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Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC Classroom in a Book®

Book Description

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe Premiere ProCC Classroom in a Book contains 19 lessons that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

Purchasing this book gives you access to the same lesson files that appear on the included DVD in addition to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, go towww.peachpit.com/redeem and redeem the code provided inside this book.

“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.”

Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. How to Get Your Lesson Files
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    4. Optimizing performance
    5. Copying the lesson files
    6. Relinking the lesson files
    7. How to use these lessons
    8. How to access updates to this book
    9. Additional resources
    10. Adobe certification
  6. 1. Touring Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud
    1. Getting started
    2. Nonlinear editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
    3. Expanding the workflow
    4. Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  7. 2. Setting Up a Project
    1. Getting started
    2. Setting up a project
    3. Setting up a sequence
    4. Review questions
    5. Review answers
  8. 3. Importing Media
    1. Getting started
    2. Importing assets
    3. Working with the Media Browser
    4. Importing images
    5. The media cache
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  9. 4. Organizing Media
    1. Getting started
    2. The Project panel
    3. Working with bins
    4. Organizing media with content analysis
    5. Monitoring footage
    6. Modifying clips
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  10. 5. Essentials of Video Editing
    1. Getting started
    2. Using the Source Monitor
    3. Navigating the Timeline
    4. Essential editing commands
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  11. 6. Working with Clips and Markers
    1. Getting started
    2. Program Monitor controls
    3. Controlling resolution
    4. Using markers
    5. Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
    6. Finding gaps in the Timeline
    7. Selecting clips
    8. Moving clips
    9. Extracting and deleting segments
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  12. 7. Adding Transitions
    1. Getting started
    2. What are transitions?
    3. Edit points and handles
    4. Adding video transitions
    5. Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
    6. Adding audio transitions
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  13. 8. Advanced Editing Techniques
    1. Getting started
    2. Four-point editing
    3. Retiming clips
    4. Replacing clips and footage
    5. Nesting sequences
    6. Regular trimming
    7. Advanced trimming
    8. Trimming in the Program Monitor
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  14. 9. Putting Clips in Motion
    1. Getting started
    2. Adjusting the Motion effect
    3. Changing clip position, size, and rotation
    4. Working with keyframe interpolation
    5. Using other motion-related effects
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  15. 10. Multi-camera Editing
    1. Getting started
    2. The multi-camera process
    3. Creating a multi-camera sequence
    4. Switching multiple cameras
    5. Finalizing multi-camera editing
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  16. 11. Editing and Mixing Audio
    1. Getting started
    2. Setting up the interface to work with audio
    3. Examining audio characteristics
    4. Adjusting audio volume
    5. Creating a split edit
    6. Adjusting audio levels for a clip
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  17. 12. Sweetening Sound
    1. Getting started
    2. Sweetening sound with audio effects
    3. Adjusting EQ
    4. Applying effects in the Audio Track Mixer
    5. Cleaning up noisy audio
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  18. 13. Adding Video Effects
    1. Getting started
    2. Working with effects
    3. Keyframing effects
    4. Effects presets
    5. Frequently used effects
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  19. 14. Color Correction and Grading
    1. Getting started
    2. Color-oriented workflow
    3. An overview of color-oriented effects
    4. Fixing exposure problems
    5. Fixing color balance
    6. Special color effects
    7. Creating a look
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  20. 15. Exploring Compositing Techniques
    1. Getting started
    2. What is an alpha channel?
    3. Making compositing part of your projects
    4. Working with the Opacity effect
    5. Working with alpha-channel transparencies
    6. Color keying a greenscreen shot
    7. Using mattes
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  21. 16. Creating Titles
    1. Getting started
    2. An overview of the Titler window
    3. Video typography essentials
    4. Creating titles
    5. Stylizing text
    6. Working with shapes and logos
    7. Making text roll and crawl
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  22. 17. Managing Your Projects
    1. Getting started
    2. The File menu
    3. Using the Project Manager
    4. Final project management steps
    5. Importing projects or sequences
    6. Managing collaboration
    7. Managing your hard drives
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  23. 18. Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences
    1. Getting started
    2. Overview of export options
    3. Exporting single frames
    4. Exporting a master copy
    5. Working with Adobe Media Encoder
    6. Exchanging with other editing applications
    7. Recording to tape
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  24. Index
  25. 19. Authoring DVDs with Adobe Encore
    1. Getting started
    2. Overview of DVD authoring in Adobe Encore
    3. Adding Adobe Encore chapter markers to the Timeline
    4. Creating an Autoplay DVD
    5. Creating a menu DVD
    6. Previewing the DVD
    7. Creating a Blu-ray Disc
    8. Exporting DVD projects for the Web
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  26. Contributors
  27. Production Notes
  28. Team Credits