Pure creativity occurs when tools disappear into the flow and “just work,” leaving editors to collaborate friction-free on fast computers and high-speed shared storage.
Under the best conditions, you never have to bother uploading/downloading huge files outside your own network. But when a global pandemic comes along, things get turned upside down, and you wonder which new remote workflow problem to try solving first.
If all you have to do remotely is answer email, you’re good. If you have to coordinate a team of editors working on a Premiere Pro project with a stack of 4K assets, and everyone has to work in different places, you have a decidedly bigger set of challenges to solve.