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===Save Location===
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====Collect Source Media====
====Multimedia Lab====
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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, and video clips.
# Click the '''Browse''' button.
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#Create a folder with your name on the desktop.
# 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.
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#Create a folder with your name.
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#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'''
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# From the top menu, go to '''File > '''New''' Project'''.
# Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder
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# Click '''Browse''' and save into your project folder on the desktop.
# Select a location to '''Save'''.
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# Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder on the desktop.
 
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# '''Project Settings''' should be NTSC-AVCHD-Full HD 1080i 30.
===Import Vixia Clips===
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# Check '''Force selected Project Setting on this project'''.
Import clips directly from the memory card.
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# With the Vixia camera powered off, remove the memory card and insert it into a card reader.
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# From the top left of the screen click the '''Add Media''' tab.
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# From the list, select '''Videos from Flip or Cameras'''.
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# In the Video Importer window choose the '''Save In'''location  project folder.
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# Preview clips by selecting them and press play in the Preview window.
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# Un-check the box next to clips you do not want to use.
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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 Premiere project.
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# After importing is completed, eject the memory card by dragging it to the trash, and then place it back in the camera.
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# Re-format the memory card before returning equipment to Media Loan.
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===Projects Settings===
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You can’t change the project preset after starting a project, so verify the format of your source footage before selecting a project preset. Depending on your source footage, you may need to change the preset or create a new one.
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====Vixia====
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# Select '''NTSC > AVCHD > Full HD 1080i 30'''
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# Click '''OK'''
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====Canon Rebel====
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# Select '''NTSC > DSLR > 1080p'''
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## Select '''1080p24''' if the source footage is 24 fps.
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## Select '''1080p30''' if the source footage is 30 fps.
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# Click '''OK'''
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====Changing Project Settings====
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#When you drag in content that does not match the project settings Elements will inquire if you want to use the closest available preset.
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#If you select not to change your project settings you may have problematic playback.
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Latest revision as of 08:47, 3 November 2016

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, and 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 > New Project.
  3. Click Browse and save into your project folder on the desktop.
  4. Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder on the desktop.
  5. Project Settings should be NTSC-AVCHD-Full HD 1080i 30.
  6. Check Force selected Project Setting on this project.