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Transcription and Text, Working Together: The Premiere Pro CC I Want


In a digital world, transcription feels like tube amps and mechanical typewriters. It’s an affront to all things modern. In short, it’s a laborious process that kind of sucks. Sure, Premiere Pro has some built-in tools, but they feel mostly like an experiment and a bad one at that. Apple offers a dictation service that [...]

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MediaStorm Guide to Quickly Scaling Images in Premiere Pro 2014


This article is part of a series of posts with tips and tricks from our producers’ experience working with Adobe Premiere Pro CC after years of working in Final Cut Pro. To read more about why we made the switch, check out this post. Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 offers two ways to quickly scale [...]

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MediaStorm Post-production Workflow Now Available in Kindle Stores


The full 200-step workflow MediaStorm uses with Final Cut 7 and Premiere Pro is now available for purchase in Kindle stores. Perfect for storytellers on the go, the mobile-friendly version of our Post-production Workflow covers our producers’ step-by-step process, developed over seven years and more than 100 projects, to streamline the editing process and produce award-winning multimedia. Also [...]

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MediaStorm Guide to Editing 2.4 Anamorphic Video


Currently at MediaStorm, we are using the Sony PMW-F5 camera. Our final frame size is 2048×858, also known as 2.40. This more cinematic look is longer in width but shorter in height than the standard HD size of 1920×1080. Though our final output is 2048×858, the captured frame size is actually a bit larger at [...]

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How to Make a Kitchen-Sink Sandwich


When you edit it’s easy to become enamored with your favorite moments, maybe a bit of narration here or a visual sequence there–parts you think are really working. It’s easy to do and it’s natural. But the more important question is, do these sections actually work within the context of the larger piece? Sure, they’re [...]

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