Hour 12. Using Higher-Level Video Effects

Premiere's video effects run the gamut from simple to complex. They have a wide range of uses. Some you may rely on regularly, whereas others fill such narrow niches they may never see the light of day.

With 79 video effects staring up at you, it's darned hard to know when and why to use any one of them. In this hour I'll single out my favorites and try to make sense of the rest.

The highlights of this hour include the following:

  • Categorizing and simplifying Premiere's video effects

  • My favorite video effects and how to use them

  • The hidden power of QuickTime video effects

    Part II: Enhancing Your Video