An Editor's Guide to Adobe Premiere Pro

An Editor's Guide to Adobe Premiere Pro

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If you're an experienced editor who wants to get up to speed on Adobe Premiere Pro, then look no further than this fast-paced but thorough guide to Adobe's flagship editing program. Enjoy the ride as three experienced editors take you step by step through the entire editing process in Adobe Premiere Pro. You'll learn to perform professional editing tasks such as project management, multi-format editing, color correction, audio mixing, titling, effects, and delivering your video onto tape, the web, and mobile devices. Plus the whole process moves at an accelerated pace so you can get back to editing even faster. Within a weekend, you'll learn everything you need to know to use Adobe Premiere Pro confidently for your own projects and client work. In this no-fluff guide to Adobe Premiere Pro, you'll learn to: * Quickly import your existing Final Cut or Avid projects, or create new projects to use right away in Adobe Premiere Pro * Work within the Adobe editing environment, with powerful insight into applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Media Encoder, Dynamic Link, and Adobe Story * Edit your footage the way you like but with workflow advice from a nonlinear editing team with more than 50 years of combined experience * Put your advanced editing skills to work immediately by using the accompanying hands-on lesson files to work through the steps in the book * Improve your knowledge through engaging video tutorials, handy quick-reference guides, and keyboard shortcut sheets all made available on the book's DVDshow more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 352 pages
  • 203.2 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 771.1g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0321773012
  • 9780321773012
  • 875,700

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Adobe Workflow Meet Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Suite Production Premium Editing Workflow Next Steps Chapter 2 Configuring Your Nonlinear Editor Notable Preferences Keyboard Shortcuts Mercury Playback Engine Performance Monitoring and Capture Solutions Next Steps Chapter 3 Setting Up a Project The New Project Panel Creating a Sequence Modifying an Existing Project's Settings Importing Existing Projects Next Steps Chapter 4 Importing Media 55 Importing Files into Adobe Premiere Pro Tape-based Workflows Tapeless Workflows Supported File Types Modifying Clips An Introduction to Dynamic Link Next Steps Chapter 5 Organizing Media Understanding the Project Panel Searching for Clips Working with Bins Customizing Bin and Clip Views Creating Subclips Get Organized with Metadata Organizing Clips with Content Analysis Next Steps Chapter 6 Essential Editing Skills Using the Source Monitor Navigating the Timeline . Essential Editing Commands Next Steps Chapter 7 Additional Editing Skills Four-point Editing Retiming Clips Replacing Clips Time-saving Editing Techniques Next Steps Chapter 8 Timeline Operations Selecting Clips Moving Clips Extracting and Deleting Segments Adding Transitions Next Steps Chapter 9 The Power Is in the Trim Basic Trimming Rippling Edits Rolling Edits Slipping Edits Sliding Edits Using the Trim Monitor Making Split Edits Maintaining Sync Next Steps Chapter 10 Color Correction and Grading Using Video Scopes Getting to Know Adobe Premiere Pro's Color and Exposure Effects Primary Color Corrections Secondary Color Corrections Using After Effects and Photoshop to Correct Next Steps Chapter 11 Audio Mixing and Repair Setting Up the Interface to Work with Audio Adjusting Audio Levels on a Sequence Using the Audio Mixer Using Audio Effects Working with Adobe Audition Next Steps Chapter 12 Essential Effects The Role of Effects Understanding Keyframes Selected Effects Next Steps Chapter 13 Creating Titles Video Typography Essentials Using Adobe Premiere Pro's Titler Advanced Titling with Photoshop Animated Titles with Adobe After Effects Next Steps Chapter 14 Quality Control and Archiving Eliminating Mistakes Broadcast Legalization Practical Media Management Next Steps Chapter 15 Publish Your Video Exporting a Master Copy Outputting to Tape Meet Adobe Media Encoder Creating Flash Content Creating H.264 Content for Devices and Web Delivery Publishing to DVD and Blu-ray Exporting Additional File Types Next Steps Index On The Disc Appendix A Multicamera Editing Appendix B DS LR Workflow Guide Appendix C Capturing from Tape-based Formats Appendix D Working with Final Cut Pro Appendix E Working with Avid Media Composer Keyboard Shortcuts Audio Capturing Marks and Markers Project and Media Management Multi-camera Editing Trimming and Timeline Titling Toolsshow more

About Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is a director and editor. He has been a certified instructor for Adobe, Apple, and Avid. He is a Creative COW forum leader, a member of the NAPP Instructor Dream Team, and a popular author, trainer, and speaker. His company is RHED Pixel ( and his personal blog is Robbie Carman is a professional colorist who works on numerous broadcast television series and independent films. He is a certified trainer for Adobe and Apple, a principal at Amigo Media (, a well-known author and speaker at industry conferences, and he is a Creative COW forum host for DSLR video and Apple Color. Jeff I. Greenberg is a professional editor, postproduction supervisor, and an expert in postproduction. He's an internationally known trainer for Adobe, Apple, and Avid products. A popular speaker, Jeff also chairs technical tracks at NAB, is the program manager of the Editor's Retreat, and is a forum leader at Creative COW. His consulting group is more

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