Adobe Premiere Pro CC: Learn by Video

Video description

This critically acclaimed training program from Adobe Press offers high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Premiere Pro CC. Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents a comprehensive introduction to Premiere Pro, including best practices as well as concepts that are fundamental non-linear video editing. Covered topics include working with imported media, timelines, transitions and special effects, and outputting files to various formats, and how to work within the Creative Cloud. Crucial to the training are optimized teaching methods, practical tips, and the focus on learning by doing with project files.

Table of contents

  1. In this chapter you'll be introduced to the latest version of Adobe Premiere Pro, a powerful and user-friendly nonlinear editing system. It provides a comprehensive toolset of fast cutting shortcuts, advanced finishing effects and audio mixing controls.
    1. Welcome 00:02:16
    2. What Is Adobe Premiere Pro? 00:04:08
    3. Some Standard Terms 00:09:03
    4. Video Editing Workflows 00:07:36
    5. An Overview of the Interface 00:09:38
    6. Workspaces 00:04:54
    7. The Premiere Pro Preferences 00:06:48
    8. Keyboard Shortcuts 00:06:21
    9. Sync Settings 00:06:23
  2. All of your creative choices are stored in a Premiere Pro project file, which makes it a pretty important file! This chapter walks you through the process of creating a new project and describes the important settings you'll encounter.
    1. Creating a New Project - General Settings 00:06:33
    2. Creating a New Project - Scratch Disks 00:06:23
    3. Using Sequence Presets 00:08:22
    4. More Sequence Settings 00:09:06
    5. Video Preview Sequence Settings 00:09:04
    6. Sequence Track Settings 00:09:18
  3. Whatever kind of project you're working on, you'll be importing media from a variety of sources. This chapter introduces the different ways to bring your media into Premiere Pro.
    1. Importing Video and Audio Files 00:08:21
    2. Importing Graphics and Photos 00:09:45
    3. Importing Media from File-Based Cameras 00:09:28
    4. Link and Locate 00:08:11
    5. Browsing Projects 00:03:18
    6. Importing Projects from Final Cut Pro and Avid 00:05:10
    7. Capture from Tape 00:09:06
    8. Batch Capture 00:06:29
  4. Once you have all of your media files imported into a Premiere Pro project, it's important to get organized. This chapter gives you some tips.
    1. Introducing the Project Panel 00:08:37
    2. Finding Assets in the Project Panel 00:08:41
    3. Attaching a Script to Your Clips 00:09:29
    4. Speech Analysis 00:05:53
    5. Footage Interpretation 00:06:57
  5. The major part of any edit is selecting clips, choosing the parts you want, and adding them to a sequence with other clips. This chapter gives you the core skills you need to get cutting!
    1. Monitor Controls 00:09:29
    2. Selecting Part of a Clip 00:08:50
    3. Introducing the Timeline Panel 00:08:48
    4. Timeline Track Controls 00:08:03
    5. Adding Clips to a Sequence 00:09:45
    6. Rearranging Clips in a Sequence 00:04:59
    7. Lifting and Extracting, Deleting and Ripple Deleting 00:09:00
    8. Targeting Tracks 00:09:24
  6. Premiere Pro provides several ways to display and manage your clips, including special markers you can use to leave yourself messages, or just highlight a section you want to use later. This chapter guides you through some useful approaches to managing clips.
    1. Adjusting Playback Resolution 00:05:32
    2. Creating Subclips 00:05:30
    3. Adding Clip and Sequence Markers 00:04:41
    4. Working with Markers 00:04:45
  7. Technically, a transition is any change from one clip to another clip, even just a straight cut, but there are many special effect transitions available in Premiere Pro. This chapter shows you how to work with them and introduces some of the core concepts relating to special effects work.
    1. Applying a Transition Between Two Clips 00:07:28
    2. Understanding Rendering and the Work Area 00:07:32
    3. Changing Transition Settings 00:08:27
    4. Creating an Audio Crossfade 00:04:12
  8. Once you understand the basics, it's time to start learning some of the more powerful editing features in Premiere Pro. This chapter will take you to the next level of editing skills.
    1. Changing the Playback Speed of Clips 00:08:46
    2. Changing Clip Opacity 00:07:26
    3. Adjusting Playback Speed over Time 00:07:08
    4. Replacing Clips on the Timeline 00:08:23
    5. Nesting a Sequence 00:08:56
    6. Trimming on the Timeline 00:08:39
    7. The Trim Mode and Trim Monitor 00:08:41
    8. Trimming Keyboard Shortcuts 00:04:35
    9. JKL Trimming 00:05:12
    10. Timeline Tools 00:08:01
  9. In addition to playing back and combining clips to produce a sequence, you might also want to animate their location onscreen over time, or to scale or to rotate them. This chapter introduces the fixed effects and shows you the core special effects controls in Premiere Pro.
    1. Fixed Effects for Video and Audio Clips 00:09:15
    2. Creating Motion with Fixed Effects 00:07:11
    3. Effect Presets 00:08:52
  10. While it's common to perform a live video mix on location or in a studio, you can also use Premiere Pro to perform a similar live edit using media files on your hard drive. This feature has been enhanced in this latest release, making it easier to set up your multicamera edit, and faster to make adjustments.
    1. Preparing for a Multicamera Edit 00:08:11
    2. Performing a Multicamera Edit 00:05:33
    3. Adjusting a Multicamera Edit 00:04:33
  11. Audio is extremely important to the final result of almost any production. This chapter introduces some core concepts for working with audio and gives an overview of the excellent tools available in Premiere Pro to sweeten the sound of your project.
    1. The Audio Workspace 00:05:23
    2. Audio Track Types 00:11:33
    3. Normalizing Audio 00:09:32
    4. Adjusting Volume over Time on the Timeline 00:02:30
    5. Adjusting Audio Level in the Effect Controls Panel 00:05:22
    6. Adjusting Clip Pan 00:03:56
    7. The Audio Clip Mixer 00:08:31
    8. The Audio Track Mixer 00:11:53
  12. Beyond basic adjustments to audio level and clip pan, Premiere Pro has an impressive list of dedicated audio effects to improve the quality of, or perhaps add some creative adjustments to, your project. This chapter introduces the simple workflow you need to add effects to your audio.
    1. Applying Audio Effects to Clips 00:04:45
    2. Cleaning up Noisy Audio Quickly 00:06:49
    3. Using Parametric EQ 00:06:47
    4. The Loudness Radar 00:06:39
  13. Premiere Pro has a powerful special effects system that can show you many effects right away, without waiting for your computer to calculate how they'll look. This chapter introduces you to some of the core techniques you'll use again and again to add a professional finish to your projects.
    1. Introducing the Video Effects 00:08:28
    2. YUV, Accelerated, and 32 Bit Effects 00:08:41
    3. Adjustment Layers 00:09:39
    4. The Warp Stabilizer 00:04:26
    5. Rendering Effects 00:08:50
  14. One of the most common special effects editors use all the time is color correction. This chapter introduces some industry-standard terms and techniques you'll be able to use with multiple editing systems.
    1. The Color Correction Workspace 00:07:41
    2. Vectorscopes and Waveforms 00:10:20
    3. The Three Way Color Corrector 00:12:34
    4. The Lumetri Deep Color Engine 00:03:21
  15. In addition to combining clips in time, you'll often want to layer them, creating composite special effects from multiple parts of your clips. This chapter will introduce you to tools that make blending, layering, and partially hiding your video clips quick and easy.
    1. Chromakey 00:10:25
    2. Garbage Mattes 00:04:45
  16. Titles are a staple addition to video and film media. They can add both functional information and an aesthetic finish to your media. This chapter introduces the Premiere Pro Title Designer.
    1. Introducing the Title Tool 00:08:41
    2. Working with Text 00:05:28
  17. It's easy to lose track of your media assets while working on an edit, and before you know it, you've forgotten where you put that one clip you need... This chapter will give you some practical advice on staying in control.
    1. Getting Organized 00:10:39
    2. Using the Project Manager 00:07:40
  18. Once your project is complete, it's time to share it. You might output to a master tape, files for distribution, or the Internet. This chapter describes the many ways you can show your work.
    1. Preparing a Project for Tape Output 00:05:37
    2. Recording to a DV or HDV Tape 00:02:53
    3. Exporting Your Sequence to a File 00:11:53
    4. Sending Your Sequence to FCP and Avid 00:05:14
    5. Sending Your Sequence to Adobe SpeedGrade 00:04:12
    6. Exporting Frames 00:04:03
  19. This is a major new release for Premiere Pro. This short chapter describes some of the most significant new tools and techniques for your creative work.
    1. What’s New in Adobe Premiere Pro CS Next 00:10:17

Product information

  • Title: Adobe Premiere Pro CC: Learn by Video
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: January 2016
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0133477533