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Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom

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A Complete Training Package!

Full-color, step-by-step instructional book

Video training from expert instructors

Tutorials and lesson files on companion DVD

You have a personal tutor in the Digital Classroom

If you want expert instruction that fits into your schedule, the Digital Classroom series delivers. Expert instructors guide you through each lesson, helping you learn essential Premiere Pro CC skills at your own speed. Full-color, step-by-step instructions in the book are enhanced with video tutorials on the companion DVD. With this Digital Classroom training package, you have your own private instructor showing you the easiest way to learn Premiere Pro CC.

  • Import video, audio, and still images and edit them together on the Timeline

  • Add transitions and effects to your video to make your projects more engaging and appealing

  • Automatically stabilize shaky footage with the Warp Stabilizer

  • Animate layered Photoshop files to create onscreen graphics

  • Create text and titles using the built-in Premiere Pro Titler

  • Use Adobe Encore to author your projects to disk or for web distribution

  • DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover Page
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Credits
    5. About the Authors
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Contents
    8. Starting Up
      1. About Adobe Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom
      2. Prerequisites
      3. System requirements
      4. Starting Adobe Premiere Pro
      5. Resetting the Adobe Premiere Pro preferences
      6. Access lesson files and videos any time
      7. Checking for updated lesson files
      8. Loading lesson files
      9. Locating missing media
      10. Working with the video tutorials
      11. Setting up for viewing the video tutorials
      12. Additional resources
    9. Lesson 1: Understanding Digital Video
      1. Starting up
      2. Understanding digital Non-Linear Editing
      3. Understanding video settings
      4. Editing vs. delivery formats
      5. Tape-based vs. tapeless formats
      6. High definition vs. standard definition
      7. Progressive video vs. interlaced video
      8. Premiere Pro presets
      9. Overview of the post production workflow
      10. Media acquisition
      11. Editorial development
      12. Graphics development
      13. Audio development
      14. Finishing
      15. Mastering
      16. Output and delivery
      17. Self study
      18. Review
    10. Lesson 2: Understanding the Workspace
      1. Starting up
      2. Understanding the Premiere Pro interface
      3. Understanding the default Editing workspace
      4. Understanding the tools
      5. Customizing the interface
      6. Opening, closing, and moving panels
      7. Saving a custom workspace
      8. Setting application preferences
      9. Using the Project panel
      10. Understanding media management
      11. Creating and organizing bins
      12. Modifying the Project panel display
      13. Locating missing media
      14. Self study
      15. Review
    11. Lesson 3: Prepping Files in Prelude
      1. What is Adobe Prelude?
      2. Supported formats for ingest and logging
      3. Formats that can be ingested but not logged
      4. Ingesting video
      5. Organizing clips
      6. Logging video
      7. Adding Comment markers
      8. Adding Subclip markers
      9. Creating a rough cut
      10. Exporting to Premiere Pro
      11. Self Study
      12. Review
    12. Lesson 4: Making the Cut
      1. Starting up
      2. The cuts-only editing methodology
      3. A Roll vs. B Roll
      4. Cut-ins and Cut-aways
      5. Cutting on action
      6. Trimming clips in the Source Monitor
      7. Using multiple video tracks
      8. Adding and deleting tracks in the Timeline
      9. Renaming tracks
      10. Adding clips to the Timeline
      11. Trimming clips on the Timeline
      12. Using the Razor tool
      13. Making an Insert edit
      14. Self study
      15. Review
    13. Lesson 5: Adding Transitions to Video
      1. Starting up
      2. Understanding video transitions
      3. Adding transitions to video clips
      4. Preparing a clip to receive transitions
      5. Adding a transition between clips
      6. Editing transition settings
      7. Creating an image slideshow
      8. Self study
      9. Review
    14. Lesson 6: Working with Graphics
      1. Starting up
      2. Creating titles in Premiere Pro
      3. Using the Titler
      4. Creating a lower third
      5. Adding text to the Titler
      6. Formatting text boxes
      7. Formatting text
      8. Creating shapes
      9. Adding images to a title
      10. Saving a title style
      11. Creating a title overlay track
      12. Saving a title for later reuse
      13. Creating an ending credit roll
      14. Controlling the speed of a title roll
      15. Editing titles
      16. Working with Photoshop files
      17. Importing layered Photoshop files
      18. Animating the position of clips
      19. Animating the opacity of clips
      20. Self study
      21. Review
    15. Lesson 7: Using Video Effects
      1. Starting up
      2. What are video effects?
      3. Applying video effects
      4. Creating a Black & White effect
      5. Animating the opacity of clips
      6. Adjusting the tonality of clips
      7. Making quick color adjustments
      8. Using the Warp Stabilizer
      9. Self study
      10. Review
    16. Lesson 8: Video Compositing
      1. Starting up
      2. Working with Track Mattes
      3. Preparing the clip for a Track Matte
      4. Applying and editing the Track Matte Key effect
      5. Using the Ultra Keyer
      6. Creating a garbage matte
      7. Applying the Ultra Key
      8. Spill Suppression and Color Correction
      9. Self Study
      10. Review
    17. Lesson 9: Working with Audio
      1. Starting up
      2. Understanding digital audio
      3. Understanding audio tracks
      4. Stereo audio
      5. Mono audio
      6. 5.1 audio
      7. Stripping audio from a video file
      8. Audio channel mapping
      9. Adding more audio tracks to the Timeline
      10. Making a Three-Point edit on the Timeline
      11. Setting volume keyframes
      12. Improving audio in Premiere Pro
      13. Self study
      14. Review
    18. Lesson 10: Advanced Editing Techniques
      1. Starting up
      2. Creating subclips
      3. Using Automate to sequence
      4. Making a Three-Point edit
      5. Setting an In Point on the Timeline
      6. Setting In and Out Points on a clip
      7. Making Ripple and Roll Edits
      8. Making Slip and Slide Edits
      9. Adjusting the clip speed
      10. Self study
      11. Review
    19. Lesson 11: Outputting Your Video
      1. Starting up
      2. Output for the Web and desktop
      3. Flash video and the Flash player
      4. Windows Media and the Silverlight player
      5. QuickTime video and the QuickTime player
      6. HTML5 Video
      7. Understanding formats and codecs
      8. Understanding temporal and spatial compression
      9. Understanding bit rate
      10. Understanding frame rate and resolution
      11. Understanding aspect ratio and pixel aspect ratio
      12. Progressive display vs. interlacing
      13. Exporting an H.264 file for mobile devices
      14. Creating a custom export preset
      15. Exporting with the Adobe Media Encoder
      16. Self study
      17. Review
    20. Appendices
      1. Appendix A: Premiere Pro Panels
      2. Appendix B: Adobe Premiere Pro Keyboard Shortcuts
      3. Appendix C: Premiere Pro Input and Output formats
      4. Appendix D: Capturing and Transferring Footage
      5. Appendix E: Using Adobe Encore
    21. Index