Better project management
We often need to collect the project for transfering or archiving purposes. When collecting - all assets will be collected in one folder which is a bit messy....it would be great if files can be collected in 2 ways:
- following the Premiere project bin structure
- following the folder structure on hard drive
That would help us a lot in keeping the collected projects organized.
Thanks for all the feedback so far.
It is one of many areas we are looking into.
Scott Crozier commented
So is Adobe a congressional body or something why does it take 2 years for something to go through "review." Either make the feature or don't. Man I get tired of this.
Sami Succar commented
Project Manager needs a complete overhaul. It has been quite a mess since its inception.
My current workflow actually has me going through the free version of Resolve just to be able to trim and collect the original media without transcoding it.
Steven Probets commented
So Adobe replied over a year ago and nothing has changed!
Steven Probets commented
The Project Manager needs a complete overhaul.
The navigation is awful, slow and confusing for large scale projects.
You cannot include nested sequences when selecting one timeline.
You cannot choose to render nested sequences like you can with After Effects.
The ability to render all effects (audio and video) before consolidating.
Hope we can see major improvements in the future.
This! And including trimming without transcoding...
Also fix it! We get about 25% success rate on collect and copy. Most often they just fail. So when they do, it starts over and erases all previously copied content. DONT! Instead just add to what was already moved. Progress bar never really updates either. Clunky.
If this was possible, this would also solve a huge problem currently, which is that if you have duplicate file names in project (ehem... "Clip0001") when it currently exports, we get Clip0001_001, 002, etc, etc. This makes relinking back to original footage later tedious because Premiere no longer is looking for the correct clip name, it's looking for the _001 version, and you have to manually re-link every clip - sometimes in thousands.
Scott Moore commented
I don't know if anyone else has the issue but when i use project management to consolidate a project for handoff to grade etc it always copies over all the proxy media regardless if the master clips are in the selection or not.
This has been happing since the addition of the proxy workflow
Michael Gyori commented
I can't even get the Project Manager to output a small portion of our film to a consolidated directory with all required assets. This means that I need to give the DP the entire 18TB project, instead of only the media he needs to grade the film. Right now the Project Manager just quits after thinking for a few minutes with an error, asking me to try again. It's disappointing that the engineers actually coded in a message that says I should try again. This shows an awareness of randomness and instability with the code base that is disturbing. Regardless, I did try again. Nothing changed. And yes, flattening all of the consolidated media into one directory (if it did work) is extremely messy on a large project and I second the motion to maintain an original directory tree from the source material.
Michael Kammes commented
In it's simplest form, keeping the existing OS folder structure without collecting all of the assets in 1 folder would be phenomenal.
Possibly adding a export protocol with all clips listed like the marker export?
Oh yes. Oh yes yes yes.
Conor Bowes commented
Vote up for this as well. Respecting the source media folder name would be amazing.
Slobodan Milivojevic “Bobansky” commented
Thanks ADOBE, I am delighted to see my idea taken into the consideration!
I am Premiere user since 1995 and literally i spend my life in Adobe environment ;) So happy to see how Premiere evolved in this 23 years!!
This is definitely an area where we'd like to make improvements. Thanks for the feedback. We will take this into consideration.
Henrik Bjerregaard Clausen commented
Totally agree on this!
At the very least: Premiere should be able to copy the original hard drive folder structure to the new destination root folder.
Come on. This should be a no-brainer
It's a very important feature! Please, Adobe!
Taylor Mefford commented