Adobe’s Software Quality Engineer Peter Garaway demonstrated how the new timeline in Premiere Pro is now more efficient and gives editors more confidence in meeting their deadlines. Dozens of new shortcuts and intuitive track targeting allow flexibility within workflows while saving valuable time. Other popular features showcased throughout the evening included Premiere Pro CS6 with Warp Stabilizer, DynamicTrimming and Adjustment Layers. “All of the attendees were very knowledgeable but most were not well versed in Premiere Pro, so it was a pleasure to demo our NLE and take in questions,” said Garaway. “It was great to engage with users that are so passionate about editing and excited about what other NLE's have to offer.” The new Adobe Creative Cloud toolset was also highlighted including expanded support for CUDA and OpenCl GPU’s for both Mac and Windows giving editors real-time performance when working on complex sequences. Additionally, multi-Camera Sync by Audio Waveform, Link and Locate, along with .look and LUT now have support within Premiere.
Matt Scott, Post Production Manager at IMAX, and Kevan O'Brien, a Senior Workflow Specialist at EditShare, demonstrated the benefits of EditShare’s shared storage and workflow tools for collaborative editing for both single and multi-camera edits. Scott spoke of his experience in the field and how material from multiple sources are logged and edited at the same, even while on location, improving workflows and getting all the coverage needed for the project.
O’Brien highlighted EditShare’s Project Sharing capability with Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Apple Final Cut Pro. In addition, EditShare’s production asset management solution, Flow was showcased. O’Brien demonstrated the logging of clips, creation of simple cuts-only projects and dragging and dropping clips from Flow into an NLE with metadata and markers intact. Everyone in the production chain from producers to legal personnel can now collaborate from start to finish of a project. Ark backup and archiving tools seamlessly integrate with Flow Asset Management providing a tiered storage environment that has impressive automation and media management capabilities.
Alan Hirshberg, Lead Technical Specialist with Diaquest also demonstrated Production Link, a new plug-in that installs directly into Adobe applications and generates Avid compatible files and folder structures. Editors can now easily transfer content between Adobe and Avid systems saving both time and money.
The Editors’ Lounge will return again on Friday, September 27 with exciting product demos that will be announced later this summer. For more information or to check out past Editors’ Lounge panels visit http://www.editorslounge.com
About the Editors’ Lounge: The Editors’ Lounge is a hands-on seminar for industry professionals. Each month, dozens of professionals in the production and post-production industries exchange ideas, discuss trends and learn about new technologies;