Adobe Premiere Pro CC

How to apply effects to all instances of a clip

Learn how to apply an effect to a master clip, change it, and watch the changes ripple through all instances of the clip. (Try it, 5 min)

FromMaxim Jago

The Master Clip effect in Adobe Premiere Pro CC provides a powerful effects workflow. After you add any effect to a master clip, any adjustments you make at the master-clip level ripple down through all clips sections used within sequences so that even large-scale changes to entire shots can be made with ease.

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In this video, see how you can apply an effect to a master clip, change it, and watch the changes ripple through all instances of the clip.

Download the sample files above and try it out for yourself.

View clip in Source monitor (0:35); Apply effect (2:00); Affect instances of a clip (2:40)

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Maxim Jago

Maxim is a media trainer, presenter, award-winning writer, film director, and Adobe Master Trainer who has trained a variety of audiences around the world. Visit his website at maximjago.com.


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