AdobeMasters Official Website

Create Freeze Frames in Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2018)

Learn how to Freeze Frames with Adobe Premiere Pro CC
800 0

Freeze frames are great for a variety of purposes. They can help with exposition, create tension, or just give a few seconds for a title screen. Premiere Pro makes it easy to create freeze frames directly from the timeline. With just a couple of clicks, you will be on your way.

How to Create a Freeze Frame in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018

Insert Frame Hold Segment (Works best without Footage Audio):

  1. Create a new sequence and import your footage you want to freeze frame on to the timeline.
  2. Get your cursor where you want to start the freeze frame.
  3. Right click on the footage and go down to “Insert Frame Hold Segment”
  4. A new freeze frame is inserted on to the timeline.
  5. You can adjust the size of the freeze frame by adjusting the length of the frozen clip.

Add Frame Hold (Good for Footage with Important Audio) :

  1. Move your cursor to where you want to hold the frame.
  2. Cut out a segment the length you wish to hold.
  3. Right click on this segment and click “Add Frame Hold”
  4. The segment you cut out will be frozen, with the footage playing on either side.

Frame Hold Options (Good for Customization):

  1. Move your cursor to where you want to hold the frame.
  2. Cut out a segment the length you wish to hold.
  3. Right click on this segment and click “Frame Hold Options”.
  4. This brings up the frame hold options dialog box.
  5. The first drop down allows you to choose where you want your frame to be held.
  6. Source Time-code -> Input a time relative to the source to hold
  7. Sequence Time-code -> Input a time relative to the sequence to hold.
  8. In Point -> Freeze at the beginning of the cut
  9. Out Point -> Freeze at the end of the cut .
  10. Playhead -> Freeze where the cursor was opening the dialogue.

 

There you have it, that’s how you freeze a frame with Premiere Pro. You have a lot of different options and amounts of control with these! Let me know if you have any questions in the comment below!

Other Adobe Premiere Pro Techniques:

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

To Prove You're Human. :) *