Cinematic Interactives with Animate CC

At the Adobe Education Leader 2017 North American Summit, I was able to give a demonstration of Animate CC features – specifically the virtual camera and global scripts / code snippets to create cinematic interactives. The recording is below – though I do walk around the room here and there so the audio quality varies. Interactivity and cinematography aren’t usually a set of terms that are used together… but with Adobe Animate CC (formerly Flash Professional) anything is possible! In this workshop, we’ll set up a project using existing assets and then add camera movement, effects, and interactivity in oder

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Speaking on Animate CC at Adobe MAX 2017

Thrilled to be speaking at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas later this year where I’ll be hosting a set of labs over the entire three days of the main conference. These will be geared toward a beginner/intermediate user approaching Animate CC – but we’ll also have goodies sprinkled throughout in the form of tips and tricks… and of course – all the neat new functionality that is sure to emerge! L254 – Rich Content Creation for Multiple Platforms with Animate CC Discover how to get started creating engaging animated and interactive content across multiple platforms in this hands-on lab exploring

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ACP Denver Event

Last week I had the fabulous opportunity to hang out with a number of ACPs (Adobe Community Professionals), other community members, and some Adobe staff from the communities programs. Adobe has been doing more outreach in these areas in an attempt to build up the community through specific regional summits like this over the past year or so. I think it’s wonderful. During the full-day portion of the event, I was fortunate enough to be asked to speak on Animate CC alongside fellow author Myra Ferguson. Check out Myra’s new book coming out very soon! ┬áTake a peek at some

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Adobe MAX 2016 in San Diego

Another Adobe MAX will soon be upon us and I am thrilled with what is coming up in the next few days! I’m writing this account of major event activities the day before my departure so everything is pretty well set in stone at this point. Also – Happy Hallowe’en ;) Having MAX in a city other than Los Angeles is very welcome. I’ve never visited San Diego before but am very much looking forward to spending a few days in what I’ve heard is a lovely city. Adobe Animate CC: Introduction to Animation and Interactivity Completely sold out for

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Adobe Education Leaders – Summit 2016

It’s that time of year again – July means another AEL Summit is upon us. This year, we’ll be meeting in New York City for the North American summit and I’m really looking forward to connecting with other AELs and members of the Adobe Education team! I’m able to give a short talk this year as well – which should be very interesting considering the past 5 years or so… Surviving Industry Disruption in Higher Education Joseph Labrecque This talk will explore how industry upheaval can affect institutional teaching and learning systems which make use of technology for media delivery

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Flash Professional CC 2015: A New Era in Animation and Interactivity

Here is the recording and slides for my presentation “Flash Professional CC 2015: A New Era in Animation and Interactivity” for the Boulder Valley Adobe User Group. See how Flash Professional CC lets you create assets and animations for any use case, device, browser or platform. Too often, users confuse the Flash Professional application with the Flash runtimes and believe they can target only certain browsers and devices with their content. Not so! Adobe has been enhancing the creative toolset within Flash Professional while building support for custom platforms. See what new creative tooling is now built into this premiere

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Adobe MAX 2015 – Flash Professional Resources

Had a really productive MAX this year with one session and a lab given twice – meaning that I presented across all three days of the conference. I was positive going into MAX about where Adobe is taking the application… but after talking with attendees and discussing the product with Adobe employees and community members I am absolutely convinced that the next year will be AMAZING for Flash Professional no matter what platforms you are targeting today. The main drive of this post though, is to bring a bunch of resources together regarding my speaking experience at MAX this year,

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