Adobe CS6 Production Premium Classroom in a Book All Review Questions

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  1. (1) 1. What is the difference between a Timeline and a bin?
    A bin is used to store raw project media that can be included in multiple Timelines, whereas a Timeline contains instances of project media that were added from bins.
  2. (1) 2. What is Dynamic Link?
    Dynamic Link is a feature that enables users to send project elements between Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Encore without any intermediate rendering.
  3. (1) 3. What are some common file formats for video clips?
    Common file formats for video clips include .mov, .avi, and .mp4.
  4. (1) 4. What is a codec?
    A codec is a compression/decompression algorithm that allows video file size to be shrunk so that video clips are more manageable on a wider range of computer systems.
  5. (1) 5. In Adobe Premiere Pro, how do you relink offline media in your project?
    To relink media, select the clips in a bin that need to be relinked (a document with a question mark indicates the media is offline) and choose Project > Link Media.  Navigate to the media you want relinked when the file navigation window opens.  Select the media and click Open.  The clips will relink and appear in your Program Monitor.
  6. (2) 1. What is a simple and effective way of organizing your media into folders?
    Organizing your media by asset type (Footage, Audio, Graphics) is simple and effective.
  7. (2) 2. What is metadata, and why is it useful?
    Metadata is information about your data.  It contains information such as frame resolution, frame rate, clip duration, and so on.  Metadata provides useful information to streamline your video production workflow.
  8. (2) 3. How do you format text in a script?
    The Formatting menu in Adobe Story lets you easily format your script the preferred, industry-standard way.
  9. (2) 4. How do you collaborate with others on your script?
    Choosing File > Share in Adobe Story lets you invite and assign roles to collaborators.
  10. (2) 5. When ingesting media, how do you ingest only a portion of a clip?
    Setting In and Out points on a clip in the Adobe Premiere Ingest panel lets you specify which portion of the clip is ingested, but only if it's marked for transcoding.
  11. (2) 6. How do you send footage and rough cuts from Prelude to Adobe Premiere Pro?
    Select all desired clips and rough cuts in the Prelude Project panel, and then choose File > Send to Premiere Pro.
  12. (3) 1. Why are bins important?
    Bins are where you organize your media, making it easy to find what you're looking for during the editing process.
  13. (3) 2. What is a subclip, and how can it be useful?
    A subclip is a portion of an existing clip.  Making subclips allows you to extract sound bites from a long interview clip.
  14. (3) 3. How do you lock video and audio tracks to prevent them from being adjusted?
    Toggling the Lock button on Video and Audio tracks in the Timeline will prevent you from making any unwanted changes on those tracks.
  15. (3) 4. How do you raise or lower the volume on an Audio track?
    In the Audio Mixer you use the Volume fader to raise or lower the volume of an Audio track.
  16. (3) 5. What makes Dynamic Timeline Trimming effective?
    Dynamic Timeline Trimming allows you to loop playback of an edit point and trim it in real time.  This can help you line up edit points with audio or the visual or aural cues.
  17. (3) 6. What are the advantages of using the Snap feature?
    The Snap feature allows the CTI to easily adjust to edit points in the Timeline.  It also allows easy adjustment of the CTI to clip markers and sequence markers.
  18. (4) 1. How do you apply a Cross Dissolve transition?
    Click the Effects tab, select the Cross Dissolve effect from the Video Transitions folder, and drag it to the Timeline between two clips or at the head or tail of a clip.
  19. (4) 2. How do you apply an effect to a clip?
    Select the clip in your Timeline, and then double-click on the effect in the Effects panel.  Or, drag the effect from the Effects panel onto the clip in the Timeline.
  20. (4) 3. What is an Adjustment Layer?
    An Adjustment Layer is a clip that renders any effects applied to it onto any clip(s) in the track(s) below it.
  21. (4) 4. How do you create a static title clip in your Timeline?
    Choose Title > New Title > Default Still.
  22. (4) 5. What can you do if a clip in your Timeline shows unsteadiness due to a shaky handheld camera?
    Apply the Warp Stabilizer effect to the clip.
  23. (5) 1. What is Dynamic Link, and why is it useful?
    Dynamic Link greatly speeds up your workflow by allowing you to work seamlessly with the components of Adobe CS6 Production Premium.  It allows you to work on a project in various applications simultaneously without having to render, export, or import your project files between applications.
  24. (5) 2. What does RAM Preview do?
    RAM Preview enables real-time playback of cached, rendered frames of your After Effects compositions.
  25. (5) 3. How do you modify the timing of a text animation preset?
    You can modify the timing of a text animation preset by modifying its keyframes in the Timeline.
  26. (5) 4. When importing Photoshop files, how do you retain their layers?
    When importing a PSD file created in Photoshop, selecting Import as Composition will retain its layers.
  27. (5) 5. What is a nested composition?
    A nested composition is a composition that is placed in another composition.  The nested composition's original layers are gouped as a single layer.
  28. (6) 1. What is the difference between raster and vector artwork?
    Raster artwork is made up of pixels, and if you scale up your artwork in size, it will degrade in image quality.  Vector artwork is made up of coordinates and can scale up and down to infinite proportions.
  29. (6) 2. What is the Adobe Illustrator feature that converts raster artwork to vector artwork?
    Image Trace is the Illustrator feature that converts raster artwork to vector artwork.
  30. (6) 3. What is the menu command to send a graphic from After Effects to Photoshop?
    To open a graphic from After Effects in Photoshop, select the graphic in the Project panel, and then choose Edit > Edit Original.
  31. (6) 4. Why is Motion Blur important?
    Motion Blur is important because it simulates the blur that would occur when the shutter opens and closes in a real camera lens.  Applying Motion Blur in After Effects can make computer-generated animation look more realistic.
  32. (6) 5. How many masks can you have on a layer?
    You can have unlimited number of masks on an individual layer.
  33. (7) 1. What is the difference between clip editing and track editing?
    Clip editing entails making changes to the audio of a specific clip by adjusting its volume, adding an effect, or performing some other operation.  Track editing entails making changes to the entire track.
  34. (7) 2. How do you make the volume of an audio clip change over time in a sequence?
    You make the volume of an audio clip change over time in a sequence by applying Volume Level keyframes to the clip in the Effects Controls panel.
  35. (7) 3. What new feature in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 allows for precise readout of sequence volume viewable as both horizontal and vertical meters?
    The Audio Meters panel to the right of the timeline panel can show volume readout both horizonally and vertically.
  36. (7) 4. How do you send a clip from a sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 to Audition CS6?
    Select the audio clip in the Adobe Premiere Pro Timeline, right-click on it, and choose Edit Clip In Audition.
  37. (7) 5. What is the name of the user interface feature in Audition that shows an audio clip represented by a range of colors and brightness, and simplifies selection and removal of unwanted noise?
    The user interface feature is the Spectral Frequency Display.
  38. (7) 6. What audio effect in Audition allows for capturing a sample of background noise that can then be removed from an entire clip?
    The audio effect is the Noise Reduction Process effect.
  39. (8) 1. How would you perform white balancing to a video clip in Adobe Premiere Pro?
    One way would be to use the Three-Way Color Corrector effect.  Use the Highlights eyedropper to sample an area of the video frame of an object that, in reality, is pure white and is intended to look pure white in the frame.
  40. (8) 2. How do you send a clip from Adobe Premiere Pro to Adobe SpeedGrade?
    You would select the clip in your Project panel in Adobe Premiere Pro, and then choose File > Send to Adobe SpeedGrade.
  41. (8) 3. How do you export a sequence from Adobe Premiere Pro?
    Choose File > Export > Media, apply Export Settings, and then click Export.
  42. (8) 4. How do you apply multiple present render instances to a queued sequence or composition in Adobe Media Encoder?
    Select the queued item, and then double-click on a preset in the Preset Browser.
  43. (8) 5. How do you render a composition in Adobe After Effects?
    Add the composition to the Render Queue, apply Render and Output settings, and then click Render.
  44. (8) 6. How do you add an After Effects composition to the Queue in Adobe Media Encoder?
    Click the Add Source button, choose the After Effects project file, and then select the desired composition.
  45. (9) 1. Why is it useful to send a sequence from Adobe Premiere Pro to Adobe Encore?
    Thanks to they Dynamic Link feature, any changes applied to an Adobe Premiere Pro sequence that has been imported to Encore will automatically update in the Encore project without any intermediate rendering required.
  46. (9) 2. Where in the Encore user interface can you find the preset menu designs?
    The Encore Preset menu designs are in the Library panel.
  47. (9) 3. What is a pick-whip, and what is it used for?
    A pick-whip is an interface feature in Adobe Encore that allows you to set values in the Properties panel by literally drawing a line with your mouse pointer between a property value and an item in the Project panel.
  48. (9) 4. How do you export your DVD menu design so that all of its functionality can be embedded in a web page?
    You can achieve this in Encore by choosing File > Build > Flash.
  49. (9) 5. How do you give your movie file customized playback controls?
    Create a project in Flash Professional using a Media Playback template.
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