I’ve been using Premiere and After Effects for many years now.. However, I’ve still got to see an ‘easy’ way to clean up your project within Premiere Pro. By clean up I mean sort out the files in the Project panel into folders such as by Type, Label or similar.
I use Motion script for AE when I want to achieve this. It has a Sort function that bypasses the current folder structure and sorts all the files into solids, graphics, audio, comps, etc etc.
I also know the script TidyUp for AE which does exactly the same.
I would be very interested to know if there is something like this for Premiere Pro, maybe a plug-in or something...
While I’m very organized with my folder structure outside of Premiere. I tend to edit very fast and don’t pay attention to the exponential stacking up of images, videos, adjustment layers, etc. If I could mid--project decide to reorganise my project Panel to find things easier, perhaps after executing ‘Collect Files’ would be very handy.
AFAIK, there are no such plug-ins/scripts aviable since no scripts can be used in Premiere Pro
Good to know for the next project is that if you create a bin called let´s say Audio all you have to do to force the audio files into that bin when importing is to select that bin before you import. If you select a bin and import anything it will end up in the bin that were selected. It´s not what you want, but by starting a project with creating those bins it is easier to force the right files into them. In the end you will save time.