Digital Media Production Room

Reserve Room

About the Space:

The Digital Media Editing Room is an easy-to-use video editing suite that is available for VSU students, staff, and faculty who are in good standing with the NMC. No video experience is required to use this facility. A staff member will be available to assist you with getting started and answering any questions you may have about using the room. One common use of this space is Premiere. We list below a brief how to guide to get started with using this software. Peripheral items like USB Headphones or USB Microphone will require equipment loan from the Circulation Area in the New Media Center.

How it Works: Premiere

The room is really easy to use. A staff member will be available to help you get started. Follow these steps to edit your Video.

Working with Adobe Premiere:

  1. Open Adobe Premiere
  2. Sign in with your VSU email (Use Company or School Account)
  3. Click New Project
  4. Name your Project Name and then click Browse to choose a location you would like your files to be saved (USB or V drive folder is Ideal)
  5. Click Ok
  6. Import any Videos, Images, or Audio you would like to use for your project.
  7. Find your file you want to use and click open
  8. Next double click the video or audio file
  9. In the program monitor select where you want your file to begin by clicking “I” on your keyboard
  10. Select the letter “O” on your keyboard to mark the ending of your file.
  11. Next you can drag the file to your timeline.
  12. Repeat steps 9-11 until you have your files lined up as you want them
  13. Click on the Effects tab at the top to open the effects
  14. Expand the Video Transitions tab
  15. Expand the Dissolve tab
  16. Drag the Cross-Dissolve square between each clip n your timeline to fade in or out
  17. To add Titles, Click on the letter “T” next to the Timeline
  18. Draw a box on your program Monitor
  19. Now you can type what you want.
  20. To change Font, Font Size, and Font Color click on your file
  21. Click on the editing tab at the top
  22. Then click on Effect Controls
  23. You cannot use these settings to change the font type, the color and size
  24. Once you are finished editing click File>Export>Media
  25. Change the Format to H.264
  26. Click on the Output name to change the Name of your project and choose the location you want it saved
  27. Click Export at the bottom
  28. Save your work
  29. Click on Help
  30. Sign out of your account

You can continue this process as many times as you like within the time that you have the room scheduled. Upon completion, seek out an NMC staff member for assistance with trimming or improving sound for your project. 

Examples of Space Use:

  • Screen Capturing
  • Capture VHS to MP4
  • Online Course Development

 

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