2 Day(s)


Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful program for editing digital video. Premiere lets you create videos, as well as perform colour correction and work with audio. Students attending this course will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques.


Students who need to know the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro and countless tips and techniques to help them become more productive with its new features. This course is for individuals who wish to learn how to edit videos to be used on a number of different platforms, including web and


. Amateurs with an interest in video editing will also benefit from attending this course.


No previous video editing knowledge/experience is required to complete this course. However, basic computer skills are necessary.

Skills Gained

Module 1: Touring Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS5
Module 2: Selecting Settings, Adjusting Preferences, and Managing Assets
Module 3: Creating Cuts-Only Videos
Module 4: Applying Specialized Editing Tools
Module 5: Adding Video Transitions
Module 6: Putting Clips in Motion
Module 7: Adding Video Effects
Module 8: Changing Time
Module 9: Acquiring and Editing Audio
Module 10: Sweetening Your Sound and Mixing Audio
Module 11: Creating Dynamic Titles
Module 12: Exploring Compositing Techniques
Module 13: Analyzing Content
Module 14: Working with Color
Module 15: Importing and Capturing Media
Module 16: Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences
Module 17: Managing Your Projects

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Module 1: Touring Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS5

  • Nonlinear editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
  • Presenting the standard digital video work and ow
  • Enhancing the work and ow with high-level features
  • Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace
  • workspace layout
  • Customizing the workspace

Module 2: Selecting Settings, Adjusting Preferences, and Managing Assets

  • Selecting project se!ings by sequence
  • types of se!ings
  • Specifying project se!ings
  • Sequence se!ings
  • Adjusting user preferences
  • Importing assets
  • Managing media in bins
  • Exploring additional bin features
  • Having multiple bins open at once
  • Finding assets
  • Finding assets with the Media Browser

Module 3: Creating Cuts-Only Videos

  • Using a storyboard to build a rough cut
  • Arranging your storyboard
  • Automating your storyboard to a sequence
  • Editing clips on the Timeline
  • Trimming a clip
  • Using the Ripple Edit tool
  • Moving clips to, from, and within the Timeline
  • Using the current-time indicator to establish the edit point
  • Adding clips to the timeline with the Source Monitor
  • Enhanced extract function (CS5.5 Update)
  • Working with Source Monitor editing tools
  • New insert/overwrite edit graphic overlay
  • Adjusting clips in the Trim panel
  • Using other editing tools
  • An Introduction to Audio
    Use current sequence
  • Adjust volume
  • Add keyframes
  • Add an audio transition

Module 4: Applying Specialized Editing Tools

  • Exploring timesaving editing tools
  • Making rolling, slide, and slip edits
  • Using the Program Monitor's Li# and Extract bu!ons
  • Replacing a clip and replacing footage
  • Using the Replace Clip feature
  • Using the Replace Footage feature
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Using the Sync Lock
  • Using Track Lock
  • Finding gaps in the timeline
  • Editing with In and Out points around a clip
  • Creating subclips from the Source Monitor
  • Unlink multiple selected clips
  • Merging Clips for Dual-System Sound Support

Module 5: Adding Video Transitions

  • Using transitions with restraint
  • Please supplement with real-world examples and avoid those in the book
  • Adding whimsy
  • Adding visual interest
  • Trying some transitions
  • Sequence display changes
  • Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
  • Using A/B mode to $ne-tune a transition
  • Working with the Effect Control panel's A/B feature
  • Dealing with inadequate (or no) head or tail handles
  • Applying transitions to multiple clips at once
  • Adding audio transitions

Module 6: Putting Clips in Motion

  • Applying the Motion effect to clips
  • Examining motion se!ings
  • Add key frames to clip on timeline using pen tool
  • Changing clip size and adding rotation
  • Adding rotation and changing the anchor point
  • Working with keyframe interpolation
  • Creating a picture-in-picture effect
  • Enhancing motion with shadows and beveled edges
  • Adding a drop shadow
  • Using other motion-related effects: Transform and Basic 3D
  • Transform
  • Basic 3D

Module 7: Adding Video Effects

  • Sampling some basic video effects
  • Applying effects to multiple clips
  • Adding keyframing effects
  • Adding keyframe interpolation and velocity
  • Adding lighting effects
  • Creating custom presets
  • Using nested sequences
  • Multiple uses for nested sequences
  • Nesting a video in a newspaper
  • Nesting clips
  • New supported effects for accelerated playback )
  • Dynamic Link Overview
  • Send a clip to After Effects from the Adobe Premiere Pro timeline
  • Applying the Warp Stabilizer effect
  • Return the clip via Dynamic Link

Module 8: Changing Time

  • Using slow-motion and reverse-motion techniques
  • Speeding up a clip
  • Changing speed with the rate stretch tool
  • Enabling variable time changes with time remapping
  • Applying time remapping with speed transitions
  • Using time remapping with reverse motion
  • Recognizing the downstream effects of changing time
  • Changing the speed of multiple clips simultaneously
  • Changing the length of multiple stills simultaneously

Module 9: Acquiring and Editing Audio

  • Se!ing up a basic voice-recording area
  • Creating a high-quality aural experience
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Adjusting audio in the Effect Controls panel
  • Adjusting audio gain
  • Adding J-cuts and L-cuts
  • Adding an L-cut

Module 10: Sweetening Your Sound and Mixing Audio

  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Trying stereo sound effects
  • Looking one more


  • Editing keyframes by using the clip effects menu
  • Working with the Audio Mixer
  • Automating changes in audio tracks
  • Outpu!ing tracks to submixes
  • Recording voice-overs
  • Send Premiere Pro sequence to Audition

Module 11: Creating Dynamic Titles

  • Changing text parameters
  • Building text from scratch
  • Pu!ing text on a path
  • Creating shapes
  • Aligning shapes
  • Making text roll and crawl
  • Adding text effects: sheens, strokes, shadows,

Module 12: Exploring Compositing Techniques

  • Making compositing part of your projects
  • Shooting video with compositing in mind
  • Teach impact of codec and camera chip size on keying
  • Discuss concept of using a laptop on-set and doing test keys direct from camera's memory card
  • Working with the Opacity effect
  • Combine layers based on a blend mode
  • Show footage mixed with blending modes
  • Lightening a dark shot
  • Creating a $lm-look
  • Luma-key video inside text
  • Working with alpha-channel transparencies
  • Use new project $les
  • Color keying a green-screen shot with Ultra Key
  • Using the Ultra Key effect
  • Use the new CS 5.5 Keying demo
  • Address Garbage Ma!e feature
  • Use Track Ma!e to blur an area

Module 13: Analyzing Content

  • Transcribing speech to text
  • Enhancing the accuracy of speech analyses
  • Searching transcription for keywords
  • Se!ing In and Out points using speech analysis text
  • Modifying the metadata
  • New Adobe Story Integration

Module 14: Working with Color

  • Show the Color Correction Workspace
  • Address use of Workspaces
  • Using Video Scopes
  • Reference Monitor
  • YC Waveform
  • Vectorscope
  • Levels
  • An overview of color-oriented effects
  • Coloring effects
  • Color removal or replacement
  • Color correction
  • Discuss 8 bit vs. 32-bit effects
  • Adjusting and enhancing color
  • Auto Color, Auto Contrast and Auto Levels
  • Levels
  • "e Fast Color Corrector effect
  • Primary Color Corrections
  • Exposure Problems
  • Fixing Color Casts

Module 15: Importing and Capturing Media

  • Using a tapeless work and ow
  • Using the Media Browser
  • Cover formats
  • Importing P2 media
  • Importing


  • Importing


  • Importing


  • Importing


    media CS5.5
  • Import image sequence into a single video
  • Mixing media formats
  • Capturing


    and DV video
  • Adapt as needed
  • Discussion of "third-party capture cards

Module 16: Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences

  • Overview of export options
  • Checking out export options
  • Recording to tape
  • Exporting single frames
  • Exporting a single frame via the Export Frames function
  • Using the Export Se!ings dialog
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Enhancements to Adobe Media Encoder and Work and ow
  • Format overview
  • Using formats
  • Exporting to mobile devices
  • Exporting to Other NLEs
  • Final Cut Pro (


  • Avid (


  • Collaboration in CS Review
  • Closed caption support

Module 17: Managing Your Projects

  • Project menu overview
  • Making a clip offline
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Working with a trimmed project
  • Collecting $les and copying them to a new location
  • Final project management steps
  • Importing projects or sequences
  • Importing Projects from


  • Importing Projects from Avid

Module 18: Close Out

  • How to take an Adobe Certi$cation Exam
  • ACA

  • ACE


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