Adobe Digital Video Collection

Duration: 3 Days

Objectives

This course is aimed at all those excited by the possibilities of creating their own movies using digital technologies. Delivered by a senior consultant with several years experience in video techniques, the course features affordable, industry-standard hardware and software. Delegates take away a completed DVD of their work, usually of around 15 minutes duration.

Pre-requisites

Good general skills in desktop computing. Some previous experience of using digital video camera is helpful but not essential.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Capturing

  • The Premiere Pro capture window
  • Good practice
  • Batch capture
  • File organisation
  • Offline vs. Online

Basic Editing

  • Importing files
  • Trimming clips
  • In points and out points
  • Overlay vs. insert edits
  • Ripple deleting

Transitions and effects

  • Creating a simple transition
  • Creating a crossfade
  • What are Keyframes?
  • Applying Keyframes
  • Keyframing volume, scale and opacity
  • Working with Photoshop files in Premiere

Export

  • Audition/Premiere integration
  • Exporting for hard disk playback
  • Exporting to tape
  • Exporting to DVD
  • Exporting for Encore

Titles

  • The After Effects interface
  • Keyframes in After Effects
  • Importing Photoshop files and Illustrator files into After Effects

Storyboarding

  • Using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Storyboarding your main movie
  • Settings appropriate to different formats
  • Importing files from multiple sources including Photoshop, Illustrator and the title sequence

The Timeline

  • Overview of the principle timeline editing tools of Premiere Pro
  • Ripple, roll, timeline editing, rate and stretch
  • Creating nested timelines and reusable sequences

Blending

  • The magic of blending modes
  • Creating simple titles
  • Applying effects in After Effects
  • Exporting from After Effects

Sound

  • Creating a session in Audition
  • The Audition interface
  • Working in multitrack view
  • Creating background music using loops

Cleaning Sound

  • Sharing files between Premiere/Audition
  • Cleaning up a file in Audition
  • Noise Reduction
  • The Edit View
  • Click and pop elimination
  • Normalising
  • Amplifying
  • Converting mono to stereo
  • Exporting from Audition

Creating a DVD

  • The Encore interface
  • Editing in Encore
  • Importing Assets: Timelines, menus
  • Roundtripping to Photoshop
  • Creating a first play interface
  • Chapters
  • Previewing your project
  • Creating “live” menus
  • Exporting from Encore

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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