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Video Production with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 and After Effects CS5.5: Learn by Video

Video Description

his innovative, in-depth video training course and accompanying 48-page full-color book, is aimed at intermediate users who need to get up speed on the new features of Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS5.5, and expand their knowledge of Adobe’s Production Premium Suite.The course takes the user on a journey from script to screen. Beginning with Adobe Story, moving on to Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects, the Adobe Media Encoder and Encore, the course follows a client brief to produce media assets for broadcast and the web.Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents nine hours of exceptional quality video tutorials, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Premiere Pro and After Effects. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they've learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Meeting the Brief 00:03:44
    2. Interpreting the Brief 00:06:19
    3. Introducing Story, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, and Photoshop 00:07:56
  2. An Overview of New Features in CS5.5
    1. Integrating Scripts into Premiere Pro with Story 00:05:44
    2. New Media Features in Premiere Pro 00:06:37
    3. Performance Enhancements in Premiere Pro 00:04:35
    4. Adobe Media Encoder Enhancements 00:02:32
    5. New Tools and Effects in After Effects 00:05:07
    6. New Tools for Stereoscopic 3D in After Effects 00:05:03
    7. Round-Tripping with Audition and Premiere Pro 00:06:08
    8. A Taste of the New Features in Audition 00:04:35
  3. Starting with Story
    1. Automated Writing Tools for Industry-Standard Scripts 00:06:39
    2. Managing Projects, Scripts and Supporting Documents 00:06:24
    3. Setting Up Script Collaboration 00:05:36
    4. Tagging Scripts with Metadata 00:06:27
    5. Producing Breakdown Reports for Production and Post 00:03:37
    6. Tracking Changes and Version Histories 00:06:27
    7. Some Rules of Writing for the Screen 00:06:42
    8. Linking Story Metadata with Video Assets Using OnLocation 00:06:30
  4. From Project Preparation to Assembly Edit with Premiere Pro
    1. Preparing the Project 00:03:18
    2. Organizing Media and Good Practice 00:07:00
    3. Working with the Source Panel to Assess Media 00:07:24
    4. Working with Embedded Dialogue from Story 00:01:46
    5. Telling Premiere Pro How to Interpret Footage 00:04:14
    6. Building the First Assembly Edit 00:08:04
    7. Using Label Colors to Manage Media 00:05:22
    8. Using Test Effects to Assess Media 00:04:15
    9. In-Project Version Histories and Management 00:04:26
  5. Core Editing with Premiere Pro
    1. Responding to the Brief: Progress and What's Left to Do 00:04:10
    2. Moving from the Assembly Edit to the First Rough Cut 00:05:22
    3. Making a Custom Workspace for Editing 00:02:56
    4. Shortcuts to Cut Out Unwanted Media 00:03:38
    5. Layering and Blend Modes 00:04:20
    6. Placeholder Titles 00:04:19
    7. Fine-Tuning by Trimming 00:06:07
    8. Timeline Management 00:06:50
    9. Timing Cuts to Convey Pace and Rhythm 00:05:01
  6. Creating Assets and Effects with Photoshop
    1. Creating Images to Match the Brief 00:03:43
    2. Breaking Apart a Layer to Make Animated Clouds 00:04:18
    3. Resizing Photos for Video 00:04:07
    4. Correcting Color in Photos 00:05:49
    5. Preparing a Video Clip for an Intro with Photoshop Effects 00:05:46
    6. Creating 2D Titles 00:06:08
    7. Adding Life to a Logo 00:04:48
    8. Creating an Animated 3D Object 00:07:13
  7. Sound Fixing and Audio Mixing with Audition
    1. Introducing Audition for Soundbooth Users 00:07:36
    2. An Introduction to Track Controls, FX, and EQ 00:08:41
    3. Sharing a Sequence with Premiere Pro 00:05:19
    4. Fixing Audio, Part 1 00:06:20
    5. Fixing Audio, Part 2 00:06:04
    6. Adjusting Levels with Envelopes and the Mixer 00:03:48
    7. Automatically Adjusting Levels 00:06:04
    8. Adjusting Music Levels 00:05:00
    9. Parametric EQ 00:07:18
    10. Sending It Back to Premiere Pro 00:06:37
  8. Animating Titles with After Effects
    1. Creating Text 00:05:15
    2. Manipulating Text 00:03:46
    3. Animating Text 00:07:03
    4. Using Text Animation Presets 00:03:52
    5. The Preset Library 00:03:36
    6. Adjusting Text Animation Presets 00:05:22
  9. Special Effects Work with After Effects
    1. Blending Text and Video 00:02:59
    2. Masking Video with Text 00:06:31
    3. Combining Everything to Zoom into the Text 00:05:38
    4. Adding a Textured Background from Presets 00:03:57
    5. Adding Virtual Lights 00:05:25
  10. Finishing with Premiere Pro
    1. Importing Assets from After Effects and Photoshop 00:05:43
    2. Color Correction with Premiere Pro, Part 1 00:06:39
    3. Color Correction with Premiere Pro, Part 2 00:06:36
    4. Checking the Project with Scopes and Waveforms 00:06:39
    5. Backups: Archiving Your Project 00:05:20
  11. Grading and Finishing with After Effects
    1. Importing a Sequence from Premiere Pro 00:08:43
    2. Segment Effects and Adjustment Layers 00:05:36
    3. Simplified and Advanced Toolsets with Color Finesse 00:03:30
    4. Overview of the Color Finesse Toolset 00:06:27
    5. Using Curves to Add Depth 00:05:14
    6. Using Color Finesse to Create a Look 00:04:37
    7. Setting Safe Limits with Color Finesse 00:05:27
    8. Using the Color Finesse Gallery 00:01:34
    9. Color Matching with Color Finesse 00:08:39
  12. Outputting to Adobe Media Encoder, Encore, and the Render Queue
    1. Checking an After Effects Project Before Rendering 00:08:23
    2. Meeting the Brief with the After Effects Render Queue 00:08:43
    3. Preparing Your Premiere Pro project for the Adobe Media Encoder 00:06:41
    4. Meeting the Brief with the Adobe Media Encoder 00:06:20
    5. Creating the Encore Project 00:03:39
    6. Organizing Assets in Encore 00:04:24
    7. Creating Timelines and Menus 00:05:02
    8. Setting Up Buttons and a Slideshow 00:06:56
    9. Linking Everything Together 00:04:28
    10. Transcoding Options 00:05:39
    11. Outputting to DVD and Blu-ray 00:04:31
    12. Making a Flash Movie Version of Your Project 00:04:54