Premiere Training in Los Angeles

Adobe Premiere Pro is the industry-leading video production toolset. Our introductory Adobe Premiere Pro training in Los Angeles will give you the skills necessary to start creating professional productions for film, TV, and the web. Topics covered:

An Overview of Premiere Pro

  • What is Premiere Pro?
  • New features in Premiere Pro CC
  • What media types can Premiere Pro rendered or exported to?
  • What media types can Premiere Pro capture or ingest?
  • What media types can be imported into Premiere Pro
  • Proper setup for a Premiere Pro hardware/software digital work environment
  • Technical specifications
  • Workflow: Terminology and industry best practices

Managing Premiere Pro Projects

  • What are the frame resolution restrictions for a Premiere Pro Project?
  • What are the pixel aspect restrictions for a Premiere Pro Project?
  • What are the time base restrictions for a Premiere Pro Project?
  • What are the frame rate restrictions for a Premiere Pro Project?
  • What are the video/audio compression requirements for a Premiere Pro Project?
  • What variables should be considered for graphical screen-based assets?
  • What variables should be considered for audio assets?

A Tour of Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Exploring Premiere Pro's nonlinear editing basics
  • Working with Premiere Pro's panels and panel options
  • Exploring and customizing your Premiere Pro workspace
  • VR Support in Premiere Pro
  • Working with Premiere Pro's monophonic and stereophonic options
  • Enabling and utilizing the VR Video Display options in Premiere Pro
  • Working with the Interpret Footage panel
  • Using the Offset effect to animate perspective

Premiere Pro Project Settings and Preferences

  • Personalizing Project settings
  • Personalizing Sequence settings
  • Specifying and Setting Preferences

Ingesting Tapeless Media in Premiere Pro

  • Capturing footage versus ingesting media
  • Working with Bridge to preview, analyze, and import clips
  • Working with the Media Browser for hover scrubbing, previewing, and importing assets
  • Sub-clipping media during import
  • Working with additional Import options
  • Using Sequences to mix different media formats

Working with Rough Cuts and Three-Point Edits

  • Using the Project panel for previsualizing story content
  • Specifying clip poster frames
  • Working with the Selection and Rate Stretch Tools
  • Premiere Pro editing strategies
  • Working with the Source panel options to edit clips
  • Building rough cuts with the storyboard method
  • Timeline edits using the Rolling Edit and Ripple Edit Tools

Creating Basic Titles

  • Incorporating Premiere-generated Synthetic Media
  • Working with Type Tool and creating Text layers
  • Modifying text parameters and applying text effects
  • Creating and saving custom styles
  • Working with the Essential Graphics panel
  • Working with the Pen, Rectangle and Ellipse Shape Tools
  • Creating Shape Layers and working within safe margins
  • Premiere Pro Specialized Editing Tools and Techniques

    • Working with linking, unlinking, grouping, and nesting clips in your project
    • Working with superimpose tracks and blend modes
    • Leveraging the Razor Tool
    • Creating and adding free-frame effects
    • Insert and Overwrite edits
    • Working with Ripple deletes
    • Using Markers and working Audio Time Units vs. SMPTE frames
    • Ganging the Source and Program CTI's in Premiere Pro
    • Working with the Slip Tool and the Slide Tool
    • Working with Split edits (J cuts, L cuts) and cutawayss (U cuts)

    Working with Premiere Pro Transitions

    • What are the practical applications of Transitions?
    • Adding Video Transitions
    • Working with and Editing Transitions with the Premiere Pro Effect Controls panel
    • Fine-tuning a Transition with A/B mode
    • Adding Audio Transitions and using keyframes to adjust audio levels

    Using Fixed Effects to Animate Clips in Premiere Pro

    • Understanding keyframes and tweening in Premiere Pro
    • Adding fixed effect property animation to clips
    • Working with keyframe interpolation

    Applying Video Effects in Premiere Pro

    • Compositing Video Effects on clips and Sequences
    • Keyframing time-based Video Effect properties and manipulating speed with keyframe interpolation
    • Applying Track Matter feathering effects and adding Video Effects to a Master Clip

    Premiere Pro Rendering and Exporting

    • Testing and prepping for final export
    • Working with the Export Settings dialog
    • Understanding and working with the Adobe Media Encoder
    • Export a high-resolution master file for recompositing
    • Exporting video for social sites and mobile devices
    • Working with Adobe Encore Chapter Markets and Timelines
    • Exporting video and audio files for DVD mastering
    • Exporting for compatibility to other applications such as Apple Final Cut Pro XML

    Bonus Track - Color Correction

    • What are the differences between Color grading and color correction
    • An overview of traditional color correction
    • Using Lumetri color correction and the Fast Color and 3-Way Color Correctors


* Note: This class description is for our introductory Adobe Premiere Pro training in Los Angeles. We also offer Premiere Pro training in San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento.