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Premiere Pro CS5 Course

Premiere Pro CS5 Course

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Premiere Pro CS5 Course

4 Sessions -
11 Hours of Interactive Training

LearnKey's Premiere Pro CS5 course is designed to teach individuals everything there is to know about video production, video editing, and how to use Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 to create video communication masterpieces. This course is mapped to Adobe's most recent ACA (Adobe Certified Associate) exam, and upon the completion of this course, you will be prepared to take the Visual Communication using Premiere Pro CS5 ACA test with confidence. Ryan walks you step-by-step through the entire video life cycle beginning with pre-production and planning, and ending with editing it all together in Premiere Pro CS5. If you want to take your videographer skills to the next level and become a video professional, this is the course for you.

Benefits
  • Learn and understand the three phases of video production; Pre-production / Planning, Production, Editing / Post-Production
  • Work in Adobe Story / OnLocation to plan, storyboard, and create your vision
  • Learn industry standard techniques for; Lighting, Camera Operation, and Microphone placement
  • Master the Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Interface
  • Compress and deliver your video masterpieces using the latest techniques in DVD and Online media formats
  • CS6 Version Available June 2013

About The Author
Ryan James absolutely loves his job teaching students about digital media, and it shows. He brings a wealth of knowledge from his time in industry, his own media company, and over 8 years in the classroom. To him nothing is as rewarding as seeing students engaged and motivated while learning a job worthy skill. He has won numerous awards and has taught at countless conferences and workshops.

Session 1

Section A: Preproduction: Concept

  • Understanding Copyright
  • Fair Use Doctrine
  • Derivative Works
  • Personal Protection and Image Release
  • Project Purpose
  • Project Concept
  • Demographics
  • Production Plan and Project Scope
  • Project Deadlines
  • Project Deliverables
  • Project Needs
  • General Production Process

Section B: Preproduction: Script Writing

  • Introduction to Adobe Story
  • Treatment and Premise
  • Story, Plot, and Conflict
  • Three Act Structure
  • Character Development
  • Writing Tips
  • Formatting
  • Script Example

Section C: Preproduction: Storyboarding

  • Scene Structure
  • Storyboard Example
  • Shot Types
  • Shoot to Edit
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Head Room
  • Nose Room
  • Lead Room

Section D: Preproduction: Shot List and Schedule

  • Shooting Script Defined
  • Shot List Defined
  • Production Log
  • Budget and Scheduling

Section E: Production Equipment: Cameras

  • Chassis
  • Sensor
  • Lens
  • Focal Length
  • Prime vs. Fixed Lens
  • Lens Filters
  • Viewfinder
  • Other Camera Parts
  • Camera vs. Camcorder
  • Prosumer Camcorder
  • Professional Camcorder
  • Camera Support

Section F: Production Equipment: Lighting

  • Hard vs. Soft Lighting
  • Lighting Accessories

Section G: Production Equipment: Microphones

  • Types of Microphones
  • Transducer
  • Pickup Pattern

Session 2

Section A: Production Equipment: Cabling

  • Video Cable Types
  • RCA/S-Video
  • Coaxial
  • Video Cables
  • Audio Cables

Section B: Production: Camera Operation

  • Exposure
  • Measuring Exposure
  • Shutter Speed
  • F-Stop vs. Shutter Speed
  • Focus
  • Depth of Field: Distance
  • Depth of Field: Focal Length
  • Depth of Field: Exposure
  • Depth of Field Chart
  • Setting Focus
  • White Balance

Section C: Production: Camera Movement

  • Pan
  • Tilt
  • Dolly
  • Truck
  • Pedestal
  • Arc
  • Zoom
  • Psychological Impact
  • Movement Review

Section D: Production: Shooting Fundamentals

  • Continuity
  • Screen Direction
  • Jump Cuts
  • A-Roll and B-Roll
  • Cuts-Only Editing

Section E: Production: Lighting Principles

  • Fall-Off
  • Hard vs. Soft Lighting
  • Triangle Lighting
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Chroma Key Lighting

Section F: Production: Audio

  • Audio Basics
  • Natural Sound
  • Ambient Sound
  • Silence
  • Monitoring Sounds
  • Aesthetics of Sound

Section G: Production Crew

  • Overview
  • Job Roles: News
  • Job Roles: Movie
  • Director of Photography
  • Script Supervisor
  • Additional Jobs

Session 3

Section A: Post-Production: Getting Started

  • Premiere Pro Welcome Page
  • Setting Up a Project
  • Scratch Disks
  • Codec
  • The Premiere Pro Interface
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • The Project Panel
  • Panels I
  • Panels II
  • Panels III
  • Panel Menu Options

Section B: Post-Production: File Management

  • Importing Media
  • Capture Settings
  • Tape Capture/Playback Controls
  • Logging Settings
  • Batch Capturing
  • Capture using Scene Detect
  • Capture Live using Premiere
  • Adobe OnLocation
  • Importing OL Media

Section C: Post-Production: Creating a Rough Cut

  • Trimming via Source Panel
  • Additional SP Controls
  • Media on the Timeline
  • Overlay/Insert
  • Rough Cut
  • Manipulation of Clips
  • Audio/Video Only
  • Track Controls
  • Tools I
  • Work Bar/Markers
  • Lift/Extract
  • Nesting Sequences
  • Advanced Editing
  • Non-Destructive Editing
  • Tools II
  • Tools III
  • Trim Monitor

Section D: Post-Production: Titles, Transitions

  • Creating a Title
  • Using the Titler
  • Title Properties
  • Styles/Actions
  • Roll/Crawl
  • Working with Transitions
  • Transitions with FX Controls

Section E: Post-Production: Effects

  • Working with Effects
  • Keyframe Animation
  • Temporal/Spatial Interpolation
  • Linear/Bezier Interpolation
  • Opacity
  • Blend Modes
  • Pic-in-Pic/Bevel/Drop Shadow
  • 3D Effects
  • Clip Speed/Duration
  • Effects on Multiple Sequences

Session 4

Section A: Post-Production: Audio Editing

  • Music/Mood
  • J and L Cuts
  • Foley Sounds
  • Adjusting Audio Levels
  • Background Track
  • Gain/Power
  • Unnecessary Audio
  • Audio Mixer
  • Audio Channels/Sample Rate
  • Mixing Tracks with Transitions

Section B: Post-Production: Finalizing the Project

  • Exporting
  • Export Settings/Format Options
  • Batch Exporting
  • Point/Paragraph Text
  • Color Bars/Tone
  • Universal Counting Leader
  • Credits
  • Metadata
  • Export Frame
  • Export As Sequence

Section C: Lab 1: Creating a Slideshow

  • Importing Files
  • Organizing Images
  • Automate to Sequence
  • Copy and Paste
  • Music and Narration
  • Motion and Keyframes
  • Save Preset
  • Title
  • Exporting Final Video
  • Slideshow Test

Section D: Lab 2: Creating an Interview

  • Planning
  • Shooting the Interview
  • Importing /Cutting the A-Roll
  • B-Roll
  • Adding Graphics/PSDs

Section E: Lab 3: Creating an Action Sequence

  • Writing the Script
  • Storyboarding
  • Creating a Shot List
  • Import, Link, and Pre-cut
  • Import OL Project into Premiere
  • The Rough Cut
  • Editing
  • Color Correction
  • Audio/Video Rendering
  • Audio/Background Music
  • Copying Item Attributes
  • Nesting from Multiple Editors
  • Photoshop Files
  • Export Files