Join Maxim Jago for an in-depth discussion in this video Using advanced shortcuts for trimming, part of EPK Editing: 2 Creative Editing and Fine-Tuning.
…There are a couple more keyboard shortcuts that I'd really like to…share with you that can speed up the trimming process in particular,…this business of going from an assembly edit to your fine cut.…And some of these keyboard shortcuts aren't actually mapped by default.…Premiere Pro has a lot of additional functionality that is there in principle,…but you need to enable it by assigning a key to the feature.…One option is in defining that you want to trim at all.…See if I go up and down on the keyboard here.…
I'm just going to select the timeline and press up or down on my cursors.…I'm positioning my playhead on a cut, but the cut's not in a trim mode.…It doesn't have a trim handle.…Now, I'm going to go to my keyboard shortcuts.…This is under the Edit menu on Windows, on the Premiere Pro menu on Mac OS,…same as the preferences, I'm going to go in here and…I'm just going to start typing the word nearest.…In fact, here it is already.…These available keyword shortcuts allow you to specify that the nearest edit…
In the previous installment of EPK Editing Workflows, Maxim Jago showed you how to ingest media and build a basic assembly edit from your favorite shots. Here you'll take that rough cut and fine-tune it using a number of industry-standard trimming techniques that work in just about every nonlinear editing system. You'll learn how to take your edited sequence from an assembly to a precise cut, with temporary effects and transitions that will help you nail down the final visual look of your video.
- Establishing the starting point
- Stripping out content from the assembly cut
- Editing quickly with keyboard shortcuts
- Advanced trimming techniques
- Trimming with the JKL technique
- Adding placeholder transitions and effects
- Achieving picture lock