Tag: Resources

#PostDontStop Desktop Backgrounds

In honor of #PostDontStop Day, I was struck by design inspiration (very rare for me) and created a whole batch of minimalist desktop backgrounds for my fellow post-production specialists. There are several variations of each one, including bold and light text, and textless versions if you’d prefer. The background is a nice dark gray for…
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Link To Files On Shared Storage

Here at my day job, we use a shared NAS for our file storage. Telling people where they can find files was a huge pain, especially when giving one of our project managers a file path for a deliverable so they could get it to a client. We as editors spend all day in our…
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The (Experimental) Keys to Faster Editing

So this is something I’ve been working on for a while: A new keyboard layout for my NLE of choice (Premiere Pro CS6) that incorporates what I love about FCP7’s shortcuts, what I’ve found useful from Avid’s shortcuts that I’ve seen from others (not an Avid editor myself; I’ve only used it a few times….
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Web Safe Names

I’ve got a few color posts coming (when I finally find some time), but here’s a quick tip I just implemented for my workflow that may help you too: At my job, we upload h.264 approvals to a RackSpace Cloud CDN. All filenames (as is normal for web assets) need to exclude spaces, generally replaced…
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The Purple Blockbuster

Here’s a look I did a good while ago (almost a year and a half ago), but it’s remained one of my favorite looks I’ve done. I wanted to do a variation on the blockbuster look so the subject would pop, but at the time I was fascinated (for some reason) with finding a way…
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