Filmstro Music Scoring App Gets Update


Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Filmstro is a really cool app for filmmakers who have trouble with finding the right stock music for their film, or who don't like stock music to begin with. Sometimes it's too expensive to book a composer, or the timeframe is too tight. Filmstro approaches music … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 57: Useful Keyboard Shortcuts – The Num Pad

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) These Keyboard Shortcuts in Premiere Pro require you to have a Num Pad (NP) on your keyboard, or a USB NP. It’s also worth saying that you can select panels with shortcuts, all of which can be found under the Window menu in Premiere Pro. Note that the … [Read more...]

Rampant’s Split Design Titles and Modern Lower Thirds for Premiere

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a good template. Anything that allows me to get a project done just a little bit faster is like a godsend, especially when it comes to simple graphic supers and one of the most common are dynamic lower third title supers. Rampant Design has released two … [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...]

Powerful Stock Music App Filmstro Coming To Premiere Pro


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) At a certain point you have to stop and look around at all of the really cool tools filmmakers have at their disposal these days. We have the ability to shoot a movie on a phone, and there are cloud-based sound libraries, which make it incredibly fast and easy to … [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Cloud Opens New Social Publishing Panel Beta


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Anyone who publishes video to multiple video platforms knows it is a bit of a pain in the rear. Rendering video with the proper codecs, dealing with metadata, keeping an eye on analytics afterwards is a huge issue. Adobe is trying to ease your pain with a new … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 Part 21: Toolbar Pt. 5 – Pen Tool


A new Premiere Pro CC 101 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson in our ongoing look at Adobe Premiere Pro CC, we looked at both the Slip and Slide tools. In this lesson, let’s take a look at the Pen Tool, and it’s basic function(s). For the other Toolbar … [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...] Adds Real Time Collaboration In Premiere Pro


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. has added a killer … [Read more...]

Get Camera Presets From Deadpool!


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Have you seen Deadpool yet? If you haven't, grab your keys and go see it right now. Go ahead. I'll wait. Back already? Awesome wasn't it? Great script, funny, and remarkably shot, on a RED, by the way. I wish I could get that look on my films right now. Well, one … [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Cloud At Sundance 2016


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...]

AMD To Have Strong Presence At Adobe MAX


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The fall is always exciting from a software perspective because if it's October, that usually means Adobe MAX is coming, and with MAX comes a host of crazy new features that Adobe has been cooking in their labs for Creative Cloud and are eager to show them off to … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Update Includes High Dynamic Range Features


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There are plenty of things in Adobe Premiere Pro CC that I haven't had time to use, but with their latest update, there are features that I'm gonna have to find and excuse to try. Namely, Adobe has announced HDR tools and H.265 support is coming to Creative Cloud. and … [Read more...]

PDFviewer Plugin For Premiere Pro Now Available

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ever hear the saying, "The best ideas are the simplest?" A brand new plugin called PDFviewer from Primal Cuts for Premiere Pro has been released and does a very simple job: it opens PDFs within Premiere Pro. I know that doesn't sound like the coolest plugin … [Read more...]

Adobe Footprint To Be Keenly Felt At Sundance In 2015


21 features and shorts cut on Adobe Premiere to debut at Sundance By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year during awards season, ARRI had plenty to crow about, since the lion's share of films had been shot on the ARRI ALEXA. In 2015, however, it seems that Adobe is the winner, at least as far as … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 Part 4: Importing Footage


By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In part three of our look at getting ready to edit in Premiere Pro CC, we covered setting up your Keyboard Settings. In this lesson, let's talk about importing your footage into Premiere Pro CC, so you can start your edit! (You can find part 1, general … [Read more...]