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Learning Premiere Elements 2020

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Learn the basics of Premiere Elements 2020, the affordable and full-featured video-editing program.

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—that includes a large library of built-in effects, filters, and color grading presets. Learn the basics of Premiere Elements 2020 in this course with Steve Grisetti. Explore everything you need to know to turn raw video clips into great-looking movies, complete with color correction, effects, pitch-perfect audio, titles, and more. Discover how to choose the right tools for the job, work in Quick view, record voiceover, and add transitions and titles. Steve also shows you how to use the Video Story and Video Collage tools for quick, easy moviemaking and one-click split-screen effects. Last but not least, learn how to output and share your movies with the world.

This course was created by Steve Grisetti. We are pleased to host this training in our library.


  • What is Premiere Elements 2020?
  • Using the exercise files
  • An introduction to the interface
  • The Elements Hub home screen
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
  • Editing in Quick 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 and 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 vldeo
  • 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 Audio View
  • Applying and customizing audio effects
  • Creating custom music with Scores
  • Mixing your music to custom lengths
6. Adding Transitions
  • Adding and customizing fades 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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