This video from Angie Taylor explains how to use actions to apply effects on a series of frames:
That makes sense for an image sequence but I can't seem to get it to work to for the entire clip.
getting closer but since it's a video- which is technically already a sequence of images, there should be a way for adjustments to be applied while editing, much like the Adjustment Layers...
Seems like converting the layer to a Smart Object sort of works but once I do I can't play the footage
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This is more than a beginner Photoshop issue. I'm moving this question to the Photoshop General Discussion forum for specialized attention to your situation.
I was trying to do that a well