Length: 4 Days

Cost: $1990

Time: 9am - 4pm

Free Retakes: 8 Months

Upcoming Dates:

  • Aug 4 - 7
  • Oct 20 - 23
  • Dec 1 - 4

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Adobe Premiere Pro

Class Description

Learn the ins and outs of Adobe Premiere Pro, one of the most powerful motion graphics applications available. Learn how to import and create video files, edit rough cuts, work with transitions, color, opacity, Motion Paths, and special effects. Additionally, students will explore EncoreDVD, Adobe's DVD-authoring wonder, in a special one-day additional session, all bundled together in order that students get the best motion-graphics training experience on the market.

Class Prerequisites

Solid computer skills, Mac or Windows.

The Premiere Pro Workspace

  • The Workspace in Premiere Pro-Navigating, working with floating windows.
  • Getting to know the Workspace-Becoming familiar with location & navigation of the work area.
  • Working with the Project window-Recognizing file types through their icons. Sorting file types in folders.
  • Using Premiere’s new Hover scrub and redesigned project window to edit multiple clips at once.
  • Importing clips and image files-Learn how to import single files or entire folders of footage.
  • Working with the Monitor window-Perform pre-edits. Also create sequences & automate to the Timeline
  • Learn Premiere’s new and improved source and program monitor interface and their exciting new features.
  • Working with the Timeline window-Previewing your finished product and automatically adjusting speed of clips to fit your Timeline.
  • Navigating to a specific frame in the Timeline and Program view. Utilizes keyboard shortcuts and other time saving techniques.
  • Using labels-Helps you quickly recognize what types of files you're working with through icons.
  • Using palettes-Color coding of file types
  • Customizing keyboard shortcuts-Make your own keyboard short cuts or use short cuts which you may be used to from other editing software.

Sequencing and Basic Real-Time Editing

  • Getting started-Learn about frame size, amount of frames, standard video vs. progressive video.
  • Viewing the finished movie-Previewing what your finished product will look like.
  • Learn about Premiere’s new Multi-Camera Editing where you can play and unlimited amount of video clips at the same time and "switch" between them. This is a very powerful time saver.
  • Adding clips to the Timeline-Either manually or automatically add clips to the timeline and adjust speed when needed.
  • Developing a sequence and using Automate to Sequence-Allows for videos and pictures to be added automatically either at time intervals or at markers.
  • Working with sequences-Create segments of your videos for showing or imbed your segments within one another. This is a real time save.
  • Viewing the rough cut-Previewing your work.
  • Refining the rough cut-Trimming your work before it is added to your final project.
  • Pre-trimming clips using the Source view-Learn all of the tools available to trim your raw footage.
  • Fine-tuning in the Timeline-Tweaking your final production.
  • Exporting the Timeline as a movie. Lean how easily your file can be output for video, the web, mobile devices etc.
  • Exploring on your own-Start putting your knowledge to work and utilize the tools you've learned

Transitions

  • Getting started-How to prepare for a transition.
  • About transitions-How to use these special effects to creatively go from one clip to another.
  • The Effects palette-Ways that you can modify your transition
  • Inserting a transition-Inserting your transition and fine-tuning
  • Previewing the transition-See how the transition will look when finalized.
  • Pretrimming a clip and adding a transition
  • Adding a transition using the Effects palette-Either manually search through folders or type in the name of the transition that you're looking for.
  • Adding multiple transitions at one time-Allows you to add a transition to your clips automatically.
  • Transitions used as special effects-Examples of how this is done and when it is appropriate.

Color and Opacity

  • Getting started-Color correction. making clips partially transparent.
  • Work with Premiere’s improved Three Color Corrector to achieve amazing results
  • Viewing the finished movies
  • Color management -Using replace color or delete color.
  • The value of keyframe techniques-Changing color attributes over time.
  • Opacity-Changing clip transparency over time.
  • Creating a split screen-Cropping your images so that two piece of video can be seen at the same time.
  • Applying the Blue Screen opacity key-Working with traditional color transparency techniques.
  • Applying the Chroma key-Replace any color with a video image.
  • Applying the Track Matte opacity key type-Have a moving shape replace another piece of video

Motion Paths

  • Getting started-Learn the basics of video motion
  • Creating animation in Premiere Pro-Learn how easy it is to make your videos/images move, scale to a different size, rotate.
  • Creating a traveling matte-How to have your shape move where you want to.

Special Effects: Using Effect Controls

  • Getting started-Exploring the large number of effects available
  • Working with Premiere’s newly added Warp Stabilizer to minimize shakiness in your clips
  • Add Effects to several clips at once with Premiere’s new Adjustment Layers.
  • Viewing the finished movie-Previewing what our effects will look like.
  • Why use effects?-When to use them, when they may hurt your production.
  • Getting to know the Effects workspace-Navigating through the effects process.
  • Using effects from other Adobe programs-See just how easily After Effects and Photoshop work with Premiere.
  • Applying effects-How to make the adjustments you need.
  • Applying effects in the correct order-Making sure they appear how you want them to.
  • Copying effects, keyframes, and settings-This time save prevents the need to manually enter settings and does them automatically.
  • Changing effects over time-Animate the effect or amount of effect throughout your production.
  • Using the Scale, Rotate, Transparency effects and how to animate them.
  • Using "Time Re-map"-Easily have your clips speed up, slow down and go backwards without having to cut your clips into segments.
  • Applying audio effects-Explore the many audio effects available to you and how to adjust them.
  • Exporting the movie
  • Exploring on your own

Integrating Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, with Premiere Pro

  • Getting started-Working with Dynamic Link
  • Bringing files from other programs into Premiere.
  • Viewing the finished movie
  • Exporting the movie
  • Exploring Photoshop and Illustrator in Premiere Pro on your own

Fundamentals of Multipoint Editing

  • Getting started-Explore the theory behind multi point
  • Viewing the finished movie
  • Viewing the assembled project
  • Understanding three-point and four-point editing-Traditional editing vs. Non linear "time changing" editing.
  • Making a three-point edit
  • Linking and unlinking clips-How to keep desired clip segments together.
  • Handling unsynchronized linked clips-Re-synchronizing clips when needed
  • Closing a gap with the Ripple Delete command-How to repair a segment you just deleted with a quick keyboard shortcut
  • Exporting the movie
  • Exploring on your own

Advanced Editing One: Single-Frame Techniques

  • Viewing the finished movie
  • Viewing the assembled project
  • Understanding the extract and lift functions
  • Removing frames with the Extract button
  • Removing frames with the Lift button
  • Fine-tuning your edits
  • Understanding the Trim window
  • Adding three polishing edits
  • Exporting the movie

Advanced Editing Two: Nested and Multiple Sequences

  • Viewing the finished movie
  • Working with multiple sequences-How and when to combine them.
  • Nesting sequences-utilizing sequences within one another
  • Understanding nested sequences-How to make adjustments to several videos at one time.
  • Creating nested sequences
  • Refining and polishing the nested sequence
  • Exporting the movie
  • Exploring on your own

Titles and Credits

  • About titles and the Title Designer-Learn the functions available to you
  • Viewing the finished movie
  • Working from the existing project file-How to incorporate titles into your project
  • Creating a simple title
  • Using the ellipse tool and other shapes within your titles.
  • Mapping a textured fill-Takes advantage of built in effects available for your text.
  • Rolling titles and crawling titles-Animating titles to appear when and where you'd like them to appear.
  • Using titles in a Premiere Pro project-Using transparency and placement of titles appropriately
  • Adding titles to the Timeline-How to place the titles in your final product and adjust the length and speed of your animated titles.
  • Using Photoshop to create titles-Demonstrates how your titles and pictures from Photoshop can be used within Premiere
  • Exporting the movie
  • Exploring on your own

Audio

  • Getting started
  • Getting to know the Audio workspace-Working with levels and mixers
  • Work with Premiere’s new standard audio interface which allows you to edit mono and stereo audio on the same track.
  • Learn about Premiere’s new adaptive tracks that let you swap audio channels on the timeline.
  • Automating the mixing process-Having Premiere adjust levels while your video is playing
  • Creating and adjusting audio effects
  • Using markers to synchronize clips
  • Finishing the movie with audio effects and music-Mixing in effects and music
  • Multiple audio effects in a clip
  • Working with 5.1 audio files-How to designate and animate what speaker your sound comes from.
  • Exporting the movie as a 5.1 audio file
  • Exploring on your own

Working with Metadata

  • Have Premiere create a written transcript of what is said in the video.
  • Search video for whenever a word is said.
  • Working with built in scripting tools.

Working with Output

  • Output-Explore the different file types to be output to be it for video, the web, DVD, or portable devices.
  • Proceeding with the exercises in this lesson
  • CD-ROM
  • Export to DVD command

Working with Adobe Encore DVD

  • Viewing the finished Encore DVD project
  • Creating markers in Premiere Pro
  • How to create a slide show.
  • Linking the chapter markers with thumbnail buttons
  • Previewing the project
  • Exporting an AVI from Premiere Pro
  • Using the Edit Original command in Encore DVD
  • Using the ripple edit tool
  • Updating the AVI file in Encore DVD
  • Creating links and behaviors
  • Previewing the project
  • Outputting to disk, Blu Ray or Flash.