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"Gone Girl goes from raw 6K footage to Hollywood thriller with Adobe Workflow"

[Disclaimer: I don’t work for Adobe and I’m not sponsored by them.]

"Two-time Academy-winning editor Kirk Baxter, ACE, discusses how Premiere Pro and other Adobe apps like After Effects give him a powerful editing and post-production toolset. See how the tight integration of Adobe video apps helped Baxter and team turn the raw footage of David Fincher’s thriller Gone Girl into a polished motion picture."

"Join Andrew Kramer as he discusses his motivation for becoming a better artist with humorous stories, personal challenges and advice for all Digital Artists!

Watch his original Demo Reel from 2002 and the story behind his first big break on a Hollywood production.

Listen to Andrew’s thoughts on tutorials, distractions and what he thinks is the most important skill for designers.

Plus tips on how to stand out, manage priorities and avoid getting burned out!

Video Recorded at AE WORLD 2014:

"We welcome picture editors Maryann Brandon, ACE and Mary Jo Markey, ACE, editors of ‘STAR WARS: EPISODE VII,’ to the SuperMeet stage.

Both Ms. Markey and Ms. Brandon show Before and After scenes they cut from the movies, ‘STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS’ and ‘SUPER 8’ - Then interact with audience by answering questions. This is a rare opportunity to learn the editing process from two of the best editors working in feature films. Moderated by Matt Fuery of Avid.

Recorded Live at the Seventh Annual Amsterdam SuperMeet during IBC Show 2014 at the NH Grande Hotel Krasnapolsky on Sunday, 14 September, 2014.

Stay tuned for 2015 SuperMeets!

News Flash: The Atlanta Creative Ball is Nov. 8th - Saturday!!

Event: The Atlanta creative Ball

Date: 11/08/2014

Where: The Hilton Garden Inn, 97 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA  12th Floor.

Time: 5:30 – 7:00pm  Dinner, Drinks and Networking. |  7:00pm.  First Raffle Pulls.  |  7:00 – 9:00pm Panel Discussion / Q&A.  |  9:00pm  Raffle Conclusion.

Cost: $21.49

Register by click above link!

News Flash: Code (REDSALE20) - Red Giant %20 OFF Sale on all Products! Sale ends 8pm PST TODAY!

Listen to the Art of the Guillotine podcast for Adam Epstein, Editor for SNL Film Unit! He also talks about is Cutting Edge Tour that I spoke about in my "The Cutting Edge Tour by Adam Epstein, Editor for SNL - Saturday Night Live" Post.

Adam Epstein has worked for 15 years as an editor on promo’s, PR, Commercials, feature films, and most recently as part of the SNL Film Unit. Adam is currently on a 32 city tour discussing his editing work and ideas for cutting. He sat down with Gordon in his hotel to discuss his career and ideas for post production.

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SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drives Move Big Data in a Small Package

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"Don’t be fooled by the Ultra Fit’s small size

SanDisk today released its high-speed Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive family. Available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB capacities, these tiny drives are only small in stature (19.1 x 15.9 x 8.8 millimeters / 0.75 x 0.63 x 0.35 inches (LxWxH) without cap), not performance — according to SanDisk, you can transfer a full-length movie in 40 seconds using an Ultra Fit drive, which offer speeds up to 10 times as fast as USB 2.0….”

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