Ghost Audition Memos II – Workflow improvements for global effects using Expressions: Animation cycles and simplified balancing

In my desperate need to experiment with video effects syncing to the music’s atmosphere or rythms, it is common for me to set these up globally for the whole timeline of the project. This is put into practice in a specific comp that is more or less used only for this purpose, where all the comps of the individually edited chapters are put together neatly. For Ghost Audition there are like 7 layers for 7 chapters. Effects that are used globally in the whole video are then put on adjustment layers on top of the edited chapter comps.

global comp explained

Creating repeating animations

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Ghost Audition Memos I – Managing Footage

footage premiere 2

Alright so I recently came to realize how quickly I forget some of the most interesting stuff I’ve often been forced to do for my videos to tackle some technical challenges. As I don’t want that to happen anymore I’ve decided to record the cool making-of stuff from my recent videos. It will probably be a whole lot, so this is only the first of maybe quite a few posts.

With the Twixtor guide I’ve really tried hard on the writing and overall structure, but that was so much work I doubt I’ll try to maintain that quality. Hope you can follow the shit I’m saying here anyway.

Managing footage

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