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===Save Location===
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====Collect Source Media====
====Multimedia Lab====
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# Click the '''Browse''' button.
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# Select the '''Storage Drive''' icon on the left.
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# Click the '''New Folder''' button on the bottom and label it with your name.
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# Click '''Choose'''.
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====Computer Center Macs====
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# Click the '''Browse''' button.
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# Select the '''Desktop''' icon on the left.
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# Click the '''New Folder''' button on the bottom.
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# Name the new folder.
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# Click '''Choose'''.
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===Collect Source Media===
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Before starting a project in Premiere Elements collect and organize any materials that will be used in the project: audio, still images, video clips.
 
Before starting a project in Premiere Elements collect and organize any materials that will be used in the project: audio, still images, video clips.
#Create a folder with your name.
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#Create a folder with your name on the desktop.
 
#Inside your folder, create folders for '''audio''', '''stills''', and '''video''', and place files accordingly.
 
#Inside your folder, create folders for '''audio''', '''stills''', and '''video''', and place files accordingly.
  
===New Project===
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====New Project====
 
# Launch Premiere Elements from the dock at the bottom of the screen.
 
# Launch Premiere Elements from the dock at the bottom of the screen.
 
# From the top menu, go to '''File > Save Project As'''.
 
# From the top menu, go to '''File > Save Project As'''.
 
# Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder.
 
# Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder.
  
===Import Vixia Clips from a Card Reader===
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====Import Video Clips from a Folder====
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Import clips into Elements from files that were already copied from a memory card.
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# In Elements, at the top left of the screen click the '''Add Media''' tab.
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# From the list, select '''Files and Folders'''.
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# In the file dialog box click the triangle on the top right to expand the window. Find your project folder, and navigate to the '''video'''.
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#*From the video folder select each video clip as it appears as a .MTS file. To select all press '''command A'''.
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# Click '''Import''' to add clips to the project.
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# Video clips will appear in the '''Project Assets Tab'''.
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====Import Vixia Clips Directly from a Card Reader====
 
Import clips directly from the memory card reader, available at every station in the Multimedia Lab, or when using the Computer Center checkout a card reader from Media Loan down the hall.
 
Import clips directly from the memory card reader, available at every station in the Multimedia Lab, or when using the Computer Center checkout a card reader from Media Loan down the hall.
 
# With the Vixia camera powered off, remove the memory card and insert it into a card reader.
 
# With the Vixia camera powered off, remove the memory card and insert it into a card reader.
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# Click '''Get Media''' to import clips. This will duplicate the media files from the memory card to your project folder, and import the files into the '''Project Assets Tab'''.
 
# Click '''Get Media''' to import clips. This will duplicate the media files from the memory card to your project folder, and import the files into the '''Project Assets Tab'''.
 
# After importing is completed, eject the memory card by dragging it to the trash, and then place it back in the camera.
 
# After importing is completed, eject the memory card by dragging it to the trash, and then place it back in the camera.
# Re-format the memory card before returning equipment to Media Loan.
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# Initialize the memory card before returning equipment to Media Loan.
  
===Projects Settings===
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====Project Settings====
 
When creating a new project Premiere Elements will automatically adjust the project settings to match the first type of video content that is imported.  Project settings cannot be changed after starting a project.
 
When creating a new project Premiere Elements will automatically adjust the project settings to match the first type of video content that is imported.  Project settings cannot be changed after starting a project.
  
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## Select '''1080p30''' if the source footage is 30 fps.
 
## Select '''1080p30''' if the source footage is 30 fps.
 
# Click '''OK'''
 
# Click '''OK'''
 
====Changing Project Settings====
 
#When you drag in content that does not match the project settings Elements will inquire if you want to use the closest available preset.
 
#If you select not to change your project settings you may have problematic playback.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 14:45, 31 January 2014

Collect Source Media

Before starting a project in Premiere Elements collect and organize any materials that will be used in the project: audio, still images, video clips.

  1. Create a folder with your name on the desktop.
  2. Inside your folder, create folders for audio, stills, and video, and place files accordingly.

New Project

  1. Launch Premiere Elements from the dock at the bottom of the screen.
  2. From the top menu, go to File > Save Project As.
  3. Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder.

Import Video Clips from a Folder

Import clips into Elements from files that were already copied from a memory card.

  1. In Elements, at the top left of the screen click the Add Media tab.
  2. From the list, select Files and Folders.
  3. In the file dialog box click the triangle on the top right to expand the window. Find your project folder, and navigate to the video.
    • From the video folder select each video clip as it appears as a .MTS file. To select all press command A.
  4. Click Import to add clips to the project.
  5. Video clips will appear in the Project Assets Tab.

Import Vixia Clips Directly from a Card Reader

Import clips directly from the memory card reader, available at every station in the Multimedia Lab, or when using the Computer Center checkout a card reader from Media Loan down the hall.

  1. With the Vixia camera powered off, remove the memory card and insert it into a card reader.
  2. From the top left of the screen click the Add Media tab.
  3. From the list, select Videos from Flip or Cameras.
  4. In the Video Importer window, click the yellow folder icon next to the Save In location, navigate to your project folder, and select choose.
  5. Preview video clips by selecting them and press play in the Preview window.
  6. Un-check the box next to clips you do not want to use.
  7. Click Get Media to import clips. This will duplicate the media files from the memory card to your project folder, and import the files into the Project Assets Tab.
  8. After importing is completed, eject the memory card by dragging it to the trash, and then place it back in the camera.
  9. Initialize the memory card before returning equipment to Media Loan.

Project Settings

When creating a new project Premiere Elements will automatically adjust the project settings to match the first type of video content that is imported. Project settings cannot be changed after starting a project.

Vixia

  1. Select NTSC > AVCHD > Full HD 1080i 30
  2. Click OK

Canon Rebel

  1. Select NTSC > DSLR > 1080p
    1. Select 1080p24 if the source footage is 24 fps.
    2. Select 1080p30 if the source footage is 30 fps.
  2. Click OK