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...]

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...]

Adobe’s Project Clover VR Editing Interface

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Everyone in the tech industry seems convinced that virtual reality and 360° video is going to be the future of cinema. I'm still not so sure. But Adobe is convinced, and they're pushing the edge of the envelope to create a VR editing interface called Project Clover … [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: Video Copilot’s JetStrike, Flight Kit Expansion Packs 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, here for part 2, and here for part 3), and, if you didn’t read it, you now probably know that it’s easily the absolute best 3D plugin for Adobe After Effects … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 2 – Creating .C4D Files

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at working with Cinema 4D Lite, we talked about the Cinemaware plugin, and how it bridges the gap between Cinema 4D Lite (C4D Lite) and After Effects. In this lesson, let's create our first project file to work with in both C4D … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 1 – Getting Started

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Welcome to our new tutorial series on learning Maxon's Cinema 4D Lite, which is included in the Adobe After Effects Creative Cloud application. In this series, we’re going to get you up and running with not only the basics of Cinema 4D Lite, but also how it … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Element 3D From Video Copilot – Part 3

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In the final part of our review of Video Copilot’s Element 3D (E3D), I want to talk about how to import 3D models into E3D, as it’s not as easy as you might think. But once you see how it’s done, you’ll be downloading models off the internet to use in … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Element 3D From Video Copilot – Part 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our first article (click here), in our review of Element 3D (E3D), we started to talk about why Element 3D is, if you’re doing (or going to be doing) any type of 3D motion graphic design, an essential tool to your workflow. In this article, I want to show … [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...]

doddleREVIEWS: Element 3D From Video Copilot – Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this three-part review, I take a look Video Copilot's Element 3D plugin for After Effects, and the great features that come with it. When thinking about purchasing plugins, most people think that the best value is a bundle package, meaning that you get … [Read more...]

Larry Jordan: A Conversation On The Future Of Adobe Audition CC

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(Commentary) By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) Recently, I was sitting in Studio City, CA, in a hotel restaurant, chatting with members of the development team for Adobe Audition: Durin Gleaves, product manager, along with Nico Becherer and Charles Van Winkle, lead engineers for Adobe … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 Part 22: Clip Based Parameters, Pt. 2

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A new Premiere Pro CC 101 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In an earlier lesson on learning Adobe Premiere Pro CC, we started talking about clip based parameters that are attached to every clip in Premiere. I mentioned that some of the parameters, like Time Remapping, were … [Read more...]

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

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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...]