Getting Started With Media 100 – Part 4: Preferences Pt. 3

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A new Media 100 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last Media 100 lesson, we finished up by looking at Export Settings, and how to configure and save out multiple export presets, so you’re ready for any request a client might throw at you. In this lesson, let’s talk about … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Media 100 – Part 3: Preferences, Pt. 2

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A new Media 100 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Media 100, we finished up by look at your Backup settings, and how to configure them, so you have the least amount of headaches if you have an application crash. In this lesson, let’s talk about the … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Media 100 – Part 2: Preferences, Pt. 1

Media 100 Preferences

A new Media 100 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Now that we have our Media 100 project set up, let’s talk about setting up your project preferences, so that Media 100 runs exactly the way that you expect it to. To find the Preferences, you can navigate to MEDIA 100 … [Read more...]

Getting Started With Media 100 – Part 1: Project Setup

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this new tutorial series, I’m going to show you how easy it is to get up and running with Media 100, a reinvigorated version of the classic editing application for Mac users. Now, launching the application will bring you to the “Welcome Screen” where if … [Read more...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 9 – Adding Effects

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro 2017, we talked about Clip-based Parameters, and how you’re going to adjust them inside of your timeline. In this lesson, I want to start talking about Effects, and how you can add them to elements in … [Read more...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 8 – Clip-Based Parameters

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm 2017, we talked about our the Viewer Toolbar located to the left of the viewer. In this lesson, I want to talk about Clip-based Parameters, and how you’re going to adjust them inside of your timeline. Now, … [Read more...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 7 – The Viewer Toolbar

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm 2017, we talked about our Preferences inside of HitFilm. In this lesson, we’re going to talk about the Viewer Toolbar located to the left of the viewer in the Compositing Module. The toolbar in HitFilm Pro … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Trapcode Suite 13 For After Effects, Part 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last article, in our review of the Trapcode Suite 13 (TS13), we talked about the price, and the first three effects - Shine, Star Glow and Sound Keys. In this lesson, I want to finish up talking about the other effects inside of the TS13, including Tao, … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Trapcode Suite 13 For After Effects, Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) I’m going to be honest right off the top of this review: There are very few plugins out there that are worth purchases “a-la-carte,”meaning on a single plugin basis. Most of them are a lot of money, and are really a one trick pony that can be used in very … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Martini QuickShot Creator For NLE’s

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Martini QuickShot Creator is for editors By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) If you’re an editor, there’s probably been countless times in the edit suite when you’ve found yourself looking for just the right shot that you realize, you just don’t have. The edit needs to continue, but … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 24: Boris RED Pt 2: Getting Started

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we talked about how to, not only apply effects, but prepare our footage to work with in in Boris RED. Now that we have hit the “Edit” button in the “Edit Suite” tab, and we’re now in Boris Red 5, … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 23: Boris RED, Pt 1: Introduction

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we started to talk about graphics in our projects, by talking about how we would send our project to Adobe’s After Effects (click here for the tutorial). In this first of a multi-part lesson, we’re going … [Read more...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 6 – Editing Pt 4: Preferences

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our previous lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro 2017, we talked about the concept of “JKL” editing, and how you can use it to quickly find in and out points in your footage and edit it into your timeline.  I also mentioned that I wasn’t a big … [Read more...]

HitFilm Pro Tutorial: Lesson 5 – Editing Pt 3: Editing Clips Into Your TImeline

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning HitFilm Pro 2017, we talked about Media Properties, and how you can use it to get more information about your clips/media. In this lesson, I want to talk specifically about editing, and how you can start to edit your … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 2

Magic Bullet Film

By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In Part One of our look at Red Giant's Magic Bullet Suite 13, we started to break down the different effects in the package, and what exactly they do. In part 2 of my review, we’re going to finish up our breakdown, talk about the price and I’ll give my final … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) One product package I’ve always been impressed with is Red Giant's Magic Bullet Suite. It’s a product that is designed to cover all the bases of finishing your product. Whether it’s color correct, color grading or film emulation, Magic Bullet has your … [Read more...]