Online instructor-led training

Premiere Pro Intro

Mar 4-Mar 19,

Mondays & Tuesdays

About the event

Course Details


In our 6 half-day (18 hr) Adobe Premiere Intro class, students will learn to bring video to life using this industry-leading video editing software. Students will create projects utilizing editing best practices, including but not limited to: three-point editing, transitions, and adding audio/video effects. Our instructors are seasoned industry professionals that will teach students more than just how the program works, they will cover common pitfalls, tips, tricks, and productivity shortcuts.


This class is appropriate for novice to intermediate level users. We also recommend that you have the software installed before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site at




  • Performing nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro
  • Expanding the workflow
  • Touring the Premiere Pro interface
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Creating a project
  • Setting up a sequence
  • Importing assets
  • Working with ingest options and proxy media
  • Working with the Media Browser panel
  • Importing still image files
  • Using Adobe Stock
  • Customizing the media cache
  • Recording a voice-over
  • Using the Project panel
  • Working with bins
  • Monitoring footage
  • Modifying clips
  • Using the Source Monitor
  • Navigating the Timeline
  • Using essential editing commands
  • Using Program Monitor controls
  • Setting the playback resolution
  • Playing back VR video
  • Using markers
  • Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
  • Finding gaps in the Timeline
  • Selecting clips
  • Moving clips
  • Extracting and deleting segments
  • What are transitions?
  • Using edit points and handles
  • Adding video transitions
  • Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
  • Adding audio transitions
  • Performing four-point editing
  • Changing playback speed
  • Replacing clips and footage
  • Nesting sequences
  • Performing regular trimming
  • Performing advanced trimming
  • Trimming in the Program Monitor
  • Adjusting the Motion effect
  • Changing clip position, size, and rotation
  • Working with keyframe interpolation
  • Using other motion-related effects
  • Following the multicamera process
  • Creating a multicamera sequence
  • Switching multiple cameras
  • Finalizing multicamera editing
  • Setting up the interface to work with audio
  • Examining audio characteristics
  • Recording a voice-over track
  • Adjusting audio volume
  • Creating a split edit
  • Adjusting audio levels for a clip
  • Sweetening sound with the Essential Sound panel
  • Adjusting dialogue
  • Working with effects
  • Working with master clip effects
  • Masking and tracking visual effects
  • Using keyframing effects
  • Using effect presets
  • Using frequently used effects
  • Rendering and replacing
  • Following a color-oriented workflow
  • Exploring the color-oriented effects
  • Fixing exposure problems
  • Fixing color balance
  • Using special color effects
  • Creating a look
  • What is an alpha channel?
  • Making compositing part of your projects
  • Working with the Opacity effect
  • Working with alpha-channel transparencies
  • Color keying a greenscreen shot
  • Masking clips
  • Getting an overview of the Essential Graphics panel
  • Mastering video typography essentials
  • Creating titles
  • Styling text
  • Working with shapes and logos
  • Making text roll and crawl
  • Introducing captions
  • Using the File menu
  • Using the Project Manager
  • Performing the final project management steps
  • Browsing projects with the Media Browser panel
  • Managing collaboration
  • Using the Libraries panel
  • Managing your hard drives
  • Understanding the export options
  • Exporting single frames
  • Exporting a master copy
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder CC
  • Uploading to social media
  • Exchanging with other editing applications

All Classes Taught by Industry Pros


Christine Marsh

With over two decades of experience as a producer, director, editor, animator, marketing consultant, designer, and digital media trainer, Christine is a creative professional who has worked with clients such as Johns Hopkins University, Voice of America, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She has taught a wide range of classes and custom training sessions for colleges, professional development centers, and private clients on topics such as graphic design, web design and development, 508 compliance, marketing, interactive media, video editing, animation, motion graphics, 3D modeling & animation, virtual/augmented reality, pre-production skills, and video production techniques, i.e. cinematography, directing and producing.