Comprehensive Study of Premiere Pro CC

5 days

FMC is an Adobe Authorized Training Center

Course Description

(This is a 5 day class. The pace of the class is slower. The same content is covered in 'Introduction to Premiere Pro' - a 3 day class.)

In this five-day course, you'll get a thorough overview of the interface, tools, features, and production flow for Premiere Pro CC. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice to introduce you to Adobe Premiere Pro software, a revolutionary 64-bit nonlinear video-editing application. You will learn powerful real-time video and audio editing tools that give you precise control over virtually every aspect of your production.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who'd like to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC


  • Knowledge of Mac OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

Course Outline:

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Lesson 1: Touring Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Performing Non-Linear Editing in Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the Workflow
  • Touring the Premiere Pro Interface
  • Hands on: Edit Your First Video
  • Using and Setting Keyboard Shortcuts

Lesson 2: Setting up a Project

  • Creating a Project
  • Setting up a Sequence
  • Explore the Project Settings

Lesson 3: Importing Media

  • Importing Media Files
  • Working with Ingest Options and Proxies
  • Using the Media Browser Panel
  • Importing Still Images
  • Using Adobe Stock
  • Customizing the Media Cache
  • Recording a Voice-Over

Lesson 4: Organizing Media

  • Using the Project Panel
  • Working with Bins
  • Reviewing Footage
  • Freeform View
  • Modifying Clips

Lesson 5: Mastering the Essentials of Video Editing

  • Using the Source Monitor
  • Navigating the Timeline Panel
  • Using Essential Editing Commands
  • Performing Storyboard-Style Editing
  • Using the Program Monitor Editing Mode

Lesson 6: Working with Clips and Markers

  • Using the Program Monitor Controls
  • Setting the Playback Resolution
  • Playing Back VR Video
  • Using Markers
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Finding Gaps in the Sequence
  • Using Scene Edit Detection
  • Selecting Clips
  • Moving Clips
  • Extracting and Deleting Segments

Lesson 7: Adding Transitions

  • Transition Basics
  • Using Handles
  • Adding Video Transitions
  • Setting the Default Transition
  • Using the Effects Control Panel for Transition Adjustments
  • Applying a Transition to Multiple Edit Points
  • Adding Audio Transitions

Lesson 8: Performing Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Performing Three and Four-Point Edits
  • Using Roll, Slip, and Slide Edits
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Finding and Removing Gaps in the Timeline
  • Using Scene Edit Detection
  • Changing Clip Playback Speed
  • Using Time Remapping
  • Selecting & Moving Clips
  • Replacing Clips and Media
  • Using the Program Monitor Editing Mode
  • Creating and Editing Nested Sequences
  • Trimming in the Program Monitor
  • Working with 360o VR video

Lesson 9: Putting Clips in Motion

  • Working with Fixed Motion Effects
  • Changing Position, Scale, Rotation, Anchor Point
  • Keyframing Motion Properties
  • Working with Keyframe Interpolation
  • Using Vector Motion Properties
  • Applying the Auto Reframe Effect
  • Adding a Drop Shadow

Lesson 10: Multicamera Editing

  • Following the Multicamera Process
  • Creating a Multicamera Sequence
  • Switching Multiple Cameras
  • Finalizing Multicamera Editing
  • Advanced Multicamera Techniques

Lesson 11: Editing and Mixing Audio

  • Setting up Premiere to Work with Audio
  • Supported Audio Formats
  • Premiere Audio Track Types
  • Examining Waveforms
  • Recording a Voice-Over Track
  • Normalizing Audio Volume
  • Auto Ducking Music
  • Creating L and J Cuts
  • Adjusting Audio Gain Levels for a Clip

Lesson 12: Improving Audio

  • Improving Audio with the Essential Sound Panel
  • Adjusting Dialogue Audio
  • Setting Loudness
  • Repairing Audio
  • Reducing Noise and Reverb
  • Improving Clarity
  • Making Creative Adjustments
  • Adjusting Volume

Lesson 13: Adding Video Effects

  • Working with Visual Effects
  • Applying Master Clip Effects
  • Masking and Tracking Visual Effects
  • Keyframing Effects
  • Using Effect Presets
  • Exploring Frequently Used Effects
  • Using the Render And Replace Command

Lesson 14: Color Correction and Grading

  • Fundamentals of Color Corrections
  • Working with Lumetri Color
  • Primary Color Corrections
  • Secondary Color Corrections
  • Shot Matching
  • Working with Lumetri Scopes
  • Creating and Exporting LUT’s
  • Working with Blending Modes to Fix Footage
  • Using other Color Correction Effects

Lesson 15: Compositing Techniques

  • Using and Creating Multiple Video Tracks
  • Using the Ultra Key Effect with Green Screened Footage
  • Using Opacity and Blending Modes
  • Applying the Track Matte Key
  • Dynamically Linking After Effects Compositions

Lesson 16: Creating Titles and Captions

  • Using the Essential Graphics Panel
  • Creating Text and Text Styles
  • Working with Shapes
  • Placing Graphics and Video
  • Creating Automatic Rolls and Crawls
  • Using Keyframing with the Essential Graphics Panel
  • Creating Responsive Titles
  • Saving Motion Graphics Templates
  • Working with After Effects Motion Graphics Templates
  • Understanding Caption Types
  • Creating and Exporting Captions

Lesson 17: Managing Your Projects

  • Organizing Footage for Projects
  • Using the System Compatibility Report
  • Setting Preferences and Project Settings
  • Managing Media Cache Files
  • Working with Ingest Settings
  • Creating and Working with Proxies
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Working with Multiple Projects
  • Importing Projects or Sequences into Projects
  • Using Adobe Prelude

Lesson 18: Exporting

  • Understanding Export Options
  • Exporting Frames
  • Using Quick Export
  • Direct Export vs the Queue
  • Exporting with the Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adjusting Export Settings in the Media Encoder
  • Creating a Master Archive File
  • Exporting to Social Media
  • HDR Export
  • Using Multiple Output Presets
  • Creating Media Encoder Presets