Adobe Bootcamp

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


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

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

  • Performing nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro
  • Looking at the standard digital video workflow
  • Enhancing the workflow with Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the workflow
  • Incorporating other components into the editing workflow
  • Looking at the Adobe Creative Cloud video workflow
  • Touring the Premiere Pro workspace
  • Looking at the workspace layout
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Introducing preferences
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Moving, backing up, and syncing user settings

Lesson 2: Setting up a Project

  • Setting up a project
  • Setting up a sequence

Lesson 3: Importing Media

  • Importing assets
  • Working with ingest options and proxy media
  • Working with the Media Browser
  • Importing images
  • Customizing the media cache
  • Recording a voice-over

Lesson 4: Organizing Media

  • The Project panel
  • Working with bins
  • Monitoring footage
  • Modifying clips

Lesson 5: Mastering the Essentials of Video Editing

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

Lesson 6: Working with Clips and Markers

  • Using Program Monitor controls
  • Setting the playback resolution
  • Using markers
  • Using Track Lock
  • 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: Performing Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Performing four-point editing
  • Changing playback speed
  • Replacing clips and footage
  • Performing regular trimming
  • Performing advanced trimming
  • Trimming in the Program Monitor

Lesson 9: Multicamera Editing

  • Following the multicamera process
  • Creating a multicamera sequence
  • Switching multiple cameras
  • Finalizing multicamera editing

Lesson 10: Editing and Mixing Audio

  • Setting up the interface to work with audio
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Creating a voice-over “scratch track”
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Creating a split edit
  • Adjusting audio levels for a clip
  • Fading Audio with Essential Sounds

Lesson 11: Improving Clips with Color Correction and Grading

  • Using Lumetri Color
  • Creating a look

Lesson 12: Creating Titles

  • An overview Shapes & Type
  • Loading in Graphics
  • Using the Essentials Graphic Panel
  • Browsing Templates
  • Saving Templates
  • Creating titles
  • Stylizing text
  • Making text roll and crawl

Lesson 13: Managing Your Projects

  • Using the File menu
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Performing the final project management steps

Lesson 14: Color Correction and Grading

  • Overview of export options
  • Exporting single frames
  • Exporting a master copy
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Uploading to social media