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Video Editing 101 Course

Video Editing 101 Course

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Video Editing 101 Course

2 Sessions -
6 Hours of Interactive Training

Video Editing 101 is an introductory course in digital video production. This course will walk you through all of the steps to editing and distributing a high quality, professional looking digital video. Ryan will teach you how to use Adobe's industry leading tools like Adobe OnLocation, Premiere Pro CS5 and Adobe Media Encoder to edit, produce, and distribute your projects.

  • In-depth training on Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and its vast array of video editing tools
  • Understand file management and how OnLocation fits into a well-managed post-production workflow
  • Tips for creating a professional slideshow, interview, and action sequence

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: 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 2

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