Premiere Pro Editing Workshop

Premiere Pro Editing Workshop

by Marcus Geduld
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578202280

ISBN-13: 9781578202287

Pub. Date: 12/10/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Demonstrating the most efficient and effective ways of using Premiere, this book goes far beyond the basics of simply operating the software. Readers develop a working knowledge of the application with lessons and tutorials that cover every essential method and technique, including importing, exporting, effects, transitions, system requirements, and interactions

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Demonstrating the most efficient and effective ways of using Premiere, this book goes far beyond the basics of simply operating the software. Readers develop a working knowledge of the application with lessons and tutorials that cover every essential method and technique, including importing, exporting, effects, transitions, system requirements, and interactions with other Adobe applications. The companion CDROM enables the user to view and practice the edit of an entire sequence, from storyboarding through the final render.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578202287
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/10/2003
Series:
DV Expert Series
Edition description:
DVD ROM Included/Novice to Intermediate
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsiv
Introductionxi
What Is Premiere Pro?xi
How Do You Use Premiere?xii
What Does an Editor Do?xii
Who Uses Premiere?xiii
Why Premiere?xiii
How to Get Startedxiv
Chapter 1System Setup1
PC Requirements3
Making the Connection6
Installing Premiere Pro7
Sample Configurations7
Basic DV System7
Advanced DV System7
Professional DV/D1 System9
Wrapping Up9
Chapter 2Starting a Project11
You Don't Import Footage; You Link to It11
Sequences13
Creating a New Project14
Customizing18
If you're not making a video for a standard television18
Custom Settings19
Scale clips to project dimensions when adding to sequence22
24fps (video that looks like film)22
Interface25
Saving30
Undo31
Wrapping up31
Chapter 3Capturing and Importing33
Import or Capture?33
Precapture Project Setup34
Bins (a.k.a. folders)34
Importing36
Preparing still images for import38
Importing still images42
Capturing45
Device control45
Logging45
Batch capturing54
Manual capturing56
What can go wrong?56
Recapturing57
Capturing audio58
Project Manager59
Wrapping up60
Chapter 4Building a Rough Cut61
Using the Monitor Window to Assemble a Sequence61
Three-Point Editing68
Overlay70
Source: in and out points, Program: in point71
Source: in and out points, Program: out point72
Source: in point, Program: in and out points73
Source: out point, Program: in and out points74
Insert77
Removing Frames from the Sequence79
Closing Gaps80
Deleting an entire clip from the Timeline81
Replacing parts of the sequence with new footage81
Zooming in the Timeline81
Four-point editing83
Speed Tips for Three-Point Editing83
Loading multiple clips into the source monitor83
J, K, and L keys85
Memorize these shortcuts88
Inserting and overlaying by dragging from the source monitor90
Using the Timeline Current Time Indicator as an in point91
Creating subclips91
Loading a clip from the Timeline to the Source Monitor92
Automating to the sequence93
Wrapping up95
Chapter 5Trimming97
Handles97
Trim Tools101
Selection tool101
Ripple Edit tool105
Rolling Edit tool110
Slide tool113
Slip tool115
Trim Window119
Tracks122
Additional Editing Tools123
Rate Stretch tool123
Razor tool124
Track Select tool125
Snap tool126
Viewing clips in the Timeline126
Opening Timeline clips in the Source Monitor128
Markers128
Go to131
Info palette132
Wrapping up132
Chapter 6Effects and Transitions133
Applying an Effect134
Effects window136
Removing effects137
Copy/pasting138
Adjusting Properties Globally139
Program Monitor controls141
Effect stacking order143
Animating Properties144
Keyframing144
Adjusting keyframes in the timeline153
Nesting156
Transition Effects159
Gradient Wipe162
Saving Effect Presets163
Learning to Use the Effects166
Generating Previews166
Wrapping up169
Chapter 7Compositing171
Creating Alpha Channels172
Photoshop alpha channels172
After Effects and Illustrator and Photoshop revisited184
Compositing the alpha channel image in Premiere185
Adjusting Opacity in Premiere187
Creating Opacity with a Keying Effect188
Wrapping up192
Chapter 8Color Correction193
Color Correction Environment194
Calibrating Broadcast Monitors195
Video Scopes196
Neutralizing Windows XP200
Color Correction Goals200
Four Stages of Color Correction201
Analyze Footage by Asking the Following Questions201
Color Correction Workspaces202
Using the Color Corrector Effect202
In the HSL properties206
In the RGB properties206
In the Video Limiter properties207
Using the Color Match Effect209
Wrapping up210
Color Plates
Chapter 9Motion211
Introduction211
Position213
Anchor Point216
Rotation218
Scale219
Effect Controls Window221
Timeline221
Program Monitor223
Bezier Curves and Easing224
Spatial curves225
Temporal curves230
Nesting232
Ken Burns-Style Animation233
Wrapping up234
Chapter 10Audio235
Importing Audio236
Setting up a sequence for audio236
Importing audio from a CD239
Recording directly to a track240
Messing with Audio241
Unlinking audio and video241
Audio effects250
Mixing audio253
Wrapping up254
Chapter 11Titles255
New Title256
Display Options258
Type Tools261
Type tool and Vertical Type tool261
Area Type and Vertical Area Type tool263
Path Type tool and Vertical Path Type tool264
Switching between typing and selecting266
Adjusting text with the Selection tool266
Adjusting Text Properties268
Tab Stops278
Rolls and Crawls279
Shapes279
Pen Tool281
Importing Graphics287
Layout288
Arranging the stacking order288
Aligning objects288
Distributing objects290
Reusing Title Styles290
Saving and using styles290
Creating and using templates292
Wrapping up293
Chapter 12Output295
Recording to Videotape295
Setup296
Crash record296
Export to Tape297
Export to DVD299
MPEG2 File with Adobe Media Encoder302
Self-Contained Media File303
QuickTime Animation File304
QuickTime File for Web or CD-ROM305
MPEG1, QuickTime, RealMedia, and Windows Media306
Exporting a Still Image307
Wrapping up309
Appendix ACustomizing Premiere311
Keyboard Shortcuts311
Workspaces314
Preferences317
Project Window View318
Timeline View321
Audio Samples323
Preferences File324
Third-Party Plug-ins325
Wrapping up326
Index327
On the DVD-ROM338

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