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Adobe® SpeedGrade® CC Classroom in a Book®

Book Description

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe SpeedGrade CC

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 Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe SpeedGrade CC Classroom in a Book contains 10 lessons that cover the basics, 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.

Purchasing this book gives you access to the downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book, and to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, go to www.peachpit.com/redeem and redeem the unique code provided inside this book.

“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-bystep instructions, and the project files for the students.”

Barbara Binder,
Adobe Certified Instructor
Rocky Mountain Training

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Where are the Lesson Files?
  4. Contents
  5. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing Adobe SpeedGrade CC
    4. Optimizing performance
    5. Accessing the Classroom in a Book files
    6. How to use these lessons
    7. Additional resources
    8. Adobe certification
  6. 1. An Overview of Adobe SpeedGrade CC
    1. Getting started
    2. Grading in Adobe SpeedGrade
    3. The SpeedGrade workflow
    4. Touring Adobe SpeedGrade
    5. Getting around your project
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  7. 2. Adobe SpeedGrade Workflows
    1. Getting started
    2. Importing media
    3. Moving projects into SpeedGrade
    4. Using Scene Change Detection
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  8. 3. Primary Corrections
    1. Getting started
    2. Using Undo and Redo
    3. Using the Primary controls
    4. Adjusting contrast
    5. Adjusting color
    6. Making detailed adjustments
    7. Using a control surface
    8. Review questions
    9. Review answers
  9. 4. Mask Corrections
    1. Getting started
    2. Using masks
    3. Tracking masks
    4. Review questions
    5. Review answers
  10. 5. Secondary Layers
    1. Getting started
    2. Adding a Secondary layer
    3. Single-component keys
    4. Inside/outside adjustments
    5. Limiting secondaries
    6. Legalizing problem colors
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  11. 6. Scene Balancing
    1. Getting started
    2. Managing grades
    3. Balancing a scene
    4. Working with Grade Tracks
    5. Using Annotations
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  12. 7. Keyframing and Pan & Scan
    1. Getting started
    2. Keyframing grades
    3. Keyframing a mask
    4. Using Pan & Scan controls
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  13. 8. Creative Techniques
    1. Getting started
    2. Using custom Look layers
    3. Creating stylistic looks
    4. Utility Look layers
    5. Adding a look to all clips
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  14. 9. Stereographic Workflows
    1. Getting started
    2. Creating a stereo project
    3. Monitoring stereo Timelines
    4. Matching the left- and right-eye media
    5. Controlling convergence
    6. Grading stereo projects
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  15. 10. Rendering and Export
    1. Getting started
    2. Rendering graded media
    3. Setting Output options
    4. Exporting an EDL
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  16. Index
  17. Production Notes
    1. Images and media
    2. Typefaces used
    3. Team credits
  18. Contributor
  19. Lesson and Update Files