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CUSTOM KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS | Edit Faster in Premiere Pro

Creating custom keyboard shortcuts is an easy way to become more efficient in your editing. Whether it be making a cut, rendering in to out, adding video transitions, or creating nested sequences, you can make all these actions possible with the click of a button. Once Premiere is open, click Premiere Pro in the top left […]

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Download Files DIRECTLY Onto Your Hard Drive (Or Any Other Location) | Tech Tutorial

As an editor who often works remotely, I find myself downloading files all the time – whether it be footage, music, sound effects, etc. It can be tedious having to transfer your files from the Downloads folder to your desired location every single time. Being able to control the location of your download files is […]

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SPICE UP YOUR EDITS WITH SPEED RAMPS | Premiere Pro Tutorial

Speed ramps are an easy way to spice up your edits and make your videos a little more exciting. How to Create Speed Ramps? Start off by opening up your Premiere project and dragging your desired footage into the timeline. Right-click your footage on the timeline and click Show Clip Keyframes -> Time Remapping -> […]

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After Effects Tutorial | Export Videos Onto a Transparent Background

Learning how to export videos onto a transparent background in After Effects is an easy-to-learn technique, that allows motion graphics artists to overlay animated titles, lower thirds, and other graphics onto their videos. Render Settings Once you are happy with your animated graphic and are ready to export, go to File -> Export -> Add […]

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You Want Pizzazz Celebrates its 1 Year Anniversary Today!

You Want Pizzazz is a video editing and motion graphics company that aims to bring your raw footage to life, whether it be corporate videos to promote your brand, coverage of special events, as well as creative projects. From building our brand to building client relationships, You Want Pizzazz has really come a long way […]

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Premiere Pro Crash Serious Error Has Occurred | Auto Save Recovery

Did your Premiere project just crash? Are you looking to recover some lost work? Premiere’s Auto-Save is about to become your best friend! Locate the Auto-Save Folder Premiere stores an auto-save folder for each individual project. This folder is typically located next to your project file, alongside the Audio Previews and Video Previews folders. Locate […]

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My FAVOURITE Premiere Pro Shortcuts

Every function, tool, and effect in Premiere Pro has a keyboard shortcut, which means there is a faster way to do everything in this program. Time = Money and the faster you can cut together a video, the faster you get paid and the faster you move on to your next gig. Therefore, it is […]

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Create Instagram Panoramas in Photoshop | QUICK Tutorial

Panoramas are a cool and easy way to spice up your Insta feed! From taking the pictures to posting the panorama onto your Insta feed, this tutorial has got you covered on everything you need to know. You can create gorgeous panoramas with just the click of a button with either your camera or your […]

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How to Organize + Prep Video Editing Projects for Beginners (Premiere Pro)

Learning how to properly organize and prep your video editing projects is a MUST for keeping your clients happy. While it’s important to deliver a quality product, on time and with efficiency, it is also important that you deliver the video assets back to the client in an organized way. A messy project and hard […]

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Premiere Pro: How to Fix Shaky Video Clips Using Warp Stabilizer?

Shaky footage can be a video editor’s worst nightmare, but luckily, there may be a way to save your footage with the right tools. Premiere Pro carries the Warp Stabilizer effect which can be used to fix shaky footage. It’s as simple as dragging the effect onto your desired clip and playing around with the […]

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