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  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 1Tutorial 1The Adobe Premiere Workspace The screenshot below shows the default workspace. The workspace can be customized in many ways you can rearrange the panels and use specialized panels for different tasks (audio mixing, titles, etc). This workspace is divided into five panels: 1. Project panel Where you store all the elements which make up your edited video (video clips, audio clips, graphics, titles, etc). 2. Monitor panel Where you view video clips and the result of your edits. 3. Info panel This shows information about the selected item. 4. Timeline panelPrepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 2 Where you arrange the elements of your video in the desired order. 5. Tools panel Where you can select various editing tools to use in the timeline.The Project Panel To store all the elements needed to create you finished video. o Can contain individual video clips, audio clips, titles, photos and graphical images. Also contains sequences, which include all the data in a particular timeline. o When you create a new project, the project panel contains a single sequence called sequence 01Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 3 A : Thumbnail viewer B : Set poster frame C : Play/Stop thumbnail D : Media Items (video clips etc) E : Bin (folder) F : List view G : Icon view H : Automate to sequence I : FindPrepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 4 J : New Bin K : New Item L : Delete Selected Items M : Scrollbar (for media information) N : Project panel fly-out menuThe Monitor Panel To view the video clips and edited video sequences. The left screen is the source monitor o Allows you to preview clips and make adjustments before adding them to the timeline. The right screen is the program monitor o This shows you the active timeline. Controls under each monitor allow you to scroll through the video and set edit points. In the top right corner of the monitor panel is a fly-out menu containing numerous additional viewing options, including technical monitors.Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 5The Timeline Panel It is where your video takes shape. By dragging items from the project panel or source monitor and placing them in the desired order, you create a sequence of clips and events which play in the timeline from left to right. With items in the timeline, you can:Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 6 o Adjust edit points, making clips shorter or longer, or stretch them over time. o Create multiple layers of video, e.g. titles, superimposed images, etc. o Create multiple layers of audio, e.g. voiceovers, music, etc. o Add transitions, filters, special effects, etc. o You can also create "nested" sequences to help keep the timeline manageable. When finished editing the timeline, you can play it back in real time or export it in a variety of formats.The Current Time Indicator The Current Time Indicator (CTI) is a blue triangular indicator which shows you where you are in the timeline. CTIs are used in several different panels. In the main timeline panel the CTI appears with a vertical red line overlaid on the sequence tracks, as illustrated below. This CTI is linked to the program monitor panel the monitor shows the same frame as the CTI. When you play the sequence youll see the CTI moving from left to right across the timeline. CTIs also appear in the Preview, Program Monitor and Effect Controls panels.Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
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  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 8 Many tasks depend on the position of the CTI, for example: o Pasting clips into the sequence. o Adding markers to a clip or sequence. o Razor at Current Time Indicator (CTRL-K): This splits any unlocked clips at the point where the CTI is positioned.Repositioning the Current Time Indicator You can move the CTI using any of the following methods: o Click anywhere in the time ruler and the CTI will go there instantly. o Drag the CTI left and right to scrub through the sequence. Snap to edit points by pressing the Shift key while dragging. o At the left of the Timeline panel, drag the time display or enter a specific time. o In the Monitor panel, use any playback control.Other Common Panels in PremiereThere are many more panels available in Premiere. Some of them are accessibleby clicking tabs in the default panels, others can be found in the Window menu.Here are a few examples... Info Panel Provides information about the currently selected object.Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 9 History Panel Displays a list of recently performed actions. Allows you to move back through multiple undo levels to previous versions. Audio Mixer Gives you control over the audio levels for individual tracks. Includes automation options. Effects Panel Drag video and audio effects and transitions from this panel to the timeline. Effects and transitions can then be modified with the effect control panel.Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 10 Effect Control Controls various parameters for each effect which has been applied to a clip. Reference Monitor A handy technical monitor for advanced users, giving you precise information about video clips.Adobe Premiere Tools Panel (Toolbox)The toolbox contains common tools used for editing clips in the timeline. Click onany of the buttons (or use the keyboard shortcuts) to select each tool. The defaulttool is the selection tool.When you select a tool the mouse pointer will usually change to a new icon torepresent the tool when held over the timeline panel. In some cases you canchange the behavior of a tool by holding down a modifier key such as the Shiftkey.Prepared by: Fuad Misbah
  • SEGI University College Digital Video Editing (VA 2003) 11The tools are described below with links to more information.Butto Keyboar Descriptionn d Shortcut V Selection tool The default tool, used to select clips in the timeline. M Track Select tool Select all clips on a track from a given point, or select multiple tracks. B Ripple Edit tool Adjust an edit point and move other clips in the timeline to compensate. N Rolling Edit tool Adjust an edit point between two clips without affecting the rest of the timeline. X Rate Stretch tool Change the duration of a clip while simultaneously changing the speed to compensate. C Razor tool Cut a clip (or multiple clips) into two clips. Y Slip tool Move a clips in and out points by the same amount simultaneously, so the rest of the timeline is not affected. U Slide tool Move a clip back and forth in the timeline, while simultaneously adjusting adjacent clips to compensate. P Pen tool Create control (anchor) points. H Hand tool Drag the timeline view left and ri