January, 2013 Archives
Recently, Jacob Rosenberg presented a seminar describing the making of the latest Bandito Brothers offering, “Waiting for Lightning.” Included in the seminar were Creative Suite tips and tricks, as well as a Q&A session with Jacob.
If you are interested in the applications mentioned in this webcast, see this link: Creative Cloud Membership subscription.
Jacob covered a lot of ground in this webinar and in the Q&A segment at the close. Here are links to relevant information about the topics Jacob covered in his presentation, along with questions asked and answered in the Q&A segment:
main topics covered in presentation
- Waiting for Lightning Overview
- Use of multiple video tracks for 3 different camera angles
- Use of multiple audio tracks for different sources
- Folder structure organization at the OS level
- Importing an EDL
- Choosing sequence presets
- Relinking media
- Scaling and repositioning clips coming from telecine
- Using dynamic link for text animation
- Using Edit > Original
- Grain effect settings in After Effects
- Nested sequences in Premiere Pro
- After Effects lights used on text
- Using track mattes
- Repositioning clips for versioning
- Creating a credit roll with Photoshop and After Effects
- Creative Cloud provides applications during crucial parts of post-production process
miscellaneous and Q&A
- Why was the edit done in Avid? Project started in 2010, so collaboration was stronger in Avid at that time. Now they would use CS6.
- What plug-in was used to achieve grain effects? Cinefilm Dark Energy. The After Effects plug-in version works well.
- Are there any resources from Bandito Brothers to help filmmakers? Search the web for Bandito Brothers workflows.
- How was the sound mix done? AAF files were exported from Avid or Premiere Pro, the final mix done in ProTools.
- Where can users find out more information about “Waiting for Lightning?”
“Video Professionals: Switching to the Adobe Creative Cloud and CS6” with Jason Levine, session recording and notes
Jason Levine presented a webinar on how to get started with Creative Cloud and Adobe CS6 video tools to craft and promote your video productions. Jason provides tips for people switching from Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer. Here are the topics that Jason covered in his presentation, as well as links to relevant information:
Main topics covered in the presentation and demo
What is Adobe Creative Cloud, and how do I get started?
- Creative Cloud sign-up options (try for free! try today)
- purchase options (Free, month-to-month, annual commitment)
- redeeming pre-paid CC cards
- logging in with your Adobe ID
- Files Panel/Apps Panel
- storing media in the Creative Cloud (and media types)
- sync and sharing options (and some current limitations)
- sync and share content from Adobe Tablet Applications (featuring Photoshop Touch)
- downloading apps with Application Download Manager
- running on the desktop, downloaded from Creative Cloud
- Creative Cloud Connection (beta)