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Brian Mulligan

Brian Mulligan is a multi-award winning editor, and has a strong commitment to his craft and to broadcast television. Local broadcast television reflects and influences the ideals of a community and for the past 20 years, Brian has helped shape the on-air television culture at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis where his work is seen by 1.2 million households everyday.  Being a broadcast editor often means you are an editor, producer, writer, & graphic designer. His main tool is Autodesk Smoke, and has been a Smoke editor/artist since 2003.  Brian is also comfortable with Adobe CS6 Production tools, so he is ready to handle any creative task that comes his way.

Brian believes that completely understanding your creative tools is the key to using them creatively, efficiently, and effectively.  Brian's blog posts will be focusing on Autodesk Smoke at Premiumbeat.com.  He is active in social media, so feel free to drop him a message on Twitter at @bkmeditor.  And check out his work on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/bkmsmoke

April 7, 2014 Author:

Autodesk made a big announcement on the Sunday before NAB and revealed their new product line up for their creative finishing products…introducing Smoke 2015 and Flame Assist. Read More

Autodesk Smoke 2015 and Flame Assist on Mac – What does it really mean?

  • August 30, 2013

    Photoshop Importing Workflows for Autodesk Smoke

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    In this post, we give the complete rundown on importing and organizing Photoshop files for use in Autodesk Smoke – essential knowledge for Smoke video editors! Read More

  • August 1, 2013

    Using Photoshop 3D Layers with Autodesk Smoke

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    Check out this handy tutorial for creating 3D layers in Smoke and Photoshop! A great workaround for non-3D artists that want to add depth to their Smoke projects. Read More

  • July 18, 2013

    When to Use the Read File Node in Autodesk Smoke ConnectFX

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    In this post we demystify Smoke’s Read File node. Learn how and when to use it in your Smoke video editing projects. Read More