Tag Archives: Premiere Pro

What do all those Export Settings mean?

You’ve followed our post on how to choose the correct export settings to get your video on the web, but what do all those drop-down menus mean?

Check out this neat video (it uses Adobe Premiere, but the concepts apply more or less across all video editing software).

http://nofilmschool.com/2014/01/video-tutorial-demystifying-export-settings-premiere-pro

How to edit Green Screen footage

You’ve shot some footage in front of a green screen, now what?

The following tutorial is what we used to learn the basics of “chroma keying” (removing pieces of a video based on color shade) here in the Media Commons. It’s based around Adobe Premiere Pro.

http://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/chroma-key-in-premiere-pro/

Here’s a video walkthrough as well, courtesy of Lynda.com*

http://www.lynda.com/Premiere-Pro-tutorials/Chroma-keying-Ultra-Keyer/371692/414015-4.html

If you’re a Final Cut user, the process is similar, but here are some specific walkthroughs for you:

http://www.icreatemagazine.com/tips/fcpx-tutorial-how-to-edit-green-screen-footage-on-your-mac/

http://www.lynda.com/Final-Cut-Pro-tutorials/Working-effects/371691/385484-4.html


*For site license login with your NetID, click here

Video Export Settings for Web Upload

When exporting videos, it’s important to match your settings to the environment that you plan to publish to. Many video editing programs will have default settings based on the final destination of the video, but the links below give you the recommended export settings for each respective¬†web publishing platform.

Kaltura (UI Internal Video Hosting Platform)

https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/help#filequality


Youtube

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1722171?hl=en


Vimeo

https://vimeo.com/help/compression

 

For a description of what the different export settings mean, please refer to our post on the subject.