Adam Dolan

Adam Dolan
San Diego, CA

As an avid fan of all things technology, marketing and film, Adam serves as the marketing manager for NewBlueFX. He prides himself on his ability to discover the latest gear, tech and happenings in the video editing world and sharing them with you. When he's not busy curating awesome content, you can find him surfing, rock climbing and traveling.

Introducing the New Social Media Collection

May 11, 2016 by Adam Dolan | Social Media Templates, Add Ons, Titling Templates
Twitter Main Title Template

We’re excited to announce the upcoming release of a brand new collection of social media inspired templates. This collection was built to help you expedite the creation of social media designs...

The Essentials Are Back

November 18, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Product Announcement, Essentials

Now you can find the specific set of tools you need for your project with the new Essentials Volumes. Each volume features 7 to 8 versatile plugins with over...

35 Top Video Transitions That Move Your Audience

February 28, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Transitions 3 Ultimate

When it comes to basic video transitions, NLEs like Adobe Premiere or Avid Media Composer ship with a palette of basic run-of-the-mill wipes, fades and dissolves. But when you need something special, like a zoom blur, roll or twist, you...

Get the Ken Burns Effect Without Keyframing

February 14, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Elements 3 Ultimate

All hail the Ken Burns effect! If you’re a documentary filmmaker or perhaps a news editor, you’re more than familiar with this often overlooked technique. Its combination of pan and zoom in video over stills injects life over static, and potentially dull, imagery. (While the...

Sometimes You Just Want to Hide

January 26, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Essentials 3

Once we found ourselves with an awesome shot only to find that we forgot to get a signed talent release. Panic ensued.

Then we remembered our secret weapon: The Pixelator plugin from NewBlue Essentials 3. Boom! With a click of a button...

2015 Video Editor's Survey

February 25, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Survey

Survey Blog Post

The 2015 Video Editors' Survey

At NewBlueFX, our focus is on you, the video editor. We look to create and innovate products that...

Pat's February Cutting Room Calendar

February 01, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Event Calendar
February events for video editors

Capture Cinematic Weddings Workshop Series – with Ray Roman

Price: In-depth seminars cost $149 per ticket, master class cost $499 per ticket
Start date for February: 2/2/2015 in Los Angeles, California
More information can be found Read More

For Those “When Life Gives You Lemons…” Kind of Days

January 08, 2015 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Filters 3 Ultimate

As editors, we're often handed lemons and asked to make lemonade. C’mon, you know it’s true. Sometimes we use a few artful cuts. Other times, we overlay a look or a quick repair. If we do the job right, no one knows the better.

(For proof that that last statement, see...

You Wanted New Features

December 11, 2014 by Adam Dolan | Blog, Transitions 3 Ultimate, Elements 3 Ultimate, Stylizers 3 Ultimate

Over the past few weeks, we've taken a look at the new website and the Ultimate Upgrade credits available for all existing NewBlueFX customers. This week, we’ll turn our focus to the 30+ new features in the reimagined NewBlueFX product line. These features include new modes and...

You Wanted A Better Website...

November 13, 2014 by Adam Dolan | Blog

You told us you wanted a better, more interactive, and easier-to-use website. We responded by rebuilding our entire site from the ground up. And while we’re still in beta (see orange bar at the top of the homepage for helpful FAQs), we’re adding new features and improving the site...

Announcing NewBlueFX Ultimate Upgrades

November 06, 2014 by Adam Dolan | Blog

As you may’ve seen in our inaugural blog post “You Won’t Plugin Believe This,” we’ve launched an entirely new website, app manager and product line. 

To help you experience all we have to offer, we’ve provided you with credits based on the legacy...