All tutorials will be using Windows Digital AVI video at 720x480
resolution and 29.97 fps. All measurements are relative to that
Setup the Work Environment ]
FILE -> New Project (Alt + Ctrl + N)
COMPOSITON -> New Composition... (Ctrl + N)
settings above, making sure that the "Duration" is
longer than the avi video that you plan to import. If you discover
later that the Composition is shorter, then you can change this
setting in: COMPOSITION -> Compostion Settings...(Ctrl +
K). The above example is 5 seconds long.
hit OK, the COMPOSITION window should appear along with the
TIME LAYOUT window.
FILE -> Import -> Footage File...(Ctrl + i)
Video in COMPOSITION
In the PROJECT
window, drag the footage file into the Comp 1 file.
center the video directly onto the COMPOSITION.