Category: Workflow

Compositing in Premiere Pro 1

PDF-chapter on Compositing in Premiere Pro

This is probably the coolest of all the cool stuff you can do in Premiere! Compositing, Green Screen, Keying, Blending Modes, Track Mattes and other techniques are so much fun to work with. You get 47 pages crammed with tips and techniques for doing high quality compositing inside of Premiere. Everything is done without the help of third-party plug-ins.

Get inspired! Learn advanced compositing techniques, including expert keying, skin smoothening, witness protection, custom soft wipes, sky replacement, muzzle fire. You’ll also learn how to use the CC plug-ins from After Effects in Premiere, so you can add effects like Particles, Radial Fast Blur, Snow and Rain.

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PDF-chapter on Accelerated Workflow in Premiere Pro

This chapter is for all you lazy, smart and busy editors out there! And for the editors who’d like to earn some money on their editing! Due to ever-decreasing budgets, tight deadlines and quick turnaround we need to complete projects faster and speed up our creative timeline with time-saving techniques.

Of all the chapters, this is probably the most unsexy one. But the time you save on accelerating your workflow can be used to create a lot more fun stuff in your film – or just help you get home for dinner, which is also cool!

Color Grading in Premiere Pro 5

PDF-chapter on Color Grading in Premiere Pro

Finally, the first complete chapter from The Cool Stuff in Premiere Pro is ready for download. Using the techniques explained on these 69 pages on Color Grading in Premiere Pro will bring your film to a new level of awesome!
Download the PDF file and learn everything about the Color Correction Workflow in Premiere. Primary and Secondary Color Correction are explained in great detail, and so is Shot Matching and Creating Looks, making and using Presets and much, much more!

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Color grading and finishing in Premiere Pro CS5.5

This video tutorial covers advanced color grading in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, using custom masks and a collection of clever Color Grading Presets. Also covered are a range of useful fixes and finishing techniques. Speed up your workflow now!

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Spreadsheets to Lower Thirds

In this free sample chapter from The Cool Stuff in Premiere Pro you’ll learn how to take a list of people’s names, occupation, nationality etc. from a spreadsheet and automatically make Photoshop output one lower third per person – including their name and occupation and even a flag representing their nationality – while you’re drinking coffee, or editing the trailer.