This document discusses the proper Premiere settings for student packages for the Broadcast Journalism Reporting Texas Newswatch program. If these settings are not used, videos will not play-to-air properly.
This document assumes that students are shooting on Canon XF 100s.
|If you need a refresher on how to start a
|project refer to this wiki
|Adobe Premiere Pro - Get Started Using Premiere - Project Setup
Create a new timeline/sequence by clicking on the new item icon
Choose "Canon XF MPEG2 > 1080i > Canon XF MPEG2 108030..."
Name your timeline/sequence
|Your project window should look like this
|Unless you have already imported your media. Then it will look more like this
|Canon XF footage you will get this error it's okay to ignore it and click OK
Select all of your imported footage
From the clip menu choose "Modify > Audio Channels..."
Press Shift + G
|Select "Mono" from the "Clip Channel Format" drop down
|Set the "Number of Audio Clips:" to 2
Route your audio
|Drag you clips into the timeline
|If you get this warning, choose "Keep existing settings"
Still no video and sound at the switcher and mixer?
|Choose "Premiere Pro CC > Preferences > Playback..."
Choose Blackmagic Playback
|Choose "Premiere Pro CC > Preferences > Audio Hardware..."
|Make sure you Preferences look like this
|If you get this error click Yes
Don't forget to pan
channel 1 LEFT
channel 2 RIGHT
and don't use any other tracks
USE ONLY TRACK MIXER
not CLIP MIXER