Adobe Developing Voice-Activated Photo Editing Feature

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe is working on an AI digital assistant for Photoshop called Sensei, which allows you to find and edit your photos using your voice, much like iOS' Siri and Amazon's Alexa. If it's a success, can a version for Premiere Pro and After Effects be far behind? … [Read more...]

Sundance 2017: Adobe Premiere Pro Has Huge Presence Once Again

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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...]

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...]

Film Riot Launches BloodTober Video Series With Contest

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's the middle of October, and while everyone is working on their Halloween party costumes or finding a terrifying haunted house, Film Riot's Ryan Connolly is getting together with his friends to make some scary and hilarious horror films for their annual … [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...]

Adobe Announces New Video Tools for Creative Cloud

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe announced new post production tools for filmmakers within the Creative Cloud. The new features were previewed this past April at NAB 2016, and cover enhancements for Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Audition CC, and Character Animator. Let's take a look at … [Read more...]

Update: Time To Vote For The Best 2016 My RØDE Reel Short Film

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Update: It's time to vote here! The first awards are given out starting June 29, with the People's Choice on July 4, 2016. The annual My RØDE Reel short film competition has gone live, and submission are now open. In its third year, the largest short film … [Read more...]

Adobe Character Animator Helps Simpsons Make Live Animation History

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Adobe announced the update to Creative Cloud that included Character Animator, it opened up a ton of new possibilities for motion capture of animated characters to make them more lifelike. But to use the technology to create a live animated project? Yeah, maybe … [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...]

Frame.io Adds Real Time Collaboration In Premiere Pro

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the nature of the internet, it's not uncommon to collaborate with people not only across the country, but also around the world. So having an online portal to share notes and approvals it the natural extension of any video project. Frame.io has added a killer … [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...]

Adobe Creative Cloud At Sundance 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe has made a huge splash at Robert Redford's annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT this month, premiering a over 175 features premiering that were cut using Premiere Pro CC. And people couldn't be more thrilled with what they can do with it. … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 Part 16: Basic Audio Mixing, Pt. 2

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A new Premiere Pro CC 101 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson on working in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, we took a look at basic audio mixing. Let’s continue our look at audio by talking about how to mix via the keyframe method. Now, before we being, I want to … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 – Part 15: Basic Audio Mixing, Pt. 1

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A new Premiere Pro CC 101 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro CC lesson, we’re going to do a two part look at audio mixing inside of Premiere Pro CC 2015. For many editors, audio mixing is something that can be quite daunting, and in part one, I’m going to show … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Mobile Filmmaking Apps

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's that time of year. Time for doddleNEWS' Holiday Gift Guide series for 2015. Just like last year, we're going to start off with mobile filmmaking apps. With the release of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, filmmakers now have 4K right out of the box, and the 6S Plus … [Read more...]