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This course shows beginning filmmakers how to make a short documentary from footage they have already shot, and walks them from the editing process in Adobe Premiere Elements through uploading a finished movie to platforms like Vimeo or YouTube. Author and producer Jason Osder explains how the footage was shot along the way, illuminating why particular angles were chosen and how the subject matter influences the editing process. The course also covers trimming, editing to music, and adding a title and graphics, and the final chapters result in a polished, color-corrected movie with properly mixed dialog and music.
The Credit Roll is a film convention that we're all familiar with. It scrolls from the bottom to the top at the end of the movie, telling us who made it. I want to end this piece with a fairly traditional credit roll. In this case, I want to start with one of the pre-built templates but then tweak it by paring it down, so it has just what I want. That's the one there. There it is, but it's going to need several tweaks.
So, let's start working on it. First, I don't really want any of these dots up here. So, I am just going to simply remove them. Everything else here works pretty good, but I have to change the content. Okay, now that I've filled in my content, I need to work on the timing of this in the timeline. I am going to render it, so we can really see how it's working.
Just move my work area and Return to render. (music playing) Okay, not bad, but it was a little fast for me. The way you adjust the speed on these credit rolls is pretty simple. You just extend the length of the clip and automatically the speed of the credit roll will adjust. So we need to make this a bit longer.
With work like this, there's really no avoiding several renders until you get it right. (music playing) I think just a touch slower. That means again, extending. Render once more. (music playing) With our credit roll in place, this piece is getting close to the finish line.
Now let's see about those real finishing steps.
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