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ART OF THE CUT with the editor of 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Parasite”

ART OF THE CUT with the editor of 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Parasite”

Parasite won the prestigious Cannes Palme d’Or in 2019. In this Art of the Cut interview, we discuss the unique methods and workflow used in production and post…

Review: Lumberjack Builder for Adobe Premiere Pro

Review: Lumberjack Builder for Adobe Premiere Pro

If you’re an editor who has to work with a lot of interviews where you need transcripts, then there is a “holy grail” of workflows in which you might…

After Effects & Performance. Part3: It’s numbers, all the way down

After Effects & Performance. Part3: It’s numbers, all the way down

If you’re reading this then you’re probably an After Effects user, and if you’re an After Effects user then you’re probably working in a creative industry…

DUIK Bassel: The Premiere Animation Toolkit for Mograph Artists

DUIK Bassel: The Premiere Animation Toolkit for Mograph Artists

If you’re an After Effects artist toying with the idea of creating character-driven animation, the free but powerful DUIK should probably be your first port of call…

SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes: creative promise and potential perils

SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes: creative promise and potential perils

The next SMPTE Hollywood Section meeting explores “deepfakes”, and how the emerging field of synthetic humans can be used for both entertainment and nefarious purposes. Under the title “Digital Humans…

Day 2 from Adobe MAX 2019

Day 2 from Adobe MAX 2019

As is now tradition, I live-streamed the first chunk of the morning’s Keynote on the Uber over as I needed an extra hour or so of sleep. All…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Dailies Workflows Part 1 – Working with Dailies from Assimilate Scratch

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Dailies Workflows Part 1 – Working with Dailies from Assimilate Scratch

This tutorial, and the next bunch after it came from a very simple place.  Someone posted on the Avid Editors of Facebook page about not understanding the proper workflow when…

Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 20 (w/ “Motherless Brooklyn” Editor Joe Klotz, ACE)

Art of the Cut Podcast Eps. 20 (w/ “Motherless Brooklyn” Editor Joe Klotz, ACE)

The Art of the Cut podcast brings the fantastic conversations that Steve Hullfish has with world renowned editors into your car, living room, editing suite and beyond. In each episode…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar nominee Joe Klotz, ACE, on editing “Motherless Brooklyn”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar nominee Joe Klotz, ACE, on editing “Motherless Brooklyn”

Joe Klotz, ACE has had a feature film and TV career that has spanned more than two decades. He was nominated for a 2010 Oscar for his editing of the…

Day 1 from Adobe MAX 2019

Day 1 from Adobe MAX 2019

Last year, I was invited to attend Adobe MAX and to say I was overwhelmed would be an understatement. You expect a conference and get a summer camp. As someone…

Transcriptive 2.0 takes transcription in Premiere Pro to the next level

Transcriptive 2.0 takes transcription in Premiere Pro to the next level

I’ve been a big fan of Digital Anarchy’s Transcriptive tool for transcription and working with text inside of Adobe Premiere Pro since the beginning. I did…

After Effects & Performance. Part 2: What After Effects actually does

After Effects & Performance. Part 2: What After Effects actually does

When discussing the history of After Effects and performance, there’s one single, critical, all encompassing factor that we have to begin with: what After Effects actually does.  Perhaps more…

Careful updating to Adobe Premiere Pro 2020 and keeping your older Premiere versions installed

Careful updating to Adobe Premiere Pro 2020 and keeping your older Premiere versions installed

With the new update of the Adobe video apps I think its worth a reminder to be careful when updating so you can keep your old(er) version if you…

After Effects Classic Course: Extended Vignette Techniques (part 1)

After Effects Classic Course: Extended Vignette Techniques (part 1)

In both video editing and motion graphics, the goal is to focus the viewer’s attention in a certain place – on an actor’s face, on a company’s logo…

The November 2019 release of Adobe Premiere Pro and the other Adobe Video Apps is here

The November 2019 release of Adobe Premiere Pro and the other Adobe Video Apps is here

It’s Monday of Adobe MAX 2019 so that must mean new and cool stuff for the Adobe video tools. After a quiet IBC where Adobe’s focus was less…