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A 1981 graduate of the Boston University College of Communication, Bruce A. Johnson got his first job in broadcast television at WFTV, an ABC affiliate in Orlando, FL. While there, he rose through the ranks from teleprompter operator to videographer, editor, producer and director of many different types of programming. It was in the early 1980's that he bought his first computer - a Timex/Sinclair 1000 - a device he hated so much, he promptly exchanged it for an Atari 400. But the bug had bitten hard. In 1987, Johnson joined Wisconsin Public Te...

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Press Release: “Disney Demos Automated Multicamera Editing”

Press Release: “Disney Demos Automated Multicamera Editing”

Say what?

By Bruce A Johnson | August 13, 2014

So I'm reading one of the various trade publications that comes through my email on a daily basis, and I see this:

"Disney Demos Automated Multicamera Editing"

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Robbie Carman

Premiere Pro World Conference: Robbie Carman

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 13, 2014

Robbie Carman is an editor who operates Amigo Media. Here's his favorite 60-second Premiere Pro tip.

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Luisa Winters

Premiere Pro World Conference: Luisa Winters

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 13, 2014

Luisa Winters is an editor and clinician from the East Coast of the USA.  Here is her favorite 60-second Premiere Pro tip.

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Eran Stern

Premiere Pro World Conference: Eran Stern

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 13, 2014

Eran Stern is a special effects artist from Israel.  Here's his favorite quick Premiere Pro tip.

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Jeff Greenberg

Premiere Pro World Conference: Jeff Greenberg

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 13, 2014

Jeff Greenberg is a well-known author and Adobe clinician.  Here's his favorite quick Premiere Pro tip. After you watch this one, click here to find TWENTY more.  Thanks Jeff!

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Gary Adcock

Premiere Pro World Conference: Gary Adcock

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 13, 2014

Gary Adcock is a director, editor and DIT operating out of his company Studio 37 in Chicago.  Here is one of the things he loves about Adobe Premiere Pro.

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Jarle Leirpoll

Premiere Pro World Conference: Jarle Leirpoll

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 12, 2014

Jarle Lierpoll is an extremely successful shooter and editor from Norway.  Here are his best quick tips on managing audio in Adobe Premiere Pro.

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Rich Harrington

Premiere Pro World Conference: Rich Harrington

A 60-Second Premiere Pro Tip

By Bruce A Johnson | July 12, 2014

Rich Harrington is one of the best-known clinicians on Adobe products.  Here is his best one-minute tip on using Premiere Pro to it's fullest.

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Adam Epstein

Premiere Pro World Conference: Adam Epstein

Editor, Saturday Night Live Film Unit

By Bruce A Johnson | July 12, 2014

Adam Epstein of the Saturday Night Live Film Unit just gave a informative and hilarious keynote speech to the 120+ participants at Premiere Pro World Conference.  I grabbed him after the show to ask him: Why Premiere Pro?

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Gone Girl

Premiere Pro World Conference: Gone Girl

Impressive!

By Bruce A Johnson | July 12, 2014

One of the announcements made at the Adobe headquarters included several fimmakers that have switched to Adobe tools, including the Coen brothers and David Fincher.  The entirety of his latest film, Gone Girl, was created with Adobe tools.  And the trailer looks really, well,... Read More

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Premiere Pro World Conference: The History of Premiere Pro

Premiere Pro World Conference: The History of Premiere Pro

It used to be named Hitchcock...

By Bruce A Johnson | July 11, 2014

If you have ever edited on Premiere Pro or its predecessors, these pictures will take you back!

1991: This is the editing interface of Premiere 1.0, which was originally only a Mac program.  Three video tracks, three audio tracks, 160x120 resolution...who could ask for... Read More

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Rob Ing

Premiere Pro World Conference: Rob Ing

Never looked back.

By Bruce A Johnson | July 11, 2014

Visiting from our northern neighbor, Rob Ing tells us about how he came to edit on Adobe Premiere Pro.

 

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Kirk Johnson

Premiere Pro World Conference: Kirk Johnson

Jimmy Kimmel on gas pumps?

By Bruce A Johnson | July 11, 2014

Next up is Kirk Johnson, who edits promos for ABC-TV in Los Angeles.

 

 

 

 

 

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Premiere Pro World Conference: Al Mooney

Premiere Pro World Conference: Al Mooney

Pay attention - he's the boss!

By Bruce A Johnson | July 11, 2014

I took some time out of the (TOTALLY AWESOME) sessions at the Adobe headquarters on Friday to grab quick interviews with several folks.  First up is Al Mooney, the Premiere Pro product manager.

 

 

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Greetings from the Premiere Pro World Conference!

Greetings from the Premiere Pro World Conference!

There's just too much good stuff to see...

By Bruce A Johnson | July 10, 2014

Howdy from San Jose!  I've traveled from the great Midwest out to California to attend the inaugural Premiere Pro World Conference.  The three-and-a-half day event actually started this afternoon with warmup sessions by luminaties including Eran Stern, Jeff Greenberg, Rich... Read More

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PVC NAB 2014: Matrox

PVC NAB 2014: Matrox

Making editing easier and more efficient for decades.

By Bruce A Johnson | April 13, 2014

Here's a quick booth tour with Scott Simmons.  Editing 4K and streaming appliances were the subject matter of the day.

 

 

 

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PVC NAB 2014: Blackmagic Design

PVC NAB 2014: Blackmagic Design

More out-of-the-box thinking with camera design

By Bruce A Johnson | April 13, 2014

Blackmagic Design has really turned heads over the last few years with their fairly unusual camera designs - and they aren't slowing down now.

 

PVC NAB 2014 Blackmagic Design from Pro Coalitions on Vimeo.

 

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PVC NAB 2014: Amimon

The power behind the aerials

By Bruce A Johnson | April 13, 2014

You may not recognize the name, but Amimon is a company pushing remote video to new heights - and distances.  Zero-latency video from 2000 meters away?  Sign me up.

 

PVC NAB 2014 Amimon from ProVideo Coalition on Vimeo.

 

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PVC NAB 2014: Zylight F8 LED Fresnel

PVC NAB 2014: Zylight F8 LED Fresnel

A lot of capability in a sexy-thin package

By Bruce A Johnson | April 13, 2014

LED lighting keeps expanding in the pro lighting space, and the Zylight L8 fresnel fixture is one of the best I've ever seen.

 

PVC NAB 2014 Zylight from ProVideo Coalition on Vimeo.

 

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PVC NAB 2014: WhisperRoom

PVC NAB 2014: WhisperRoom

Bring the quiet!

By Bruce A Johnson | April 13, 2014

The floor of the NAB Convention is loud...except in a certain, calming area.

 

PVC NAB 2014 WhisperRoom from ProVideo Coalition on Vimeo.

 

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