Philip Hodgetts: Creative COW contributing editor
Creative COW Web Writer, Contributing Editor
: Philip Hodgetts
experience in digital video goes back to the pioneering days on the
Amiga and has continued on into both the Mac and Windows platforms. Philip is the creator of the the popular Digital Production BUZZ podcast, the ProApps HUB, and the Intelligent Assistance training resources.
Articles by Philip Hodgetts
Adobe After Effects|
Displacement Mapping in After Effects
Two of the less well known features of After Effects Production Bundle are the Time Displacement Filter and the Displacement Filter. Both use the values of one image to affect the target image. In this tutorial, Philip Hodgetts first looks at the affect of the Displacement Filter first, then moves on to Time Displacement before discussing a source of gradient images suitable for Displacement and Time Displacement Mapping.
Adobe Premiere Pro basics|
Great Titles with the DV Codec
In this article, Philip Hodgetts gives us a few hints on how to make great titles with the DV Codec. In most cases, if you're using the DV Codec, you'll find that your titles at best will be good. If you want great quality, then you will need to follow most of these guideliness that Philip discusses but NOT compress to the DV Codec.
Media 100 844/X|
|Media 100 lowers price and expands 844X line-up|
On November 5, 2002, Media 100 announced that their 844/X product had become a product line... The original 844/X now becomes 844/Xe and a new, lower-priced model is identified as 844/Xi. Along with the new model, Media 100 have unbundled the 844/X from the host computer and storage, offered Media 100's dual stream customers a loyalty bonus (a.k.a. discount) and repositioned the 844/X family as editing software with exceptional compositing skills.
Media 100 844/X|
Media 100 & Pegasus
In 1994 Media 100 revolutionized the video post production industry by bringing broadcast quality finishing to the computer desktop for the first time as the initial step in democratizing video. Can they do it again? How does the new Mission and Vision fit with the original vision that drove Media 100? Or was the sale of Cleaner and other software products to focus on the "Pegasus" project a mistake?