Core Concepts of Premiere Pro

Course Summary:

Adobe Premiere Pro is a industry leading program of choice for small to large video production houses. In this 2-day session we will explore the interface and address any changes from legacy versions. We will learn the basics of editing as well as how to incorporate transitions and add music to create smooth professional productions. Lastly we will learn the basics of exporting and encoding to make sure our message gets out to our audience. After this introductory training you should have a solid foundation in the basics of editing and organizing video. Participants should understand the digital video workflow as well as options for exporting.

Class Outline:

Session 1:

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. GETTING STARTED
  3. CREATING PROJECTS
  4. WORKSTATION CONSIDERATIONS
  5. WORKING WITH OTHER EDITING SYSTEMS
  6. IMPORTING AV MEDIA
  7. IMPORTING OTHER MEDIA
  8. ORGANIZING MEDIA
  9. REVIEW OF LESSON PLAN

Session 2:

  1. REVIEW OF PREVIOUS LESSON
  2. ESSENTIALS OF VIDEO EDITING
  3. REFINING EDITS
  4. TRANSITIONS IN PREMIERE
  5. THE ART OF THE EDIT
  6. EXPORTS
  7. REVIEW OF LESSON PLAN

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Outcome: 

After this introductory training you should have a solid foundation in the basics of  Importing media, organizing assets, and basic editing procedures in Adobe Premiere Pro. Students will be able to create and organize presets and properly manage media, and provide proper exports in a variety of deployable formats.

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Duration: 

This is the first day of 12 total hours of training delivered in two 6-hour sessions across two consecutive days with breaks every hour and a half and a hour lunch break.

Who this class is for:

Anyone interested in learning core concepts of video editing and production using Adobe Premiere Pro. This class is geared towards novices to editing, as well as professionals who may have used other editing software previously. While no previous experience with video editing is required, a general understand of using video cameras or capturing video is recommended.

**PLEASE NOTE: For proper Digital Assets Management, an external drive is recommended for students to work with media files** – please contact us if you have additional questions.

Technical specifications:

While Adobe Premiere Pro is available in both Windows and Mac environments, classes are usually taught within Mac OSX. If you have any questions about your suitability for class please contact us.