Course Summary

Learn How to Edit With Adobe Premiere Pro

This course covers everything needed to get started with Adobe Premiere Pro. Topics include importing material, editing, trimming, adding titles, transitions and effects, mixing audio, managing projects and media, outputting digital media files for distribution to multiple platforms. With a ‘hands on’ approach, participants will work with several styles of footage.

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Adobe Premiere Pro Course Content

  • Exploring the Interface
  • Importing media assets
  • Understanding video formats
  • Organising footage with bins(folders)
  • Displaying windows and customising workspaces
  • Viewing and editing source clips into a Timeline
  • Navigating and editing in a Timeline
  • Using Tools
  • Shortcut Keyboard Commands
  • Applying Effects and Transitions
  • Modifying clip speed
  • Adding Titles
  • Audio editing and mixing
  • Basic Colour Correction
  • Introduction to motion and keyframing
  • Exporting media to different formats
  • Adobe Media Encoder

Course Outcomes

You will work with drama, documentary and TV Commercial footage to create 3 x edited projects. Skills attained include creating titles, transitions and a simple layered composition. You’ll acquire the ability to mix and edit audio, apply titles and effects, including an introduction to basic colour correction. Export a video file for web distribution.

Who is this course for?

This course is targeted at those who are looking to develop skills in video and audio editing for personal or professional projects.

This course is run using iMac computers.

Basic computer skills are essential. Apple Mac experience an advantage, but not essential.

What do I need in order to attend this course online?

All students will need a copy of Adobe Premiere Pro installed on their computers – the free trial version is also sufficient.

Online requirements:

As this online course is delivered via Zoom, you will need a webcam, microphone and a reasonably good internet connection.

Delivered by:

Shaun Smith has worked in the film industry since the mid 1980s in various crew, producing and post production roles in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. He’s worked as an editor and assistant editor for the past 20 years on a wide range of projects with subjects and clients ranging from HBO to Chopper Read. Feature films include The Eye of the Storm, Kath and Kimderella plus TV drama series, Wentworth and the ABC Documentary, Sidney Nolan.

If you’d like to learn more about Shaun check out an example of his work here. Also check out Shaun’s IMDb profile


Course Sessions

Thursday, 4th February - 4 classes

Session ID HDAV3701C
4 Feb - 25 Feb 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$365 / $347 (conc)
Shaun Smith

Tuesday, 23rd March - 4 classes

Session ID HDAV3702C
23 Mar - 13 Apr 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$365 / $347 (conc)
Shaun Smith
Last updated: January 19, 2021 04:43pm