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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: Preparing for a Project

  • Organizing Footage for Projects
  • Using the System Compatibility Report
  • Setting Preferences and Project Settings
  • Managing Media Cache Files Footage Frame Rate and Aspect Ratio Considerations
  • Premiere Interface and Workspace Management
  • Understanding the Mercury Playback Engine

Lesson 2: Working with Projects and Sequences

  • Creating Projects and Sequences
  • Project Settings
  • Working with the Project Panel
  • Working with Multiple Projects
  • Footage Import Options
  • Working with Ingest Settings
  • Creating and Working with Proxies
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Working with Multiple Projects
  • Importing Projects or Sequences into Existing Projects
  • Using Adobe Prelude

Lesson 3: Editing Techniques

  • Placing Clips on a Timeline
  • Automating Clips to the Timeline
  • Controlling and Navigating the Timeline
  • Previewing Options
  • Basic and Advanced Timeline Editing
  • Editing with the Trim Monitor
  • Using Scene Edit Detection
  • Working with Program Monitor Editing mode
  • Using Nested Sequences
  • Using Multi Camera Editing
  • Time Remapping

Lesson 4: Audio Mixing Strategies

  • Setting Normalization and Gain
  • Using the Essential Sound Panel
  • Using the Audio Clip Mixer
  • Audio Mixing with the Audio Track Mixer
  • Using Effects with the Audio Track Mixer
  • Working with Tracks and Submixes
  • Using Auto Ducking
  • Dynamic Linking to Adobe Audition

Lesson 5: Advanced Compositing and Effects

  • Using the Effects and Presets Panel
  • Working with the Effects Control Panel
  • Using Fixed and Standard Effects
  • Keyframing Effects
  • Mask Tracking with Effects
  • Saving Effects Presets
  • Working with Auto Reframe
  • Creating Nested Sequences
  • Keying and Compositing
  • Using Opacity and Blending Modes
  • Using the Essential Graphics Panel

Lesson 6: Color Correction with Lumetri Color

  • Fundamentals of 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
  • Color Management Support

Lesson 7: Exporting with the Adobe Media Encoder

  • Quick Export for Premiere
  • Direct Export vs the Queue
  • Adjusting Export Settings in the Media Encoder
  • Using Multiple Output Presets
  • Exporting to HDR
  • Creating Media Encoder Presets

Lesson 8: Workflow Management & Dynamic Link

  • Exporting Media
  • Archiving a Project and Master
  • Including Adobe Audition in the Workflow
  • Working with Adobe After Effects Sequences
  • Using Adobe Prelude
  • Adobe Productions Considerations