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Understanding all the types of media used in creating a video


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Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2013)

with Abba Shapiro

Video: Understanding all the types of media used in creating a video

And now when putting together a video, you'll use a variety of media. Let's take a look at some of the media that you'll be using and how it appears in Premiere Pro. Go to your Project pane, and if you're in the Icon view, make sure you switch over to the List view. Now, I'm going to make this full screen by pressing the tilde key in the upper left hand corner and, this way, you can see a real global big picture of you of all the different things that you're going to see in your project pane and all the different types of media that you're going to work with.
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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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Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2013)
8h 10m Appropriate for all Jul 10, 2013

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Meet Adobe Premiere Pro, and learn the skills necessary to professionally edit video. Abba Shapiro first introduces a "fast track" approach to Premiere that shows the entire import to output process in eight quick steps—ideal as an overview for new editors and a preview of the new features in CC that experienced users will want to see right off the bat. Then transition to the expanded workflow that begins with importing media, creating a basic rough edit, and then refining the cut with music and sound effects, transitions, visual effects, and titles. The course also includes information on exporting and archiving projects, as well as advice for becoming more efficient in Premiere with actions, keyboard shortcuts, and other workflow enhancing tricks.

Topics include:
  • Editing in Premiere Pro in eight steps
  • Customizing the window layout and the interface
  • Setting up a project and sequence
  • Importing media
  • Marking and selecting the best takes from clips
  • Editing clips into the Timeline
  • Trimming, splitting, moving, and deleting clips
  • Performing insert and overwrite edits
  • Advanced editing, such as 3-point editing, replace edits, and linking audio
  • Mixing audio
  • Performing roll and ripple edits
  • Applying transitions, effects, and filters
  • Changing speed
  • Creating titles, credit rolls, and lower thirds
  • Demonstrating multicam editing techniques
  • Exporting your final project
Subjects:
Video Video Editing
Software:
Premiere Pro
Author:
Abba Shapiro

Understanding all the types of media used in creating a video

And now when putting together a video, you'll use a variety of media. Let's take a look at some of the media that you'll be using and how it appears in Premiere Pro. Go to your Project pane, and if you're in the Icon view, make sure you switch over to the List view. Now, I'm going to make this full screen by pressing the tilde key in the upper left hand corner and, this way, you can see a real global big picture of you of all the different things that you're going to see in your project pane and all the different types of media that you're going to work with.

Now, if you're using the exercise files, you will notice that some of the media that I'm pointing out In this video is not in your exercise file folders. That's because this media was not used in the final production and I wanted to make sure you had the smallest download possible. Now, don't worry, there's a version of everything that I'm pointing out in these folders, but some specific media you might see in this video, you won't see in your exercises.

Now the primary type of media is going to be video and that may be video that has audio attached. If you look at Camera 1Charlie, you'll see several clips that have both a blue film strip and a green audio wave form. So this is an indication that this is a clip that has both video and audio associated with it. You'll also notice that it has a label that's blue, and that's a way you can quickly determine if it's video only, or if it's video with sound. Because if you look further down in the screen, where I have some of my animated graphics, those are light purple and you don't seen the green wave form icon attached to it.

That's a video only clip. Above that you'll see a dark purple label and a slightly different icon. And you'll see this icon whenever you have a still image. That could be a JPEG, that could be a TIFF file, it could be a photo, or a graphic, but any way you look at it, it's a still image. If we scroll further down you'll see that we have some audio only files. Underneath music you'll see the Italian Waltz.

That is just a green icon with a wave form with a teal label. If we look down a little bit further you'll see a small stack and a green label. And if you look at the very top of the screen, you'll also see a small stack with a green label. These stacks are indications of some sort a sequence. We've learned about basic sequences that you edit into, you can also have sequences that go into other sequences and those are called nests. And that's what you see on top.

And at the bottom where you see pizza_01, at the very end you see the word multi. That is actually what's called a multicam sequence, and it's a situation where you might've recorded several cameras at the same time, and you want to automatically switch between them. Now why all this is so important, is that when you edit, you want to be able to quickly and visually determine, what type of clip you might be grabbing. Because you might be going into a graphic spin, and if you didn't organize them by animated versus still, you could grab a still graphic, when you're looking for the animated graphic, or vice versa.

The last thing I want to show you is another way that you can determine the type of media that you're working with. If I right click on any of the label names on the top of the project pane. I'll get a drop down that says metadata display. Now, don't panic when you see how complex this is. We're going to make one simple change. We're going to go under where it says Premiere Pro Project Metadata and we're going to turn on Media Type. I'll press Okay, and now we have an entire category which actually says what type of media we're working with. Stills, video, folders, which are called bins in the video world, and, and by the way, take a look, the video without sound is called video, but the video that has audio is called a movie.

One thing that you aren't seeing, that if the video was offline, which means the program can't find it, it will be notated there. And the icon, to the left, will have a line through it. Now, we've been looking at this in the List view, and this is the most efficient way to look at the type of media you have, as well as specific parameters about that media. But if we switch back to the Icon view, you'll actually be able to see, in this case, the folders. And if I step into any one of the folders, for instance, the first video folder which was Camera 1 Charlie, you can actually see a poster frame from the video clip. Let's go ahead and press the tilde key and return our screen back to its default layout.

Understanding the different icons and colors that represent the different types of media that you're using will allow you to edit faster and more efficiently.

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Q: What happens when Premiere Pro auto-saves one of my projects? How do I restore an auto-saved project?
A: When a new project is created, Auto Save is enabled by default. The editor can choose where they want their auto-saved files to be stored, using the Project Auto Save dropdown in the New Project dialog. By default they will be saved in the same location as the project files. To restore one of these auto-save files, simply open it in Premiere Pro.
 
The auto-save frequency (in minutes) can be set in Preferences. Premiere Pro CC also auto-saves the project upon detecting changes to the file. If the system goes idle for a period beyond the interval setting, no further auto-saves are triggered until Premiere Pro detects another change.
 
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