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Mastering Adobe Premier Pro CS6 HOTSHOt by Paul Ekert

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Removing coughs and other disturbances

Background coughs, sneezes, or car horns sounding from afar are off screen noises that any cameraperson can do without but can do little to prevent. That's where you, as the trusty video editor, come in to reduce their impact. In this task, you will remove an isolated cough from a backing audio track, and replace the deleted sound area with a sympathetic copy and paste.

Engage Thrusters

Get rid of nasty coughs by following these steps:

  1. Select the Project panel, and import the file Cough_Clip.avi from the Video folder of this project, on your designated video drive.
  2. Create a new sequence. Don't worry about the settings, but rename it Cough Removal.
  3. Drag-and-drop the Cough_Clip.avi file from the Project panel onto ...

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