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Cutting a B-roll sequence

From: Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2013)

Video: Cutting a B-roll sequence

One of the things you often have to do when editing a program is cut B roll into a voice over or into somebody on camera explaining something. So that's exactly what we're going to do in this video. We have a background track. And in the background it's just Vanessa just telling me what we are going to do when we really start rolling and I'm going to use this as a reference because I'll be able to go through the whole recipe in about twelve or thirteen seconds. So if we look at the background track that I grabbed, we can see just Vanessa telling me what we will be doing.

Cutting a B-roll sequence

One of the things you often have to do when editing a program is cut B roll into a voice over or into somebody on camera explaining something. So that's exactly what we're going to do in this video. We have a background track. And in the background it's just Vanessa just telling me what we are going to do when we really start rolling and I'm going to use this as a reference because I'll be able to go through the whole recipe in about twelve or thirteen seconds. So if we look at the background track that I grabbed, we can see just Vanessa telling me what we will be doing.

>> You're going to add the tapioca flower the cheese, the eggs, the oil, and the water. >> huh. >> The mixer. >> So let's go ahead and start cutting in the B roll. Now, you might have been playing with our track targeting if you have watched the previous videos. So I want to show you a quick way that you can reset that if you right-click in the area where you do the track targeting, there is an option for default source assignment. And it will reset everything back to the way it was when you first launched Premiere for the very first time. And this is really useful if you've moved things all around. Now, we did learn how to turn off the audio track before we bring in a clip. But there's another really great technique if you like to drag and drop your video from your source panel into your timeline, how do you do just the video or just the audio without actually turning off the track targeting. And you can do that very simply by clicking on either of these icons. I can bring in just my audio or in this case just my video. Now I've already marked an in point where I want to start putting in my cutaways and I'm going to simply grab the video only track and drag it down to the timeline. Let me play this first part and when she says the second ingredient, we'll start our next cut.

>> going to mix it up. going to add the tapioca flour, the cheese. >> So right when she says, the cheese. And if I wanted to I could scroll down here and make this track a little bit bigger, so I might be able to see where she breaks up the words. And I'm going to simply mark an in point i in my timeline. Go grab the cheese, I'll double-click it. I've already marked in points where I think good starting points are. However, I'll be able to finesse this later with some of the advanced techniques that we'll learn in later videos. So let's go ahead, bring in the cheese.

I'm simply doing a drag and drop. Now, if I let go, because I did not grab the video only, it would put the audio in on the lower track. So let me just make sure that the audio is turned off. And I can scroll up to do that. So I'm just making sure that's turned off, and grabbing the video. Dragging that element, hitting play. (SOUND) >> The cheese is the >> (INAUDIBLE). >> And I've actually already marked in points or potential in points in all of these clips.

So I can drag them directly from the project panel into my timeline and it will respect the in points that I marked. And this will make things very quick. >> (BLANK_AUDIO) Cheese, the eggs, the. >> The oil. Now I'll probably smooth these out with dissolves and some sort of effect, but I just want to get the timing right. >> The oil and (BLANK_AUDIO) Water And the water huh. >> We're going to put it in a mixer.

>> It's a mixer. Are you going to mix? >> We're going to mix it up. >> Mix it up. (INAUDIBLE). >> And let's take a look at the dough ball and. >> We're going to press it out onto the pizza. >> So there's our dough ball. If you notice I have little pieces of the previous takes that might have been longer. Because I'm simply doing overwrite edits. But look how fast I can just drag things in once I've organized my elements. So, we have the dough ball and then I want to go ahead and we're going to be pressing the dough and then putting toppings on. This has an incredibly long shot.

So, I'm going to go ahead and not worry about it. I'll hit Play. >> And onto the pizza pan then we're going to top. >> Then we're going to top it and I'll put some sauce on (INAUDIBLE) pizza. >> And we'll put some cheese on. The chicken, and I'm just ball parking it here. no onions on this pizza today, and maybe just some parsley. Okay. >> And then I can go ahead and hit the Backslash key, and delete everything off at the end.

Hit the Backslash key again. Oops, one delete too many. And let's take a look at our rough cut of the b-roll montage. >> You're going to add the tapioca flour, the cheese, the eggs, the oil, and the water into the mixer. You're going to mix it up. >> Then we're going to press it out onto the pizza pan, then we're going to top the pizza. >> Okay. >> Super easy. >> As you see it's very easy to cut the B roll in. And now what I would do is I would probably massage it by putting dissolves for transitions or even putting in spaces to let it breathe a little bit, so it's not so back to back to back. And then, ultimately, we'd finish it off with some titles. But that's the essence of cutting B roll to a voice-over.

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  1. 5m 35s
    1. Welcome
      1m 15s
    2. Using the exercise files
      3m 1s
    3. What is Premiere Pro CC?
      1m 19s
  2. 29m 33s
    1. Why you should watch this fast-track chapter
      1m 33s
    2. Importing media
      1m 29s
    3. Selecting shots
      2m 48s
    4. Editing to the Timeline
      4m 51s
    5. Refining the edit
      2m 41s
    6. Adding transitions
      3m 2s
    7. Adding titles
      4m 9s
    8. Adding and adjusting music
      7m 35s
    9. Outputting your show
      1m 25s
  3. 30m 13s
    1. Launching the application for the first time
      5m 13s
    2. Touring the interface
      4m 29s
    3. Customizing windows and panels
      4m 56s
    4. Choosing your editing style
      6m 5s
    5. Understanding system requirements
      3m 1s
    6. Adjusting some basic user preferences
      6m 29s
  4. 47m 5s
    1. Setting up a project and sequence
      7m 11s
    2. Understanding all the types of media used in creating a video
      5m 12s
    3. Importing files already on your computer
      3m 57s
    4. Importing pre-organized media
      3m 24s
    5. Importing media from existing Premiere projects
      4m 39s
    6. Importing card-based media
      6m 11s
    7. Importing Final Cut XML files
      2m 36s
    8. Organizing your media
      6m 13s
    9. Reconnecting offline media
      7m 42s
  5. 18m 54s
    1. Basic editing overview
      4m 38s
    2. Previewing and marking media in the Project panel
      6m 12s
    3. Previewing and marking clips in the Source panel
      3m 9s
    4. Creating subclips
      4m 55s
  6. 9m 19s
    1. Marking and targeting destinations in the Timeline
      3m 35s
    2. Moving clips in the Timeline
      1m 27s
    3. Trimming edit points in the Timeline
      1m 24s
    4. Splitting and deleting clips
      2m 53s
  7. 24m 59s
    1. Performing an overwrite edit
      5m 7s
    2. Performing an insert edit
      3m 20s
    3. Using swap edits
      2m 37s
    4. Using multiple tracks
      4m 24s
    5. Targeting specific tracks in the Timeline
      4m 8s
    6. Cutting a B-roll sequence
      5m 23s
  8. 20m 16s
    1. Looking at three-point edits
      5m 26s
    2. Performing replace edits
      6m 5s
    3. Linking and unlinking audio
      4m 48s
    4. Working with markers
      3m 57s
  9. 24m 49s
    1. Performing ripple and roll edits
      5m 53s
    2. Using slip and slide edits
      6m 34s
    3. Performing J and L cuts
      3m 32s
    4. Looking at the Trim Monitor window
      2m 47s
    5. Increasing trim efficiency
      2m 11s
    6. Tips and tricks for trimming
      3m 52s
  10. 27m 28s
    1. Taking control of your Timeline
      4m 7s
    2. Adding video and audio tracks
      4m 32s
    3. Changing track visibility and locking tracks
      3m 22s
    4. Rendering media in your Timeline
      5m 34s
    5. Using the History panel to undo multiple actions
      2m 22s
    6. Creating keyboard shortcuts
      4m 19s
    7. Creating buttons
      3m 12s
  11. 29m 43s
    1. Exploring audio in Premiere Pro
      6m 32s
    2. Adjusting audio levels of clip
      7m 17s
    3. Keyframing audio levels of a clip
      4m 33s
    4. Mixing audio
      7m 34s
    5. Fixing out-of-sync audio
      3m 47s
  12. 20m 56s
    1. Importing still images
      4m 57s
    2. Working with stills
      6m 36s
    3. Animating stills with keyframes
      4m 49s
    4. Animating Photoshop files
      4m 34s
  13. 8m 59s
    1. Changing clip size, cropping, and position
      5m 16s
    2. Animating the position of clips over time
      3m 43s
  14. 14m 43s
    1. Applying basic video and audio transitions
      3m 1s
    2. Modifying transitions
      8m 6s
    3. Applying multiple transitions
      3m 36s
  15. 47m 2s
    1. Applying video effects
      2m 42s
    2. Modifying effects
      4m 47s
    3. Combining multiple effects
      8m 30s
    4. Keyframing your filters
      6m 22s
    5. Adjusting existing filter timing
      5m 56s
    6. Applying effects to multiple clips
      2m 31s
    7. Copying and pasting attributes
      4m 25s
    8. Creating and saving effect presets
      6m 46s
    9. Applying audio effects
      5m 3s
  16. 25m 36s
    1. Looking at the Warp Stabilizer
      5m 14s
    2. Working with chroma key and green screen
      4m 45s
    3. Using color correction tools
      6m 55s
    4. Looking at the Lumetri color looks
      4m 6s
    5. Using adjustment layers to save time
      4m 36s
  17. 27m 41s
    1. Fit-to-fill editing
      6m 41s
    2. Stretching a clip
      4m 15s
    3. Looking at the Clip Speed/Duration dialog box
      9m 17s
    4. Making variable speed changes
      7m 28s
  18. 15m 29s
    1. Creating a static title
      4m 35s
    2. Creating a lower third title
      2m 57s
    3. Creating rolling and crawling credits
      3m 40s
    4. Using Photoshop for titles from within Adobe Premiere
      4m 17s
  19. 22m 2s
    1. Introducing multicam
      2m 57s
    2. Creating a multicam clip with timecode and sync points
      5m 13s
    3. Creating a multicam clip using audio waveforms
      2m 55s
    4. Editing a multicam clip in the Timeline
      6m 50s
    5. Refining a multicam edit
      4m 7s
  20. 21m 38s
    1. Finishing techniques
      8m 35s
    2. Exporting a master
      6m 52s
    3. Exporting for devices and the web
      6m 11s
  21. 16m 55s
    1. Moving and copying a project
      7m 46s
    2. Archiving a project
      6m 49s
    3. Preparing and integrating your workflow with non-Adobe applications
      2m 20s
  22. 1m 35s
    1. Next steps
      1m 35s

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