Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe is focused on high-end professionals and that is really evident with the Premiere Pro video editing workflow. The interface is simply extraordinary; it makes the telling of compelling stories much easier. This course will give you a good foundation in video editing and colour correction with Premiere Pro.

Adobe Premiere Pro 3 days | $1,195 + HST


  • The Premiere Pro workflow
  • Adding footage to the Timeline   
  • Understanding timecode
  • Making basic edits
  • The interface

Importing and Organizing Footage

  • Setting up a new project
  • Creating a new sequence
  • Capturing footage
  • Importing files
  • Sorting and organizing clips

Basic Video Editing

  • Making a rough cut
  • Creating overlay and insert edits
  • Using video layers to add B-roll
  • Using ripple edits and ripple delete
  • Navigating efficiently in the Timeline

The Art of Video Editing

  • Avoiding bad edits
  • The pacing of edits
  • Using establishing shots
  • Using emotional cutaways
  • Fixing problems with cutaways

Helpful Editing Techniques

  • Using markers
  • Replacing clips
  • Exporting a still frame
  • Creating alternate cuts
  • Rearranging clips in the Timeline

Adjusting Clip Properties

  • Adjusting the rubber band
  • Adjusting clip position
  • Moving the anchor point
  • Adjusting clip size and rotation

Playing with Time

  • Changing the speed of a clip
  • Using the Rate Stretch tool
  • Playing a clip backward

Attributes of Video

  • Understanding pixel aspect ratio
  • Understanding frame rates
  • About HD standards

Creating Moving Elements

  • Using layered Photoshop files
  • Animating clip position
  • Fading layers in and outs

Applying Video Transitions

  • Applying transitions
  • Using transitions effectively
  • Setting up the default transition

Working with Audio

  • The importance of ambient audio
  • Cutting video to music
  • Changing audio volume over time
  • Fixing audio problems

Applying Video Effects

  • Creating censored video
  • Creating a lens flare
  • Creating a logo bug
  • Creating background textures

Basic Compositing

  • Intro to compositing
  • Removing a green screen background
  • Compositing with blend modes

Color Correction

  • Adjusting white balance
  • Increasing contrast
  • Adjusting luminance
  • Creating cinematic color
  • Creating a vignette
  • Creating a day-for-night shot

Making Titles, Credits, and Lower Thirds

  • Creating titles
  • Creating a lower third
  • Animating rolling credits

Exporting Video

  • Exporting sequences from Premiere
  • Exporting with the Adobe Media Encoder
  • The most common formats and codecs
  • Exporting portions of a sequence
  • Rendering letterboxed footage

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