Why It May Be Better To Upgrade Your NLE System vs. Buying New

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Editor's note: We are re-publishing this article as it is full of great information for editors considering whether to buy a new system or upgrade. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest headaches for anyone who works in a creative field that uses high-powered computer systems, … [Read more...]

RED Enhances Image Processing In Post Workflow; Helium Sensor Rated Best


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED has developed a new image processing workflow for their cameras, future proofing the platform as the film industry moves towards high dynamic range. Dubbed IPP2, the workflow will spread across all cameras, their new HDR displays, software, and firmware. In … [Read more...]

Sundance 2017: Adobe Premiere Pro Has Huge Presence Once Again

Adobe Sundance 2017

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've barely caught our breath from CES and Sundance is preparing to get into full swing, and Adobe is on just about every film panel's agenda. Why? Well, not only is it an official sponsor of the Robert Redford's film festival, but with over 4 in 10 projects using … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 30: Group Panel Settings

Adobe Premiere Pro

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) You may have noticed a change in the way some panels are stacked in newer versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects. A great example of this is the Lumetri Color Panel which you can find to the right of your UI if you choose the ‘Color’ workspace. The … [Read more...]

CineXinsert Now Supports XDCAM for PC and Mac


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Back in April of 2016 at NAB Show, Cinedeck announced the software-based, stand-alone, file-to-file insert edit application called CineXinsert. This is a very simple tool, but is incredibly powerful and something editors will think of as a lifesaver. I can't count … [Read more...]

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


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...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 29: Keyframe Animation with the Audio Clip Mixer, Pt 2

Using Touch Mode

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) Following on from my previous post about using the keyframe button in Premiere Pro's Audio Clip Mixer to animate your clips in the timeline (click here for the tutorial), there is a more advanced and helpful feature in the Audio Clip Mixer for dynamic changes to clip … [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...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 28: Keyframe Animation With Audio Clip Mixer, Pt 1

Click to Write Keyframes

A new Premiere Pro CC Tutorial By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) As I mentioned in an earlier post, there are various methods of animating your audio inside the Audio Clip and Audio Track mixers in Premiere Pro. So, while it is still possible to animate levels and pan in the timeline (see pic … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 1


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...]

Avid Expands Cloud Collaboration and Search for Pro Tools Workflow

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avid continues to expand the capability of Pro Tools and this time around, they are giving users cloud based collaboration and some times great sound libraries to use. … [Read more...]

Larry Jordan: Is The New MacBook Pro Fast Enough for Video Editing?


By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) I’ve been fascinated by the ongoing discussion about whether the new MacBook Pro laptop is fast enough for serious video editing. So, I’ve spent the last two weeks working with one and thinking about how to best answer this question. Whether you use Avid, … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Pt 27: Audio Mixer Panels – Pt 2, The Audio Track Mixer


A new Premiere Pro CC Tutorial By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In Premiere Pro, if you choose Window>Workspaces>Audio you will open the Audio Workspace and find a couple of different panels for mixing sound. These include the ‘Audio Clip Mixer’ (click here for the tutorial) and the … [Read more...]

The Best Technology Stories Of 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While 2016 had its technological dark moments (read about them here), it also had some highlights. Here are what we think are the best technology stories of 2016. … [Read more...]

Palette: Modular Editing Controller Can Customize Workflow


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Dedicated editing controllers, like a shuttle wheel or button array, can can be very helpful with scrolling through your timeline. But editors and colorists have to settle for how the controller design is laid out, which may not be how they would prefer it. Many are … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Pt 26: Audio Mixer Panels Pt 1, Audio Clip Mixer


A new Premiere Pro CC tutorial By Andrew Devis (doddleNEWS) If you choose Window>Workspaces>Audio, you will open the Audio Workspace and find a couple of different panels for mixing sound. These include the ‘Audio Clip Mixer’ and the ‘Audio Track Mixer.’ So what’s the … [Read more...]