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Why Home Working Is A Great Opportunity For Creatives

Advice / Tips & Tricks Thursday, May 28, 2020
Among the many nuggets of advice regularly doled out to the average person, “Don’t dwell on the negatives” is one of the most useful, yet it’s also one of the most frequently ignored. We’re tempted to dwell on the negatives because we struggle to control our anxieties, but we also get a simple kick out of complaining. It’s just so easy to focus on everything that’s wrong.

Tips for Hosting an Educational Screening Online

Advice / Tips & Tricks Tuesday, May 26, 2020
As CEO of Indieflix, I help provide social emotional learning experiences that have a long and lasting measurable impact. With social distancing becoming our new norm due to COVID-19, IndieFlix decided to make a commitment to creating online solutions for schools and communities during this time of uncertainty. We’ve started hosting virtual screenings of our film-based education events, which include discussion panels and audience Q&A.

VR and AR are seeing resurgent interest under COVID-19. Veterans of the field think it’s about time

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, May 18, 2020
Over the last few weeks, I’ve ziplined in Maui, toured the Louvre, and visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City — all without leaving my apartment. Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are having a moment under the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing us to feel closer to one another, moving us beyond the confines of social distancing, and connecting us to our coworkers and the world despite the necessary, but frustrating restrictions keeping us all at home and making remote working challenging.

Tips for packing and storing lighting

Advice / Tips & Tricks Friday, May 15, 2020
Some items are more difficult to pack, move, and store than the others. Lighting equipment and fixtures are the perfect examples. Due to their delicate materials and sometimes antique origin, they deserve special attention when moving from one place to another, as well as when storing. That is why we have made a list of tips for packing and storing lighting for you to refer to when necessary!

The Premiere Pro Workflow for Quibi

Advice / Tips & Tricks Wednesday, May 13, 2020
This month, Quibi launched its much-anticipated platform for video content. With advanced tools like Auto Reframe, position-aware motion graphics, flexible workflows for previewing and the ability to create export presets, Premiere Pro offers an ideal production environment for delivering crafted video for Quibi. We have created a Premiere Pro workflow guide for editors and production companies who are interested in creating or adapting video for the new platform.

Productivity Tips For Creatives During A Pandemic

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, May 11, 2020
Most creatives are capricious creatures, prone to rapidly alternating between heated passion for their chosen pursuits and utter disdain for everything associated with them. If you’re a creative then you’ve probably experienced this — if not, well, it’s easy enough to notice in the world.

What COVID-19 Looks Like for Me

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, May 4, 2020
It’s been about 4 weeks since we’ve all been thrown into an unprecedented new way of life and for those of us in the production/entertainment industry, our re-entry back into a working world is still being debated and planned, and likely a few weeks, if not months away yet. And since the shutdown we’ve had to get used to new and different things; a lot of you have had to immediately learn how to home school your kids, and we’ve all had to navigate the quagmire of what is considered essential and what is not, of shopping in near empty markets, and of socializing via Skype, Zoom and FaceTime.

Working Remotely? Adobe Can Help

Advice / Tips & Tricks Friday, May 1, 2020
As one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world, Adobe empowers everyone—from students, creative artists, and small businesses to government agencies and the world’s largest brands—to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many people are having to adapt their normal lifestyles and routines. Companies are encouraging remote or adaptive workplaces to reduce the spread of disease. Adobe has joined in the effort, following CDC guidelines to help ensure the safety of our employees and our customers.