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Flash + After Effects, 2nd Edition by Chris Jackson

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CHAPTER 2 From Flash to After Effects

Video production presents technical requirements and limitations that can’t be ignored. This chapter explores the world of broadcast design and offers a basic guide to exporting Flash files to After Effects.

Flash to Broadcast Video

Say you have just finished the world’s greatest Flash animation and want to watch it on TV. What do you do? Similar to the web standards you follow when publishing your Flash file online, there are video standards you need to be aware of when creating a Flash file destined for video.

This chapter guides you through the technical issues surrounding broadcast design. These include frame and pixel aspect ratio, frame rate, Title Safe and Action Safe areas, and color management. A ...

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