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Clean those Adobe Media Cache Files

Clean those Adobe Media Cache Files

I learned something today about Adobe Premiere Pro that I was unaware of. The application creates a media cache when it imports media and that media cache seems to default…

Let’s talk Avid Media Composer 6

In this latest episode of The Terence & Philip Show, Philip and I discuss the different approaches manufacturers have taken to updating their NLEs to 64bit modern architectures. Focusing heavily…

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Editor in Your Life

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Editor in Your Life

Yet another holiday season is upon us. What do you get for the editor in your life who may or may not have everything? Here’s a few suggestions…

From the Video Vault: Avatar

Createasphere is proud to present a blue ribbon panel of post production talent that set the creative ideal and box office records for 3D movies.Sponsored by American Cinema Editors…

Snow in After Effects: an updated roundup

Snow in After Effects: an updated roundup

You can use dedicated snow filters or particle systems to create snow that can be stylized or realistic, or something less successful. There are filters built into After Effects like…

Lens Flares in After Effects

Lens Flares in After Effects

The built-in lens flares in Adobe products are quite long-in-the-tooth, but there are a bunch of tutorials, 3rd-party tools, and real world examples to help…

The Adobe Premiere Pro timeline for Final Cut Pro users

The Adobe Premiere Pro timeline for Final Cut Pro users

When working in a non-linear editing application the editor spends many, many hours working in the timeline. Boy do we spend a lot of hours working in the timeline…

All of the Automatic Duck plug-ins are now free

All of the Automatic Duck plug-ins are now free

It was just over a month ago that the post-production community was surprised by the news that the perennial workflow / transfer tools from Automatic Duck were suddenly gone. If…

Straightforward Primary Color Correction in Premiere Pro

Straightforward Primary Color Correction in Premiere Pro

Color correction falls into three categories: primary, secondary and “looks.” Primary color correction changes all pixels in a clip’s frame. Secondary corrections are limited to a…

Update Alert: DaVinci Resolve 8.1: FCPX support, lots of little things

Update Alert: DaVinci Resolve 8.1: FCPX support, lots of little things

The engineers over at Blackmagic Design continue their mad dash to update and upgrade DaVinci Resolve. The end of last week saw the release of Resolve 8.1. This comes…