are the biggest mistakes of most student films? This "Science of Editing" episode may just have the answer. Join "This Guy Edits" Sven Pape and Macquarie University lecturer Dr. Karen Pearlman, author of "Cutting Rhythms: Intuitive Film Editing" and former President of the Australian Screen Edi Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:27 GMT Creating Interactive 360 Aerial Panoramas with Your Drone https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/creating_interactive_360_panorama_drone/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/creating_interactive_360_panorama_drone.php From Where I Drone's Dirk Dallas will show you how to capture and stitch together an interactive 360 aerial panorama image using your drone. Dirk will also give you some expert tips on how he shoots and processes panoramic images using the Litchi app for iOS and Android, PTGui and Adobe Photoshop, a Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:46:57 GMT In-Camera Video Transition Hacks https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/video_camera_transition_hacks/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/video_camera_transition_hacks.php When you think about video transitions, your mind might first turn to software, but as Surfaced Studio vfx guru Tobias Gleissenberger points out, some of the cleverest, most-effective, and easiest transitions to create are ones that take place primarily in your camera. A little pre-production planni Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:11:11 GMT Through The Lens: Alex Strohl https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/through_the_lens_s601_alex_strohl/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/through_the_lens_s601_alex_strohl.php The "why" of Alex Strohl's work as a nature photographer: to inspire people to get outside. In this presentation from Adorama TV, Alex talks about what led him to the American West, the mysteries of our interaction with water, and the magic that can happen when things go wrong. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:14:00 GMT Adobe After Effects: Common QT & Export Problems & Solutions https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_AE_common_export_problems_solutions/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_AE_common_export_problems_solutions.php Problems with Adobe After Effects? Can't import or export QuickTime videos? Exports too big? Missing codecs? AE guru and VFX whiz Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio has the answers you're looking for to make every project come to completion more smoothly, including a comparison of exported fil Wed, 08 Aug 2018 06:48:34 GMT Editing Marvel's Black Panther: Debbie Berman ACE https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/marvels_black_panther_editor_debbie_berman/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/marvels_black_panther_editor_debbie_berman.php This is an epic tale spanning two decades, three countries, 12,000 miles -- and that's just the story of Debbie Berman, ACE, starting in reality TV and indie film in South Africa, making her way to Canada and then the US to edit Marvel's Spider-man: Homecoming and, most recently, Black Panther, alre Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:02:21 GMT Searching: Creating Cinematic Drama From Small Screen Trauma https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/searching_cinematic_storytelling_with_computer_screens/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/searching_cinematic_storytelling_with_computer_screens.php The thriller "Searching" takes place on computer screens, but no screen captures were made. Instead, the team built the individual elements in Adobe Illustrator, animated in Adobe After Effects, and edited those elements together with live action footage in Adobe Premiere Pro. Creative COW Managing Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:39:38 GMT What Picasso Can Teach Us About Filmmaking https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/what_picasso_can_teach_filmmakers/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/what_picasso_can_teach_filmmakers.php Feature film editor Sven Pape takes a unique, entertaining look at Pablo Picasso's approach to art, and offers specific examples from a variety of movies, as well as Picasso's own advice. As Sven puts it, success requires action. Make a film. Fail. Then fail harder. Of course, Picasso and Sven have Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:10:00 GMT The Ultimate Guide to Flying Drones with Dirk Dallas https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/ultimate_guide_to_flying_drones/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/ultimate_guide_to_flying_drones.php Join filmmaker, photographer, educator, and drone pilot Dirk Dallas of "From Where I Drone" for this comprehensive guide to getting started, and getting really good, with flying drones. His practical advice covers preparation, calibration, and exercises to master for control of both your drone and i Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:52:17 GMT