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Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom

Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom

Jerron Smith, AGI Creative Team

ISBN: 978-1-118-63969-6

Feb 2014

384 pages

Select type: E-Book



A Complete Training Package!

Full-color, step-by-step instructional book
Video training from expert instructors
Tutorials and lesson files on companion DVD

You have a personal tutor in the Digital Classroom

If you want expert instruction that fits into your schedule, the Digital Classroom series delivers. Expert instructors guide you through each lesson, helping you learn essential Premiere Pro CC skills at your own speed. Full-color, step-by-step instructions in the book are enhanced with video tutorials on the companion DVD. With this Digital Classroom training package, you have your own private instructor showing you the easiest way to learn Premiere Pro CC.

  • Import video, audio, and still images and edit them together on the Timeline
  • Add transitions and effects to your video to make your projects more engaging and appealing
  • Automatically stabilize shaky footage with the Warp Stabilizer
  • Animate layered Photoshop files to create onscreen graphics
  • Create text and titles using the built-in Premiere Pro Titler
  • Use Adobe Encore to author your projects to disk or for web distribution

DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

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About Adobe Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom 1

Prerequisites 1

System requirements 2

Starting Adobe Premiere Pro 3

Resetting the Adobe Premiere Pro preferences 4

Access lesson fi les and videos any time 4

Checking for updated lesson files 4

Loading lesson files 4

Locating missing media 5

Working with the video tutorials 6

Setting up for viewing the video tutorials 7

Additional resources 8

Lesson 1: Understanding Digital Video

Starting up 9

Understanding digital Non-Linear Editing 9

Understanding video settings 10

Editing vs. delivery formats 11

Tape-based vs. tapeless formats 11

High definition vs. standard definition 12

Progressive video vs. interlaced video 13

Premiere Pro presets 14

Overview of the post production workflow 15

Media acquisition 16

Editorial development 16

Graphics development 16

Audio development 16

Finishing 17

Mastering 17

Output and delivery 17

Self study 18

Review 18

Lesson 2: Understanding the Workspace

Starting up 19

Understanding the Premiere Pro interface 20

Understanding the default Editing workspace 20

Understanding the tools 22

Customizing the interface 24

Opening, closing, and moving panels 24

Saving a custom workspace 28

Setting application preferences 29

Using the Project panel 31

Understanding media management 31

Creating and organizing bins 34

Modifying the Project panel display 38

Locating missing media 46

Self study 49

Review 49

Lesson 3: Prepping Files in Prelude

What is Adobe Prelude? 52

Supported formats for ingest and logging 53

Formats that can be ingested but not logged 53

Ingesting video 54

Organizing clips 59

Logging video 60

Adding Comment markers 63

Adding Subclip markers 67

Creating a rough cut 68

Exporting to Premiere Pro 69

Self Study 71

Review 71

Lesson 4: Making the Cut

Starting up 73

The cuts-only editing methodology 74

A Roll vs. B Roll 74

Cut-ins and Cut-aways 74

Cutting on action 75

Trimming clips in the Source Monitor 75

Using multiple video tracks 82

Adding and deleting tracks in the Timeline 82

Renaming tracks 84

Adding clips to the Timeline 85

Trimming clips on the Timeline 88

Using the Razor tool 92

Making an Insert edit 94

Self study 98

Review 98

Lesson 5: Adding Transitions to Video

Starting up 99

Understanding video transitions 100

Adding transitions to video clips 101

Preparing a clip to receive transitions 102

Adding a transition between clips 107

Editing transition settings 113

Creating an image slideshow 117

Self study 127

Review 127

Lesson 6: Working with Graphics

Starting up 129

Creating titles in Premiere Pro 130

Using the Titler 131

Creating a lower third 133

Adding text to the Titler 134

Formatting text boxes 137

Formatting text 142

Creating shapes 145

Adding images to a title 148

Saving a title style 151

Creating a title overlay track 152

Saving a title for later reuse 155

Creating an ending credit roll 156

Controlling the speed of a title roll 160

Editing titles 163

Working with Photoshop files 165

Importing layered Photoshop files 166

Animating the position of clips 169

Animating the opacity of clips 173

Self study 177

Review 177

Lesson 7: Using Video Effects

Starting up 179

What are video effects? 180

Applying video effects 180

Creating a Black & White effect 180

Animating the opacity of clips 183

Adjusting the tonality of clips 186

Making quick color adjustments 190

Using the Warp Stabilizer 194

Self study 197

Review 197

Lesson 8: Video Compositing

Starting up 199

Working with Track Mattes 200

Preparing the clip for a Track Matte 200

Applying and editing the Track Matte Key effect 202

Using the Ultra Keyer 204

Creating a garbage matte 206

Applying the Ultra Key 208

Spill Suppression and Color Correction 211

Self Study 212

Review 212

Lesson 9: Working with Audio

Starting up 213

Understanding digital audio 214

Understanding audio tracks 214

Stereo audio 214

Mono audio 215

5.1 audio 215

Stripping audio from a video file 216

Audio channel mapping 220

Adding more audio tracks to the Timeline 226

Making a Three-Point edit on the Timeline 228

Setting volume keyframes 233

Improving audio in Premiere Pro 235

Self study 239

Review 239

Lesson 10: Advanced Editing Techniques

Starting up 241

Creating subclips 242

Using Automate to sequence 246

Making a Three-Point edit 248

Setting an In Point on the Timeline 249

Setting In and Out Points on a clip 250

Making Ripple and Roll Edits 252

Making Slip and Slide Edits 256

Adjusting the clip speed 259

Self study 262

Review 262

Lesson 11: Outputting Your Video

Starting up 263

Output for the Web and desktop 264

Flash video and the Flash player 264

Windows Media and the Silverlight player 264

QuickTime video and the QuickTime player 264

HTML5 Video 265