Introduction to Premiere Pro CC

Introduction to Premiere Pro CC
In this three-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 that plan to take the Adobe Certfied Expert (ACE) exam

Prerequisites

  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
  • Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

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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 CC
  • Nonlinear editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the workflow
  • Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro interface
  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
  • Capturing the videotape
  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
  • 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 panel
  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
  • Additional multi-camera editing tips
  Lesson 11: Editing and Mixing Audio
  • Setting up the interface to work with audio
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Adjusting audio gain
  • Normalizing audio
  • Creating a split edit
  • Adjusting audio levels in a sequence
  • Working with the Audio Mixer
  Lesson 12: Sweetening Sound
  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Adjusting EQ
  • Applying effects in the Audio Mixer
  • Cleaning up noisy audio
  Lesson 13: Adding Video Effects
  • Working with effects
  • Keyframing effects
  • Effects 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
  • Specials color effects
  • Creating a look
  Lesson 15: Exploring Compositing Techniques
  • What is an alpha channel?
  • Using compositing in 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 managment 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