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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

November 29, 2012 Author:

Discover some of Autodesk Smoke’s most powerful features – keying video footage. In this post, we explore how to use the professional keyers in Smoke to most successfully pull clean keys. Important for working with green/blue screen footage. Read More

Smoke ConnectFX: The Keyer Nodes

  • September 25, 2012

    Smoke ConnectFX: Colored Frame, Combine, Curves & Compound

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    In this post, in our ongoing series on the Autodesk Smoke ConnectFX Nodes, we tackle Colored Frame, Combine, Color Curves and Compound. Useful information for working with color and compositing in Smoke! Read More

  • September 17, 2012

    Smoke ConnectFX: The Color Warper & Secondary Color Correction

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    In this post, in our ongoing series on the Smoke ConnectFX nodes, we explore the Color Warper. This powerful color correction and grading node allows you to perform both primary and secondary corrections in Autodesk Smoke. Tons of useful info! Read More

  • September 11, 2012

    Smoke ConnectFX Nodes: The Color Corrector

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    In our ongoing series on Autodesk Smoke’s ConnectFX nodes we explore the powerful color corrector. Discover how to suppress colors, match shots and grade your footage using this powerful node! Read More