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Learning Premiere Elements 2018

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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.


  • 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
  • Next steps

Taught by

Steve Grisetti


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