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Creative Suite for Production


Maximise your productivity with Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium software, the total post-production solution available for both Mac and Windows. Tighter-than-ever integration between Adobe’s all-new video, audio and design tools.

Learn the basics and much more of After Effects and Premiere Pro all just 6 days.


Anyone who wishes to work in the video field or who currently works in the field. Or an Adobe application user looking to expand their skills, looking to add effects to video projects. Some students may be mainly interested in creating video primarily for the Web, and others for film, but the majority are preparing more for work in broadcast video.

Assumed Knowledge

Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files. Experience in the following areas would be beneficial. Experience working with Flash and/or other video software.


You’ll will be able to use After Effects and Premiere Pro, get familiar with the After Effects interface, create animations, work with layers, apply effects, work with masks and mattes, use colour effectively, export files, comfortably navigate the user interface of Premiere, do rough cuts, trims and 3-point editing, add transitions, create titles and credits, add/edit and sweeten audio, export video for a multiple of output demands.

  • Course content

    After Effects User Interface and Animation
    • What is a project file and what is in it?
    • Tools and Panels how to around in the application
    • Workspaces selecting/saving/setting

    Basic Animation
    • Transform properties of layers
    • Keyframing: making element move
    • Importing Photoshop and Illustrator files

    Intermediate Animation
    • In depth keyframe manipulation and interpolation
    • Graph Editor
    • Motion Sketch/Smoother
    • Auto-Orient/Motion Blur
    • Roving Keyframes
    • Anchor Point/Pan Behind Tool
    • Panning a large graphic: technique
    • Hold Keyframes

    Layer Control
    • Trim-move-stack-split (keyboard shortcuts)
    • Quality
    • Slip Tool
    • Sequence Layers
    • Solo Switches
    • Looping Footage
    • Image Sequences
    • Frame Rate vs. Time Stretch
    • Blending Modes
    • Effects and Solids with Blending Modes
    • Effects and Presets Panel: animation presets
    • Adjustment layers

    • Masks
    • Shape
    • feather
    • expansion
    • Masking with the Pen Tool: Bezier curves
    • Mask Shape Interpolation
    • Mask modes
    • Mattes and Stencils
    • Mask shapes

    Type and Titles
    • Simple Rules of Titling
    • Basic Text
    • Text Animators/Range Selectors
    • Randomizing
    • Applying and Saving Text Animation presets
    • Per character animators in

    • Precomps
    • Editing precomps
    • Locking panels

    Render Order
    • How After Effects put it all together

    Exporting Files
    • Render Queue
    • Export As
    • Same Frame As
    • Pre-render

    The Workspace in Premiere Pro
    • Workspaces
    • Working with the Project window
    • Importing clips and image files
    • Working with the Monitor window
    • Working with the Timeline window
    • Navigating to a specific frame in the Timeline and Program View
    • Using labels
    • Using palettes

    Sequencing and Basic Real-Time Editing
    • The Real-Time editing experience
    • Adding clips to the Timeline
    • Developing a sequence and using Automate to Sequence
    • Using the Automate to Sequence command
    • Multiple sequencing
    • Viewing the rough cut
    • Refining the rough cut
    • Pre-trimming clips using the Source view
    • Fine-tuning in the Timeline
    • Exporting the Timeline as a movie

    • About transitions
    • The Effects palette
    • Inserting a transition
    • Previewing the transition
    • Pre-trimming a clip and adding a transition
    • Adding a transition using the Effects palette
    • Changing the attributes of transitions
    • Adding multiple transitions at one time
    • Transitions used as special effects

    Fundamentals of Multipoint Editing
    • Understanding three-point and four-point editing
    • Making a three-point edit
    • Linking and unlinking clips
    • Handling unsynchronized linked clips
    • Closing a gap with the Ripple Delete command

    Integrating Adobe After Effects
    • Photoshop and Illustrator with Premiere Pro
    • Using effects from other Adobe programs
    • After Effects and Photoshop ‘inside’ Premiere Pro

    Titles and Credits
    • Creating a simple title
    • Using the ellipse tool
    • Mapping a textured fill
    • Rolling titles and crawling titles
    • Using titles in a Premiere Pro project
    • Adding titles to the Timeline
    • Using other programs to create titles

    • Getting to know the Audio workspace
    • Automating the mixing process
    • Creating and adjusting audio effects
    • Using markers to synchronise clips
    • Finishing the movie with audio effects and music
    • Multiple audio effects in a clip
    • Working with 5.1 audio files
    • Exporting the movie as a 5.1 audio file

Duration: 6 days
Level: Introduction
Price: £997.00

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