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The things that happen in the editing bay.

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Kappa Studios and Annoying Orange

Kappa Studios switches from Avid to an all Adobe workflow for the production of Cartoon Network’s new hit show Annoying Orange. This animated series originated online and when viewership broke a billion views it was time to take the production to broadcast. With the demand for extremely quick turn around Kappa Studios knew only Adobe video tools could meet their needs for complicated animation and accelerated post workflows to make the production a success.

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Adobe Creative Cloud for Video Professionals

The practice of installing new software on a DVD is going the way of the dinosaur. Top software companies are moving away from physical installation disks to an online cloud-based download system. Adobe is leading the charge with Adobe Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud is an ongoing membership that lets you download and install all of the Adobe Creative Suite 6 software, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop Extended, After Effects, Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Illustrator, and Flash Professional. You also get other creative software like Lightroom, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, and services like Adobe Story Plus for scriptwriting, production scheduling, and reporting. DVi contributing author Clay Asbury guides you through Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Serious Multicam

Cutting a 14-Camera Music Video in FCP X Some months ago, I was looking for a project that would let me explore FCP X’s multi-cam capabilities. Then I heard about The Nash, Phoenix’s new jazz education and performance venue. I…

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Adobe CS6 DVi Workshop: Using Adobe Premiere Pro with SpeedGrade and Audition

This Adobe CS6 tutorial by Pete Bauer of Contrail Media shows the round-trip process of taking a video clip through Adobe SpeedGrade that was deliberately shot at the wrong color temperature (i.e., a camera’s white balance was set to daylight instead of tungsten), because color temperature is something that Premiere Pro’s built in color correctors don’t explicitly have, but SpeedGrade does. Rounding out the workshop is a demo of a simple audio noise clean-up with Adobe Audition.

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Sony Releases Vegas Pro 12

After a couple of controversial releases with seemingly minor visible changes (but plenty of changes under the hood adding the OpenFX API, GPU acceleration, 3D video, and compatibility with many new video formats), Sony has now released Vegas Pro 12.…

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Twenty Premiere Pro CS6 Power Tips for FCP Editors

These power tips are geared toward the FCP editor and will you get up to
speed quickly with the nuances and new features in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6! Maybe you’ve come to Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium from Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer. If so, you’ll want to take advantage of the new features found in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. I myself am a switcher and a former Final Cut editor. Professional editors want a powerful, reliable app that can handle various workflows, and those new to editing want an NLE app that is easy to use and intuitive. In this article I’ll share some power user tips to make you more successful and comfortable with Premiere Pro.

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Adobe CS5.5 DVi Workshop: Dynamic Link

Pete Bauer of Contrail Media explains the basic procedures for working between Adobe CS5.5 applications such as After Effect and Premiere Pro, and then guides you through a sample Dynamic Link exercise moving sequences from one application to another. A quick review of the process is included at the end of Pete’s tutorial. In just about 15 minutes, this video tutorial covers the essential steps you’ll need to know in order to use Adobe Dynamic Link in Adobe Creative Suite 5.5. Pete has also provided a companion tutorial article to this video workshop.