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“Stan Lee’s Superhumans” searches for real-life superheroes

“Stan Lee’s Superhumans” searches for real-life superheroes

Production company creates third season of hit series with Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | December 05, 2014

Established in 1994, Off the Fence is an award-winning integrated content company headquartered in Amsterdam. The company creates high-quality non-fiction and independent films for international co- production partners including National Geographic, BBC, Discovery, Voom, NHK, France... Read More

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Video Production in an UltraHD World Premiere Pro CC & the GoPro CineForm Codec

Video Production in an UltraHD World Premiere Pro CC & the GoPro CineForm Codec

By Dave Helmly | November 21, 2014

UltraHD is here to stay as more and more consumers demand content that makes them feel like they are part of an experience. Some analysts think that by the end of 2018, 10% of American households will have 4K capable TVs and by the end of 2024, that number could reach 50%. That means that... Read More

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Showcasing breathtaking mountains and raw athleticism

Showcasing breathtaking mountains and raw athleticism

Epic freeskiing and snowboarding tour improves video workflow and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | November 18, 2014

The Freeride World Tour (FWT) is the top big mountain freeskiing and snowboarding tour in the world. FWT doesn’t deal with artificial jumps and groomed slopes. Athletes use the entire slope, including overhangs and cliff-faces, choosing their own path down the mountain while demonstrating... Read More

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Jeff Brue engineers production pipeline for “Gone Girl”

Jeff Brue engineers production pipeline for “Gone Girl”

Post-production engineer combines hardware and software to bring VFX closer to editorial

By Meagan Keane | November 17, 2014

Jeff Brue founded Open Drives four years ago to design storage solutions for the media and entertainment industry. Working with top filmmakers in Hollywood provided a great test base and enabled the company to push its storage technology to new heights. Having previously worked with David... Read More

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Peter Mavromates helps orchestrate new workflow for Fincher’s “Gone Girl”

Peter Mavromates helps orchestrate new workflow for Fincher’s “Gone Girl”

Post-production supervisor pushes quality and guides integration using Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | November 13, 2014

In the past decade, Peter Mavromates has worked on more than a dozen feature films, as well as a few TV series, generally serving as post-production supervisor. One thing that many of his projects have in common is the director: David Fincher. Mavromates knows that working with Fincher means... Read More

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Tyler Nelson assists with ambitious edit on “Gone Girl”

Tyler Nelson assists with ambitious edit on “Gone Girl”

Assistant editor helps assemble post-production pipeline including Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | November 11, 2014

As a child, Tyler Nelson liked to play with Legos. He enjoyed the process of building things, taking them apart, and building something new. Fast forward 20 years and Nelson is still constructing, but now he’s helping to create feature films instead of plastic brick structures. To him,... Read More

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Vashi Nedomansky edits documentary on PTSD with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Vashi Nedomansky edits documentary on PTSD with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | November 11, 2014

With his latest project, Vashi Nedomansky took a detour from the sci-fi Sharknado thrillers to the real- life struggles of returning service members. Edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC over 14 months, the feature-length documentary THAT WHICH I LOVE DESTROYS ME from producer/director Ric Roman... Read More

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Kirk Baxter, ACE, leads edit of “Gone Girl,” latest box office hit for David Fincher

Kirk Baxter, ACE, leads edit of “Gone Girl,” latest box office hit for David Fincher

Academy Award®-winning editor uses Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit hit Hollywood feature

By Meagan Keane | November 07, 2014

Kirk Baxter was attracted to cinema from a young age by films such as E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Star Wars. These “popcorn accessible” movies drew him in and fueled his aspirations. He started working for an Australian production company at age 17 and quickly recognized his... Read More

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How the “Gone Girl” post-production team helped us deliver better features in Premiere Pro CC

How the “Gone Girl” post-production team helped us deliver better features in Premiere Pro CC

By Al Mooney | November 05, 2014

I’ve been the product manager for Adobe Premiere Pro for four years and have never been more excited to work with our product teams and customers as I am now. Most of you know by now that Premiere Pro CC was used as the exclusive NLE for David Fincher’s Gone Girl, the first... Read More

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Creating lasting video impressions

Creating lasting video impressions

Leading entertainment production company produces sports venue and stadium entertainment with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | October 21, 2014

When fans turn their attention to the large screens at sports’ biggest events, there’s a good chance that they’re watching the work of Van Wagner Big Screen Network Productions (VWBSN). Over the past three decades, Big Screen Network Productions established itself as the... Read More

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Biscardi Creative Media combines experience, storytelling, and heart

Biscardi Creative Media combines experience, storytelling, and heart

Full-service video production firm realizes efficiencies and plans for the future with Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | October 15, 2014

Walter Biscardi Jr. has worked with nearly every NLE during his long and successful career. He started editing in 1990 at CNN and was one of the network’s first Avid editors. In 1995, he moved to Foxwoods Resort Casino, designed a new production facility around Media 100, and then started... Read More

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Golden Globe nominated “Gone Girl” marks yet another milestone for Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Golden Globe nominated “Gone Girl” marks yet another milestone for Adobe Premiere Pro CC

David Fincher crafts thriller with talented team of artists and Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | October 03, 2014

**Update 12/11: Gone Girl has earned four Golden Globe nominations, including Best Director, Motion Picture; Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama; Best Screenplay, Motion Picture; and Best Original Score in a Motion Picture.**

If the first film review in... Read More

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Thrilling theater-goers with “The Last Showing”

Thrilling theater-goers with “The Last Showing”

Award-winning director streamlines production workflows with Adobe Premiere Pro

By Meagan Keane | October 02, 2014

Since the age of 13, director Phil Hawkins has cultivated his passion for filmmaking by writing and directing for both stage and screen. His work as a commercial director has earned him more than ten advertising awards, including a Roses Advertising Award, while his short and feature films have... Read More

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Adobe at IBC 2014 - the show in review

Product previews, brilliant customer presentations, and thousands of visitors

By Eric Philpott | September 25, 2014

It felt like summer in Amsterdam, host city for the International Broadcasting Convention, Europe’s largest industry tradeshow. Inside the spacious RAI convention center thousands of visitors came to see the latest in film and broadcast technology – including previews of the next... Read More

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Behind the scenes of “Word Crimes”

Behind the scenes of “Word Crimes”

Talented artist uses Adobe After Effects to create fitting typographic animation for parody video

By Michelle Gallina | September 25, 2014

On Tuesday, July 15th, the most shared video on YouTube and Facebook was “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Word Crimes,” a parody of Robin Thicke’s popular “Blurred Lines” single. With more than 12 million YouTube views and climbing, the song is both clever... Read More

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Modern and daring filmmaking

Modern and daring filmmaking

Ambitious French filmmakers produce their first genre feature film using Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | September 24, 2014

The zombie movie genre, which dates back as far as the 1930s, includes dozens of films from comedies to true horror classics. Insolence Productions, created by Anaïs Bertrand in 2009, combines both comedy and horror in a new film for zombie movie enthusiasts, Super Z. After producing nine... Read More

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Turning the spotlight on modernized production

Turning the spotlight on modernized production

British network transforms production with Adobe Creative Cloud for enterprise

By Meagan Keane | September 11, 2014

For more than 50 years, ITV has delivered beloved and successful programming to households throughout the United Kingdom. Today, ITV is probably best known for its flagship serial dramas, Coronation Street and Emmerdale, both of which have been on the air for thousands of episodes and found... Read More

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SRF creates original content for broadcast coverage

SRF creates original content for broadcast coverage

Swiss broadcasting company uses Adobe Creative Cloud to create show openers for top sports event coverage

By Meagan Keane | September 10, 2014

Earlier this year, we interviewed Patrick Arnecke, head of design and promotion for Swiss Radio and Television (SRF) about the new opener the broadcaster created for its coverage of the Sotchi winter games. Since then, SRF has created similar openers for its coverage of the games in Brazil and... Read More

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Rovio Animation simplifies complex animations

Rovio Animation simplifies complex animations

Animation Studio uses scripts, complex rigging, and Adobe Creative Cloud to animate "Angry Birds Toons"

By Michelle Gallina | September 05, 2014

Rovio Entertainment began as a mobile game developer in Helsinki, Finland in 2003. The company became a global phenomenon in 2009 by creating Angry Birds, the most downloaded paid mobile app of all time. Today, the company has expanded its international brand into an entertainment company that... Read More

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