PProPanel

premiere_toolsI wrote this custom tools panel, for Premiere, to automate the workflow in our studio.

Project
Create Folders: create default project folder structure in the project folder.
Project Folder: open the project folder in a finder/explorer window.

Import
Video: import new video files from the project folder.
AE: import After Effects files from the project folder.
Audio: import audio files from the project folder.
Audio from Mediapool: import audio files from our shared server to the project folder.

Protools
Render Play-out + OMF: render play-out video file and OMF file for use in Protools.
Render Play-out: render play-out video file for use in Protools.
Status
WIP, Done, Approved: change the status of a video sequence (changes the label color for the sequence).

Export
Preview: automatically export preview video file with the right preset, folder structure and add info to the render log file.
Online: automatically export online video file with the right preset, folder structure and add info to the render log file.
MXF: automatically export broadcast video file with the right preset, folder structure and add info to the render log file.
Dropdown Menu: automatically export any other video file with the right preset, folder structure and add info to the render log file.

Release Date
Date, Now, Wednesday, Thursday, Tomorrow: replace all after effects clips in a sequnce to the right release message.

Aspect Ratio
1×1: automatically resize sequence to 1×1 aspect ratio and replace all after effects clips to be the right format.
9×16: automatically resize sequence to 9×16 aspect ratio and replace all after effects clips to be the right format.
16×9: automatically resize sequence to 16×9 aspect ratio and replace all after effects clips to be the right format.

Audio
R128 Mixdown: render all audio of selected sequence to one file with R128 loudness level and re-import into sequence.
Export Online + TV Mix: render all selected audio files for online or broadcast use.

Administration
Edit Log: open project log file for editing
Update Logs: update all project log files