Podcast Production Checklist

November - 2021

Assembly Checklist

  • Drop in a music track
  • Make a new Black Video and drop it in
  • Drop in the actual video
  • Apply Preset 1a and 1b to video for black and white
  • Add text title to the black video
  • Add Dip to black and front and end of text swim lane
  • Normalize audio of music track to -6.8dB (Right click - Audio Gain Normalize Max Peak to: -6.8dB)
  • Normalize audio of main track to -3dB (Right click - Audio Gain Normalize Max Peak to: -3dB)
  • Fade out the music by cutting the track to around 12 seconds and starting a fade from when you start speaking with (Effects - Audio Transitions - Crossfade - Exponential Fade)
  • Add Effects - Video Transitions - Dissolve - Dip To Black to front of clip
  • Add Effects - Video Transitions - Dissolve - Dip To Black to end of clip

NOTE: Black and white sample:

  • ASC CDL
    • Red Slobe: 2.065574
    • Red Offest: -0.229508
    • Red Power: 0.852459
    • Saturation: 0.000000

This is under "Presets - AWS Podcast 1a"

  • Lumetri Color - Vignette
    • Amount: -3.0
    • Midpoint: 50.0
    • Roundness: 100
    • Feather: 100

This is under "Presets - AWS Podcast 1b"


TODO: Build a script that does the upload stuff.

  • Do stream setup:
  • Click to Record instead of stream
  • Stop and restart before doing aftershows
  • Move clips to podcast directory
  • Trim video and add fade-in and fade-out in premier
  • Normalize audio to -3dB in Premiere (Right click - Audio Gain - Normalize Max Peak to -3dB)
  • Make Black and White:

Effects -> Video Effects -> Color Correction -> Lumetri Color

and dropping the effect on the clip

Then I mess around with the parameters with the following adjustment starting points:

  • Saturation: 0
  • Exposure: 0.7
  • Highlights: 22.8
  • Blacks: -19.3

Then

  • Add Vignette

    • Amount: -3.0
    • Midpoint: 50
    • Roundness: 100
    • Feather: 100
  • Export Media - Format: H.264 - Preset Match Source

  • Upload to YouTube with ThePodOfAlan - Episode # title

  • Add to YouTube ThePodOfAlan playlist

  • Upload to Vimeo

  • Put up on the site.

  • Figure out how to get transcripts