Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Video Communication: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, Second Edition

Book description

Now that video is on practically every screen around us, working with video is an essential skill for a creative professional. Becoming proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro CC can help you deliver video for a wide range of projects, from web-friendly smartphone video to high-definition content for room-sized screens. Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC by building cool creative projects that teach you how to:

· Develop a promotional video that includes a voiceover, a title, and a logo

· Combine an interview with secondary clips using slow-motion effects and rolling credits

· Create an action scene by editing multiple video formats and multicam video in the same timeline

· Make a weather report using green screen effects and animated graphics

· Build a video slide show quickly using a folder of still images and motion effects

· This study guide uses 8 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career in video post-production. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market.

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Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates


Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication Page
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. About the Author
  7. Contents
  8. Getting Started
  9. Chapter 1 Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    1. About Adobe Learn Books
    2. Managing Files for Video Production
    3. Downloading, Unpacking, and Organizing
    4. Identifying Job Requirements
    5. Starting Premiere Pro
    6. Setting Up the New Project Dialog Box
    7. Locating a Project and Editing Its Settings
    8. Exploring Panels and Workspaces
    9. Using Workspaces
    10. Using Premiere Pro on a PC or Mac
    11. Importing Media
    12. Understanding a Basic Editing Workflow
    13. Editing a Sequence
    14. Navigating the Timeline
    15. Exploring the Editing Tools
    16. Working with Audio
    17. Adding a Simple Title
    18. Using Video Transitions and Effects
    19. Exporting a Finished Video File
    20. Challenge
    21. Conclusion
  10. Chapter 2 Editing an Interview
    1. Preproduction
    2. Setting Up the Interview Project
    3. Creating the Interview Sequence
    4. Diving Deeper into the Workspace
    5. Making Quick Fixes to Audio
    6. Making Quick Fixes to Color
    7. Subtracting Unwanted Clip Segments
    8. Getting Organized in the Timeline Panel
    9. Applying L and J Cuts
    10. Playing a Clip Faster or Slower
    11. Playing a Sequence Smoothly
    12. Varying Clip Speed Over Time
    13. Using Markers
    14. Adding Titles
    15. Stabilizing a Shaky Clip
    16. Merging Separate Video and Audio Files
    17. Exporting with Adobe Media Encoder CC
    18. Challenge: Mini-Documentary
  11. Chapter 3 Editing an Action Scene
    1. Getting Ready in Preproduction
    2. Acquiring and Creating Media
    3. Taking Another Look at Preferences
    4. Setting Up the Action Scene Project
    5. Importing Files and Maintaining Links
    6. Inspecting the Properties of a Clip
    7. Starting a Rough Cut
    8. Editing with Vertical Video
    9. Editing a Multicam Sequence
    10. Finishing Sequence Edits
    11. Sweetening Different Audio Types
    12. Applying an Adjustment Layer
    13. Reviewing Timeline Controls
    14. Adding Credits
    15. Recording a Voiceover
    16. Nesting Sequences for Different Delivery Requirements
    17. Using Proxies and Removing Unused Clips
    18. Exporting Multiple Sequences
    19. Using the Project Manager
    20. Challenge
  12. Chapter 4 Compositing with Green Screen Effects
    1. Preproduction
    2. Setting Up a Project
    3. Compositing a Green Screen Clip with a New Background
    4. Adding and Animating More Graphics
    5. Exporting Final Video and Audio
    6. Challenge: Create Your Own Composited Video
    7. Conclusion
  13. Chapter 5 Creating a Video Slide Show
    1. Preproduction
    2. Setting Up a Slide Show Project
    3. Creating a Sequence from Multiple Files Quickly
    4. Adding a Ken Burns Motion Effect
    5. Exporting Multiple Versions with Adobe Media Encoder
    6. Challenge: Your Own Slide Show
    7. Conclusion
  14. Chapter 6 Working in the Video Industry
    1. Phases of Production
    2. Reviewing Job Requirements
    3. Roles of a Video Production Team
    4. Communicating Effectively
    5. Visual Standards and Techniques
    6. Licensing, Rights, and Releases
    7. Moving Into the Industry
  15. Chapter 7 Wrapping It Up!
    1. Extending Premiere Pro CC with Adobe Creative Cloud
    2. Where to Go Next
    3. Good Luck, and Have Fun!
  16. ACA Objectives Covered
  17. Glossary
  18. Index

Product information

  • Title: Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Video Communication: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, Second Edition
  • Author(s): Rob Schwartz, Condrad Chavez, Joe Dockery
  • Release date: July 2018
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780134878867