Premiere Elements 8: The Missing Manual:
by Chris Grover

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Whether you're aiming for YouTube videos or Hollywood-style epics, you need what Premiere Elements can't provide: crystal-clear guidance and real world know-how. This Missing Manual delivers. Packed with great ideas on how to spiff up your footage, this book helps you avoid the dreaded Help! I Never Do Anything With My Video syndrome.

With this book, you'll learn how to use Premiere's two approaches to filmmaking: The quick-and-easy InstantMovie technique, and the classic, handcrafted approach for frame-by-frame editing with fine-tuned transitions, effects, and more. Premiere expert Chris Grover combines a touch of humor with insights, tips, and tricks culled from years of moviemaking experience to help you release your inner Scorsese.

  • Create movies from start to finish with hands-on, step-by-step instructions
  • Use InstantMovie to whip up a video ready for prime time
  • Learn frame-by-frame editing to handcraft your story like the pros do
  • Share your movie by saving it to disc, uploading it, or emailing it
  • Add video effects that dazzle
  • Use keyframes to precisely control cuts, special effects, and sound
  • Tap Premiere's automated tools to analyze, organize, and rate your clips


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    Publisher: O'Reilly Media
    Page Count (est.): 462
    ISBN10: 0596803362
    ISBN13: 9780596803360
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 10/24/2009