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An Editor’s Guide to Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Second Edition by Jeff Greenberg, Robbie Carman, Richard Harrington

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Chapter 3. Setting Up a Project

It is said that every journey begins with a single step. Postproduction is no different. Taking that first step blindly can lead to headaches and pain—no matter how good your footage or nonlinear editing (NLE) application. It’s crucial that you choose an appropriate starting point. This generally means setting up an Adobe Premiere Pro project with the correct preset, but you may need to create a custom starting point as well.

In this chapter, you’ll learn to set up a new project and how to turn that setup into a template. You’ll explore the details of creating sequences and sequence presets, and you’ll learn how to modify an existing project.

Using the New Project Panel

When you launch Adobe Premiere Pro from ...

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