doddleREVIEWS: Trapcode Suite 13 For After Effects, Part 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last article, in our review of the Trapcode Suite 13 (TS13), we talked about the price, and the first three effects - Shine, Star Glow and Sound Keys. In this lesson, I want to finish up talking about the other effects inside of the TS13, including Tao, … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Trapcode Suite 13 For After Effects, Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) I’m going to be honest right off the top of this review: There are very few plugins out there that are worth purchases “a-la-carte,”meaning on a single plugin basis. Most of them are a lot of money, and are really a one trick pony that can be used in very … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 23: Boris RED, Pt 1: Introduction

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we started to talk about graphics in our projects, by talking about how we would send our project to Adobe’s After Effects (click here for the tutorial). In this first of a multi-part lesson, we’re going … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 30: Group Panel Settings

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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...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 2

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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...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 1

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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...]

mocha Pro 5.2 Streamlines With New Release

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sometimes when you put out a new version of your software, you do it not because you're innovating, but because you're doing housekeeping in order to pave the way for new features. mocha Pro 5.2 does just that, with overall workflow improvements and some additional … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 6 – 3D Concepts Part 2 – Object vs World Center

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Cinema 4D Lite from Maxon, we started talking about basic concepts that will be important to understand, if you’re going to start working in a 3D application, and more specifically, we talked about viewports.  In … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 5 – 3D Concepts Part 1 – Viewports

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Cinema 4D Lite from Maxon, we talked about the Cineware plug-in, and how you’re going to work with it in After Effects. In the next few lessons, I want to talk about some important 3D concepts that you’re going to … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Metropolitan Model Pack For Element 3D

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) A while back I posted my multi-part review of Video Copilot’s Element 3D (click here for part 1, part 2 and part 3), and, if you didn’t read it, you now probably know that it’s easily the absolute best 3D plugin for Adobe’s After Effects on the market … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 4 – The Cineware Plugin, Pt 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Cinema 4D Lite, we talked about what happens when you import a .C4D file directly into After Effects, and then drop it into a composition. The Cineware effect is immediately applied to it, so you can see and work with the model … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 3 – The Cineware Plugin, Pt 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Cinema 4D Lite, we talked about the easiest way to create .C4D files to work with inside of After Effects (click here for the lesson). In the next few lessons, I want to talk about the “bridge effect,” which will let you … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Cinema 4D R18, Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) When looking to add 3D to your workflow, there is really no farther you need to look than Maxon, and their Cinema 4D product line. Over the years, they have strived to be the leader in 3D by, in my opinion, incorporating two simple features to C4D. First: Make … [Read more...]

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 22: Sending Your Timeline To After Effects

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Media 100, we talked about doing some very basic keyframing in the Motion Editor (click here for the tutorial). For this lesson, I think it would be great to kick off talking about effects work by showing you how to send a … [Read more...]

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...]