Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book (2021 release)

Book description

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does -- an official training series from Adobe, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book (2021 release) contains lessons that cover the basics and beyond, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

Purchase of this book includes valuable online features. Follow the instructions in the books Getting Started section to unlock access to:

  • Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

  • Web Edition containing the complete text of the book, interactive quizzes, and videos that walk you through the lessons step by step

What you need to use this book: Adobe Premiere Pro (2021 release) software, for either Windows or macOS. (Software not included.)

Note: Classroom in a Book does not replace the documentation, support, updates, or any other benefits of being a registered owner of Adobe Premiere Pro software.

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Where are the Lesson Files?
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. What’s on the Disc
    1. Important!
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Contents
  8. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing Premiere Pro
    4. Optimizing performance
    5. Using the lesson files
    6. Relinking the lesson files
    7. How to use these lessons
    8. Online content
    9. Additional resources
    10. Adobe Authorized Training Centers
  9. 1. Touring Adobe Premiere Pro
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Performing nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro
    3. Expanding the workflow
    4. Touring the Premiere Pro interface
    5. Hands on: Edit your first video
    6. Using and setting keyboard shortcuts
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  10. 2. Setting Up a Project
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Creating a project
    3. Setting up a sequence
    4. Explore the Project Settings
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  11. 3. Importing Media
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Importing media files
    3. Working with ingest options and proxy media
    4. Working with the Media Browser panel
    5. Importing still image files
    6. Using Adobe Stock
    7. Recording a voice-over
    8. Customizing the media cache
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  12. 4. Organizing Media
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Using the Project panel
    3. Working with bins
    4. Reviewing footage
    5. Freeform view
    6. Modifying clips
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  13. 5. Mastering the Essentials of Video Editing
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Using the Source Monitor
    3. Navigating the Timeline panel
    4. Using essential editing commands
    5. Performing storyboard-style editing
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  14. 6. Working with Clips and Markers
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Using the Program Monitor controls
    3. Setting the playback resolution
    4. Playing back VR video
    5. Using markers
    6. Using Sync Locks and Track Locks
    7. Working with gaps in the sequence
    8. Selecting clips
    9. Moving clips
    10. Extracting and deleting segments
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  15. 7. Adding Transitions
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. What are transition effects?
    3. The importance of clip handles
    4. Adding video transition effects
    5. Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
    6. Adding audio transition effects
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  16. 8. Mastering Advanced Editing Techniques
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Performing a four-point edit
    3. Changing clip playback speed
    4. Replacing clips and media
    5. Nesting sequences
    6. Performing regular trimming
    7. Performing advanced trimming
    8. Trimming in the Program Monitor
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  17. 9. Putting Clips In Motion
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Adjusting the Motion effect
    3. Changing clip position, size, and rotation
    4. Working with keyframe interpolation
    5. Applying the Auto Reframe effect
    6. Combining a drop shadow with motion effects
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  18. 10. Editing and Mixing Audio
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Setting up the interface to work with audio
    3. Examining audio characteristics
    4. Adding Adobe Stock Audio
    5. Adjusting audio volume
    6. Auto-duck music level
    7. Creating a split edit
    8. Adjusting audio levels for a clip
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  19. 11. Improving Audio
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Improving audio with the Essential Sound panel
    3. Adjusting dialogue audio
    4. Review questions
    5. Review answers
  20. 12. Adding Visual Effects
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Working with visual effects
    3. Applying master clip effects
    4. Masking and tracking visual effects
    5. Keyframing effects
    6. Using effect presets
    7. Exploring frequently used effects
    8. Using the Render And Replace command
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  21. 13. Applying Color Correction and Grading
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Understanding display color management
    3. Following the color adjustment workflow
    4. Using Comparison view
    5. Matching colors
    6. Exploring the color-adjustment effects
    7. Fixing exposure problems
    8. Correcting color offset
    9. Using special color effects
    10. Creating a distinctive look
    11. Review questions
    12. Review answers
  22. 14. Exploring Compositing Techniques
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. What is an alpha channel?
    3. Making compositing part of your project
    4. Working with the Opacity effect
    5. Adjusting alpha channel transparencies
    6. Color keying a greenscreen shot
    7. Partially masking clips
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  23. 15. Creating New Graphics
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Exploring the Essential Graphics panel
    3. Mastering video typography essentials
    4. Creating new titles
    5. Text styles
    6. Working with shapes and logos
    7. Making a title roll
    8. Working with Motion Graphics templates
    9. Adding captions
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  24. 16. Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Making quick exports
    3. Understanding the full media export options
    4. Exporting single frames
    5. Exporting a master file
    6. Working with Adobe Media Encoder
    7. Uploading to social media
    8. Exchanging projects with other editing applications
    9. Final practice
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  25. Glossary
  26. Index
  27. 17. Managing your Projects
    1. Starting the lesson
    2. Using the File menu
    3. Using the Project Manager
    4. Performing final project management steps
    5. Importing projects
    6. Importing from projects with the Media Browser
    7. Managing collaboration
    8. Using the Libraries panel
    9. Managing your storage
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers

Product information

  • Title: Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book (2021 release)
  • Author(s): Maxim Jago
  • Release date: May 2021
  • Publisher(s): Adobe Press
  • ISBN: 9780137280957