Meet an Intellezy Team Member

Meet: Matt Cefali, Video Producer

Favorite Program and Why: I’m a big fan of Photoshop. Any person out there with a camera or even a phone can find a use for Photoshop. Besides using it for work purposes, I love retouching photos and adding vignettes to really bring photos to life.

Favorite Adobe Premiere Function: In Premiere Pro 2018, the program allows you to have multiple projects open simultaneously. This is a feature that wasn’t available until recently. It’s a great option if you work with “template” projects or “effects” projects. It really helps me stay organized while editing.

Favorite Keyboard Shortcut: In Premiere, my favorite shortcut is the \ key (right above the enter key). This is the “Zoom to Sequence” key. What this does is bring your entire sequence into frame so you can view the whole sequence from beginning to end. If you press it again it will zoom to your cursor. This is especially useful when working on sequences that are very long and elaborate.

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Favorite Movie:  If I’m in the mood for something serious, I’d say Shawshank Redemption is my all-time favorite film. The writing, acting, and directing is as good as it gets. As far as comedies go, I could watch Superbad or The Hangover every day.

Favorite Book:  I enjoy pretty much anything by Harlan Coben – “Tell No One” and “Caught” being my 2 favorites.

Favorite Restaurant:  Rudy’s Café in Somerville – Best nachos and fish tacos around. I love authentic Mexican food (and margaritas of course).

Which historical figure would you most want to meet and why: I’d love to sit down and talk with Thomas Edison. It would be fascinating to hear what he has to say about current advancements in technology. I’d love to hear what ideas he has about photography and videography in our day and age considering what he was able to accomplish during his time.

Tell us something interesting about yourself:  I’m a big sports fan. I’ve been lucky enough to attend 2 Super Bowls to see the Patriots play. Other than that, I love spending time down the Cape with my family during the summer months.

 

Intellezy’s New HQ

We are very excited to announce that Intellezy has officially moved from our old, stuffy, corporate office to our new home at the Riverwalk in Lawrence, Massachusetts!

Our new digs are nestled in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts at the Riverwalk, which was once the historic American Woolen Company, the largest textile mill in the world along the Merrimack River – six stories tall and 1,300 feet long. The mill began operations in 1863 in producing woolens, cloakings, suitings, opera flannels, shawls and prospered well into the mid-1940’s largely due to government contracts during the two World Wars.

Consider this our virtual housewarming for all of our awesome customers and partners!

 

Building High Performance Teams

Of course everyone wants their team to be high performing. Effective teams are essential to organizations in the modern world.

But what actually is a high performance team? And how do you become one?

Intellezy has just released a new course in its ever-growing Business Skills library that will help you answer both of these questions.

Taught by Kevin Mulcahy, a published author on workplace trends and an executive faculty member at two Boston-area colleges, this course will define what a high performing team looks like and how to turn any team into a powerful, high performing unit. Learn to form, manage, and grow valuable teams.

Here is a sample video from the course:

 

 

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