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Premiere Pro Fundamentals

at Training Connection - The Loop

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

Mon, Mar 02, 9:00am - Mar 04, 4:30pm (3 sessions)

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

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
Cancellations made more than 5 days before the commencement of the training, qualify for a refund less a $100 administration fee. 
Cancellations made 5 days or less before the commencement of the training, will not be eligible for a refund 
We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

Rescheduling requests made 5 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 5 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

If your student wants to confirm her seat on the future class now, then there is a $100 transfer fee payable. Alternatively, as she may not have been aware of our terms, if she is willing to check back with us 2-3 days before a future class, and provided the class is confirmed to run, we will slot her in and waive the cancellation fee.

Money Back Guarantee
We offer a money back guarantee on our public classes.

If the training does not meet expectations, students can leave the class at the end of Day 1 (or by lunchtime in the case of single day courses) and request a refund. Students have to notify the training center manager before they leave and return all the training materials to qualify for a refund.

We are unable to offer a money back guarantee to students who leave a class later than the times noted above. Students can however still repeat the training (often with a different trainer).


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9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 3 $1,395
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Tue, Mar 03 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
Wed, Mar 04 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 3 $1,395
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Tue, Apr 14 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
Wed, Apr 15 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 3 $1,395
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Tue, May 19 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
Wed, May 20 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD

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