How do I add 5 seconds of black frame to the beginning of my clip without covering up my video? I was wanting the "fade to black" transition, but wanted the black to last longer. I am using Premiere Elements 12. I thought about taking a picture of some black paper, but there has to be a better way. Thanks!
Why not just fade to black and then add a 3 to 5 second black segment betwen it and your fade in from black?
Black video segments can be created by selecting New Item, under the Panel Options in the upper right of the Media Assets panel.
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