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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.

December 18, 2012 Author:

In this post we share 5 effects for Adobe After Effects that can improve the look and style of your video editing and motion design projects. Learn how to use Set Matte, CC Light Sweep, Roughen Edges, CC Composite and Color Finesse. Read More

5 Handy Effects in Adobe After Effects You Should Know

  • 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

  • October 1, 2012

    Nesting in Adobe Premiere Pro

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    Learn how to nest your clips and sequences in Adobe Premiere Pro to save time and cut down on complexity. In this post we show you how to nest sequences in sequences as well as creating new nested sequences from a selection of clipsl Read More

  • September 28, 2012

    Sending an Audio Sequence from Premiere Pro to Adobe Audition

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    Discover a workflow for sending your Adobe Premiere Pro sequences to Adobe Audition – perfect for creating a comprehensive audio mix of your film or video project! Read More