IBC Day One: Gear and Software Take Center Stage

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) IBC 2017 is in full swing and with it, we’re starting to get a host of announcements for cool new tools and updates that will make our filming and post production lives much easier. Adobe was first out of the gate announcing their 2018 Creative Cloud Update. … [Read more...]

IBC 2017: Adobe Reveals Their 2018 Creative Cloud Update

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With up to 82% of all internet traffic being video streaming, we are currently in the golden age of video. Adobe says that not only will streaming content be the focus, but also a virtual and augmented reality second screen experience which will give content creators … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 69: Ingest Settings Pt 2 – Creating Proxies

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) Continuing with my Premiere Pro tutorial on Ingest Settings (click here for part 1), a recent addition is a new tab on the 'New Project' dialogue box called ‘Ingest Settings,’ which is to do with both bringing assets into you project AND for the creation of … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 67: Merge Clips To Use High Quality Audio Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro tutorial, I will be continuing from the previous one "Merge Clips To Use High Quality Audio, Part 1," we are looking at the last options in the top part of this dialogue box, 'Audio'. If you have camera audio (even if it’s not that good), … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 66: Merge Clips To Use High Quality Audio Pt 1

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro tutorial, I will show you how Merge Clips works to link high quality audio with camera footage. When filming, it is quite common to record high quality audio onto a separate external device rather than directly into your camera. While you may … [Read more...]

Adobe Really, Truly Kills Flash

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) To everything there is a season. Back in the 1990s and much of the first decade of the 2000s, Flash was all the rage. But by the time the iPhone came around in 2007, it was a resource hog that was filled with security flaws, and nobody really wanted it anymore. And it … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 64: Time Remapping Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In my previous Premiere Pro tutorial (click here), we ended up with keyframes before and after a major event, as shown in the image below: So how do you make the actual speed change? This is done by hovering over the grey line between the two keyframes until … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 63: Time Remapping

Choosing Time Remapping on a Clip

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro tutorial, I'll be focusing on Time Remapping, which enables advanced tools to play with the timing of your shot. With other tools such as the ‘Rate Stretch Tool,’ the speed change is constant, but with time remapping you can vary the change in … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 62: The Button Editor

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro tutorial, I'll discuss the Button Editor. At the bottom of the Program and Source Monitors in Premiere Pro, you will have notice buttons: However, what you may not have noticed is the little ‘+’ button to the left: If you … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 61: Other Speed Change Options

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In the last couple of Premiere Pro tutorials, we’ve looked at changing the speed of a clip with 4-point edits. However, there are a few more options for changing the speed of a clip including the ‘Rate Stretch’ tool covered in tutorial 19: The next … [Read more...]

Pond5 Releases Free Add-On for Adobe Premiere

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Stock footage is a life saver for a lot of productions. The amount of time and money they have saved over the years is probably incalculable ,and have even allowed some projects to be put together with very little upfront production. Despite all of that, there … [Read more...]

Adobe Boosts Virtual Reality Toolset With Mettle SkyBox Acquisition

Adobe Mettle SkyBox

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today, Adobe announced that they have bought Mettle's SkyBox Plugin Tools, a set of drag-and-drop, customizable transitions and tools for cinema-quality virtual reality workflows. VR continues its relentless march into our creative tool set, whether we want it to or … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 60: Getting Slow-Motion Clips To Play Well

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In the last tutorial, we talked about 4-point edits and how to use this to create slow-motion clips. However, there is a gotcha here … while speeding up a clip will result in Premiere Pro dropping frames, to slow a clip down means it must create new frames to … [Read more...]

Adobe Fixes Critical Premiere Bug With Latest Update

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By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) Last night, Adobe released the 11.1.2 update for Premiere Pro, fixing a major bug in its Media Cache management. Prior to this release, activating that feature risked deleting all media files. “The most important change with 11.1.2 is addressing issues introduced … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 59: 4-Point Edits

In and Out in Timeline

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In the previous Premiere Pro tutorial, we looked at 3-point edits, but as well as specifying either an 'In' OR 'Out' point in the timeline, it’s possible to specify BOTH an 'In' AND 'Out' point in the timeline. You can see the duration of your selection in … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 54: Learning Keyboard Shortcuts

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) Why use Keyboard Shortcuts in Premiere Pro? The simple answer is speed. When you start with Premiere Pro (PP), you’ll most likely use the mouse a great deal. But when you start editing more seriously you’ll find the mouse to be frustratingly slow and so you … [Read more...]