Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro

Duration: 2 Days


To give students an overview of the key concepts involved in creating digital video for multimedia or video productions using Adobe Premiere.


A working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh operating system. In addition, some idea of the type of project to be developed in Premiere is advantageous.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Key Concepts

  • A brief history of video
  • The working environment
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Preferences

Starting the Project and Setting up

  • Importing footage
  • Aspect ratio
  • Timecode
  • Importing stills and sound (Photoshop)
  • Capturing: capture settings
  • Storyboarding
  • Using QuickSearch to find elements
  • Using Adobe Stock assets

Editing Overview

  • Preparing clips for timeline
  • In points and out points
  • Clip markers
  • Instances of clips
  • Editing Tools
  • Ripple editing
  • Roll editing
  • Trimming
  • Making subclips
  • Viewing and editing metadata
  • The Morph Cut

The Timeline

  • Understanding the timeline
  • Inserting vs. overlaying
  • Manipulating clip speed


  • Creating a new sequence
  • Importing one sequence into another
  • Nesting sequences


  • Video Transitions; Selecting transitions
  • Effect controls for selecting transitions
  • Lengthening the transition
  • Audio transition: the cross fade
  • L-cuts


  • The audio mixer
  • Recording voice overs
  • Audio Effects and Audio transitions
  • Normalising audio
  • Roundtrip workflow with Adobe Audition


  • The Title window
  • Integrated tiling tool
  • Importing titles from other products


  • Track hierarchy
  • The opacity slider
  • Keying: an introduction (green/blue screen keying)


  • Overview of Effects
  • Basic effects (topic covered in depth on the advanced course)
  • Using the FAST Colour corrector
  • Warp Stabliser
  • Adjustment layers
  • Rolling shutter Repair
  • Lumetri Colour


  • Exporting to tape
  • Export to the Web
  • Exporting to DVD
  • Output for smartphones, tablets and TV with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Burning DVD and Blu-ray

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