How to easily resize and animate the dimensions of your video footage in Adobe Premiere | Winthorpe Burke | Skillshare

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How to easily resize and animate the dimensions of your video footage in Adobe Premiere

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3 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. Intro to scaling your videos.

    • 2. How to scale/resize your video.

    • 3. Animating the scale with keyframes.

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In this class I will demonstrate and explain how to resize/scale your videos to be larger or smaller, which can be used for many different reasons. Once comfortable with scaling, I will go into examples of how you can animate scaling your video to your editing needs.

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1. Intro to scaling your videos.: Hello, everybody. Welcome back to another video on today's really, I want to show you guys how you can scale your video within the sequence. Using Adobe Premiere Scaling means you are increasing the height and the width, or in some cases you may want to downscaling. You want a decrease, die and the whiff. You could do it all within the timeline and some reasonably where you may want to use the scaling option. You may have a particular part of your video that you wanted. Larger ones have a focus on, and you want to increase the size of your video. Scale your video so you can highlight or put more emphasis on that particular part of the video. In other cases you may want decrease it because you want to have maybe two videos in one frame. There's a multitude of reasons. So hopefully guys, you ready? Let's get into it 2. How to scale/resize your video.: and welcome back. So let's hop right into premier. Already have a video loaded on. This is actually a ne their class that I will be releasing soon and let's and I want to scale it. So how do we do it? So let's just keep the head. He already loaded your your video into your timeline. You're happy with the editing, but maybe just want a certain part of the video or actually your whole sequence into utilizing you want to zoom it in just a little bit. So how do we do that? Okay, if you come over to your motion you selected the a video file that you want to scale. We're gonna zoom upscale, off reposition you have selected. If you go to the affects controller, you notice usually the should be in everyone's default setting. We have the motion tab and he just quick little arrow here and drops down. And now you have some options in terms of the sizing of your video file. And if we look at position and underneath position, we have scale, and that's gonna increase the height and the with positional against that a little bit later. So it's on 100 currently, which is gonna be whatever the size you recorded your video in. Um, once you put it on your timeline, 100 will be the representation of it. So you have two options. If you actually bring your cursor and your mouse over the number, you know there's two arrows. Come on either side of little hand here. And if he dragged to the right, look what happens to our video. It increases. And if we drive it to the left, it decreases. And if you look to the right, you have a re reset Icahn. Recent of parameters. If you click it, it goes back to 100. So let's say we just want maybe we want to get more of my face in the shot and less of this green cup. Uh, what we could do, you could come over this scale. Dragon two, the right. There we go. And it's that 1 15 So that's looking before. Okay, let's stop, and we're gonna bring it, drag it to the right to 1 15 play again thing or listen, reset the parameter. You can click the number and you can type in 1 15 exact. Well, at times you may run into annoying. But if you drag it with just the mouth, would you like 1 18 1 19? It may just go a little bit too fast for you, then what you initially want. So I want to have an idea go 1 35 But I want to bring down to Maybe I think 1 32 look better. We could just type it in 1 32 3. Animating the scale with keyframes.: and welcome back. So everyone out there you were now more comfortable with scaling your videos. And now we want to get a little creative. So we're gonna start animating when we scale our videos up or even scale every deals down. And we're gonna do that by the use of key frames and key for him. We could look a key frames almost like mile markers on our timeline on our video and you're just setting points. Little little road stops, little mile markers on your timeline where you want to alter the value, and we're gonna do this for scaling. But you can also do it for, um, rotation, tradition, a special effects you might have on your video. You can animate them with easily use of key friends, which will be doing a video on key frames surely after, But for now, we're just gonna focus on key frames with scaling your video up. So once again, we're back in our timeline here and do this all in the affects control. So be super easy. So we're just gonna pick a random spot in our video. Oh, there we go. My face isn't looked too not to embarrass for my face here. Okay, Now, it's not the beginning of our timeline. So we want to scale a video up somewhere a little bit toward that in this in the middle. But we don't want it to start right. In the beginning of our video, we almost wanted to lead up. So we're gonna first create a key frame, Chris establishing just the regular size of a video. And we're letting the video known. We're letting the animation no, like. Look, I don't want you to start increasing yet, so we're to create a mile marker here, so let the scale animation. No, don't begin yet. I still want to regular size. So if you come over here to the effects control and we look to the left of the word scale, we have a little stopwatch. This is going to turn on the key frames. And if you look over here towards the right, it establishes our first key frame claim, which is now at 100 which is the standard size that I shot the sandwiches. 19 80 by 1920 10 years. 10 81 1920. I'm sorry. 1920 by 10. 80. So you can come over a little bit more little just pick a random spot and we want the animation to stop right here. And now we're gonna establish how much of a scale that we want. How? How much bigger do we want Our video and what doesn't put a random number? 1 30? Once again, you have options. You can bring your cursor over the number 100 skilled to the right Aurica Manly. Type it in one dirty. And now we look over to our right. It establishes another key frame. So now we have are two key frames. The first key frame is holding it at 100 which is the regular size of the video was shot. And now the second key frame. It's going to end the animation at our desired size, which was 1 30 So let's bring it back. Okay, Really Hit play and you come to see right with our current serum where the animation is gonna begin. We hit play to stand in size going, going and here we go and it starts to increase. Give me that. My computers a little bit slow here. Actually close some of the other programs. But if you notice it is increasing, you could even look at The size is animating. It's going up and it's gonna stop and 1 30 nice and school. And once it reaches 1 30 it's going to stay at 1 30 in your timeline continues on your video continues to play, and now it's gonna keep it at 1 30 until you change any of the other values. Added another key frame. Maybe you want to go bigger. So if we stop it and now we say, OK, we wanted to be 1 30 at this point. We want the scale of increased by 30 this point, but they want to go back down, so we want to keep it here at 1 30 And to do that we wanna have another for key frame, which is telling the animation hate. There's another roadblock. Don't move anything up until this point. And to do that, we're not going to hit the stop watching because that actually will turn off the animation . We're gonna come over to the right of the number in the middle, and it's a little key frame icon right here in the middle. You didn't just press it. It will eliminate blue, and you will see another key frame. So what this one is doing is now keeping it at 1 30 So we reached our destination. We wanted it to go to 1 30 now we wanted to stay there until the next key frame. And once we bring the key frame, once you bring cursor over and go further mawr into the timeline, now we have the option saying, Okay, we went increasing more or we want to bring it back down to the original size. And for the example, let's bring it back to the original size, and you have a few option tight to do that as well. Once again, you can type it in. You can hover over the number and drag it to the left, or we can hit the reset button nose, press the reset button and see what happens. Me, the reset button breath to 100 you notice I were video has shrunk back to the original size . And let's take a look that 1 30 we hit play. Look at a number. It's starting to decrease, is gonna go back down to 100. Now, as it's going down to the original size, you have options here. This is when you can get a little more creative. How long over duration do you want the animation to be? How fast do you want to be? How slow do you want it to be? That will all depend on how much you increase, how much you scale your video and how short or long your key frames are apart. The closer your time. When the close to key frames are, the quicker the animation there. Further, they are the shore here, the bigger the scale that you wanted. But more time is gonna require a smaller scale. It will be a faster time, so it's completely up to you and there's no wrong answer. It's all on video. You shooting with type of animation you want. How can you Heidi one enhance in? This is about being creative and just putting you spin on your videos. A lot of times I like to use of the scaling option if a lot of my videos, maybe on a tripod, for example, and you want to add just some life to the video now we've been shooting all tripod. Just been very still. Nothing's moving. Just wanna have some animation and maybe you want to reinforce the message that you are trying to convey in your video. So maybe you are having a dialogue of some sort, and you may be come to something meaningful and you want the cameras kind of zoom. Zoom in to kind of pull your audience in tow. What is about to be said, plethora of options would just play with it on. And yeah, hopefully this will help And more videos. Air coming soon. Thank you for washing guys.