Entries by Clay Asbury

5 Premiere Pro Time Saving Tips

Saving time is essential for any editor. Here are 5 tips when working in Premiere Pro’s Project Panel   1) Create a Bin (folder) structure and organize your footage before you start editing. The more complicated your project is, the more important this step is.  Create folders to sort your footage (interviews, b-roll/cutaways, voice-over, music, […]

5 ways to connect Premiere Pro and After Effects

There are a variety of ways to connect Premiere Pro and After Effects. Premiere is used primarily for editing video and audio in a clean timeline. After Effects is most often used for Visual Effects and Motion Graphics. They are both available in the Adobe Suite and are essential tools for any video editors. 1.  Replace with […]

Quickstart Guide to Audio in Premiere Pro

In this QSG, we look at working with audio for filmmakers, editors, and mograph artists. Here are the essentials you need to know to quickly create high-quality audio in Premiere Pro.   Clipping is Bad Premiere Pro measures audio in decibels. The audio should never hit 0 decibels on the meter, which causes clipping. Clipping is […]

the Unexpected Dominance of Premiere Pro

In 2009, at the peak of its powers, FCP 7 was replaced with FCP X. A 2007 SCRI study reported that Final Cut Pro made up 49% of the US pro editing market and Avid at 22%. A published survey in 2008 by the American Cinema Editors Guild placed their users at 21% Final Cut Pro, […]