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Premier Elements 7 Tutorial

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Basic Tutorial on using Adobe Premier Elements 7

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Premier Elements 7 Tutorial

  1. 1. Adobe Premier Elements 7 Movie Making Software Tutorial
  2. 2. Start a new project
  3. 3. Name your project and save it to the DESKTOP!
  4. 4. Make a New Folder on the desktop
  5. 5. Name it so you can find it again! “Your name and title”
  6. 6. You need to put your clips on the desktop in the folder you made.
  7. 7. A note on the Desktop <ul><li>We need to save video files where there is more space </li></ul><ul><li>The desktop is a folder on the C: Drive </li></ul><ul><li>The C: Drive is a hard-drive in the computer </li></ul><ul><li>It is your desktop when you log on, not anyone else’s </li></ul><ul><li>Name your folder so you can find it </li></ul><ul><li>Include your name, the subject, and a date or number </li></ul><ul><li>The LIMITATION is: it is only on ONE COMPUTER!!!! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Find your media, clips, and import them
  9. 9. Find them on the desktop 
  10. 10. Select all your files.
  11. 11. They show up here
  12. 12. Then you begin editing them here.
  13. 13. Drag your clips to the sceneline (or timeline)
  14. 14. Choose a task in the Edit Tab Project: where your clips are stored Themes: styles of production effects Effects: video or audio effects you can use to change your clips Transitions: how the clips can flow together Titles: types of words and shapes you can put on the or between the clips
  15. 15. Choose one of these transitions
  16. 16. Add Transitions to the Sceneline
  17. 17. Or to the timeline
  18. 18. Trim clips at the beginning or end [
  19. 19. Split clips using the menu or the “C” cut / razor tool
  20. 20. Tools and shortcuts Regular selection tool = press V key on the keyboard Razor tool, cuts clips = press C key Time stretch tool, makes clips move slower or take longer Or move faster, take shorter time = press X key (Choose the Regular tool, V key, because the other ones can’t do everything)
  21. 21. Add Effects (FX)
  22. 22. Edit Effects here.
  23. 23. Change the way effects look
  24. 24. Add a title to the start, here…
  25. 25. Double click the title, to get a menu
  26. 26. Turn your Premier file into a Movie
  27. 27. Choose Personal Computer
  28. 28. Choose MPEG
  29. 29. Change the Presets NTSC VCD
  30. 30. NAME IT Name it
  31. 31. Save In – Browse to Desktop Save it to the desktop
  32. 32. Click Save & Wait… Click Save

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