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Sceneline or Timeline?


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Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training

with David Basulto

Video: Sceneline or Timeline?

Adobe Premiere Elements 10 has two ways to work on your movie: the Sceneline or the Timeline. Let's take a look at the differences. So here's our project. Our monitor view is showing what I have in the Sceneline. The Sceneline is terrific if you're looking for a fast at it you know exactly that you just want the four clips of your mom's birthday party and they are in four different clips right here, for example, and you just want to click and drag them into the area here that says Drag next clip here. And you can just drag. Let's find a different clip. And you want to add some simple transitions here.
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  1. 3m 1s
    1. Welcome
      52s
    2. How to use the exercise files
      2m 9s
  2. 11m 11s
    1. Understanding the interface
      6m 45s
    2. An overview of the editing workflow
      4m 26s
  3. 14m 29s
    1. Creating a new project
      2m 14s
    2. Importing media
      2m 9s
    3. Capturing media
      4m 24s
    4. Managing media
      2m 44s
    5. Missing media and correctly saving projects
      2m 58s
  4. 15m 35s
    1. Sceneline or Timeline?
      2m 25s
    2. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Sceneline
      2m 2s
    3. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Timeline
      3m 16s
    4. Modifying clips with the context menu
      4m 57s
    5. Rendering: What is the red bar?
      2m 55s
  5. 23m 18s
    1. Adjusting clip length in the Preview window
      2m 4s
    2. Adjusting clip length in the Sceneline
      2m 43s
    3. Adjusting clip length in the Timeline
      4m 40s
    4. Playing with time: Freeze, change speed, and duration
      6m 31s
    5. Splitting and moving clips
      2m 10s
    6. Applying transitions: Getting from scene to scene
      5m 10s
  6. 30m 17s
    1. Applying effects to clips
      3m 29s
    2. The new Pan and Zoom tool
      1m 42s
    3. Adjusting the position, scale, and rotation of clips, and creating picture-in-picture effects
      3m 35s
    4. Using the Tracker
      5m 26s
    5. Using the Effects Mask tool
      3m 1s
    6. Videomerge and Green Screen
      3m 38s
    7. Creating and using effect presets
      4m 12s
    8. Making color adjustments using effects
      5m 14s
  7. 16m 38s
    1. Understanding animation
      5m 57s
    2. Animating video effects
      3m 30s
    3. Using keyframes with motion effects
      3m 4s
    4. Working with keyframes directly in the Timeline
      4m 7s
  8. 18m 45s
    1. Recording voiceovers and narration
      3m 25s
    2. Using SmartSound for great music soundtracks
      5m 39s
    3. Applying audio effects
      2m 48s
    4. Mixing audio with SmartMixer
      6m 53s
  9. 17m 51s
    1. Creating and animating text
      9m 24s
    2. Creating lower thirds
      5m 32s
    3. Using style presets and templates
      2m 55s
  10. 9m 40s
    1. The Auto-Analyzer
      2m 36s
    2. InstantMovie and themes
      4m 5s
    3. Smart Trim
      2m 59s
  11. 10m 8s
    1. Creating your first DVD
      4m 18s
    2. Creating Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, and web DVDs
      5m 50s
  12. 8m 58s
    1. Sharing your project to YouTube
      2m 36s
    2. Sharing your project to a video file
      4m 42s
    3. Sharing your project to a mobile device
      1m 40s
  13. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training breaks down the editing workflow into bite-sized pieces, covering everything from setting up a project to exporting the final video to any format. Author David Basulto introduces the basics of editing in Adobe Premiere Elements as well as the advanced features like picture-in-picture overlays and audio and visual effects.

Topics include:
  • Importing and capturing media
  • Relinking missing media
  • Arranging and deleting clips in the Sceneline and Timeline
  • Adjusting clip length
  • Splitting and moving clips
  • Applying transitions
  • Adjusting the position, scale, and rotation of clips
  • Making color adjustments
  • Animating and working with keyframes
  • Recording voiceovers and narration
  • Creating lower thirds
  • Sharing projects: DVDs, Blu-ray, and the Web
Subject:
Video
Software:
Premiere Elements Elements
Author:
David Basulto

Sceneline or Timeline?

Adobe Premiere Elements 10 has two ways to work on your movie: the Sceneline or the Timeline. Let's take a look at the differences. So here's our project. Our monitor view is showing what I have in the Sceneline. The Sceneline is terrific if you're looking for a fast at it you know exactly that you just want the four clips of your mom's birthday party and they are in four different clips right here, for example, and you just want to click and drag them into the area here that says Drag next clip here. And you can just drag. Let's find a different clip. And you want to add some simple transitions here.

We're going to do a dissolve this one, Cube Spin, okay, and that's it, and you're ready to go. You want to render this out, set it up on YouTube to show all the family back east, because they haven't seen mom in long time, and that's it, you're ready to go. The Timeline, however, lets you have a lot more control. It lets you layer videos. So, for example, you wanted to grab some other footage and put it on top of this video. So maybe I want to go back up and grab a photo and just layer this here for some reason.

I can go here and lower the opacity a little bit, so we can just barely see that. You can make a lot of other adjustments here. I just lowered the opacity, but I also have other options here. So there's Motion, all of these Position, Scale, Rotation. We'll talk about all those in the motion video. And opacity, like I just showed you. I can create what are called keyframes, and we'll talk about that. That's more of an animation thing. And one big thing is--let me just zoom in a little bit here.

I can see right off the bat that this clip right here is pretty long. Maybe I don't need all this, so I can just look at this clip and say oh my God that too long, I'm going to grab one end of it and drag it in, and I can change the clip length. If you go into the Sceneline, you don't have that quick ability. So having the ability to see the relative length at a glance is a big plus using the Timeline. In the next few videos, we're going to go over exactly how to import your footage into the Sceneline or the Timeline, how to change lengths, how to delete clips, how to rearrange them, and much more.

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