Note we recommend you purchase your own Card Reader but we do have card readers in the labs to read your media cards recorded in camera.
You will be using the Manfrotto tripod and the Canon Vixia Camera
Here is how to setup the camera and tripod for recording
Click here for the Tripod Setup Instructions
Once you have recorded to the SDHC cards you need to back up that media to your hard drive - VERY IMPORTANT!!
Click Here for backup instructions - VERY IMPORTANT!!
Step two will be to launch "Adobe Premiere" and make a 1920 x 1080 23.98 HD project and "Import" the footage into Premiere.
Subclip your captured footage.
Adobe Premiere Pro - How To Create Subclips
Record Voiceover in CMA 4.140 Audio Booth in the Digital Media Lab
Move all music files and sound effects into a folder on your hard drive in case you need to batch re-import
all music files and sound effects
Adobe Premiere Pro - How to Import Audio
Double check that your media is being imported to your hard drive!
Import Still Graphics if needed
Organize your bins
EX: Raw Footage (Master clips), Subclips, Audio, Sequences, Titles, etc
Manipulate your stills in Adobe Premiere using the Image Resize tool
Note on Sequences
Each editing session, duplicate your most recent sequence and rename it with the current date. This way, if you make major changes and cannot undo a mistake, you can return to a previous version to fix the problem area.
Bring your footage down onto the timeline in the order of your film.
Get a general idea of the short film, keeping video and audio in sync
Don't worry about trimming the ends of each clip yet; this is just an assembly edit
Trim down the extra footage, concentrate on timing
Begin sound design – music sound and sound effects extra dialog
Don't worry about transitions, effects, or fine trimming just yet
Work on your Audio using the Mix Tool or Keyframing your Audio
Notes on Adobe Audio Mix Tool and Audio Key Framing workflows
Saving Your Project Completely
Refine each cut point, trimming frames to ensure smooth edits
Begin adding effects and transitions
Finish your edit, bring in a friend to watch your work and give input
Export the Adobe Premiere Pro Final Timeline to upload to Vimeo.
Post to Vimeo.