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Mastering Adobe Premier Pro CS6 HOTSHOt

Book Description

Take your video editing skills to new and exciting levels with eight fantastic projects

  • Discover new workflows and the exciting new features of Premiere Pro CS6

  • Take your video editing skills to exciting new levels with clear, concise instructions (and supplied footage)

  • Explore powerful time-saving features that other users don’t even know about!

  • Work on actual real-world video editing projects such as short films, interviews, multi-cam, special effects, and the creation of video montages

  • Gain video editing skills that will stay with you for years

  • In Detail

    Adobe Premiere Pro has become synonymous with video editing, in the same way Photoshop has become a byword for image manipulation. To unlock the true potential of this powerful software you don’t need you to take expensive training courses or spend hours trying to get your footage “just right”. Work through this practical guide and truly master Premiere Pro CS6 using real footage with engaging examples.

    Using the included source material (available via digital download), this book will help you discover a plethora of features and functionality hidden within Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 that can truly augment your skills and take your footage to the next level. By covering a diverse array of topics in a practical manner, you will gain a full understanding of how to approach pretty much any video editing project you want to tackle with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.

    Starting off with an entry-level project to get both new and existing users up to speed, "Mastering Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Hotshot" dives right into a series of engaging real-world projects that help you understand how you can harness Premiere Pro’s full potential. With an explicit focus on practical real-world projects from concept to publication, this is the definitive guide for people who want to make the most out of this powerful software.

    As you progress through the book you’ll encounter problems of poorly shot footage; news reporters who stumble over their dialog and camera crews who fail to deliver key scenes, leaving you to scavenge and then hide your trail. Not only will you develop a full understanding of how core features work, you'll also have a clear grasp on how to make your footage stand out from the crowd.

    Table of Contents

    1. Mastering Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 HOTSHOT
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Mastering Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 HOTSHOT
      3. Credits
      4. About the Author
      5. About the Reviewers
      6. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
      7. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
          1. Mission Briefing
          2. Why Is It Awesome?
          3. Your Hotshot Objectives
          4. Mission Checklist
          5. Task 1
          6. Prepare for Lift Off
          7. Engage Thrusters
          8. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          9. Classified Intel
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Downloading the example code
          2. Errata
          3. Piracy
          4. Questions
      8. 1. Creating a Movie Montage – the Easy Way
        1. Mission Briefing
        2. Why Is It Awesome?
          1. Your Hotshot Objectives
          2. Mission Checklist
        3. Streamlining Premiere Pro
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        4. Music markers matter
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. Subclips tame video clips
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        6. Final preparation
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Creating a running order
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Fine-tuning the edit
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        9. Correct aspect ratios
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        10. Finishing touches
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
          4. Mission Accomplished
        11. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      9. 2. Cutting a Short Film without Getting Stung
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
            1. Video content
            2. Sound effects
        2. Creating a story
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        3. Three-point edits
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        4. Combining three- and four-point edits
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. Refining with the Trim tool
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Correcting various problems
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Making pictures sing
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Adding a movie look
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        9. Mission Accomplished
        10. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      10. 3. Protect the Innocent – Interview Edit Techniques
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
        2. Getting the story right!
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        3. Extracting audio fat
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        4. Creating a J-cut (away)
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. An L-cut and a UFO!
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Reconstructing reconstructions
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Bringing night to day
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Adding viewpoints
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        9. Protecting the innocent
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        10. Adding lower thirds
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        11. Mission Accomplished
        12. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      11. 4. See the Bigger Picture – Edit Multiple Cameras
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
            1. Video
            2. Audio
            3. Adding an audio track
        2. Organizing your media
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        3. Creating a multi-camera sync point
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        4. Activating multi-camera
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. Creating a multi-camera Timeline
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Editing and tuning multi-camera clips
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Creating insert clips (PiP)
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Finishing off
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        9. Mission Accomplished
        10. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      12. 5. Visual Effects – Muzzle Flashes, Laser Beams, and Clones
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
          4. Video
          5. Audio
        2. Organizing your project media
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
        3. Key in the alien robot
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        4. Creating an army of clones
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. Creating a laser beam of doom
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Creating a lightning spectacular (freeze frame and lightning ball)
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Creating a muzzle flash
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Adding sound effects
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
        9. Adding various effects to polish the scene
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        10. Mission Accomplished
        11. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      13. 6. Visual FX Using Real Media
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
          4. Video
          5. Third-party effects
        2. Organizing your media
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        3. Adding a new 3D object to your scene
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
        4. Adding an explosive clip
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. Manually tracking the explosion
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Adding heat glow and smoke
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Adding muzzle flashes and laser beams
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Creating an explosion tremor and flying figure effect
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
        9. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      14. 7. The Ultimate Do-over – Correcting Visual and Audio Problems
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
          4. Video
        2. Correcting white balance issues
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        3. Correcting color issues
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        4. Creating an isolated color effect
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        5. Using Rolling Shutter Repair for DSLRs
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Using Warp Stabilizer as a virtual tripod
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Improving audio quality of a sound track
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Removing coughs and other disturbances
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        9. Trashing audio – altering the sound of a voice
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        10. Globally adding audio filters to your Timeline clips
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        11. Mission Accomplished
        12. You Ready To Go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge
      15. 8. Reach the World – Export to DVD, the Internet, and Beyond
        1. Mission Briefing
          1. Why Is It Awesome?
          2. Your Hotshot Objectives
          3. Mission Checklist
          4. Prepare for Lift Off
        2. Exporting audio for refined post work
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        3. Creating an animated GIF
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        4. Assembling multiple Timelines for final output
          1. Prepare for Lift Off
          2. Engage Thrusters
          3. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          4. Classified Intel
        5. Adding markers and creating an Encore CS6 compatible export
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        6. Exporting options for uploading to the Internet
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        7. Creating archive copies of your work
          1. Engage Thrusters
          2. Objective Complete - Mini Debriefing
          3. Classified Intel
        8. Mission Accomplished
      16. Index