Frame.io Integration With Adobe After Effects Unveiled

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Frame.io is having a fantastic year after launching its integration with Adobe Premiere. The application is a cloud-based, real-time collaboration app that allows editors and producers to work on the same project remotely. The company took it one step … [Read more...]

Adobe Reveals More New Video Tools For Creative Cloud

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe Creative Cloud continues to grow, and in this year's Adobe MAX keynote, there comes a new TEAM Cloud collaboration plan. Post-production teams can now work on projects without dedicated hardware, plus giving them version control and conflict resolution. But with … [Read more...]

GenArts Sapphire 10 Is Now Available

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sapphire 10 from GenArts has just been made available to editors and VFX artists everywhere. Announced earlier this month the new software boasts collection of 260+ effects, transitions, and preset looks, as well as some new effects and improved features added to … [Read more...]

IBC 2016: Adobe Adds More Features To Creative Cloud

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe is enhancing Creative Cloud again. In their fall update, which was announced before IBC 2016, Adobe gave a sneak peak at enhancements that include expanded virtual reality and team project collaboration. … [Read more...]

Character Animator Goes Live With New Adobe Creative Cloud Update

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) For their summer update, Adobe has quietly rolled out a bevy of new features to Creative Cloud that they promise will "take your creativity to the next level." Most of these updates were previewed last Spring at NAB and applications like Adobe Character Animator are … [Read more...]

One Day Sale: 33% Off Boris Continuum Complete For Adobe & OFX

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Update: Sale over By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Boris has announced a one day flash sale for Boris Continuum Complete 10 for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as OFX for Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas Pro. The sale will start Wednesday May 25th, 2016, and last … [Read more...]

Adobe Previews New Creative Cloud Tools Ahead Of NAB

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're waltzing through NAB, it's easy to get caught up in the latest hardware announcements, and diving into hands on demos of the gear. But software is also a major part of the confab, and just before we head to Las Vegas, Adobe has made sure we make a stop at … [Read more...]

Starts Today: Save 25% With Red Giant’s Spring Sale

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Updated! Red Giant's sale has ended By Danny F. Santos (doddle) Everyone loves a good deal and Red Giant has just announced the return of its annual Spring Sale! The sale will begin on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 and last for only a single 24 hour period. During that time all Red Giant VFX, … [Read more...]

FXFactory Joins Dashwood Cinema For 360-Virtual Reality Plugins

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) FXFactory and Dashwood Cinema Solutions, have joined forces in the Virtual Reality sandbox to create a new set of plugins that can make your 360° Virtual Reality workflow a bit easier. … [Read more...]

Getting Started With After Effects – Lesson 4: Working With Text

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In most cases, Text and Text Animation is a major aspect of any After Effects workflow, and text can be as simple as just letters on the screen, or you can be adding Strokes (text outlines) and even drop shadows and other third party effects, but the important … [Read more...]

Getting Started With After Effects – Lesson 2: Exporting Your Footage

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our first lesson in our introductory look at Getting Started With Adobe’s After Effects, we talked about importing, well in lesson 2, we’re going to talk about Exporting. Here's the tutorial: Now, most people think that talking about … [Read more...]

Getting Started With After Effects – Lesson 1: Importing Your Footage

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Welcome to our new Doddle TV tutorial series, designed to get you up and running with Adobe’s After Effects. Whether you’re new to motion graphics, or a seasoned designer, After Effects is an application you absolutely need to know.  I’ve broken the … [Read more...]

Two Final Cut Pro X Plugins For Tracking Secondary Color Grades

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of my biggest pet peeves is not being able to do everything in post-production within a single NLE. Conceptually, I know why this is the case, and the need to use the right tool for the right job, but bouncing a project around Final Cut Pro X, After Effects and … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Red Giant’s Magic Bullet 12.1

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Red Giant has released Magic Bullet Suite 12.1, a major update for the color correction, finishing, and film look software suite. Let's take a look. When I think of a point-one upgrade - going from 4.5 to 4.6, or 12.0 to 12.1, my gut reaction is “Oh, this is … [Read more...]

Automatic Duck Returns With Red Giant Partnership

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Like a flock returning after flying south for the winter, the post production timeline translation software known as Automatic Duck has returned after a brief four year hiatus, bringing with it two new apps, a few old favorites, and a partnership with Red Giant … [Read more...]

Get Over 60 Free Light Leaks, Assets, & After Effects Templates

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Anyone who works in post-production will always come across the need for a collection of assets to be used in the post-production process, be it for an NLE, or a motion graphics and animation program like After Effects or Motion. This is especially true in the … [Read more...]