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Premiere Pro for Experienced Editors

2 days
Please contact FMC to schedule.

FMC is an Adobe Authorized Training Center

Course Description

In this intermediate level class, students will go step-by-step through the entire editing process in Premiere Pro, from file creation all the way through output. Along the way they’ll learn the ins-and-outs of file management, essential and intermediate editing techniques, color correction, audio mixing and repairing, titling and effects, and delivering their video onto tape, the web, and mobile devices. They’ll learn to work within the Adobe ecosystem as well, getting up to speed on time saving tools such as Dynamic Link.

What You'll Learn

  • Quickly organize your existing projects, or create new projects to use right away in Premiere Pro
  • Understand how to use Premiere Pro with other Adobe software
  • Edit your footage the way you like
  • Put your skills to work immediately

Who Should Attend

This class is designed for experienced editors who wish to learn Adobe Premiere Pro.


This class is aimed at experienced editors. This is not a class for beginners

  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X
  • Avid, Apple or other NLE training or equivalent experience

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: A New Way of Editing

  • Format Agnostic
  • Timecode
  • Mercury Engine
  • Creative Cloud
  • System Design
  • Overview of a Workspace

Lesson 2: Setup and Organizing

  • Optimized Setup
  • Interface Nuances
  • Media Setup Outside of Premiere Pro
  • Project Setup
  • Import
  • Organization
  • Suite Relations
  • Speech and Script Technologies

Lesson 3: Editing Techniques

  • Editing Essentials
  • Timeline Finesse
  • Basic Trimming
  • Advanced Timeline Editing
  • Advanced Workflows
  • Multi-Cam Editing

Lesson 4: Audio Mixing Strategies

  • Listening Environments
  • Gain and Levels
  • Mixing Sound
  • Mixers and Submixes
  • Audio FX
  • Adobe Audition

Lesson 5: Advanced Compositing and Effects

  • Effects Processing
  • Fixed and Standard Effects
  • Animating Effects
  • Saving Presets
  • The Warp Stabilizer
  • Using the Title Designer
  • Keying and Compositing
  • Opacity Blend Modes
  • Dynamic Link

Lesson 6: Color Correction

  • Fundamentals of Color Corrections
  • Primary Color Corrections
  • Secondary Color Corrections
  • Shot Matching
  • Looks
  • Legalizing Video
  • Direct Link with Adobe SpeedGrade

Lesson 7: Exporting Strategies

  • Codecs
  • Common Outputs
  • The Export Media Dialog Box
  • Compression Tips
  • Adobe Media Encoder

Lesson 8: Workflow Management

  • Export Media
  • Archiving a Project