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The Learning Series

For subscribers only (unless Complimentary). Our tutorial library is constantly growing and expanding to the latest and greatest software including Premiere Elements (something for every version), DVD Architect Studio, Vegas Movie Studio and even helper programs such as Audacity and Photoshop. It's growing so fast that we must sub-categorize this section (in process) and plan to have that complete soon. We assure you that you'll always learn something new when viewing these articles/full length/Quick Tip tutorials.

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Creating an InstantMovie



Creating an InstantMovie in Premiere Elements 7 - "InstantMovie is a Premiere Elements 7 tool for automatically creating fun and easy movies using customizable themes, or movie templates."
item added 6 Sep 08



Creating and Saving Presets

Creating and Saving Presets


Creating & Saving Presets
Premiere Elements 14
Updated techniques and steps with regard to creating and saving project presets in Premiere Elements.
Item added 21 Mar 16



Creating Cartoon Bubbles in Premiere Elements

Creating Cartoon Bubbles in Premiere Elements


Learning Series - Creating Cartoon Bubbles in Premiere Elements
Using the Motion Tracking Tool in Premiere Elements 8, Steve shows us how to create those thought/speech bubbles and have it track the character in the video.
item added 27 May 10

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Creating Custom Export Settings

Creating Custom Export Settings


Creating Custom Export Settings
Premiere Elements 14
Creating custom export presets in Premiere Elements 14.
Item added 21 Mar 16



Creating Custom Menu Button Frames for DVD Architect Studio

Creating Custom Menu Button Frames for DVD Architect Studio


DVD Architect Studio - Creating Custom Menu Button Frames for DVD Architect Studio
Item added 05 Aug 13



Creating Transparent Graphics for Premiere Elements


Often you want to bring a graphic, a logo or even text into Premiere Elements from Photoshop Elements or another graphics program and you want it to be the shape of the graphic itself. Not square, not rectangular. And with the area around it - and sometimes even some areas through it - transparent. This is accomplished by utilizing something called an alpha channel.
item added 10 Mar 09



Cross Dissolve

Cross Dissolve


Cross Dissolve
Premiere Elements 13
The 'Cross Dissolve' Transition explained.
Item added 12 July 15



Customizing Media Generators (SMS)

Customizing Media Generators (SMS)


Customizing Media Generators (Sony Movie Studio)
Creating custom media files in Sony Movie Studio with the Media Generators.
Item added 16 Nov 14



Customizing the Interface (PRE9)

Customizing the Interface (PRE9)


Learning Series - Customizing the Interface
As the title says, Steve shows you a few different ways to customize the work area of Premiere Elements 9.
item added 17 Nov 10

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Customizing Your Disc Menus


Customizing Your Disc Menus in Premiere Elements 7 - "Adobe has made it very easy to customize your menus right in the Disc Menus workspace. In fact, once you've applied a template in the Disc Menus workspace, the panel will usually change automatically from a view of the templates library to a menu customization workspace."
item added 6 Sep 08



Downloading Additional Media

Downloading Additional Media


Downloading Additional Media (Premiere Elements 13)
Chuck shows us how to attain additional media content (included with Premiere Elements 13) for your video projects.
Item added 12 Apr 15



Dreaming Track Matte

Dreaming Track Matte


Learning Series - Dreaming Track Matte
Chuck shows us how to create a simulated dream sequence with the Track Matte feature in Premiere Elements.
item added 18 Sep 09

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Dual Monitors 2011




An updated version of setting up a dual monitor system which often eases the task of video editing.
item added 15 Feb 11



DVD Architect - Button Highlights

DVD Architect - Button Highlights


DVD Architect - Button Highlights
Item added 02 May 13



DVD Architect Studio - Custom Buttons

DVD Architect Studio - Custom Buttons

DVD Architect Studio - Custom Buttons
Item added 2 Aug 11



Effects Mask (PE8)

Effects Mask (PE8)


Learning Series - Effects Mask (PE8)
The function of the effects mask, in the new software release, is being able to define a specific area in a video frame and apply effects only to that area with numerous customization options - this is another one of Steve's "must see"!
item added 23 Sep 09

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Express Project

Express Project


Express Project
Cyberlink PowerDirector
How to use the new Express Project templates to build out a movie in CyberLink PowerDirector.
Item added 16 Jan 16



Fade In Multi-Track

Fade In Multi-Track


Fade In Multi-Track
Cyberlink PowerDirector
How to create Fade Ins and Fade Outs in CyberLink PowerDirector and how to use them when editing multitrack video.
Item added 16 Jan 16



Favorite Moments (Prel13)

Favorite Moments (Prel13)


Favorite Moments (Premiere Elements 13)
A demo of Premiere Elements' new tool for editing - selecting the best moments in a longer clip.
Item added 23 Sep 14



Filmstrip Effect

Filmstrip Effect


Filmstrip Effect
Chuck shows us a quick way to add a filmstrip overlay to your video project.
Item added 22 Sep 12



Filter Gallery

Filter Gallery


Learning Series - Filter Gallery
Check out this powerful tool in Photoshop Elements that will surely make you look like a professional.
item added 15 Feb 11

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Floating and Docked Windows

Floating and Docked Windows


Floating and Docked Windows (Photoshop Elements)
Organizing and floating/docking different windows in the Photoshop interface.
Item added 10 Mar 15



Force Project Settings in Premiere Elements 11

Force Project Settings in Premiere Elements 11


Force Project Settings in Premiere Elements 11
Item added 18 Feb 13



Frame Freeze

Frame Freeze



Learning Series - Frame Freeze
Chuck shows us how to use the "frame freeze" technique - much easier than you might think.
item added 9 July 09

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Get Media (part1) (PRE9)

Get Media (part1) (PRE9)


Learning Series - Get Media (part 1 of 3)
An updated version of the Premiere Elements 9 feature.
item added 17 Nov 10

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Get Media (part2) (PRE9)

Get Media (part2) (PRE9)


Learning Series - Get Media (part 2 of 3)
An updated version of the Premiere Elements 9 feature.
item added 17 Nov 10

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Get Media (part3) (PRE9)

Get Media (part3) (PRE9)


Learning Series - Get Media (part 3 of 3)
An updated version of the Premiere Elements 9 feature.
item added 17 Nov 10

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Gradient Wipe

Gradient Wipe


Gradient Wipe
Premiere Elements 13
The 'Gradient Wipe' transition explained.
Item added 12 July 15



Guided Edits (Prel13)

Guided Edits (Prel13)


Guided Edits(Premiere Elements 13)
walkthrough of the new Premiere Elements Guided Edit for adding video inside text.
Item added 23 Sep 14



Hidden Keyframes

Hidden Keyframes


Learning Series - Hidden Keyframes
Chuck shows us how to locate and remove those pesky hidden keyframes that sometimes occur in Premiere Elements.
item added 28 Nov 09

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How Transitions Work

How Transitions Work


How Transitions Work (Premiere Elements)
Steve shows us the basics as well as explaining the weird anomalies that sometimes occur when applying transitions to video.
Item added 10 Mar 15



Importing DVD Video into Premiere Elements 7

Importing DVD Video into Premiere Elements 7




Learning Series - Importing DVD Video into Premiere Elements 7
item added 15 Jan 09

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Instant Movie

Instant Movie


Learning Series - Instant Movie
Chuck shows us several different ways to use the Instant Movie Feature in Premiere Elements.
item added 3 Dec 09

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Instant Movie Overview

Instant Movie Overview


Instant Movie Overview
A neat feature in Premiere Elements, Chuck will outline the basics of creating an Instant Movie quickly and easily.
Item added 22 Sep 12



Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 1)

Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 1)


Learning Series - Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 1 of 10)
In this 10 part series, Steve gives us a more detailed look at Premiere Elements and the features you may not have known existed.
item added 14 Jan 10

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Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 10)

Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 10)


Learning Series - Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 10 of 10)
In this 10 part series, Steve gives us a more detailed look at Premiere Elements and the features you may not have known existed.
item added 22 Feb 10

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Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 2)

Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 2)


Learning Series - Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 2 of 10)
In this 10 part series, Steve gives us a more detailed look at Premiere Elements and the features you may not have known existed.
item added 14 Jan 10

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Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 3)

Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 3)


Learning Series - Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 3 of 10)
In this 10 part series, Steve gives us a more detailed look at Premiere Elements and the features you may not have known existed.
item added 14 Jan 10

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Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 4)

Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 4)


Learning Series - Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 4 of 10)
In this 10 part series, Steve gives us a more detailed look at Premiere Elements and the features you may not have known existed.
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Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 5)

Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 5)


Learning Series - Intermediate Training with Premiere Elements 10 (part 5 of 10)
In this 10 part series, Steve gives us a more detailed look at Premiere Elements and the features you may not have known existed.
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