Video Editing with Adobe Premiere 6.5

Video Editing with Adobe Premiere 6.5

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Experience the thrill of creating your own digital video clips for playback on a personal computer, videotape, CD, DVD, or the Web! Chock full of fast-paced, high-interest tutorials and exercises, Video Editing with Adobe Premiere 6.5 is cleverly divided into sections that allow users of all abilities to quickly master the art of using one of today's most popular digital video editing tools to combine video footage, sound files, photography, and art files. Heavily illustrated with dynamic media clips on the accompanying CD to engage interest, this book puts its readers on a direct path to presenting their own projects by following a few simple steps. As they learn how to navigate like a pro through the most sophisticated Adobe Premiere 6.5 features and functions, readers will glean useful insights into hardware needs, the proper use of transitions, the impact of motion effects, integrating and balancing sound files, streaming video for the Web, working with digital camcorders and decks, and more! To ensure a complete understanding of how files developed with other applications interact with Adobe Premiere 6.5
, this book provides detailed instruction on how to import line art, photographs, and audio files created with other programs. Processes for exporting final video clips into other software applications for additional enhancements are also demonstrated clearly and concisely, making Video Editing with Adobe Premiere 6.5 an extraordinarily complete guide to the world of digital video creation.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 456 pages
  • 188 x 234.2 x 24.9mm | 802.87g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766833682
  • 9780766833685

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 OVERVIEW An Overview of Desktop Video The Power of Video The Learning Curve Intimidation Content Development/Acquisition Desktop Video vs. Desktop Publishing What Do You Want To Do With Your Video? - How Will Your Projects Be Used - Distribution Channels - Input Choices - Output Choices An Explanation of Digital Video and Audio External Resources and Help Installation - Software - Hardware CHAPTER 2 WORKING WITH PROJECTS Selectin an Initial Workspace Starting A Project Specifying Project Settings Comparing Settings Using the Setting Viewer Saving And Autosaving A Project Opening A Project Removing Unused Frames From Source Clips Using A Premiere Project on Another Platform Setting up Premiere's Scratch Disks Correcting Mistakes Working With Windows in Premiere Using the Project Window's Bin View Customizing A Project or Bin Window Display Naming, Finding, And Deleting Items Printing Window Contents Creating A Text List of Project Files Changing the Startup Window Working With Palettes Using Other Palettes CHAPTER 3 CAPTURING AND IMPORTING SOURCE CLIPS Capture Checklist Understanding Off-line and Online Editing Connecting the Analog Video Source Connectin the DV Video Source Digitizing Analog Video as DV Recording or Replacing Timecode (DV Only) File-Six Limitations Preparing For Analog Capture Preparing for DV Video Capture Using the Movie Capture Window Capturing Clips without Device Control Capturing Clips with Device Control Batch-Capturing Video Capturing Stop-Motion Animation Reading Timecode from Source Video Capturing Analog Audio Importing Digital Audio About D1, DV, And Various Pixel Aspect Rations Importing Clips Importing Another Project Analyzing Clip Properties and Data Rate Using Off-line Files CHAPTER 4 EDITING VIDEO Using the Monitor Window Selecting an Editing Workspace Using the Timeline Window Editing In And Out Points Using Named Duplicate Clips and Unnamed Instances of Clips Using Markers Editing Clips Editing A Video Program Creating A Counting Leader Creating Color Bars And A 1-Khz Tone Creating Black Video Previewing A Video Program CHAPTER 5 ADDING TRANSITIONS About Transitions Using the Transitions Palette Creating Transitions Replacing A Transition Changing Transition Settings CHAPTER 6 MIXING AUDIO Understanding How Premiere Processes Audio Adjusting Gain Adjusting Audio Levels in the Timeline Cross-Fading Clips Linked To Video Panning or Balancing A Clip Working With the Audio Mixer Window Adjusting Audio Levels in the Audio Mixer Window Using Automation Understanding Nonlinear Volume Changes Panning or balancing In the Audio Mixer Window Using Automation Using A Clip's Left or Right Stereo Channel Only Muting One Channel Of A Stereo Clip Swapping Channels in A Stereo Clip Viewing Audio Clips CHAPTER 7 CREATING TITLES Creating and Setting up A New Title Creating Text Objects Creating Rolling and Crawling T4ext Creating Graphic Objects Adding A Shadow Using Color, Transparency, And Gradients Using the Color Picker Arranging Text and Graphic Objects Adding A Title to A Project CHAPTER 8 SUPERIMPOSING AND COMPOSITING About Transparency Using the Video Opacity Rubberband Using Keys to Superimpose and Create Composites Superimposing two or More Clips Adding A Background Matte Creating Garbage Mattes Creating Split Screens CHAPTER 9 ANIMATING A CLIP Animating A Clip S Motion Rotating, Zooming, Delaying, And Distorting Specifying an Exact Time for Motion Specifying Alpha Channel and Color Options Saving, Loading, And Deleting Motion Settings CHAPTER 10 APPLYING EFFECTS Understanding Keyframes Working With Keyframes Working With Effects Using After Effects Obsolete Effects CHAPTER 11 PRODUCING FINAL VIDEO About Exploring Video from Premiere File Types Available for Export Exporting To Videotape About Creating Internet Media About Creating A Video File for CD-ROM Playback About Creating A Video File for Use in Other Software Exporting A Video Exporting A Still Image Exporting A Sequence of Still Images Exporting A Filmstrip File for Edition in Adobe Photoshop Exporting A Project for Use in Adobe After Effects Processing A Batch of Projects About Export Settings Choosing Export Settings About Creating Motion-Picture File Exporting an Edit Decision List
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