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Using the exercise files

From: Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro

Video: Using the exercise files

If you are a member of the lynda.com online training library or if you're watching this tutorial on a DVD, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. I've already downloaded my exercise files and they are up here on my Desktop. You can see that the way these are organized is chapter-based folders that have Premiere Pro project files, and then a Media folder that has all of the different types of media that will be used in the exercise files. It's also important that you know how to re- link media in Adobe Premiere Pro, so I want to demonstrate that quickly.

Using the exercise files

If you are a member of the lynda.com online training library or if you're watching this tutorial on a DVD, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. I've already downloaded my exercise files and they are up here on my Desktop. You can see that the way these are organized is chapter-based folders that have Premiere Pro project files, and then a Media folder that has all of the different types of media that will be used in the exercise files. It's also important that you know how to re- link media in Adobe Premiere Pro, so I want to demonstrate that quickly.

You will see when you open most of these project files, you get a message that the media is missing and you will need to manually re-link it, but this isn't difficult. Just navigate to that Media folder inside exercise files, check Display Only Exact Name Matches. Premiere Pro uses the filename to create a match, and if you check this, then it will just light up for you. If I look in b-roll, I see exactly the footage that's being looked for and I choose to open it.

You may have to repeat this part of the process once or twice for files that are in different directories; b-roll, interview, and et cetera. I recommend that you use these exercise files extensively with this course. Before we get started, I have a few more notes about how to make the most of the exercise files for your learning experience.

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Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro

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Jason Osder
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  1. 5m 7s
    1. Welcome
      51s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 35s
    3. Interpreting a creative brief to establish goals
      1m 29s
    4. How to use this course
      1m 12s
  2. 12m 49s
    1. Identifying messaging concepts
      1m 58s
    2. Tips for working with interviews
      4m 53s
    3. Tips on B-roll sequences
      2m 58s
    4. Researching background and history
      3m 0s
  3. 37m 38s
    1. Organizing the ingest process
      3m 43s
    2. Choosing an interview logging method
      2m 40s
    3. Adding interview metadata
      4m 56s
    4. Logging interviews with markers
      6m 18s
    5. Adding notes to B-roll clips
      5m 36s
    6. Preparing archival images with Photoshop
      9m 20s
    7. Pulling selects and presenting ideas
      5m 5s
  4. 51m 20s
    1. Structuring the edit
      3m 0s
    2. Assembling B-roll shots
      8m 52s
    3. Assembling interviews
      6m 56s
    4. Building sequences and scenes
      7m 53s
    5. Editing interview bites on the Timeline
      6m 16s
    6. Adding other media types to the Timeline
      6m 5s
    7. Completing the rough cut
      10m 1s
    8. Presenting the rough cut and receiving feedback
      2m 17s
  5. 31m 6s
    1. Planning moves on photographs
      6m 23s
    2. Animating images
      9m 17s
    3. Creating a title graphic in Photoshop
      6m 8s
    4. Animating a title graphic in Premiere
      6m 40s
    5. Presenting graphics work
      2m 38s
  6. 55m 28s
    1. Performing an editorial evaluation
      4m 41s
    2. Refining scene order
      2m 53s
    3. Adjusting interview content
      7m 57s
    4. Adjusting B-roll shots
      6m 29s
    5. Tightening clip timing
      6m 21s
    6. Fine-cutting audio
      9m 22s
    7. Reviewing all assets
      6m 18s
    8. Adding end credits
      5m 12s
    9. Locking the picture and preparing the Timeline for finishing
      3m 37s
    10. Presenting the picture lock to the client and receiving approval
      2m 38s
  7. 34m 8s
    1. Evaluating the piece for finishing goals
      7m 11s
    2. Polishing the final audio mix
      7m 49s
    3. Correcting color for consistency
      9m 49s
    4. Adjusting the title and animations for the best compression
      5m 56s
    5. Exporting multiple files
      3m 23s
  8. 50s
    1. Next steps
      50s

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