All tagged 2016-43

Apple and Microsoft Events - October 2016

Microsoft and Apple revealed the next generations of their. On Wednesday, October 26, Microsoft introduced the new Surface family and the new Surface Dial, a doorknob-shaped gadget that can jog through menus and commands while sitting on the screen of the Surface Studio. The very next day Apple dropped the curtain on the new MacBook Pro featuring Touch Bar, a multitouch "surface" that replaces the 40 year-old technology of function keys. It will be exciting to see the editing capabilities and workflows this new technology will unlock for Premiere Pro CC. Particularly when Adobe adds support for the Surface Dial and Touch Bar.

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Premiere Gal: New Website Launched

Premiere Gal has her own website! Kelsey Brannan, founder and creative director of Premiere Gal, has created an online home for her Premiere Pro tutorials, product reviews, interviews and more. Kelsey has a unique voice, and she's using it to inspire video creators to pursue careers in video, especially women. Show Premiere Gal some love by checking out her site, and considering how you can contribute to the work she's doing.

In June of 2016, Premiere Gal tweeted at Premiere Bro, “Would you ever like a contribution from a #PremiereGal?” Premiere Bro loved the idea and helped launch Premiere Gal into the Twittersphere and the rest is herstory. Today, Premiere Gal is focusing on developing YouTube channel content, hiring new YouTube video contributors, and developing sponsorships and partnerships with video production companies. —Premiere Gal


Adobe: Beginner Tips for Premiere Pro with Jeff Greenberg

Learn the basics of Premiere Pro from one of the most advanced Premiere Pro trainers. Adobe Premiere Pro master trainer, Jeff Greenberg, published six new beginner tutorials on the official Adobe Premiere Pro CC help site. In these videos, which run between 4-10 minutes, Jeff covers everything from getting started to exporting and publishing your finished video. This series is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to get started editing in Premiere Pro.

Edit like a pro, even if you’re not. In this video series, you’ll learn how to assemble a sequence in the Adobe Premiere Pro timeline, apply cool effects, improve the audio, brighten colors, and export your video. —Jeff Greenberg


Red Giant: Magic Bullet Suite 13 for Adobe Premiere Pro

Legendary filmmaking and motion graphics software company, Red Giant, released the next version of Magic Bullet Suite which brings a professional color and finishing environment to Premiere Pro. All the tools in Magic Bullet Suite 13 are GPU accelerated with OpenGL/OpenCL support. Other upgrades include a new Colorista IV panel and guided color correction workflow, a rewritten Denoiser III, an the all-new Renoiser tool. 

Magic Bullet Suite is a set of seven tools that bring intuitive, real time color correction, and beyond, right to your editorial timeline ... The tools in Magic Bullet Suite are compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and more. —Red Giant


Digital Anarchy: Samurai Sharpen for Adobe Premiere Pro

Digital Anarchy, the company known for Beauty Box, released a brand new plugin: Samurai Sharpen. This new sharpening tool for Premiere Pro is sharp and smart! It allows you to sharpen specific areas in your footage with built-in masks and edge-aware algorithms. Check out the full list of features for more information. Also, check out this overview by Jose Antunes for ProVideo Coalition: Digital Anarchy Releases Samurai Sharpen for Video. Or this article by postPerspective: Digital Anarchy’s new video sharpening tool for FCP X, Premiere and AE.

Samurai Sharpen allows you to do this quickly with tools designed to let you easily isolate specific areas of the footage and only sharpen those areas. It's state-of-the-art sharpening for video footage that's precise and simple. —Digital Anarchy


Justin Odisho: How to Edit a Vlog in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Go behind the scenes, and see how a vlog is edited in Premiere Pro CC. In this video, Justin Odisho shows his workflow for editing his vlogs, and includes a bunch of organizational tips and keyboard shortcuts. A very helpful video for aspiring vloggers.

In this Adobe Premiere Pro CC Tutorial, I breakdown my entire video editing workflow for editing a vlog for youtube. —Justin Odisho


Screenlight: Who Needs a Mouse? Keyboard Editing in Premiere Pro

Speed up your offline/rough cut editing by ditching the mouse for these keyboard shortcuts. Jason Cox makes another appearance on the Screenlight blog with this post on keyboard editing in Premiere Pro.

I can’t say it’s always faster 100% of the time, and there are certain tasks that must be accomplished with the mouse, but in an early stage offline edit/rough cut, you can toss the mouse aside and select clips, in and outs, create sequences, overwrite and insert clips, trim and tweak timing, and more before you ever need to touch the little rodent. —Jason Cox, Screenlight Blog


Pond5: Mastering Basic Keyboard Shortcuts in Premiere Pro

Learn some of the basic keyboard shortcuts for Premiere Pro in this Pond5 blog post by Ben Remetz. The great thing about this post is its broken up into sections like playback shortcuts, timeline shortcuts, tool shortcuts, etc. 

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to become a faster and more efficient video editor. Mastering them will help you save a ton of time when performing frequent and repetitive tasks, so let’s look at some of the basics to help you get started. —Ben Remetz, Pond5 Blog