Premiere Elements 8: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual [NOOK Book]

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Whether you're aiming for YouTube videos or Hollywood-style epics, you need what Premiere Elements can't provide: crystal-clear guidance and real world know-how. This Missing Manual delivers. Packed with great ideas on how to spiff up your footage, this book helps you avoid the dreaded Help! I Never Do Anything With My Video syndrome.


With this book, you'll learn how to use Premiere's two approaches to ...

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Premiere Elements 8: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

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Overview

Whether you're aiming for YouTube videos or Hollywood-style epics, you need what Premiere Elements can't provide: crystal-clear guidance and real world know-how. This Missing Manual delivers. Packed with great ideas on how to spiff up your footage, this book helps you avoid the dreaded Help! I Never Do Anything With My Video syndrome.


With this book, you'll learn how to use Premiere's two approaches to filmmaking: The quick-and-easy InstantMovie technique, and the classic, handcrafted approach for frame-by-frame editing with fine-tuned transitions, effects, and more. Premiere expert Chris Grover combines a touch of humor with insights, tips, and tricks culled from years of moviemaking experience to help you release your inner Scorsese.


  • Create movies from start to finish with hands-on, step-by-step instructions
  • Use InstantMovie to whip up a video ready for prime time
  • Learn frame-by-frame editing to handcraft your story like the pros do
  • Share your movie by saving it to disc, uploading it, or emailing it
  • Add video effects that dazzle
  • Use keyframes to precisely control cuts, special effects, and sound
  • Tap Premiere's automated tools to analyze, organize, and rate your clips
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449388829
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/22/2009
  • Series: Missing Manual Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 854,035
  • File size: 23 MB
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Meet the Author

Christopher Grover lives in Fairfax, California with his wife and two daughters. Chris received degrees in Creative Writing and Film from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He's worked as a technical writer, advertising copywriter and product publicist for more than 25 years. His freelance articles have been published in a variety of magazines from Fine Homebuilding to CD-ROM World. Chris's latest project is launching Bolinas Road Creative, an agency that helps small businesses promote their products and services. He's also the author of Word 2007: The Missing Manual and Word 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual.

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Table of Contents

The Missing CreditsIntroductionPart I: Start a New ProjectChapter 1: Set Up a New ProjectChapter 2: Import Your ClipsChapter 3: Import Sound, Still Pictures, and AnimationChapter 4: Organize Your ClipsPart II: Create Your MovieChapter 5: Edit Your MovieChapter 6: Add TransitionsChapter 7: Add Effects and ThemesChapter 8: Create Animated EffectsChapter 9: Add TitlesChapter 10: Edit Your Sound TrackPart III: Share Your MovieChapter 11: Choose a Video FormatChapter 12: Upload Videos to YouTube and the WebChapter 13: Create DVDs and Blu-ray DiscsChapter 14: Export to an iPod, Cellphone, or Other DevicePart IV: AppendixesInstall Premiere Elements 8Get Help for Premiere Elements 8Premiere Elements 8 Menu by MenuElements Organizer Menu by MenuColophon

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  • Posted January 25, 2010

    Book helps a lot

    I have version 7, but this book was still very helpful w/Version 7. Upgraded from 4(which had a manual) to 7(no manual) and V7 was very different from V4. This book helped out a lot.

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