Television Broadcasting Tutorial 24

HOW TO USE ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

5 FINAL TIPS

This is the fifth and final post in a series of tutorials about how to edit with Adobe Premiere Pro 6… and, rather appropriately, it contains five final tips.

Special thanks to www.creativecow.net.

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 23

HOW TO USE ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

EDITING AUDIO

This is the fourth post in a series of tutorials offering useful advice and tips on how to edit more effectively with Adobe Premiere Pro 6. This post contains 10 video tutorials about editing audio.

Special thanks to www.creativecow.net.

1) AUDIO EDITING BASICS FOR PREMIERE PRO AND SOUNDBOOTH

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 21

HOW TO USE ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6
TITLE GRAPHICS
This post is the second in a series of tutorials offering advice on how to edit using Adobe Premiere Pro 6 and focuses on how to add title graphics to a video project.
Thanks to www.creativecow.net for the video tutorials.
BASIC TITLES

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 20

HOW TO USE ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

VIDEO & AUDIO TRANSITIONS

This post is the first in a series offering expert advice on how to edit using Adobe Premiere Pro 6 editing software. Each post concentrates on different editing techniques and includes a video tutorial produced by the experts at www.creativecow.net, who provide assistance to media professionals.

 VIDEO TRANSITIONS: WHAT, WHY AND WHEN…

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 19

THE 5 STEP GUIDE TO USING THE SONY V1 CAMERA

(plus external hard drive)

Sony v1 1

This post offers 5 simple steps on how to use the Sony V1 camera. Students should also refer to Tutorials 8 and 15 for more information about filming with the camera (pictured above).

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 18

1)      HOW TO EDIT VIDEO WITH ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 6

2)      HOW TO EDIT AUDIO WITH GARAGEBAND

3)      HOW TO RECORD AUDIO ON MARANTZ PMD620

This tutorial offers tips and advice on how to edit video and audio, and record audio for radio and audio podcasts. It’s a final reminder for students before they start full production, and will hopefully answer any questions that crop up during the production and post-production process.

Premiere Pro 6

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 17

20 TIPS ON WRITING AND CUTTING OOV (OUT OF VISION) TV NEWS STORIES

This a comprehensive list of tips and advice on how to produce OOV (Out of Vision) news stories, aka underlays. The secret is capturing the essence of the news story in about 35-45 seconds of words and pictures, often including a soundbite quote. Working on three words per second, that means your script is probably a maximum of 90 words, so every single word is precious.

But before we start, here’s a short training video from the BBC about constructing OOVs.

http://195.188.87.10/academy/collegeofjournalism/how-to/how-to-edit/editing-oovs

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 16

THE KULESHOV EFFECT AND MONTAGE EDITING

The modern process of editing pictures to tell a story started to take shape nearly 100 years ago, when a Soviet film-maker created montage editing; a technique we now take for granted in television.

In the years after the communist revolution, Lev Kuleshov and other Soviet film-makers developed a more radical approach to editing that was inspired by the rapid editing and efficient storytelling of Hollywood adventure films (especially the films of D.W. Griffith). Kuleshov wanted to challenge how Russian films were made before the revolution – he despised their melodramatic, unadventurous style – and a visual experiment meant that Kuleshov entered cinematic folklore.

But this all happened about 100 years ago, I hear many of you say. What’s it got to do with digital editing today?

Well, plenty. It’s always important to understand the history of video production – especially something as important as telling stories with pictures – and the Kuleshov Effect still has the power to make you think about the impact of montage on the viewer.

Yes, even today…

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 15

HOW TO FRAME AND COMPOSE A SHOT & 10 TIPS ABOUT VOX POPS

Among the first things every aspiring self-shooter has to understand is how to frame and compose a shot. It’s at the heart of making engaging television and video, including vox pops, one of the first things a self-shooter will be asked to produce in a TV newsroom. This tutorial offers advice on skills that have to be mastered early on by broadcast journalists.

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Television Broadcasting Tutorial 14

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

This tutorial outlines the wide range of skills and knowledge required to be a successful investigative journalist, an area of reporting that is changing. Advances in digital technology offer new ways to gather important information, creating fresh challenges and opportunities for investigative journalists.

Some of the principles discussed below are as old as journalism itself, while others reflect a new digital age of investigative reporting. But before we start, a simple question: What is investigative journalism? Basically, an investigative journalist seeks to uncover the truth, exposing corruption along the way. At its core is the heroic and idealistic notion of good overcoming evil and brave journalists going into battle waving the ‘sword of truth’.

The reality, of course, is much less glamorous and involves painstaking and meticulous research, numerous dead ends and hour upon hour of meeting sources and checking facts. But there is nothing more rewarding than a newspaper report or TV documentary that makes a genuine difference and improves people’s lives. That’s the ultimate aim of an investigative journalist.

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