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Lesson 3. Transitions > Getting started - Pg. 62

Transitions 62 Thus far, the Hero in the movie has encountered his Ex with her New Boyfriend. In this lesson, you'll add nuance to a later sequence by using transitions between clips, special effects, and precisely trimmed clips. The Classroom in a Book DVD includes the completed Lesson 3 project in the Lesson 3 folder. You may want to use this completed project as a reference while you work with tools to perform steps in this lesson. Since the subject of the Hero's fantasies and daydreams lends itself well to the use of transitions, you'll use a variety of transitions in interesting ways. Specifically, you'll learn how to do the following: · · · · · Place a transition using the Default transition and the Effects palette. Preview transitions. Modify transition settings. Trim clips to precise timecodes for special transition effects. Add a special effect. Getting started In this lesson, you'll affect scenes in the movie project by adding transitions in stages. Make sure you know the location of the files used in this lesson. Insert the Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book DVD-ROM disk if necessary. For help, see "Copying the Classroom in a Book files" on page 4. 1. 2. 3. Launch the Premiere Pro software. Click New Project in the Welcome window. Click on Browse and locate the directory called C:\PrPro_CIB\Lessons\03Lesson and click OK.