Premiere Pro CS3 Basic Editing: Video QuickStart

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Table of contents

  1. The Interface
    1. Introduction 00:03:54
    2. The Editing Workspace 00:04:55
    3. Additional Windows and Panels 00:02:20
    4. Contextual Menus and Keyboard Shortcuts 00:01:54
  2. Creating a Project and File Structure
    1. Premiere Pro Project Files and Clips 00:01:35
    2. Starting a Project in Premiere Pro CS3 00:04:02
  3. Capturing and Importing Footage
    1. Capturing and Importing Footage 00:04:19
    2. The Capture Panel 00:03:07
    3. To Capture a Clip Without an In Point or Out Point 00:03:38
    4. To Log and Batch Capture 00:02:24
    5. To Import Preexisting Clips into a Project 00:03:01
  4. Managing Clips in the Project Panel
    1. The Project Panel 00:02:10
    2. Using Bins to Organize Your Project 00:02:00
    3. Using List View to Sort Your Footage 00:02:11
  5. Working in the Monitor Panels
    1. Viewing Clips in the Source Monitor 00:01:31
    2. To View the Audio Portion of a Video 00:00:53
    3. Using the Playback Controls 00:03:10
    4. Cueing Clips Numerically 00:02:55
  6. Creating an Edited Sequence
    1. Creating a Sequence 00:01:40
    2. Setting In and Out Points 00:02:25
    3. To Create a Subclip 00:01:12
    4. Editing Using the Drag-and-Drop Method 00:03:20
    5. Editing with Monitor Controls 00:02:37
  7. Timeline Editing Basics
    1. Selection and Linking 00:02:56
    2. Deleting and Splitting Clips 00:02:17
    3. Navigating in the Timeline 00:01:45
    4. To Cue the Timeline Panel CTI 00:01:07
    5. Excluding and Locking Tracks 00:01:51
    6. Using the Trim Monitor 00:04:36
  8. Adding Transitions
    1. Adding Transitions 00:02:45
    2. To Adjust a Transition 00:02:28
  9. Previewing a Sequence Before Output
    1. Previewing a Sequence 00:04:19
    2. Storing Preview Files 00:01:21
  10. Working with Audio in the Timeline
    1. Audio Crossfades and Transitions 00:03:21
    2. To Show Track Volume in the Timeline Panel 00:02:04
  11. Creating Titles
    1. To Create a New Title 00:03:07
    2. Adjusting Title Parameters 00:02:41
  12. Working with Effects
    1. To Add an Effect 00:01:12
    2. Adjusting Effect Properties 00:02:41
  13. Outputting a Finished Sequence
    1. Exporting to Tape 00:05:34
    2. Exporting Files Using Adobe Media Encoder 00:02:30

Product information

  • Title: Premiere Pro CS3 Basic Editing: Video QuickStart
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: April 2008
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780321549822