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Adobe Premiere CS4 Level 1

  • Price £595.00
  • Duration 2 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 is part of Adobe?s CS3 Video Collection for Mac and PC. The powerful editing tools are harnessed in a familiar Adobe style environment and there is now tighter integration through out the Creative Suite. This course is designed for anyone wishing to start editing video with Adobe Premiere Pro.

Whilst there is no certification attached to this course our tutor is a certified Adobe Trainer or has extensive experience in this area.


A basic understanding of Mac OS. No previous video editing knowledge is required


This course will give you an excellent understanding of how to use Adobe Premiere Pro CS4.

Course Content

Introduction - Incorporating the Adobe Creative Suite Production Studio into the workflow ; Customising the workspace ; Placing clips on a sequence ; Arranging and trimming clips ; Editing a Photoshop layered graphic ; Compositing graphics using a nested sequence

Capturing - Capturing video ; Capturing an entire tape ; Using batch capture and scene detection ; Tackling manual analogue movie capture

Settings & Assets - Selecting project settings ; Adjusting user preferences ; Importing assets ; Image and graphics issues ; Managing media in the Project panel ; Working with assets in Adobe Bridge

Timeline - Using a storyboard to build a rough cut ; Editing clips on the Timeline ; Moving clips to ; from and within the Timeline ; Source Monitor editing tools ; Adjusting clips in the Trim panel

Video Transitions & Effects - Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel ; A/B mode to fine-tune a transition ; Sampling some basic video effects ; Manipulating keyframes and effects ; Adding keyframe interpolation and velocity

Titles - Supers ; Changing text parameters ; Putting text on a path ; Creating shapes ; Making text roll and crawl ; Deconstructing effects:

Motion - Applying the Motion effect to clips ; Changing clip size and adding rotation ; Working with keyframe interpolation ; Putting pictures-in-a-picture ; Enhancing motion with shadows and bevelled edges ; Other motion effects: Transform ; Basic D and Camera View

Acquiring & Editing Audio - Voicing professional narrations ; Premiere Pro:A high-quality aural experience ; Adjusting audio volume ; Adding J-cuts and L-cuts ; Sweetening sound with audio effects ; Stereo and surround sound effects ; Working with the Audio Mixer ; Outputting tracks to submixes ; Recording voice-overs ; Creating a surround sound mix

Compositing - Making compositing part of your projects ; Working with the Opacity effect ; Two multiple track video effects: Blend and Texturize ; Alpha channel transparencies, Chroma, color & luminance keying effects ; Using matte keys

Project Management - Project Menu overview ; Using the Project Manager ; Conducting a Clip Notes review ; High definition video and film features

Colour - Colour oriented effects ; Adjusting & Enhancing Colour ; Using nested sequences

Exporting - Export options ; Recording to videotape ; Exporting a single frame ; Creating standard movie ; image sequence and audio files ; Using the Adobe Media Encoder ; Working with edit decision lists ; Exporting to DVD

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