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Learning Adobe Premiere Elements 12

Video Description

In this Adobe Premiere Elements 12 training course, expert instructor Andy Anderson teaches you how to create high quality videos using this popular video editing software from Adobe. This tutorial is designed for the absolute beginner, and no previous video editing experience is required.
You will start the course by learning the basics of the program, including working with application preferences, customizing your keyboard shortcuts, and generating a new project. You will then learn the basics of video editing, such as viewing and editing clips in the video monitor, timeline clip trimming, and cutting, inserting, and overlaying clips. Andy will teach you topics such as color correction basics, and how to work with effects, audio, and create transitions and other effects. This video tutorial will also teach you how to add titles and credits to your video, including adding a soundtrack, assembling the clips, and working with basic text. Andy will show you some additional features to the program, such as how to generate an instant movie, an effects mask, and make a white screen video. Finally, he will teach you post production output, including adding DVD markers, creating an interactive DVD menu, and outputting to DVD.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of importing your own footage, and editing and enhancing it to produce quality videos. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. What You Will Learn 00:05:20
    2. About Andy 00:02:58
    3. Combining Premiere Elements 11 And 12 00:01:14
    4. Video Production Workflow 00:05:26
    5. Organizing A Video Project 00:05:48
    6. How To Access Your Working Files 00:02:45
    7. Using The Working Files And Organizer 00:03:44
  2. Getting Ready For Primetime
    1. Getting Ready For Primetime 00:01:10
    2. Working With Application Preferences 00:07:12
    3. Adjusting Project Settings 00:02:39
    4. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:10
    5. Walking Through The Application 00:05:15
    6. Generating A New Project 00:09:53
    7. Saving A Premiere Elements Project 00:03:23
  3. You Are Only As Good As Your Materials
    1. Only As Good As Your Materials 00:01:28
    2. Capturing Media 00:11:38
    3. Creating The Project - Chapter 3 00:01:59
    4. Capture From DSLR Cameras 00:04:04
    5. Capture From Tape Devices 00:07:32
    6. Capturing Digital Video 00:03:34
    7. Importing Digital Files 00:01:39
    8. Dealing With Missing Media 00:03:18
    9. Organizing The Assets Panel 00:02:54
    10. Adding New Items From The Assets Panel 00:02:24
    11. Working in Guided View 00:02:09
  4. Editing 101
    1. Editing 101 00:00:57
    2. Creating The Project - Chapter 4 00:02:22
    3. Viewing Clips With The Video Monitor 00:06:21
    4. Editing Clips In The Video Monitor 00:05:53
    5. Quick View Versus Expert View 00:04:21
    6. Timeline Clip Trimming 00:07:51
    7. Cutting, Inserting And Overlaying Clips 00:06:34
    8. Putting It All Together 00:08:42
  5. Color Correction Basics
    1. Introduction To Color Correction 00:01:55
    2. Generating The Project - Chapter 5 00:02:09
    3. Working With Auto And Color Presets 00:07:09
    4. Manually Adjusting Color 00:06:06
    5. Controlling The Exposure Of A Video Clip 00:05:39
    6. 3-Way Color Correction 00:06:24
    7. Pulling It All Together - Chapter 5 00:08:15
    8. Using Auto Smart Tone 00:02:04
  6. Working With Effects
    1. Introduction To Effects 00:01:34
    2. Generating The Project - Chapter 6 00:02:45
    3. Working With Smart Fix 00:04:04
    4. Adding, Modifying, And Removing Effects 00:06:21
    5. Saving Effects As Presets 00:04:26
    6. Creating A Backlighting Preset 00:06:58
    7. Using Time Stretch 00:03:31
    8. Generating A PiP Effect 00:06:23
    9. Creating An Aged Film Effect And More 00:02:46
    10. Controlling The Elements Of A Video - Motion Tracking 00:04:56
    11. Applying Video Adjustments To Multiple Layers 00:04:34
    12. Pulling It All Together - Chapter 6 00:04:47
  7. Working With Audio
    1. Introduction To Working With Audio 00:01:36
    2. Generating The Project - Chapter 7 00:02:21
    3. Assembling The Clips - Chapter 7 00:03:50
    4. Editing Shortcuts 00:10:02
    5. Adding Audio Effects 00:08:04
    6. Creating A Narration 00:04:17
    7. Generating A Soundtrack With SmartSound 00:06:17
    8. Adding A Musical Score To A Video Clip 00:05:03
    9. Adding Interest With Sound Effects 00:03:19
    10. Pulling It All Together - Chapter 7 00:04:02
  8. Creating Transitions And Other Effects
    1. Introduction To Transitions And Effects 00:01:20
    2. Generating The Project - Chapter 8 00:04:07
    3. Adding Motion Graphics 00:08:09
    4. Using Time Remapping 00:03:22
    5. Using Pan And Zoom 00:03:53
    6. Working With Markers 00:07:47
    7. Creating Manual Transitions 00:05:22
    8. Using Built-In Transitions 00:08:09
  9. Adding Titles And Credits
    1. Introduction To Titles And Credits 00:01:04
    2. Generating The Project - Chapter 9 00:02:57
    3. Adding A Soundtrack 00:04:33
    4. Assembling The Clips - Chapter 9 00:02:52
    5. Adding An Effect 00:05:47
    6. Working With Basic Text 00:07:05
    7. Creating A Title 00:04:48
    8. Pulling It All Together - Chapter 9 00:05:55
  10. Additional Features
    1. Introduction To Additional Features 00:01:23
    2. Working With Smart Trim 00:06:25
    3. Using Video Merge And Alpha Masks 00:09:46
    4. Creating An Instant Movie 00:06:28
    5. Generating An Effects Mask 00:05:52
    6. Creating A DVD Movie Menu 00:07:55
    7. Making A White Screen Video 00:04:20
  11. Post Production Output
    1. Introduction To Output 00:00:59
    2. Generating The Project - Chapter 11 00:02:15
    3. Adding Elements To The Timeline 00:07:06
    4. Adding DVD Markers 00:05:13
    5. Creating An Interactive DVD Menu 00:08:28
    6. Outputting To DVD And Web DVD 00:06:55
    7. Additional Output Options 00:04:52
    8. Final Thoughts 00:01:20