Corporate video has changed dramatically in the past years with the explosion of web-based communications and the switch to modern digital production. Based near Toronto, Phanta Media uses an all-Creative Cloud production pipeline, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, SpeedGrade, Audition, Media Encoder, Illustrator, Photoshop, and more.
“It’s one thing to produce something amazing when you have hundreds of hours to put into it, but we don’t have that luxury… We want to push the envelope and produce work that is more and more creative, and looks more and more stunning, that’s put together under faster and faster timelines, and Adobe Creative Cloud helps us do that,” says Mark Drager, founder of Phanta Media.
In this video, Mark Drager, Rolland Echavarria, and Kyle Wilson of Phanta Media explain how the Adobe Creative Cloud tools tools allow them to create great work and deliver on time in fast-paced world of corporate communications.
How to correct color and create stylized looks with SpeedGrade CC is an excellent free tutorial and includes downloadable files so you can follow the short tutorial videos exactly: a great place to start for the beginner.
The SpeedGrade scopes are essential for accurate color grading. Here’s an introduction to the Luma Waveform to get you started working with scopes, or “Analysis Tools” as they are called in SpeedGrade-speak.
At last we’re delighted to announce that the 2014 release of SpeedGrade CC is now available. The new version offers a more flexible Direct Link workflow with Premiere Pro, Master Clip effect, broadcast standard scopes, including a brand new YUV Vectorscope (much requested), an improved Look Manager, and more.
You can read more about the new features in our earlier blog post from NAB 2014. This SpeedGrade CC release is part of a much larger Adobe Creative Cloud release, including new 2014 versions of all of the desktop apps, new mobile apps, expanded integration, and more. Read more about the Creative Cloud release here.
Creative Cloud members can install the new 2014 release of SpeedGrade through Creative Cloud for desktop. You can also log in to your Creative Cloud account and download SpeedGrade CC from there.
Not yet a Creative Cloud member? You can still test drive the 2014 release of SpeedGrade CC with a free Creative Cloud membership. For information about Creative Cloud memberships, visit this page.