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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Animate CC: Interactive HTML5 Canvas Video Projects

Since beginning this practice with the Adobe Generation Professional demo sessions, I’ve begun recording any live demos using Camtasia 9 and uploading them to YouTube. The full session with all speakers is linked below as well – but this segment has better audio and video. I also include the project files created during the session if you wish to download. Part of the “Four Masters of Animate CC” session from December 10th, 2016. Direct link: https://youtu.be/ViDw06N96MQ Animate CC Demo Files Joseph’s demo files (with video included) [176 MB] Joseph’s demo files (no video) [20.7 KB] Full Recording (Adobe Connect) Full

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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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