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The Evolution of Film Editing

The Evolution of Film Editing

By Meagan Keane | February 27, 2015

Originally posted to the Adobe Conversations Blog by Bill Roberts, Senior Director of Product Management, Creative Cloud Video segment

In 1934 the Academy Awards introduced a new category: Film Editing, awarding an Oscar to Conrad A. Nervig for his work on the movie Eskimo. Often... Read More

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David Levy explores new worlds with “PLUG”

David Levy explores new worlds with “PLUG”

Famed Hollywood concept artist directs/produces sci-fi short using Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | February 25, 2015

David Levy is an acclaimed art director and concept artist to the videogame and film industry. His credits include Avatar 2, Tron: Legacy, Ender’s Game, Prometheus, and Tomorrowland. He has now debuted his own short film, PLUG, which introduces the concept for a TV series he hopes to get... Read More

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Rockstar energizes its brand with dynamic videos

Rockstar energizes its brand with dynamic videos

In-house video team brings fans closer to the action than ever using Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | February 23, 2015

From athletes to rock stars, Rockstar Energy Drink is made for people who live active lifestyles. Available in more than 30 countries, Rockstar has sold billions of cans worldwide. Like its name suggests, Rockstar is a brand built on excitement and action, and the company reaches its audience... Read More

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“The Chair” explores filmmaking through the lens of two first-timers

“The Chair” explores filmmaking through the lens of two first-timers

Production team uses Adobe Premiere Pro CC to turn 3,000 hours of documentary footage into 10 compelling television episodes

By Meagan Keane | February 19, 2015

Chris Moore, executive producer of Project Greenlight, has long been fascinated by the way different creative visions can take projects in wildly different directions. The Chair is a documentary series that follows two directors as they develop their first feature-length films based on the same... Read More

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Sony Expands Trimaster EL Series with First OLED Designed for Pro Video Production

Sony Expands Trimaster EL Series with First OLED Designed for Pro Video Production

New BVM-X300 Master Monitor Delivers 4K Resolution, Unequalled High Dynamic Range and Expanded Color Gamut Flexibility

By PVC News Staff | February 13, 2015

Sony’s new BVM-X300 is its first OLED master monitor to combine 4K resolution, High Dynamic Range and a Wide Color Gamut display. The new 30-inch model expands Sony’s Trimaster EL series and provides an OLED option for professional video production applications including color... Read More

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Conservation International increases environmental awareness through visual storytelling

Conservation International increases environmental awareness through visual storytelling

Environmental conservancy uses Adobe Creative Cloud to highlight impact of projects around the world

By Meagan Keane | February 12, 2015

Building upon a foundation of science, partnership, and fieldwork, Conservation International (CI) seeks global solutions to problems that threaten the health of the planet’s ecosystems. The visual storytelling team at CI uses video as a primary way to communicate how the... Read More

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Fraktiv/geebeebee, creativity times two

Fraktiv/geebeebee, creativity times two

Small video production company delivers big value for variety of customers with Adobe Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | February 10, 2015

London-based Fraktiv and geebeebee media are two separate parts of the same company. Fraktiv is the post production-specific arm, focusing on TV and film, and geebeebee media is the production arm, mostly for sports work. Oli da Costa is the founder and managing director and is active as an... Read More

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Big ideas in small packages: Short Film Program at 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Big ideas in small packages: Short Film Program at 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Talented filmmakers use Adobe Creative Cloud for editing, visual effects, and more

By Meagan Keane | February 04, 2015

In the lead up to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival we had the opportunity to talk to a number of filmmakers whose short films were chosen to screen at the festival. While these individuals come from a variety of backgrounds with films that are equally diverse, they all have the same passion,... Read More

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Music Benefit Concert Film and Documentary Find the “Perfect Note” with Sony’s PXW-X180

Music Benefit Concert Film and Documentary Find the “Perfect Note” with Sony’s PXW-X180

Sony PXW-X180 Is "the perfect tool for what we were doing"

By PVC News Staff | February 03, 2015

“Notes for Notes®” has a unique mission: designing, equipping, and staffing free after-school recording studios inside Boys & Girls Clubs. These “drop-in” recording studio environments give youth aged six to 18 the opportunity to explore, create and record music... Read More

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You can still purchase Avid Media Composer & Symphony Support / upgrades for $285 from Videoguys!

You can still purchase Avid Media Composer & Symphony Support / upgrades for $285 from Videoguys!

By videoguys.com | January 28, 2015

Videoguys is an authorized Avid partner and we have been given permission by Avid to continue to sell Media Composer upgrade/ annual support plans.  These are sent to you electronically via... Read More

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Story of daredevil legend Evel Knievel premieres at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Story of daredevil legend Evel Knievel premieres at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Editor Davis Coombe takes on ambitious editing project for larger-than-life documentary using Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | January 25, 2015

Screening at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Being Evel recounts the true story behind American icon Robert “Evel” Knievel. The feature documentary, co-produced by A&E IndieFilms, History Films, and  HēLō, with post production by Milkhaus, goes behind the scenes... Read More

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Laughter, Pain & Indie Filmmaking: An Interview with Kevin Pollak

Laughter, Pain & Indie Filmmaking: An Interview with Kevin Pollak

By Meagan Keane | January 23, 2015

Best known for his roles in films like The Usual Suspects, A Few Good Men, and Casino, actor and comedian Kevin Pollak is a born entertainer, having perfected his first standup routine when he was just ten years old. And for the past six years, when not putting the real William Shatner or... Read More

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“Things of the Aimless Wanderer” finds its way to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

“Things of the Aimless Wanderer” finds its way to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

New feature film from award-winning director/editor duo edited with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | January 21, 2015

Kivu Ruhorahoza and Antonio Rui Ribeiro are best known for their collaboration on the feature film Grey Matter, winner of—among many other awards—the Jury Special Mention for Best Emerging Filmmaker at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2014, they teamed up for Things of the Aimless... Read More

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“Cop Car” starring Kevin Bacon delivers drama and humor at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

“Cop Car” starring Kevin Bacon delivers drama and humor at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Editors use Adobe Creative Cloud for editing and visual effects on Park City At Midnight premiere

By Meagan Keane | January 20, 2015

The Park City At Midnight film lineup at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival comprises fun genre movies that most festival goers can’t wait to see. Among this year’s highlights: Cop Car, a thriller/comedy starring Kevin Bacon, directed by Jon Watts and co-written by Watts and... Read More

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“Fresh Dressed” break-dances onto the big screen at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

“Fresh Dressed” break-dances onto the big screen at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Editor Andrea B. Scott cuts hip-hop fashion documentary using Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | January 19, 2015

Hip-hop is more than a musical genre, it is an entire subculture that includes unique musical and vocal styles, dance moves, and distinctive fashion. Director Sacha Jenkins created Fresh Dressed, screening at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, to document the history of hip-hop fashion from its... Read More

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From under the sea to outer space

From under the sea to outer space

Award-winning host of underwater documentary series tackles the world’s first live-action planetarium film using Creative Cloud

By Meagan Keane | January 16, 2015

**UPDATE**

• The Space School premiere will take place Friday, January 16th, 2015 at the Buehler Planetarium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

• Showing Sunday, Jan 25th at 1 PM, 2PM and 3 PM as part of the St. Augustine Film Festival.

[This blog was originally... Read More

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Bringing “The Stanford Prison Experiment” to the big screen

Bringing “The Stanford Prison Experiment” to the big screen

Kyle Patrick Alvarez returns to the Sundance Film Festival with his latest feature film edited using Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | January 15, 2015

The Stanford prison experiment is one of the most famous psychological experiments of modern times, playing a significant influence in academic and popular culture. Filmmaker Kyle Patrick Alvarez, known for his work directing Easier with Practice and C.O.G., brings the experiment to theater... Read More

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“Advantageous” puts futuristic lens on modern struggles

“Advantageous” puts futuristic lens on modern struggles

Award-winning director’s feature-length film edited using Adobe Premiere Pro CC premieres at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

By Meagan Keane | January 13, 2015

Writer and director Jennifer Phang caught the attention of movie aficionados with her award-winning feature film Half-Life, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Now, with several more directing, writing, and producing credits under her belt, Phang is back at the 2015 Sundance... Read More

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Sundance Film Festival ’15 sees a 130%+ increase in films edited with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Sundance Film Festival ’15 sees a 130%+ increase in films edited with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

By Meagan Keane | January 06, 2015

A hub of creativity, the Sundance Film Festival features filmmakers who aren’t afraid to break new ground. While much attention is paid to how the stories unfold in front of the camera, filmmakers continue to innovate and push creative boundaries after filming wraps.

... Read More

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Year End Specials to Check Out at Videoguys.com

Year End Specials to Check Out at Videoguys.com

By videoguys.com | December 30, 2014

Videoguys.com would like to thank all of our customers for another fantastic year. Unfortunately, the end of the year also means the end of some great promotions that we have had available for our customers. We’ve been trying to communicate these deals for as long as we’ve had them... Read More

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