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Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 Essential Training: Offline Media

Working with projects that contain offline media By Antony Bolante

In Premiere Pro CS4 Essential Training, Antony Bolante provides a step-by-step, hands-on demonstration of a typical video editing workflow, from import to export. After creating a project and discussing how to configure settings based on editing goals, he shows how to gather and organize assets, including video files, layered Photoshop and Illustrator files, and footage captured from tape.

He applies basic editing techniques to assemble a rough sequence, then tightens and refines the edit while doing basic audio mixing. Titles, transitions, and effects are used to add a professional touch. Antony also discusses techniques for exporting the finished edit to disc, tape, and a variety of digital formats.

In this clip, host Antony Bolante reiterates that Premiere Pro refers to files on a hard drive and doesn't contain them, so if you move the files on your hard drive, Premiere Pro won't know where to find them. If you open the project file and can't find the files associated with them, Premiere Pro will open a dialog box so you can locate where it is and select it so Premiere Pro can know where it is in the future.


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Antony Bolante has taught video editing and effects in print and in person for well over a decade. In addition to authoring books on Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects, he contributed to the Adobe Premiere Pro User Guide and Help System. Anthony has taught video editing at the college level, and he continues to teach workshops in After Effects at professional training centers around the country. Antony's strong interest in live performance led him to co-produce on the nOse, a documentary about contemporary clowning.
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