Introduction to Adobe Premiere Elements

Duration: 1 Day


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


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

  • Understanding editing
  • Setting up a project
  • Navigating around the interface

Importing and managing media

  • Capturing footage
  • Importing via Media Downloader
  • Tagging and rating media

Constructing an Edit

  • Creating a new Instant Movie
  • Choosing and customising a theme
  • Building your Instant Movie

Editing tools

  • Using Quick, Guided and Expert modes
  • Working with the Timeline
  • Editing clips in the Timeline
  • Motion tracking
  • The Project Assets panel

Effects and Transitions

  • Adding transitions between clips
  • Adding effects to clips
  • Time stretching and rendering clips
  • Using Adjustment layers in Premiere Elements
  • Using Auto Smart Tone to correct lighting


  • Adding a background music track
  • Adjusting audio levels
  • Key framing audio levels
  • Applying audio cross-fades

Title Creation

  • Adding markers in the Timeline
  • Creating a crawling title
  • Creating a rolling title

Colour Correction

  • Applying colour correction to highlights, midtones and shadows


  • Exporting different formats for different devises
  • Uploading to YouTube and Vimeo

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