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Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom Book with video training

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom is like having a personal instructor guiding you through each lesson, while you work at your own pace. This Premiere Pro CC book with video training includes 11 self-paced lessons helping you learn essential skills and explore new features and capabilities of Adobe Premiere Pro.

  • Full color lessons with easy to follow step-by-step instructions
  • Video tutorials highlight key topics in each lesson
  • Covers all essential Premiere Pro skills 
  • Gets you up-and-running quickly with included Premiere Pro lesson files and video learning
  • Written by expert instructors who regularly teach Premiere Pro training courses – it's like having your own personal tutor
  • Used by hundreds of schools and more than 100,000 readers
  • Can be used with all Premiere Pro CC versions, including Premiere Pro CC 2015 and Premiere Pro CC 2014

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Premiere Pro CC Digital Classroom Book with video training Contents

Starting Up

  • About Digital Classroom
  • Prerequisites
  • System requirements
  • Starting Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Resetting preferences
  • Access lesson files and videos any time
  • Checking for updated lesson files
  • Loading lesson files
  • Locating missing media
  • Working with the video tutorials
  • Setting up for viewing the video tutorials
  • Additional resources

Lesson 1: Understanding Digital Video

  • Starting up
  • Understanding digital Non-Linear Editing
  • Understanding video settings
  • Editing vs. delivery formats
  • Tape-based vs. tapeless formats
  • High defi nition vs. standard definition.
  • Progressive video vs. interlaced video
  • Premiere Pro presets
  • Overview of the post production workflow
  • Media acquisition
  • Editorial development
    Graphics development
  • Audio development
  • Finishing
  • Mastering
  • Output and delivery
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 2: Understanding the Workspace

  • Starting up
  • Understanding the Premiere Pro interface
  • Understanding the default Editing workspace
  • Understanding the Tools
  • Customizing the interface
  • Opening, closing & moving panels
  • Saving a custom workspace
  • Setting application preferences
  • Using the Project panel
  • Understanding media management
  • Creating and organizing bins
  • Modifying the Project panel display
  • Locating missing media
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 3: Prepping Files in Prelude

  • What is Adobe Prelude?
  • Supported formats for ingest and logging
  • Formats that can be ingested but not logged
  • Ingesting video
  • Organizing clips
  • Logging video
  • Adding Comment markers
  • Adding Subclip markers
  • Creating a rough cut
  • Exporting to Premiere Pro
  • Self Study
  • Review

Lesson 4: Making the Cut

  • Starting up
  • The cuts-only editing methodology
  • A Roll vs. B Roll
  • Cut-ins and Cut-aways
  • Cutting on Action
  • Trimming clips in the Source Monitor
  • Using multiple video tracks
  • Adding and Deleting tracks in the Timeline
  • Renaming Tracks
  • Adding Clips to the Timeline
  • Trimming clips on the Timeline
  • Using the Razor tool
  • Making an Insert Edit
  • Self study
  • Review 

Lesson 5: Adding Transitions to Video

  • Starting up
  • Understanding video transitions
  • Adding transitions to video clips
  • Preparing a clip to receive transitions
  • Adding a transition between clips
  • Editing transition settings
  • Creating an image slideshow
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 6: Working with Graphics

  • Starting up
  • Creating titles in Premiere Pro
  • Using the Titler
  • Creating a lower third
  • Adding text to the Titler
  • Formatting Text Boxes
  • Formatting Text
  • Creating shapes
  • Adding images to a title
  • Saving a title style
  • Creating a title overlay track
  • Saving a title for later reuse
  • Creating an ending credit roll
  • Controlling the speed of a title roll
  • Editing titles
  • Working with Photoshop files
  • Importing layered Photoshop files
  • Animating the position of clips
  • Animating the opacity of Clips
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 7: Using Video Effects

  • Starting up
  • What are video effects?
  • Applying video effects
  • Creating a Black & White effect
  • Animating the opacity of clips
  • Adjusting the tonality of clips
  • Making quick color adjustments
  • Using the Warp Stabilizer
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 8: Video Compositing

  • Starting up
  • Working with Track Mattes
  • Preparing the clip for a Track Matte
  • Applying and editing the Track Matte Key effect
  • Using the Ultra Keyer
  • Creating a garbage matte
  • Applying the Ultra Key
  • Spill Suppression and Color Correction
  • Self Study
  • Review

Lesson 9: Working with Audio

  • Starting up
  • Understanding digital audio
  • Understanding audio tracks
  • Stereo audio
  • Mono audio
  • 5.1 audio
  • Stripping audio from a video file
  • Audio channel mapping
  • Adding more audio tracks to the Timeline
  • Making a Three-Point Edit on the Timeline
  • Setting volume keyframes
  • Improving audio in Premiere Pro
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 10: Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Starting up
  • Creating subclips
  • Using Automate to sequence
  • Making a Three-Point edit
  • Setting an In Point on the Timeline
  • Setting In and Out Points on a clip
  • Making Ripple and Roll Edits
  • Making Slip and Slide Edits
  • Adjusting the clip speed
  • Self study
  • Review

Lesson 11: Outputting Your Video

  • Starting up
  • Output for the Web and Desktop
  • Flash Video & the Flash player
  • Windows Media & the Silverlight player
  • QuickTime video & the QuickTime player
  • HTML5 Video
  • Understanding formats and codecs
  • Understanding temporal and spatial compression
  • Understanding bit rate
  • Understanding frame rate and resolution
  • Understanding aspect ratio and pixel aspect ratio
  • Progressive display vs. interlacing
  • Exporting an H.264 file for mobile devices
  • Creating a custom export preset
  • Exporting with the Adobe Media Encoder
  • Self study
  • Review


  • Appendix A: Premiere Pro Panels
  • Appendix B: Adobe Premiere Pro
    Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Appendix C: Premiere Pro Input and
    Output formats
  • Appendix D: Capturing and Transferring Footage
  • Appendix E: Using Adobe Encore