Chapter 1. Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro

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Author: Jeff I. Greenberg


Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does.

—Walter Murch

At one point this chapter was called the “New Method of Editing,” except it’s not new. It’s about three or four years old and was introduced in CS5. What is the “new” way of editing? It’s a pair of ideas that basically mean the tools should get out of your way:

Just drop your footage in a ...

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