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Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book® (2017 release)

Book Description

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2017 release) choose Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 18 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro. Learn to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 and get the most out of your workflow. Take a project from beginning to end and learn to organize media, add audio, create transitions, produce titles, and add effects. Take your projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing footage, adjusting color, using advanced editing techniques, managing projects, working with 360 video for VR headsets, exporting, and much more.

The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. GETTING STARTED
  6. About Classroom in a Book
  7. Prerequisites
  8. Installing Premiere Pro CC
  9. Optimizing performance
  10. Using the lesson files
  11. Relinking the lesson files
  12. How to use these lessons
  13. Online content
  14. Lesson files
  15. Accessing the Web Edition
  16. Additional resources
  17. Adobe Authorized Training Centers
  18. 1 TOURING ADOBE PREMIERE PRO CC
  19. Getting started
  20. Performing nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro
  21. Looking at the standard digital video workflow
  22. Enhancing the workflow with Premiere Pro
  23. Expanding the workflow
  24. Incorporating other components into the editing workflow
  25. Looking at the Adobe Creative Cloud video workflow
  26. Touring the Premiere Pro workspace
  27. Looking at the workspace layout
  28. Customizing the workspace
  29. Introducing preferences
  30. Keyboard shortcuts
  31. Moving, backing up, and syncing user settings
  32. Review Questions
  33. Review Answers
  34. 2 SETTING UP A PROJECT
  35. Getting started
  36. Setting up a project
  37. Exploring video rendering and playback settings
  38. Setting the video and audio display formats
  39. Setting the capture format
  40. Displaying the project item names and label colors
  41. Setting up the scratch disks
  42. Setting up Project Auto Save location
  43. CC Libraries downloads
  44. Choosing ingest settings
  45. Importing projects from Final Cut Pro
  46. Importing Avid Media Composer projects
  47. Setting up a sequence
  48. Creating a sequence that automatically matches your source
  49. Choosing the correct preset
  50. Customizing a sequence preset
  51. Understanding track types
  52. Understanding submixes
  53. Review Questions
  54. Review Answers
  55. 3 IMPORTING MEDIA
  56. Getting started
  57. Importing assets
  58. When to use the Import command
  59. When to use the Media Browser
  60. Working with ingest options and proxy media
  61. Working with the Media Browser
  62. Following a file-based camera workflow
  63. Understanding supported video file types
  64. Finding assets with the Media Browser
  65. Importing images
  66. Importing flattened Adobe Photoshop files
  67. Importing layered Adobe Photoshop files
  68. Importing Adobe Illustrator files
  69. Importing subfolders
  70. Using Adobe Stock
  71. Customizing the media cache
  72. Recording a voice-over
  73. Review Questions
  74. Review Answers
  75. 4 ORGANIZING MEDIA
  76. Getting started
  77. Using the Project panel
  78. Customizing the Project panel
  79. Finding assets in the Project panel
  80. Working with bins
  81. Creating bins
  82. Managing media in bins
  83. Changing bin views
  84. Assigning labels
  85. Changing names
  86. Customizing bins
  87. Having multiple bins open at once
  88. Monitoring footage
  89. Lowering the playback resolution
  90. Getting timecode information
  91. Using essential playback controls
  92. Customizing the monitors
  93. Modifying clips
  94. Adjusting audio channels
  95. Merging clips
  96. Interpreting video footage
  97. Working with raw files
  98. Review Questions
  99. Review Answers
  100. 5 MASTERING THE ESSENTIALS OF VIDEO EDITING
  101. Getting started
  102. Using the Source Monitor
  103. Loading a clip
  104. Loading multiple clips
  105. Using Source Monitor controls
  106. Selecting a range in a clip
  107. Creating subclips
  108. Navigating the Timeline
  109. What is a sequence?
  110. Opening a sequence in the Timeline panel
  111. Understanding tracks
  112. Targeting tracks
  113. Using In and Out marks
  114. Using time rulers
  115. Customizing track headers
  116. Using essential editing commands
  117. Overwrite edit
  118. Insert edit
  119. Three-point editing
  120. Storyboard editing
  121. Review Questions
  122. Review Answers
  123. 6 WORKING WITH CLIPS AND MARKERS
  124. Getting started
  125. Using Program Monitor controls
  126. What is the Program Monitor?
  127. Adding clips to the Timeline with the Program Monitor
  128. Setting the playback resolution
  129. Changing playback resolution
  130. Changing resolution when playback is paused
  131. Playing back VR video
  132. Using markers
  133. What are markers?
  134. Exploring the types of markers
  135. Automating the editing to markers
  136. Finding clips in the Timeline
  137. Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  138. Using sync locks
  139. Using track locks
  140. Finding gaps in the Timeline
  141. Selecting clips
  142. Selecting a clip or range of clips
  143. Selecting all the clips on a track
  144. Selecting audio or video only
  145. Splitting a clip
  146. Linking and unlinking clips
  147. Moving clips
  148. Dragging clips
  149. Nudging clips
  150. Rearranging clips in a sequence
  151. Using the clipboard
  152. Extracting and deleting segments
  153. Performing a lift edit
  154. Performing an extract edit
  155. Performing a delete and ripple delete edit
  156. Disabling a clip
  157. Review Questions
  158. Review Answers
  159. 7 ADDING TRANSITIONS
  160. Getting started
  161. What are transitions?
  162. Knowing when to use transitions
  163. Implementing best practices with transitions
  164. Using edit points and handles
  165. Adding video transitions
  166. Applying a single-sided transition
  167. Applying a transition between two clips
  168. Applying transitions to multiple clips at once
  169. Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
  170. Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
  171. Using a Morph Cut effect
  172. Dealing with inadequate (or nonexistent) head or tail handles
  173. Adding audio transitions
  174. Creating a crossfade
  175. Applying audio transitions
  176. Review Questions
  177. Review Answers
  178. 8 PERFORMING ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES
  179. Getting started
  180. Performing four-point editing
  181. Editing options for four-point edits
  182. Making a four-point edit
  183. Changing playback speed
  184. Changing the speed/duration of a clip
  185. Changing the speed/duration with the Rate Stretch tool
  186. Changing the speed/duration with time remapping
  187. Replacing clips and footage
  188. Dragging in a replacement clip
  189. Making a replace edit
  190. Using the Replace Footage feature
  191. Nesting sequences
  192. Adding a nested sequence
  193. Performing regular trimming
  194. Trimming in the Source Monitor
  195. Trimming in a sequence
  196. Performing advanced trimming
  197. Making ripple edits
  198. Making rolling edits
  199. Making sliding edits
  200. Making slip edits
  201. Trimming in the Program Monitor
  202. Using Trim mode in the Program Monitor
  203. Choosing a trimming method in the Program Monitor
  204. Performing dynamic trimming
  205. Trimming with the keyboard
  206. Review Questions
  207. Review Answers
  208. 9 PUTTING CLIPS IN MOTION
  209. Getting started
  210. Adjusting the Motion effect
  211. Understanding Motion settings
  212. Examining Motion properties
  213. Changing clip position, size, and rotation
  214. Changing position
  215. Reusing Motion settings
  216. Adding rotation and changing the anchor point
  217. Changing clip size
  218. Animating clip size changes
  219. Working with keyframe interpolation
  220. Using different keyframe interpolation methods
  221. Adding Ease to Motion
  222. Using other motion-related effects
  223. Adding a drop shadow
  224. Adding a bevel
  225. Adding motion with the Transform effect
  226. Manipulating clips in 3D space with Basic 3D
  227. Review Questions
  228. Review Answers
  229. 10 MULTICAMERA EDITING
  230. Getting started
  231. Following the multicamera process
  232. Creating a multicamera sequence
  233. Determining the sync points
  234. Adding clips to a multicamera source sequence
  235. Creating the multicamera target sequence
  236. Switching multiple cameras
  237. Performing a multicamera edit
  238. Re-recording multicamera edits
  239. Finalizing multicamera editing
  240. Switching an angle
  241. Flattening a multicamera edit
  242. Review Questions
  243. Review Answers
  244. 11 EDITING AND MIXING AUDIO
  245. Getting started
  246. Setting up the interface to work with audio
  247. Working in the Audio workspace
  248. Defining master track output
  249. Using the audio meters
  250. Viewing samples
  251. Showing audio waveforms
  252. Working with standard audio tracks
  253. Monitoring audio
  254. Examining audio characteristics
  255. Creating a voice-over “scratch track”
  256. Adjusting audio volume
  257. Adjusting audio in the Effect Controls panel
  258. Adjusting audio gain
  259. Normalizing audio
  260. Creating a split edit
  261. Adding a J-cut
  262. Adding an L-cut
  263. Adjusting audio levels for a clip
  264. Adjusting overall clip levels
  265. Keyframing volume changes
  266. Smoothing volume between keyframes
  267. Using clip vs. track keyframes
  268. Working with the Audio Clip Mixer
  269. Review Questions
  270. Review Answers
  271. 12 SWEETENING SOUND
  272. Getting started
  273. Sweetening sound with audio effects
  274. Adjusting bass
  275. Adding a delay
  276. Adjusting pitch
  277. Adjusting treble
  278. Adding reverb
  279. Adjusting EQ
  280. Simple Parametric EQ
  281. Parametric EQ
  282. Cleaning up noisy audio
  283. Highpass and Lowpass effects
  284. MultiBandCompressor effect
  285. Notch effect
  286. Loudness Radar effect
  287. Review Questions
  288. Review Answers
  289. 13 ADDING VIDEO EFFECTS
  290. Getting started
  291. Working with effects
  292. Fixed effects
  293. The Effects panel
  294. Applying effects
  295. Using adjustment layers
  296. Sending a clip to Adobe After Effects
  297. Master clip effects
  298. Masking and tracking visual effects
  299. Keyframing effects
  300. Adding keyframes
  301. Adding keyframe interpolation and velocity
  302. Effect presets
  303. Using built-in presets
  304. Saving effect presets
  305. Frequently used effects
  306. Image stabilization and rolling shutter reduction
  307. Timecode and Clip Name
  308. Shadow/Highlight
  309. Lens distortion removal
  310. Render all sequences
  311. Render and replace
  312. Review Questions
  313. Review Answers
  314. 14 IMPROVING CLIPS WITH COLOR CORRECTION AND GRADING
  315. Getting started
  316. Following a color-oriented workflow
  317. The Color workspace
  318. The Lumetri Color panel
  319. Lumetri Scopes essentials
  320. The Lumetri Scopes panel
  321. An overview of color-oriented effects
  322. Coloring effects
  323. Color removal or replacement
  324. Color correction
  325. Video Limiter
  326. Fixing exposure problems
  327. Underexposed images
  328. Overexposed images
  329. Fixing color balance
  330. Basic white balance (Fast Color Corrector)
  331. Primary color correction
  332. Balancing Lumetri color wheels
  333. Using special color effects
  334. Gaussian Blur
  335. Stylize
  336. Lumetri looks
  337. Creating a look
  338. Review Questions
  339. Review Answers
  340. 15 EXPLORING COMPOSITING TECHNIQUES
  341. Getting started
  342. What is an alpha channel?
  343. Making compositing part of your projects
  344. Shooting videos with compositing in mind
  345. Essential terminology
  346. Working with the Opacity effect
  347. Keyframing opacity
  348. Combining tracks based on a blend mode
  349. Working with alpha-channel transparencies
  350. Color keying a greenscreen shot
  351. Preprocessing the footage
  352. Using the Ultra Key effect
  353. Masking clips
  354. Using mattes that use graphics or other clips
  355. Review Questions
  356. Review Answers
  357. 16 CREATING TITLES
  358. Getting started
  359. An overview of the Titler window
  360. Mastering video typography essentials
  361. Font choice
  362. Color choice
  363. Kerning
  364. Tracking
  365. Leading
  366. Alignment
  367. Safe title margin
  368. Creating titles
  369. Adding point text
  370. Adding paragraph text
  371. Stylizing text
  372. Changing a title’s appearance
  373. Saving custom styles
  374. Creating an Adobe Photoshop graphic or title
  375. Working with shapes and logos
  376. Creating shapes
  377. Adding a graphic
  378. Aligning shapes and logos
  379. Making text roll and crawl
  380. Introducing captions
  381. Using closed captions
  382. Review Questions
  383. Review Answers
  384. 17 MANAGING YOUR PROJECTS
  385. Getting started
  386. Using the File menu
  387. Using the File menu commands
  388. Making a clip offline
  389. Using the Project Manager
  390. Collecting files and copying them to a new location
  391. Consolidating and transcoding
  392. Rendering and replacing
  393. Using the Link Media panel and the Locate command
  394. Performing the final project management steps
  395. Importing projects or sequences
  396. Managing collaboration
  397. Using the Libraries panel
  398. Managing your hard drives
  399. Additional files
  400. Review Questions
  401. Review Answers
  402. 18 EXPORTING FRAMES, CLIPS, AND SEQUENCES
  403. Getting started
  404. Overview of export options
  405. Exporting single frames
  406. Exporting a master copy
  407. Matching sequence settings
  408. Choosing another codec
  409. Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  410. Choosing a file format for export
  411. Configuring the export
  412. Using the Source and Output panels
  413. Queuing the export
  414. Additional options in Adobe Media Encoder
  415. Uploading to social media
  416. Exchanging with other editing applications
  417. Exporting a Final Cut Pro XML file
  418. Exporting to OMF
  419. Exporting to AAF
  420. Final practice
  421. Review Questions
  422. Review Answers
  423. INDEX