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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.

January 3, 2013 Author:

Give your video editing projects a unique retro style with this film grain and light leaks. In this post, we’ve rounded up the best third party film grain and light leaks for video editors. Read More

Enhance your Video Editing Projects with Light Leaks and Film Grain

  • October 12, 2012

    Video Editing Tip: Replacing Clips in Premiere Pro

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    Speed up your video editing workflow by learning these 3 techniques for replacing shots in Adobe Premiere Pro. Replace shots while keeping keyframes and clip attributes intact – very handy! Read More

  • October 10, 2012

    Creating a Vignette in Adobe Premiere Pro

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    You can now use some plugins and scripts in both After Effects and Premiere. In this video editing tutorial, we show you how to install and use these plugins, as well as save them as presets to save time in the future! Read More

  • October 3, 2012

    Tips for Using the Adobe Premiere Pro Project Manager

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    Premiere Pro’s Project Manager is a useful tool for efficiently consolidating and archiving your video editing projects. Media management may not be a very sexy topic, but it’s essential knowledge for all video editors. Discover a few great tips for using Project Manager. Read More