Premiere Pro Fundamentals

at Training Connection - Downtown

Course Details
$1,395 5 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Apr 10, 9:00am - Apr 12, 4:00pm Pacific Time ( 3 sessions )

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Downtown, Downtown/Northeast
915 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1800
Btwn Harbor Fwy & S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, California 90017
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this premiere pro training:

Students will learn to create compelling video.

The course covers capturing, editing, special effects, graphics, titles and to final production.

Target Audience: Graphic and video professionals looking to use Adobe Premiere Pro to create stunning video productions. No prior experience of Premiere Pro is required.

Detailed Course Outline

Intro: Real-World Usage of Premiere Pro
  • What is Premiere Pro?
  • New Premiere Pro features
  • What media types can be rendered or exported with Premiere Pro?
  • What kind of media can be ingested or captured using Premiere Pro?
  • What kind of media can be imported into Premiere Pro
  • Setting up a Premiere Pro CC digital video work environment
  • Premiere Pro technical specifications
  • Premiere Pro workflow: Terminology and best practices
Before You Begin: Premiere Pro Project Management
  • What restrictions exist for a Project’s frame resolution?
  • What restrictions exist for a Project’s pixel aspect ratio?
  • What restrictions exist for a Project’s time base?
  • What restrictions exist for a Project’s frame rate?
  • What requirements exist for video and/or audio compression?
  • What are the variables to consider for graphical screen-based assets?
  • What are the variables to consider for audio assets
Hands-On Unit 1:  Touring Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Nonlinear editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Exploring panels and panel option
  • Customizing the Premiere Pro workspace
Hands-On Unit 2: Project Settings and Preferences
  • Specifying Project settings
  • Customizing Project settings
  • Specifying Sequence settings
  • Setting Premiere Pro Preferences
Hands-On Unit 3: Ingesting Tapeless Media
  • Ingesting media versus capturing footage
  • Managing a tapeless workflow with Prelude
  • Previewing and analyzing clips in Bridge
  • Importing clips with Bridge
  • Hover scrubbing and previewing assets with the Media Browser
  • Importing clips using the Media Browser
  • Subclipping media at import
  • Additional Import options
  • Managing media in bins
  • Mixing media formats
Hands-On Unit 4: Rough Cuts and Three-Point Edits
  • Previsualizing story content in the Project panel
  • Setting clip poster frames3-point editing and other editing strategies
  • Source Monitor control options
  • Editing clips in the Source panel
  • Using a storyboard to build a rough cut
  • Editing clips in the Timeline
  • Using the Trim and Rate Stretch Tools
Hands-On Unit 5:  Specialized Editing Tools and Techniques
  • Linking, unlinking, and grouping clips
  • The Rolling Edit and Ripple Edit Tools
  • Ripple deletes
  • The Trim Panel
  • The Slip and Slide Tools
  • Using Markers
  • Overwrite edits and Insert edits
  • Split edits (J cuts, L cuts) and cutaways
  • Trimming in the Program monitor
  • Dynamic trimming
Hands-On Unit 6:  Adding Transitions
  • Practical application of Transitions
  • Applying Video Transitions
  • Editing Transitions in the Effect Controls panel
  • Using A/B mode to fine-tune a Transition
  • Applying Transitions to multiple clips
  • Applying Audio Transitions
Hands-On Unit 7:  Animating Clips with Fixed Effects
  • Understanding keyframes and tweening
  • Applying fixed effect property animation to clips
  • Setting keyframe interpolation
  • Superimposing video clips using Opacity
Hands-On Unit 8:  Adding Video Effects
  • Applying Video Effects to clips
  • Keyframing Video Effect properties
  • Adjusting keyframe interpolation and velocity
  • An overview of color correction
  • Using color-oriented Video Effects
  • Creating a picture-in-picture effect
  • Using Adjustment Layers in superimpose tracks
Hands-On Unit 9: Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects Footage
  • Importing Adobe Photoshop files as Sequences
  • The advantage of using nested Sequences
  • Importing and editing Adobe Illustrator files
  • Using Dynamic Link with After Effects
  • Working with After Effects Compositions from within Premiere Pro
Hands-On Unit 10: Adding Titles
  • Working with the Titler window
  • Setting and changing text parameters
  • Stylized text effects: sheens, strokes, shadows, and fills
  • Saving custom styles
  • Safe margins
  • Creating shapes
  • Text rolls and text crawls
Hands-On Unit 11: Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Four-point edits
  • Time remapping
  • Replacing clips and footage
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Lifting and Extracting
  • Multicamera editing
Hands-On Unit 12: Acquiring and Editing Audio
  • Adjusting amplitude
  • Normalizing audio clips
  • Mixing with track and clip keyframes
  • Working with the Audio Mixer
  • Sweetening sound with audio effects
  • Round-trip noise reduction with Adobe Audition
Hands-On Unit 13: Compositing Techniques
  • Understanding alpha channels, masks, keys, and mattes
  • Working with Opacity
  • Using Blend Modes
  • Color keying with the Ultra Key effectUsing mattes
Hands-On Unit 14: Rendering and Exporting
  • Testing for final export
  • Using the Export Settings dialog
  • Exporting single video frames
  • Working with the Adobe Media Encoder
  • Exporting a high-resolution master for recompositing
  • Exporting H.264-compressed video for YouTube and mobile devices
  • Adding Adobe Encore Chapter Markers to the Timeline
  • Creating an autoplay DVD with Adobe Encore
  • Exporting to Apple Final Cut Pro XML
Note: Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class. 

What's included:
  • Adobe Premiere Pro Training Manual
  • Adobe Certificate of Course Completion
  • 6 Months FREE Repeat Policy

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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.


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If traveling North-bound on 110N Hwy

  • Take the 9th St exit
  • Turn Left at Figueroa Street
  • Turn Left into Wilshire Blvd
  • 915 Wilshire is on the Right (look for the Bank of the West located in our lobby)

  • The entrance to our parking garage is also on the left hand side of building.

    If traveling South-bound on 110S Hwy
  • Take the 4th St exit towards WILSHIRE blvd / 6TH St / 3RD St
  • Turn left at Wilshire Blvd
  • 915 Wilshire is on the Left (look for the Bank of the West located in our lobby)

  • The entrance to our parking garage is also on the left hand side of building.

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    Premiere Pro Fundamentals
    Reviewed by Marcos D. on 5/9/2019
    Hands down the best learning experience I've ever had! I came into the class with no Premiere experience and after just the fundamentals class, I can confidently open the program and am able to edit video and audio successfully. What made the class so efficient and productive was the instructor, McKinley Marshall; by far THE BEST instructor I have ever had the pleasure to learn from. She not only wrote the course outline herself, but she was SO efficient that she was able to deliver exactly what was promised without sacrificing every single student's grasp of every concept and understanding. McKinley implemented the perfect amount of lecture, activity, and engaging question & answers every day. She made sure to reference the basics so that, not only, were we all able to remember them to complete the current project, but to burn them into our brain so that we're able to accomplish our projects as efficiently as possible. I am incredibly grateful for the experience!!
    Premiere Pro Fundamentals
    Reviewed by Cami K. on 4/12/2018
    The instructor was extremely enthusiastic and knows his stuff! One suggestion I would make is to take 15-30 minutes at the beginning of the first day and have everyone introduce themselves, what they are working on, what they hope to gain from the class and gauge their experience level with Adobe CC. In this simple way, you could add value to the course by providing networking opportunities to your students. The speed of the class was a little much for me (and others, but observation). We changed topics really quickly and it was easy to get lost. Kristian was happy to reverse and review whenever one of us asked. Deep into the afternoon, after lunch, this was more of an issue. I'd also suggest adding in 3 min stretch breaks between new/big topics as transitions. This would allow your students to rest and refocus on all the new material. Kristian is a wealth of information - more than just Adobe Premiere - which was very helpful. I recommend this class if you are ready for full immersion in Premiere, but for me anyway, I need more practice to really become proficient.
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