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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.

To practice the lessons in this tutorial, you can use your own work or 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 your own work or 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

Video 2: Add clips to a sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open your own work or 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

Video 3: Remove clips from a sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open your own work or 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

Video 4: Move clips in a sequence

  1. In Premiere Pro, open your own work or 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.

Video 5: Make simple audio adjustments

  1. In Premiere Pro, open your own work or 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 your own work or 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 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