Adobe Digital Video How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques with Adobe Production Studio

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Adobe Press, Oct 25, 2006 - Computers - 99998 pages
The Adobe Production Studio offers a complete post-production package that combines Adobe's video and graphics software with the timesaving integration and workflow features of Adobe Dynamic Link and Adobe Bridge. With the addition of Flash, videographers and filmmakers can bring their content to a rich, interactive presence on the Web as well. The benefits of using all of the tools in the bundle are many and here to help guide readers through the wide range of features is an info-packed guide that hits all the key techniques they are most likely to use in their digital video projects. Each stand-alone tip includes relevant hints and a graphic example so that readers can learn exactly what they need to know and move on to the next important technique. When each program has been explored, additional tips on integration and workflow are included to show how you can use the various programs for a complete solution in this exciting, integrated environment.

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Creating Mattes in Premiere
Applying the Track Matte
Animating Clips in Premiere
Motion Tracking in After Effects
Applying MotionTracking Data
Transitions and Titles 56 Five Things You Dont Know About Premiere Pro Transitions
Synch Your Titles and DVD Menus
Working with Premiere Pro Title Templates

Creating Subclips
Storyboarding in Premiere
Selecting Audio or Video in the Source Monitor
Targeting Tracks for Input
Overlay vs Insert Edits
Previewing with the Work Area
Working with Threepoint Edits
Working with Fourpoint Edits
Using Premiere Pro and After Effects Together 17 Getting Started with After Effects
Copying and Pasting from Premiere Pro to After Effects
Importing Premiere Pro Projects into After Effects
Importing After Effects Projects into Premiere Pro with Dynamic Link
Perfecting Video Quality 21 Checking Brightness and Color with the YC Waveform Scope
Setting Up for Color Correction
Adjusting Brightness with Levels
Fixing Backlight Issues with the ShadowHighlight Filter
Perfecting the Auto Color Effect
Adjusting White Balance with the Fast Color Corrector
Using the ThreeWay Color Corrector
Using the RGB Parade Scope
Stabilizing Your Image in Premiere
Stabilizing Your Image in After Effects
Pasting Effects
Creating Effect Presets
MultiCamera Production in Premiere
Synching Clips with Markers
Synching Clips on the Timeline
Perfecting Source Clips
Choosing Camera Angles with the MultiCamera Monitor
The Tao of MultiCamera Editing
Editing a MultiCamera Sequence on the Timeline
Setting Up Overlay Effects with the MultiCamera Tool
HDV and MultiCamera Editing Part I
Applying Cool Special Effects 42 Producing Overlay Effects
Customizing Effects with Keyframes
Going Split ScreenDiagonal
Producing a PictureinPicture Effect
Converting Clips to Sepia in Premiere
Transitioning from Black and White to Full Color
Perfecting Chroma Key in Premiere
Using After Effects Keylight Plugin
Working with Mattes in Premiere
Designing with the Titlers Design Primitives
Producing Rolling Credits
Creating Titles in Photoshop
Creating Titles in Illustrator
Producing Title Backgrounds in After Effects
Creating Simple Text Animations in After Effects
Producing Matte Effects with Titles
Creating Slide Shows in Premiere Pro 66 Preprocessing Images for Premiere Pro in Photoshop
Understanding Square Pixels
Managing Images in Premiere
Producing PanandZoom Effects in Premiere
Creating a Still Frame with Frame Hold Control
Creating Slide Shows in Premiere
Working with Audio 72 Working with Audio in Premiere
Getting Started in Audition
Normalizing Audio in Premiere Pro and Audition
Reducing Noise in Audition
Removing Irregular Pops and Clicks in Audition
Creating Narrations in Audition
Sharing Rendering and Encoding Your Projects 78 Sharing and Reviewing with Adobe Clip Notes
Exporting Frames from Premiere
Exporting Audio from Premiere
Working with the Adobe Media Encoder
Producing Flash Output
Deinterlacing Video for Progressive Output
Rendering in After Effects
Creating Custom Output Presets in After Effects
DVD Production in Premiere Pro 86 Using Premiere Pro vs Encore DVD
Producing a Menuless DVD in Premiere
Creating Scene Markers in Premiere
Choosing DVD Templates in Premiere
Customizing DVD Menus in Premiere
Creating Chapter Markers for Encore DVD in Premiere
Producing DVDs in Encore DVD
Creating Text Buttons in Encore DVD
Editing Text Buttons in Photoshop
Producing Motion Menus in After Effects
Controlling Button Behavior in Motion Menus
Controlling the DVD Viewing Experience
Creating and Using Playlists
Manually Arranging Button Routing

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Jan Ozer has worked with digital video since 1991, originally in the video compression industry, and since 1996 as a contributing editor for EventDV and PC Magazine He is the author of two books: Pinnacle Studio Visual QuickStart Guide and DV101: A Hands-On Guide for Business, Government + Educators, both published by Peachpit Press. Jan also teaches courses in digital video production and shoots and produces DVDs for local musicians.

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