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Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 Classroom in a Book

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  • Copyright 2006
  • Pages: 552
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-44677-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-44677-0

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The most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro!

Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does--an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe Premiere 2.0 Classroom in a Book contains fourteen lessons and a bonus DVD with lesson files. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Premiere Pro, and countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with its new features, including new multicam editing tools, auto-creation of menu-based DVDs from the timeline, and Native HD, SD and HDV support, and more. You'll learn how to work with audio, create transitions and titles, manipulate subclips and virtual clips, and more. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

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Table of Contents

2006 Adobe Systems Incorporated and its licensors, published by Adobe
Press and Peachpit Press, all rights reserved.
 Chapter 1: Touring Premiere Pro
Lesson overview   
Video editing: Then and now
Premiere Pro ‹A nonlinear editor
Enhancing the workflow with high-level features
Incorporating the Adobe Creative Suite Production
Studio into the workflow
Touring the Premiere Pro workspace
Customizing the workspace
Review questions and answers
Chapter 2: Taking a Quick Run-through of Premiere Pro
Lesson overview   
Placing clips on a sequence
Arranging and trimming clips
Adding a transition
Applying a video effect
Editing a Photoshop layered graphic
Compositing graphics using a nested sequence
Review questions and answers
Chapter 3: Shooting and Capturing Great Video Assets
Lesson overview   
Twenty tips for shooting great video
Capturing video   
Capturing an entire tape
Using batch capture and scene detection
Tackling manual analog movie capture
Review questions and answers
Chapter 4: Selecting Settings, Adjusting Preferences and Managing Assets
Lesson overview   
Selecting project settings
Adjusting user preferences
Importing assets  
Image and graphics issues
Managing media in the Project panel
Working with assets in Adobe Bridge
Review questions and answers
Chapter 5: Creating Cuts-only Videos
Lesson overview   
Using a storyboard to build a rough cut
Editing clips on the Timeline
Moving clips to, from and within the Timeline
Working with Source Monitor editing tools
Adjusting clips in the Trim panel
Using other editing tools
Review questions and answers
Chapter 6: Adding Video Transitions
Lesson overview   
Using transitions with restraint
Trying some transitions
Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
Using the A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
Review questions and answers
Chapter 7: Creating Dynamic Titles
Lesson overview   
Strengthen your project with supers
Changing text parameters
Building text from scratch
Putting text on a path
Creating shapes   
Making text roll and crawl
Deconstructing effects: Sheens, Strokes,
Shadows and Fill  
Review questions and answers
Chapter 8: Applying Specialized Editing Tools
Lesson overview   
Using five timesaving editing tools
Adding a TV news-style cutaway
Using graphics with two transitions
Switching a four-camera production
Review questions and answers
Chapter 9: Adding Video Effects
Lesson overview   
Sampling some basic video effects
Manipulating keyframes and effect parameters
Adding keyframe interpolation and velocity
Review questions and answers
Chapter 10: Putting Clips in Motion
Lesson overview   
Applying the Motion effect to clips
Changing clip size and adding rotation
Working with keyframe interpolation
Putting pictures-in-a-picture
Enhancing motion with shadows and beveled edges
Other motion effects: Transform, Basic D, and
Camera View       
Review questions and answers
Chapter 11: Acquiring and Editing Audio
Lesson overview   
Selecting the right mic for the job
Connecting mics to your camcorder or PC
Setting up a basic voice-recording area
Voicing professional narrations
Premiere Pro‹A high-quality aural experience
Examining audio characteristics
Adjusting audio volume
Adding J-cuts and L-cuts
Review questions and answers
Chapter 12: Sweetening Your Sound and Mixing Audio
Lesson overview   
Sweetening sound with audio effects
Trying out stereo and  surround sound effects
Working with the Audio Mixer
Outputting tracks to submixes
Recording voice-overs
Creating a  surround sound mix
Moving up to professional editing with
Adobe Audition    
Review questions and answers
Chapter 13: Compositing Techniques
Lesson overview   
Making compositing part of your projects
Working with the Opacity effect
Two multiple track video effects: Blend and
Working with alpha channel transparencies
Applying chroma, color and luminance keying
Using matte keys  
Review questions and answers
Chapter 14: Enhancing Color, Editing Tips, & Shortcuts
Lesson overview   
An overview of color-oriented effects
Adjusting and enhancing color
Using nested sequences
Three quick editing techniques
Recommended keyboard shortcuts
Review questions and answers
Chapter 15: Project Management
Lesson overview   
Project Menu overview
Using the Project Manager
Conducting a Clip Notes review
High definition video and film features
Review questions and answers
Chapter 16: Using Photoshop and After Effects to Enhance Your DV Project
Lesson overview   
Introducing Photoshop CS
Demonstrating some Photoshop CS basics
Photoshop tips for DV productions
Editing Encore DVD menus in Photoshop
Introducing After Effects
Trying out text animation with After Effects
Using effects and Motion Tracker
Review questions  
Review answers    
Chapter 17: Exporting Frames, Clips and Sequences
Lesson overview   
Export options    
Recording to videotape
Exporting a single frame
Creating standard movie, image sequence and
audio files       
Using the Adobe Media Encoder
Working with edit decision lists
Exporting to DVD  
Review questions and answers
Classroom in a Book
Authoring DVDs with Premiere Pro and Encore DVD
Lesson overview   
Overview of DVD authoring in Premiere Pro
Previewing Your DVD project
Adding DVD markers to the Timeline
Creating an auto-play DVD with markers
Using DVD menu templates
Authoring with Encore DVD
Review questions and answers


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