Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Training

In this 2 day Adobe Premiere Pro training course, students will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing.


  • Learn to comfortably navigate the user interface
  • Learn to do rough cuts, trims and 3-point editing
  • Learn to add transitions
  • Learn to create titles and credits


  1. Touring Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
    1. Introducing Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
    2. Presenting the standard digital video workflow
    3. Enhancing the workflow with high-level features
    4. Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace
    5. Customizing the workspace
  2. Capturing Video Assets
    1. Capturing video
    2. Capturing an entire tape
    3. Using batch capture and scene detection
    4. Tackling manual analog movie capture
    5. Capturing HDV and HD video
  3. Selecting Settings, Adjusting Preferences, and Managing Assets
    1. Selecting project settings by sequence
    2. Three types of settings
    3. Project settings
    4. Importing assets
    5. Taking a closer look at images
    6. Managing media in the bins
    7. Exploring additional bin features
    8. Finding assets with the Media Browser
  4. Importing Tapeless Media
    1. Using a tapeless workflow
    2. Using Media Browser
    3. Importing P2 and XDCAM media
    4. Mixing media formats
  5. Creating Cuts-Only Videos
    1. Using a storyboard to build a rough cut
    2. Editing clips on the Timeline
    3. Moving clips to, from, and within the Timeline
    4. Working with Source Monitor editing tools
    5. Adjusting clips in the Trim panel
    6. Using other editing tools
  6. Adding Video Transitions
    1. Using transitions with restraint
    2. Trying some transitions
    3. Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
    4. Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
    5. Applying transitions to multiple clips at once
    6. Adding audio transitions
  7. Creating Dynamic Titles
    1. Strengthening your project with titles
    2. Changing text parameters
    3. Building text from scratch
    4. Putting text on a path
    5. Creating shapes
    6. Making text roll and crawl
    7. Adding text effects: sheens, strokes, shadows, and fills
  8. Applying Specialized Editing Tools (If Time Allows)
    1. Exploring the timesaving editing tools
    2. Replacing a clip and replacing footage
    3. Using Sync Lock and Lock Track
    4. Editing with In and Out points around a clip
    5. Creating subclips from the Source Monitor
    6. Multicamera editing

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