5 Pointers for Task Automation in Premiere Pro

Nick Harauz from Screenlight explains his 5 pointers to help automate tasks in Premiere Pro. This way editors can meet project deadlines. Check out this great read!

5 Tips for Task Automation in Premiere Pro

Premiere Pro comes with a robust set of tools to make your editing life easier. As an instructor, I usually see editors both new and old do certain tasks over and over again. The only problem with this is the majority of our projects were due yesterday. Here are some tips you can use to help automate tasks in Premiere Pro so you can meet those project deadlines.

1. Using Search Folders to Find Clips Fasterdownload

While you can create bins to organize your clips, you can also create search bins. Search bins are unique because they organize clips based on metadata or the data already stamped on your clip. Let’s say you had a project with thousands of video clips from 3 different cameras; a GoPro, Canon c300 II, and a P2 camera. By default each camera records clips with a unique id code (ie: GoPro’s typically have the word GOPR at the front of the name). We could take this info and create a search bin that would only load our GoPro footage into it. In the Project Panel, in the top left hand corner, click on the bin icon with the magnifying glass on it. In the example below I searched for clips by media type and name. After pressing OK, a search bin is created with only my GoPro clips inside. [Continue Reading...]

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