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Premiere Pro Guru: Professional Trimming

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn to trim on the timeline, perform various kinds of trim edits, trim audio, and incorporate keyboard shortcuts that make the work go faster.

Trimming is at the very heart of editing. The fine adjustments that you make to your edits for timing and precision make a huge if subtle difference to the final product. This course is a deep dive into all of the tools used to make trim edits and the different ways to utilize them. Professional editor and documentary filmmaker Jason Osder teaches members how to trim on the timeline, perform various kinds of trim edits, trim audio, and incorporate keyboard shortcuts that make the work go faster.

Syllabus

Getting Started
  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
1. The What, Why, and How of Trimming
  • Understanding the importance of precise trimming
  • Trimming audio and video
  • When to trim in the editing process
  • Choosing a trimming technique
2. Trimming on the Timeline
  • Using the Selection tool
  • Snapping and Linked Selection
  • Razor tool
  • Extend edits
  • Roll and ripple edits
  • Slip and slide edits
3. Trim Edit Mode
  • Understanding Trim Edit mode
  • Adjusting Trim Edit mode preferences
  • Trim Edit mode in action
4. Trimming and the Keyboard
  • Timeline and tool shortcuts
  • Trimming shortcuts
  • Creating a custom shortcut
  • Linking shortcuts to trim
  • Advanced ripple shortcuts
5. Audio Trimming Techniques
  • Overlapping audio edits
  • Utilizing audio waveforms
  • Trimming and mixing
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jason Osder

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