Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 by HC11121121373


									Adobe Premiere
Elements 2.0

Don Ray – ITS
Steve McGahan – Continuing Education
Jane Petersen - ITS
Part 1

 Choosing a Digital Video Camera
 Capturing Video
 Connecting and Uploading Video to
Choosing a Digital Video
 Before you do anything, ask yourself
  some questions.
     How much are you willing to spend?
     What tasks will you be doing with the
     Will you need to do more in the future?
Choosing a Digital Video
 Do your research
     Advertisements: what they don‟t say could
      hurt you
 All cameras have different options
     Digital vs. Optical zoom
     Storage media
     Video quality
        Consumer   vs. Professional
     Too many bells „n whistles
Capturing Video

 Before you shoot, plan it all out
 Take more than what you need
 Give yourself some space between
  takes for transitions
 Test, test, test. If can go wrong it will
Connecting and uploading
video to camera
 Firewire (IEEE1394)
 USB 2.0
 Plug in cable & turn on camera
      Look for program in list
      Or Start up Premiere Elements
 select: file>capture
 Select the proper camera from list
Uploading video to computer
Uploading video to computer
Uploading video to computer
Uploading video to computer
Uploading video to computer
Uploading video to computer
               The Workspace

                    Monitor                      History
Media List

 Effects and                                     Clip
 Transitions                                     Properties

                              Editing Timeline
Media Bin

             The Media Bin holds
              all of the video, audio
              and image files you
              have imported or
             Drag files from here
              to place them in the

 The Timeline is the place where you arrange all
  of your clips to create your movie.
 Multiple objects can be placed on multiple
  levels of the timeline.

 The Properties
  window gives access
  to adjustments for
  the clip‟s video and
Effects and Transitions

                 The Effects and
                  Transitions window
                  displays all audio
                  and video effects and
                  transitions that can
                  be used in Premiere

 The History window
  displays everything
  that has been done
  to the project since
  the last time it was
 This is basically a
  way to do multiple

 The Monitor displays
  your video project
  and allows you to
  preview your video
  during the editing
 Also allows precision
  control of the
  playback head
Adding & Moving Clips
     Drag the clip you want to use
     from the Media Bin and drop it
     onto your Timeline. You can
     then move the clip on the
    Cutting Clips



                 1. Use the playback head to move to the
                    time at which you want to cut the clip.
                 2. Then press the Split Clip button.
                 3. For more precise movement you can
                    use these buttons.
Deleting Video

 To delete video that you do not want,
  click on the clip that you want to delete
  and then either press the delete key or
  right click on the clip and then click
  “Clear.” This will not delete your clip
  from the Media Bin.
 If you want to get rid of just the video or
  the audio on a clip, you can right click on
  the clip and then click on either “Delete
  Video” or “Delete Audio.”
Adding Audio

 To add external audio to your movie, you
 must first use the “Add Media” function
 to import a file that is in a format that
 Premiere Elements can use. (WAV or
 This means that if you have a CD, you
 must first extract the audio using a
 “Ripping” program.
Adding Audio

     Drag the clip you want to use from the
     Media Bin and drop it onto your Timeline
     in one of the audio tracks. You can then
     move the clip on the Timeline to the place
     you want it to start.
     You can also cut and delete audio in the
     same way as video.
Unlinking Audio and Video

 Unlinking Audio and Video makes these
  components separate.
 This allows you to delete part of the
  audio clip without deleting the associated
 Right click the clip you want to unlink
  and then click “Unlink Audio and Video.”
Adding Transistions
           Click the transition you want to use and
           drag it to the end of a clip. Some
           transitions only work between two clips
           and some only work at the end of one
           clip. A Cross Dissolve will only work
           between two clips. A Dip to Black will
           only work on the front or the end of a
           single clip.
          Creating a New Title

To add a blank title, click on the Title   To add custom title from the pre-
menu and select “New Title” and            made templates in Premiere, click
then click “Default Still. This will       on the “Titles” button
give you a blank title card.
Editing Titles

     Add New Text

                    Modify Text
Adding Titles

 Drag the title from the Media Bin to the
 If you are creating a title that will display
  on its own, move it to an empty space on
  the Timeline where you want it to
 If it is a title that will show up over the top
  of your video, move it to Video Track 2.
Exporting video
Exporting video - media

 Differences in media types
     CD-R
Other Issues to Consider

 Video Capture Devices
 Software Pricing
 Where to get Help
     ITS
     Continuing Education
     Third Party Books
Contact Information

 Don Ray – Multimedia Specialist for
  Information Technology Services.
 Steve McGahan – Instructional
  Technologist for Division of Continuing
  Education. (308)865-8341
 Jane Petersen – Technology Training
  Manager for ITS. (308)865-8623

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