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Clay Asbury

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Clay Asbury is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Premiere Pro and After Effects. He balances post production training with his own freelance videography/editing. Clay has been working in education and post production for 15 years. He started with Avid Media Composer and Media 100 in the 90's, before working with FCP from version 1 to version 7. He wrote the trimming chapter for the Larry Jordan book "Edit Well: Final Cut Studio Techniques form the Pros". His background is in photography, which he continues to explore, along with DSLR filmmaking.

February 13, 2014 Author:

FilmConvert is a powerful post production tool that can quickly give your digital footage an organic film look. In this post we take a look at FilmConvert, it’s capabilities and how to integrate it into your video editing or color grading workflow. Read More

A Practical Look at FilmConvert: Film Emulation for Video

  • November 21, 2013

    Adobe Audition Fundamentals for Video Editors

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    How are you mixing and sweetening your audio in post-production? In this post we explore Adobe audition as a powerful audio app for video editors. Audition can be used with many video editing apps (not just Premiere) and in this post we’ll show you how. Read More

  • November 13, 2013

    OSX Mavericks Compatibility for Video Editing Apps and Adobe Creative Cloud

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    Are you having issues with your video editing apps and OSX Mavericks? Adobe Creative Cloud giving you error or simply won’t open? In this post we share some tips for upgrade to Mavericks depending on the apps your using and their current support for this new OSX. Read More

  • November 5, 2013

    5 Online Resources for Getting Started in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics

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    Want to get started with a career in visual effects but not sure where to start? Check out these 5 VFX and animation training resources that are both affordable and convenient. Read More