Welcome to the AVW 2017 Program page.

This year’s program includes tracks for Core and Advanced skills for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects, as well as designated tracks on VR and Adobe Collaboration. Plus you will have multiple opportunities to interact with fellow attendees during the networking lunches and evening events.

*Please note the schedule is subject subject to slightly change.

Wednesday, August 23
DAY 1
After Effects Core Skills After Effects
Advanced Skills
Adobe Collaboration Premiere Pro Core Skills Premiere Pro
Advanced Skills
9:00 – 10:15am Getting the Best Key in After Effects
Rich Harrington
Add Spice: Effects Recipes for Trailers & Promos
Paul Murphy
Foundations of VR
Jeff Greenberg
Innovative Uses of Markers In Premiere Pro
Ashley Kennedy
How to Cheat at Color Grading
Maxim Jago
10:15 – 10:30am BREAK
10:30 – 11:15am Type On! Text Layers Crash Course
Mikey Borup
Case Study: MLB Player Intros
Kyle Hamrick
A Stitch in Time: Best Practices for Stitching VR Footage
Nick Harauz
The Essential Sound Panel and Beyond
David Bode
Creating 3D Graphics for Premiere Pro Editors
Eran Stern
11:15 – 11:30am Break
11:30 – 12:45pm Illustrator for Video and 3D
Eran Stern
One Man Band – You can make a feature film
Ryan Summers
Working with 360 in Premiere Pro
Nick Harauz
Fixing Color and Exposure Fast with the Lumetri Effect
Rich Harrington
Multicamera Editing and Beyond
Scott Simmons
12:45 – 2:15pm Keynote Lunch
2:15 – 3:30pm Raising the Bar with Lower Thirds
Paul Murphy
Expressing Yourself: Master Expressions in After Effects
Kyle Hamrick
Capturing VR: Understanding the Myriad of Recording Options
Michael Rubin
Working with Closed and Open Captions in Premiere Pro
Rich Harrington
Beyond 4k – Proxies, Oversized Footage and Best Performance
Jeff Greenberg
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 — 4:30pm Automation in After Effects
Arie Stavchansky
Video Cartoonifications
Eran Stern
Character Animator 101: A New Approach to Animation
Dave Werner and Erica Schisler
Hidden Preferences and Killer Keyboard Shortcuts
Abba Shapiro
Panels, Panels and More Panels! Third-party Tools to Expand your Premiere Pro Workflow
Scott Simmons
4:30 – 4:45pm Break
4:45 – 6:00pm Don’t Fear the Freelance
Jessica Thomas and Kyle Hamrick
Tripping the Animation Fantastic: A Breakdown of the GOOGLE: Meet Data spot
Ryan Summers
View and Edit 360 video without 3rd Party Effects
Mikey Borup
A Perfect Mix: Audio Mixing in Adobe Premiere Pro
Maxim Jago
Mastering the Adobe Premiere Pro Timeline
Jeff Greenberg
6:00 – 7:30 Break
7:30 – 10:00pm OPENING CELEBRATION



Thursday, August 24
DAY 2
After Effects Core Skills After Effects
Advanced Skills
Adobe Collaboration Premiere Pro Core Skills Premiere Pro
Advanced Skills
9:00 – 10:15am Essential graphics – Creating motion graphics for end users
Mikey Borup
Creating Amazing 2D Animations in Cinema 4D
E.J. Hassenfratz
Mastering Adobe Dynamic Link
Rich Harrington
Documentary Editing Strategies in Adobe Premiere Pro
Ashley Kennedy
Mastering the Lumetri Panel and Scopes
Jeff Greenberg
10:15 – 10:30am BREAK
10:30 – 11:15am Color Theory for Motion Designers
Jessica Thomas
The Paths to Greatness – Different Approaches to Bending Layers Along Paths
Kyle Hamrick
Get Your Head in the Cloud
Paul Murphy
Must-Have 3rd Party Filters and Effects for Premiere Pro
Abba Shapiro
De-Noise and De-Reverb Audio in Premiere Pro
David Bode
11:15 – 11:30am Break
11:30 – 12:45pm Tracking, Stabilizing, and Removing Camera Shake with After Effects Native Plugins
Rich Harrington
Promos & Commercials Breakdowns
Eran Stern
Postproduction Interoperability
Maxim Jago
Commonsense Compression for Video Editors
Luisa Winters
Keeping Your Sanity: How to Dig into a Mountain of Footage for the Craft Edit
Scott Simmons
12:45 – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:30pm Adobe Presentation
2:45 – 3:30pm BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic A
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic B
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic C
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic D
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic E
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 — 4:30pm BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic A (repeat)
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic B (repeat)
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic C (repeat)
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic D (repeat)
BREAKOUT GROUP WITH TEAM ADOBE
Topic E (repeat)
4:30 – 4:45pm Break
4:45 – 6:00pm Digital Texturing in After Effects
Jessica Thomas
Son of 50 in 50: Production Tips From the Trenches
Ryan Summers
7 Tools Every Editor Should Know in Adobe Audition
Paul Murphy
Cutting Interviews – Best Practices, Strategies, and Techniques
Abba Shapiro
Fix it in Post: After Effects to the Rescue
Eran Stern
6:00 – 7:00 Break
7:00 – 10:00pm EXPO NIGHT



Friday, August 25
DAY 3
After Effects Core Skills After Effects
Advanced Skills
Adobe Collaboration Premiere Pro Core Skills Premiere Pro
Advanced Skills
9:00 – 10:15am Animating Your Client’s Logo
Paul Murphy
Complex Particle Systems in After Effects
Eran Stern
Working in Adobe Premiere Team Projects
Nick Harauz
Mastering Three Point Editing & Trimming
Jeff Greenberg
All About Audio Effects and Plugins
David Bode
10:15 – 10:30am BREAK
10:30 – 11:15am Taking Shape: A Beginners Workshop of Shape Layers
Mikey Borup
To Tomorrow & Beyond: Imagining After Effects CC 2022
Ryan Summers
Essential Photoshop Skills for Premiere Pro Editors
Luisa Winters
Beyond Dissolves: The Best Transitions Out There
Eran Stern
Using Frame.io for Dynamic Post-Production Collaboration
Ashley Kennedy
11:15 – 11:30am Break
11:30 – 12:45pm Compression for the MoGraf Artist
Jeff Greenberg
Character Animator 202: Advanced Rigging & Behaviors
Dave Werner & Erica Schisler
Photoshop Techniques for Premiere Pro & After Effects Users
Rich Harrington
Compositing. Blending Modes Masks in Adobe Premiere Pro
Luisa Winters
Moving an Edit from Offline to Online
Scott Simmons
12:45 – 2:15pm Networking Lunch
2:15 – 3:30pm Dynamic Effects (without Tons of Precomps)
Mikey Borup
Shape Layers Advanced Tips & Tricks
Kyle Hamrick
Core Editing Skills for Motion Graphics: Make the Tools Do the Work
Maxim Jago
Premiere Pro Color Boot Camp
David Bode
Smart Masking and Tracking Techniques in Premiere Pro
Ashley Kennedy
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 — 4:30pm Streamline Your Workflow from Concept to Animation
Jessica Thomas
Utilizing the Powerful Dynamics Tools in Cinema 4D
E.J. Hassenfratz
Documentary Storytelling Techniques with Photoshop & After Effects
Rich Harrington
Mastering Master Clips
Abba Shapiro
Proxy and Transcoded Workflows for Adobe Premiere Pro
Nick Harauz
4:30 – 4:45pm Break
4:45 – 6:00pm Closing Keynote