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. The ACE Exam is included with this course.)

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
  • Those who plan to take the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam

Prerequisites:

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

Instructor in Action

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 Creative Cloud

  • Nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the workflow
  • Touring the Premiere Pro workspace

Lesson 2: Setting up a Project

  • Setting up a project
  • Setting up a sequence

Lesson 3: Importing Media

  • Importing assets
  • Working with the Media Browser
  • Importing images
  • The media cache

Lesson 4: Organizing Media

  • The Project panel
  • Working with bins
  • Organizing media with content analysis
  • Monitoring footage
  • Modifying clips

Lesson 5: Essentials of Video Editing

  • Using the Source Monitor
  • Navigating the Timeline
  • Essential editing commands

Lesson 6: Working with Clips and Markers

  • Program Monitor controls
  • Controlling resolution
  • Using markers
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Finding gaps in the Timeline
  • Selecting clips
  • Moving clips
  • Extracting and deleting segments

Lesson 7: Adding Transitions

  • What are transitions?
  • Edit points and handles
  • Adding video transitions
  • Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
  • Adding audio transitions

Lesson 8: Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Four-point editing
  • Retiming clips
  • Replacing clips and footage
  • Nesting sequences
  • Regular trimming
  • Advanced trimming
  • Trimming in the Program Monitor

Lesson 9: Putting Clips in Motion

  • Adjusting the Motion effect
  • Changing clip position, size, and rotation
  • Working with keyframe interpolation
  • Using other motion-related effects

Lesson 10: Multi-camera Editing

  • The multi-camera process
  • Creating a multi-camera sequence
  • Switching multiple cameras
  • Finalizing multi-camera editing

Lesson 11: Editing and Mixing Audio

  • Setting up the interface to work with audio
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Voice-over "scratch track"
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Creating a split edit
  • Adjusting audio levels for a clip

Lesson 12: Sweetening Sound

  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Adjusting EQ
  • Applying effects in the Audio Track Mixer
  • Cleaning up noisy audio

Lesson 13: Adding Video Effects

  • Working with effects
  • Master clip effects
  • Masking and tracking visual effects
  • Keyframing effects
  • Effect presets
  • Frequently used effects

Lesson 14: Color Correction and Grading

  • Color-oriented workflow
  • An overview of color-oriented effects
  • Fixing exposure problems
  • Fixing color balance
  • Special color effects
  • Creating a look

Lesson 15: Exploring Compositing Techniques

  • What is an alpha channel?
  • Making compositing part of your projects
  • Working with the Opacity effect
  • Working with alpha-channel transparencies
  • Color keying a greenscreen shot
  • Using mattes

Lesson 16: Creating Titles

  • An overview of the Titler window
  • Video typography essentials
  • Creating titles
  • Stylizing text
  • Working with shapes and logos
  • Making text roll and crawl

Lesson 17: Managing Your Projects

  • The File menu
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Final project management steps
  • Importing projects or sequences
  • Managing collaboration
  • Managing your hard drives

Lesson 18: Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences

  • Overview of export options
  • Exporting single frames
  • Exporting a master copy
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Exchanging with other editing applications
  • Recording to tape