The Video Editor’s Digest | Edition #45

Hey there and welcome back to the Video Editor’s Digest! In this edition we cover post production at Netflix, a new feature in Premiere, 2D vs. 3D animation & more.

In case you’re new around here, in the Video Editor’s Digest you get the lowdown on some cool happenings from around the internet on things related to video editing, video production, or just being a creative professional. It also gives me a chance to update you about new pieces on the EVF website and YouTube channel and tell you any freelance, work, or life stories I may have.

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Alright, let’s get into it!

New Tool for Reformatting Premiere Pro Sequences for Social Media

Premiere Pro is coming out with a new feature that will automatically reformat a sequence for social media — including text and graphics. The great Scott Simmons on ProVideo Coalition has all the details in a new post here.

New around here? Check out the Edit Video Faster Archives to see everything on the site.

An Inside Look at Netflix’s Post Production Department

This Guy Edits published a new video with Editor Lawrence Jordan, ACE about the new Netflix Original feature he just finished cutting. He gets into the visual effects, why he edits long, the difficulties of cutting comedies, using Avid’s ScriptSync, the importance of an assistant editors, and so so much more.

This video runs 17 minutes and gives an in-depth look into how Netflix’s post production department works. Watch the video here. (link is to YouTube = autoplays)

2D vs. 3D Animation

The Pro Video Podcast interviewed Cinema 4D expert EJ Hassenfratz. The conversation ranged from topics such as the differences between 2D and 3D animation, the concepts every motion graphics artist needs to learn, how EJ went from animator to teaching animation and much more.

Check out the Pro Video Podcast’s conversation with EJ Hassenfratz here on the Pro Video Podcast website

Check out the Pro Video Podcast’s conversation with EJ Hassenfratz here on Apple Podcasts

What’s New Around EVF

Well, my freelance moratorium has lasted through August and now halfway into September. I have a feeling it’s going to last at least another few weeks. Since becoming a parent I’ve found that I’m home wayyy more than I ever have been before, I do less “things”, but somehow I’m busier than ever. I thought finding time was difficult before. I had no idea… Fingers crossed I’ll find a few moments to chip away at the new Avid Media Composer Resources page this week. Just trying to make it not feel like “work” since EVF is supposed to be fun for me — I hope you can understand and relate.

Thanks for reading. I hope you’re doing well and have a fantastic week. See you for a new Video Editor’s Digest next week!

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– Josh

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