Total Training for Adobe Premiere Pro CS4: Essentials will get you up and running fast as a well rounded editor. After watching this training, you will know all about the Premiere Pro interface, how to import various types of video and other media, plus how to edit your work, and polish your project with graphics.
With Premiere Pro CS4: Essentials, you’ll also learn how to fine tune audio with Premiere Pro’s array of audio tools and export your project to DVD or as a media file to be shared on the Internet. This training is just what you need to learn the fundamentals of Premiere Pro CS4 fast!
Discover how to import media onto your drive to edit.
Find out how to orient yourself to the tools needed to edit video and audio.
Learn how to work with graphics to create titles.
Get and introduction to the basics of Animation.
Learn how to export your media to DVD and various video formats.
Explore the many output options including video to tape, disc, and web formats
Chapter I: INTRODUCTION TO PREMIERE PRO CS4 (19 min)
A First Look at Premiere Pro CS4
Making a Quick Edit
Chapter II: EXPLORING THE INTERFACE (89 min)
Starting a New Project
Setting Up Your Sequence
Keyboard Customization & Workspaces
Introducing the Project Panel
More Project Panel
The Source Panel
The Program & Timeline Panels: the Relationship
The Program & Timeline Panels: Controls & Options
The New CS4 Panels: Media Browser, Metadata & History
Chapter III: IMPORTING, LOGGING & CAPTURING MEDIA (25 min)
Setting Device Control & Capture Preferences
The Capture Window Controls & Setup
Logging Clip Data, Timecode, & Capturing
Batch Capturing & Creating an Offline File
Importing Files into the Project Panel
Chapter IV: THE EDITING TOOLS (34 min)
Using the Razor Blade Tool & Snapping
Working in the Source Panel
Removing Content from the Timeline
Using the Roll Tool
Working in the Trim Monitor
Using the Slip & Slide Tools
The Track Select & Rate Stretch Tools & Markers
Chapter V: WORKING WITH AUDIO (50 min)
Source Channel Mapping
Audio & The Source Panel
Adjusting Levels with Keyframes
Audio Effects & Transitions
The Audio Mixer
Audio Mixer Automation
Chapter VI: CREATING TITLES (32 min)
Integrating After Effects® & Photoshop®
The Title Tool & Creating an End Slate
Creating Lower Thirds
Creating a Credit Roll
Chapter VII: GRAPHICS & ANIMATION (63 min)
Introduction to Effects
Color Correction Using Auto Color & RGB Curves
Copying & Pasting Effects, Saving Presets
Applying Transitions, Setting the Default Transition
Aligning Transitions in the Effect Controls Panel
The Basics of Keyframing
Setting Up a Slideshow
Animating a Slideshow
Chapter VIII: EXPORTING YOUR PROJECT (19 min)
Using the Project Manager
Exporting to Tape
Exporting to DVD
Total Run Time: 5.5 hrs
Jason Barbosa is an editor and director who honed his production skills at William Paterson University. After studying Communication, Broadcast and Film, he began freelancing on small productions in New York City, building up his arsenal of production equipment, before eventually going it on his own. He currently produces events, music videos and promotional videos for Stand-up comedians. When he isn’t working on a production, you can find Jason in the studio presenting and teaching, or logged onto one of his multi player PC games, another one of his other passions.
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