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Back to School with MediaStorm

It is always a good time to learn, but nothing better to get you motivated than the going-back-to-school feeling at the end of the summer! Whether you are a student or a seasoned professional, MediaStorm has incredible, and extremely affordable, online training options for documentary filmmakers, editors, photographers and video journalists alike. Our MediaStorm Field [...]

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MediaStorm Guide to Using the MediaStorm Asset Parser


This article is part of a series of posts with tips and tricks from our producers’ experience working with Adobe Premiere Pro CC after years of working in Final Cut Pro. To read more about why we made the switch, check out this post. Knowing exactly what images and videos are used in the production [...]

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MediaStorm Guide to Quickly Deleting Through Edits in Premiere Pro

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As I explained in an earlier post, a through edit is a marker that indicates where you’ve sliced an asset but no frames have actually been omitted. To turn on this functionality, from the Sequence menu select Show Through Edits. Now, when you make a cut (Command-Shift-K), you’ll see the through edit icon. Adobe has [...]

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Travel Anonymous: Lessons Learned, Again


I’m a big proponent of working within a set of limitations. I’ve purposefully done this numerous times both at MediaStorm and in my own work: from setting out to make a film that’s exactly one-minute long to creating a fictional movie with the attributes of a documentary. Setting yourself up against restrictions can be a [...]

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MediaStorm Guide to Organizing Camera Phone Pictures with Hazel


If you’re like me, you probably take lots of pictures with your phone. Organizing thousands of images can feel overwhelming. Apple has tried to makes this a seamless process with the introduction of iCloud and the new Photos app. As convenient as it is to automatically upload all your images to the cloud, Apple’s service [...]

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