Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing with music, part of Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements.
During this refining process, I usually like to add some music.…This is not just an aesthetic matter of putting down something in the background.…It actually helps the rhythm, pacing, and flow of the piece.…Let me show you what I mean.…For starters, we need to import the music that's in the exercise files.…Of course, you'll pick your own music for your projects,…and I encourage you to experiment.…It's not always the obvious choice that wins the day. And the only way to…figure out what works is to try lots of different things until you find…something that you like.…
Great! We've got our music track.…I want to adjust my timeline a little bit, so I can focus on the parts that…I want to edit.…I want to make it taller, so I can just see more. And I want to be able to see…these thumbnails of the B-roll.…The thumbnails of the interview, not so important to me at the moment.…Now I am going to add my music down onto the soundtrack line.…I want to expand this track, so I can get a really good look at the waveform.…
- Importing and evaluating footage
- Planning the edit
- Marking and adding clips to the timeline
- Creating cover shots with video tracks
- Trimming clips
- Adding and refining transitions
- Adding a title and a lower third
- Incorporating still images
- Setting audio levels
- Creating a DVD
- Posting to YouTube
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Organizing and Ingesting Footage
2. Assembling Footage on the Timeline
Trimming interview shots2m 48s
3. Refining the Cut
4. Titles and Graphics
5. Finishing Steps
6. Digital Distribution
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