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Premiere Pro Jumpstart - Zero to Premiere Hero

Premiere Pro Jumpstart - Zero to Premiere Hero
  • Price £997.00
  • Level Fast Track to Advanced
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


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. You will also go on to learn more advanced features of the software.
This course helps you understand and work with advanced concepts and features of Adobe Premiere Pro. You will run through a typical series of steps for creating, editing and fine-tuning a series of video pieces. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Associate status.

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(The exam is not taken in class but at a later date and is included in the price)


Students who need to know the basics right through to the advanced features 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 DVD. Amateurs with an interest in video editing will also benefit from attending this course.

Assumed Knowledge

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


• Navigating inside Premiere
• Understanding the tools
• Organising projects
• Creating and refining rough cuts
• Multipoint editing
• Transitions
• Working with audio
• Creating titles and credits
• Video effects
• Basic colour correction
• Outputting video
• Colour Correction
• Advanced Effects
• Compositing
• Keying
• Advanced Audio
• Multicam Projects
• Adobe Media Encoder
• Encore
• Integration with Photoshop and After Effects
• Dynamic Link

Course Content

Understanding Premiere
• System specifications
• Tapeless workflow
• Welcome window
• Render files

• Creating bins
• Using labels
• Exploring workspaces
• Importing media

Sequencing and Editing
• Understanding the timeline
• Using the Project panel to develop a sequence
• Automate to Sequence command
• Understanding the Source and Program Monitors
• Creating a rough cut
• Refining a rough cut
• Using the Source Monitor to set in/out points
• Performing Insert and Overlay edits
• Using subclips
• Keyboard shortcuts
• Using the Ripple, Slide, Slip and Razor tools
• Adding J – L cuts

• Understanding Cutaways
• Inserting a cutaway
• Refining

Working with Audio
• Fixing audio issues
• Mono/Stereo
• Adding a background music
• Audio transitions
• Fade in/out

• Understanding transitions
• Inserting a transition
• Changing the attributes of transitions
• Previewing
• Different uses of transitions

Multipoint Editing
• Understanding three-point and four-point editing
• Performing different types of edits
• Effective uses of a three-point edit
• Linking/Unlinking clips
• Handling unsynchronized clips
• Track targeting

Titles and Credits
• Creating a simple title
• Rolling/Crawling titles
• Adding titles to the timeline

Colour Correction
• Understanding Levels
• Using Curves
• Three-way Colour Corrector

Creative Techniques
• Basic compositing
• Clip motion
• Split screen

• Exporting a sequence
• Using Adobe Media Encoder
Handling Different Frame Rates
• Overcranking
• Undercranking
• Creating time-lapses
• Using pan/scan in your video

Multicam Editing
• Understanding the multicam concept
• Setting up the shooting environment
• Syncing clips
• Cutting a multicam sequence on the fly

Colour Correction
• Understanding colour
• Working with scopes
• Levels
• Primary/Secondary colour correction
• Using the three-way colour corrector
• Creating a cinematic look
• Changing the “feel” of a shot
• Creating a vignette

Mastering Effects
• Creating a lens flare
• Changing time
• Creating custom transitions
• Lighting Effects

• Changing the opacity level
• Working with keyframes
• Creating a split screen
• Different blending modes
• Nesting

• Creating a garbage matte
• Colour keying
• Ultra Key
• Working with alpha channels

Advanced Audio
• Unlinking audio from its source video
• Using L and J cuts
• Recording narrations
• Audio effects
• Keyframing audio
• Fixing audio issues

Integration with other CS5 products
• Using Photoshop
• Adding After Effects compositions to Premiere
• Using Dynamic Link

• Understanding different file formats
• Exporting the sequence
• Exporting audio
• Adding multiple sequences to the export queue
• Using Adobe Media Encoder
• Authoring with Encore

Moving Beyond Premiere
• Establishing a shot
• Continuity editing
• Matching action
• Understanding the 180 degree rule

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