Preparing Premiere Pro for Your Movie
- Create a project. After opening Premiere Pro, you can either click New Project in the welcome screen or go to File ➪ New ➪ Project from the main menu.
- Name the project. Give it descriptive name and designate a older to save it with your other projects.
- Making your sequence. Also known as the timeline, to create each sequence go to File ➪ New ➪ Sequence.
- Name the sequence. Use a naming convention that provides pertinent information like location, subject, and date. For example: PODUNK_PLAY_20220202
- Import Content. This refers to Bolivia Phone Number getting your clip and assets into your project folder, either by ingesting from the camera, transferring from the media card, or import an existing file on your hard drive.
Bringing content into your movie
Not sure what format you want? Here’s the lowdown on some of the most common and why you should or should not use it:
- QuickTime: More than a format, it’s an entire framework, but that’s not what matters in this situation. The QuickTime file format will give you an uncompressed file that’s perfect for archiving and high-level showing, but not so much for online use or sharing.
- Adobe Bridge: Use Bridge to locate video, audio, and photo files throughout your system and import them into Premiere Pro.
- Camcorder: Many allow you to connect via USB and capture directly into Premiere Pro.
- Hard drive: Saved files can be imported from your hard drive or an external drive into your project.
- DVD: Grabbing files from a data DVD is as easy as finding them on your other drives. Importing from a self-playing DVD is not as easy, but with the proper software, you can extract sections with ease.
- Recorded from Zoom: Recording interviews over Zoom has become quite popular, and the files are easily importable.
- Photos from cameras or devices: Plug it in, search for the file, and import it into Premiere Pro.
- Downloading from your smartphone: Grab content from the cloud or plug in your smartphone, export it to a drive, and import it.