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====Collect Source Media====
 
====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.
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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.
 
#Create a folder with your name on the desktop.
 
#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.
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====New Project====
 
====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.
 
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# Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder on the desktop.
====Import Video Clips from a Folder====
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# '''Project Settings''' should be NTSC-AVCHD-Full HD 1080i 30.
Import clips into Elements from files that were already copied from a memory card.
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# Check '''Force selected Project Setting on this project'''.
# 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====
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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.
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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, click the yellow folder icon next to the '''Save In''' location, navigate to your project folder, and select '''choose'''.
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# Preview video 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 '''Project Assets Tab'''.
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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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# Initialize the memory card before returning equipment to Media Loan.
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====Project Settings====
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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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====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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[[Category:Premiere_Elements]]
 
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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.