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Tutorial03: Learn Editing Skills

For this tutorial, you will be watching all the videos at http://url.cailab.net/b8 and turning in one video demonstrating your mastery of the skills presented in all tutorial videos.

First you will need to download and extract the following file from the Adobe site. This file includes all the practice files you'll need for this tutorial: https://learndownload.adobe.com/pub/learn/premiere/create-edit-sequence.zip

Video 1: Create a new sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open the file 03_01 Create a new sequence.prproj from the files you downloaded.
  2. Practice all the tools and functions reviewed in the video, including:
    • To create a new sequence, click the New Item menu in the Project panel and choose Sequence from the drop-down menu. Choose a preset based on the camera you used to record your videos. Don’t worry if you choose the wrong setting; the first time you add a clip to the sequence, you can choose to adjust the settings to match the clip.
    • You can also create a new sequence based on a clip’s properties by dragging the clip onto the New Item menu in the Project panel.
    • You can check the sequence’s frame size and frame rate by viewing it in the Project panel using List view.
  3. Assessment and deliverables: In class: You will demonstrate your understanding of the target functions in class. On-line: You will complete a Google Form

Video 2: Add clips to a sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open the file 03_02 Add clips to a sequence.prproj from the files you downloaded.
  2. Practice all the tools and functions reviewed in the video, including:
    • Drag clips from the Project panel onto a track in the Timeline panel to begin building your sequence.
    • You can also drag a clip displayed in the Source Monitor into the Timeline panel. If you added In and Out marks to a clip, only the selected portion of the clip will be added to your sequence.
    • Use the Drag Video Only or Drag Audio Only icon at the bottom of the Source Monitor to drag only the video or audio into your sequence.
  3. In class: You will demonstrate your understanding of the target functions in class. On-line: You will complete a Google Form

Video 3: Remove clips from a sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open the file 03_03 Remove clips from a sequence.prproj from the files you downloaded.
  2. Practice all the tools and functions reviewed in the video, including:
    • To remove a clip and leave the space where it was, select the clip and press Backspace (Windows) or Delete (macOS).
    • To remove a clip and automatically close the gap, select the clip and press Shift+Delete (Windows) or Shift+fn+Delete (macOS).
    • Select multiple clips by clicking them while holding down the Shift key.
    • Use the Track Select Forward tool to select every clip from where you click to the end of the sequence.
    • Undo your changes by pressing Control+Z (Windows) or Command+Z (macOS).
  3. In class: You will demonstrate your understanding of the target functions in class. On-line: You will complete a Google Form

Video 4: Move clips in a sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open the file 03_04 Move clips in a sequence.prproj from the files you downloaded.
  2. Practice all the tools and functions reviewed in the video, including:
    • To change the order of clips in your sequence, drag a clip to a new position, leaving a gap and overwriting whatever is there when you drop it.
    • Hold Control (Windows) or Command (macOS) while dragging a clip to insert the clip at its new location and push existing clips to the right.
    • To select just the video or audio part of a linked clip, right-click the clip and choose Unlink.
    • You can turn video and audio linking off or on for the whole sequence by clicking the Linked Selection button at the top left of the Timeline panel.
    • Use the Razor tool to divide a clip into two pieces you can move separately.
  3. In class: You will demonstrate your understanding of the target functions in class. On-line: You will complete a Google Form

Video 5: Make simple audio adjustments

  1. In Premiere Pro, open the file 03_05 Simple audio adjustments.prproj from the files you downloaded.
  2. Practice all the tools and functions reviewed in the video, including:
    • The Audio Clip Mixer panel allows you to change the volume of an audio clip. Choose Window > Audio Clip Mixer to display the panel.
    • Position the Timeline playhead over the clip you want to change.
    • Drag the Audio Clip Mixer fader up or down for the sequence track containing the clip. Audio level is usually described with 0dB (decibels) being the loudest, so –3dB is quieter than 0dB.
    • Use the Mute and Solo buttons to selectively hear audio tracks. Mute makes a selected track silent. Solo plays only the selected track.
    • Use the Pan control in the Audio Clip Mixer to direct the clip’s sound toward the left or right output in your sound mix.
  3. Using 03_05 Simple audio adjustments.prproj, practice all the functions in this tutorial, including adding and removing clips, moving clips in a sequence, and making audio adjustments. Be sure to adjust the audio so that the voice is more easily heard. Export your movie to mp4 with the file name 03_05 Simple audio adjustments Myname.mp4 and upload on Google Classroom.


REFERENCES

Premiere Pro tutorials. (n.d.). Retrieved July 25, 2020, from https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/tutorials.html