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Premiere 6.5 Fundamentals

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ISBN-10: 0130082767

ISBN-13: 9780130082763

Edition: 2003

Authors: Dennis Chominsky

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Delivering unmatched hardware support and real-time editing capabilities, Adobe Premiere 6.5 software is the essential tool for creating video for DVD, videotape, the web and more. Premiere 6.5 Fundamentals is laid out in a way that focuses on some very specific topics within Premiere. Users can utilize this book as a quick reference, jumping in to get immediate answers. With a program as powerful and dynamic as Premiere, one that easily integrates so many different media types, users need to understand how to put together and use these examples and understand how to produce a complete package, from start to finish. By analyzing the examples in this book and formulating their own versions…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: New Riders Publishing
Publication date: 1/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Starting and Maintaining a Project
Load Project Settings Window
New Project Settings Window
General Settings
Video Settings
Audio Settings
Keyframe and Rendering Options
Capture Settings
Saving Project Settings
Quick Reference Settings Viewer
Starting a New Project or Working with an Existing Project
Organization Through Bins
Create a Unique Naming Structure
It's More Than Just a Name
Searching Through the Stats
Utilizing Bins in More Than One Project
Save, Save, and Resave
Safeguard Yourself with Auto Save and Archives
So Where Are These Files Kept, Anyway?
Archiving Project Files and Related Media
Moving Files: Working Cross-Platform
Deleting Files
Source Material: Getting It into Premiere
Copyright Issues: Don't Break the Law
Online Versus Offline
Digital Media Versus Analog Media
Types of Formats
The Basics of Video Levels
Working with Digital Source Material
Capturing from DV Source
Setting Up DV for Optimal Use
Logging Footage Using DV Control
Working with Analog Source Material
Choosing Resolution, Compression, and Quality Settings for Analog Sources
Capturing Analog Source Material Without Deck Control
Capturing Analog Source Material with Deck Control
Batch Capture: Letting the Computer Work for You
Digitizing from a Batch List
Redigitizing the Chosen Few
Capturing Audio Only
Comparing Audio File Size to Quality
Importing Still Graphics
Importing Sequential Files
Editing Fundamentals
Working with the Workspace
Monitors: Single View or Dual Mode
The Concept of Editing: Insert and Overlay
Overlay Editing
Insert Editing
The Concept of Life Versus Extract
One-, Two-, and Three-Point Editing Techniques
Saving Time When Selecting Source Clips
Storyboard Editing: Automate to Timeline
Stacking Up Clips
Viewing More Than One Track
Using the Navigator Window
Using the History Window
Maneuvering Around with Markers
Preview Before You Edit with Gang
Getting Rid of Unwanted Source Footage
Fine Tuning Using Trim Mode
The Art of Trimming
Entering Trim Mode
How Trim Mode Works
Controls in Trim Mode
Trimming One Side of an Edit
Trimming Both Sides of an Edit
Ripple Versus Roll: Trimming Without Trim Mode
Rolling Edit
Ripple Edit
Slip Edit
Slide Edit
Trimming Down Timeline Clips from the Source Monitor
Locking Tracks to Avoid Synchronization Problems
Holding That Clip in Place
Getting Creative with Split Edits
Adding the Right Transition
The Transitions Palette
Adding the Default Transition
Customizing the Transitions Palette
Adjusting Transition Settings
Checkerboarding: Using A/B Track Editing for Transitions
Single-Layer Editing Mode: Automatic Checkerboarding
Deciding Which Transition to Use
The Simple Art of the Cut
Smoothing Out Edit Points with Dissolves
Transitions Don't Appear Correctly
There's Not Enough Source Footage
Using Gradient Wipe Transitions
Using Moving Video Clips to Disguise Edit Points
Using Graphic Images for Transitions
Incorporating Third-Party Transitions
Image Manipulation Within Timeline Segments
The Effects Palettes
Effect Controls: Adjusting the Parameters
Hiding and Removing Effects
Layering Multiple Effects on a Single Clip
Using Keyframes to Customize Effects
Animating a Clip with Motion
Using Keyframes to Set Transparency
Fading in and Fading Out
Capturing the Moment with Freeze Frames
Controlling the Speed at Which the World Moves
Changing Speeds at the Source
Fix It in the Mix
Video Levels 101
What You See Might Not Be What You Get
Getting Just the Right Color (Correction)
Hue and Saturation
Changing the Color Balance Over Time
Highlighting a Single Color
Do You Have It in Another Color?
Various Results with Filters
Working in 3D Space
Getting Creative with Keys
What Is an Alpha Channel?
Types of Alpha Channels
Extreme Contrast for Image Separation
Using Luminance Keys with Non-Black-and-White Images
Using Color to Key Images
Chroma Key Fundamentals
Clothing and Props are "Key"
Image Matte Keys for Cookie-Cutter Effects
Creating Images for Matte Keys
Creating Soft-Edge Keys
Matte Keys to Emphasize Your Image
Using Animated Mattes to Track the Key
Using Any Moving Video as Your Matte Key
Audio Sweetening for Perfection
Working with Audio Files
Understanding Digital Audio Quality
Displaying Audio Properties
Layering Audio Tracks
Monitoring Audio Tracks
Labeling Tracks for Clarity
Adjusting Clip Volume with Gain Control
Mixing with the Audio Console
Grouping Sliders Using the Gang Feature
Adjusting Audio Gain Using Rubber Banding
Editing with the Help of Audio Waveform Display
Panning Audio to Enhance Stereo Effect
Cross-Fading Audio
Split Edits: Audio Cross-Fades with Linked Video Clips
Keeping Sync
Working with Sync Locks
Audio Filters for Mastering Your Sound
Audio Tip of the Day: Room Tone
The New Abobe Title Designer
A Whole New Look
Creating a New Title
From Creation to Implementation
Working with Existing Text
Using Text from Other Projects
Applying Text Attributes
Quick-Set Style Settings
Nontraditional Typing
Premiere's New Design Templates
Bringing in a Sample Frame
Creating Rolling and Crawling Titles
Animating Your Text
Creating Graphic Objects in Title Tool
Outside Help with Edit Original
One Last Tip: Third-Party Help for Quick and Easy Titles
Outputting Your Work
Prep Your Tape
Adding Black
Bars and Tone
The Slate: Who, What, When, and Where
Ten, Nine, Eight, ...
Creating a Countdown in Premiere
Building Your Own Custom Countdown
Outputting DV Using FireWire
Outputting to Tape Without Deck Control
Outputting to Tape Using Deck Control
Convergence: Exporting for Multimedia and the Internet
Data Rate
Key Frames
Adobe's New MPEG Encoder
Batch Processing: All at Once
Markers: Adding Links and Chapters
Exporting Still Images or Image Sequences
EDLs: How to "Read" a Movie