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Learning Premiere Elements 2018

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Overview

Get up and running with Premiere Elements 2018, the easy-to-use video editing software that can help you turn your video clips into professional looking movies.

Premiere Elements is an affordable and full-featured video-editing program. It's a complete moviemaker's toolkit—easy to use but powerful enough for professionals. Get up and running with the latest version, Premiere Elements 2018, in this course with Steve Grisetti. Learn everything you need to know to turn raw video clips into professional movies, complete with color correction, effects, pitch-perfect audio, titles, and animation. Discover how to choose the right tools for the job, work in Quick view and Expert view, record voiceover, build motion paths, and add transitions between clips. Steve also shows you how to use the Instant Movie and Video Story tools for quick, easy moviemaking, as well as the Video Collage tool for one-click split-screen effects. Last but not least, dive into the Export & Share workspace for authoring DVDs and exporting video to share on your TV, smartphone, or online channels such Facebook and YouTube.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • What is Premiere Elements 2018?
  • Using the exercise files
  • An introduction to the interface
  • What is eLive?
1. Gathering Your Media
  • Getting video from a camcorder
  • Adding media from your hard drive
  • Understanding the Elements Organizer
  • Tools in the Project Assets panel
2. Basic Editing
  • Quick view vs. Expert view
  • Trimming, splitting, and rippling clips
  • The Guided Edits library
  • Pre-trimming in the Clip Monitor
3. The Premiere Elements Toolkit
  • Exploring the toolbar
  • Adding narration
  • Using the Pan & Zoom tool
  • Shifting speeds with Time Remapping
  • Using the Motion Tracking tool
  • Editing clips with the Smart Trim tool
  • Grabbing frames with Candid Moments
  • Building movies with the Video Story tool
  • Splits screens with the Video Collage tool
4. Adjustments and Effects
  • Makings adjustments to audio and video
  • Adding and customizing video effects
  • Using Chroma Key and Videomerge
  • Adjust color tone
  • Grading color with Hollywood Looks
  • Applying effects with adjustment layers
  • Removing shake with the video stabilizer
  • Removing haze and fog from your videos
5. Working with Audio
  • Exploring tools in the Audio view
  • Applying and customizing audio effects
  • Creating custom music with scores
  • Mixing your music to custom lengths
6. Adding Transitions
  • Adding and customizing fade ins and outs
  • Adding and customizing transitions
7. Working with Titles
  • Adding and customizing titles
  • Adding animations to text
  • Working with motion title templates
8. Keyframing
  • The basics of keyframing
  • Animating effects
  • Mixing audio levels with keyframes
9. Adding DVD Menus
  • Adding menu markers to your movie
  • Adding menus to your movie
  • Adding bonus features to your movie
10. Outputting Your Movie
  • Burning a DVD or disc ISO file
  • Sharing your movie online
  • Outputting your movie for playback on any device
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Steve Grisetti

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