From the Back Cover
Music videos are a necessity if you want to take your musical career to the next level. But how do you create one without breaking the bank? This book delivers the answers. Written by two acclaimed recording artists who've been producing their own music videos for several years, it shows you step by step how to get from an idea to an MTV-worthy result on a shoestring budget-even if you've never worked with video before. Packed with easy-to-understand instructions, hands-on exercises, and fascinating Road Diaries that illuminate the inspiration behind video concepts and special effects, it's all you need to become a music video star.
* Have fun with camera angles and special lenses
* Discover the secrets of lip-synching
* Create special effects with video filters and keyframes
After you've created your video, submit it for worldwide viewing via JTL Networks' streaming video site, created exclusively for purchasers of Make Your Own Music Videos With Adobe Premiere! Posting availability is limited. See the back page of the book for details.
Everything you need to get started:
* Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects tryout versions
* Sample clips to use with the exercises in the book
* Three complete Kennedys music videos
System Requirements: PC running Windows 9x or later, Windows NT4 or later; Power Macintosh running System 9.04 or later.
See the "What's on the CD-ROM" appendix for details and complete system requirements.
About the Author
Pete and Maura Kennedy are The Kennedys, an acclaimed pop-folk group. Their recordings include River of Fallen Stars, which won an award from the National Association of Independent Record Distributors, Life Is Large, Angel Fire, Evolver, Positively Live!, and Get It Right. Their two most recent videos, which they produced themselves using Premiere, received Video of the Year awards from the Washington Area Music Association. Learn more about The Kennedys at www.kennedysmusic.com.