3 Day introduction to Final Cut Pro

This two-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and interface of FAdobe Premiere Pro CC. Using FCP editing terminology and references as stepping stones, this course translates the students’ existing editing talents to the Adobe Premiere Pro skill set. In this course students will learn Adobe Premiere Pro editing operations: ingest, project set up, Asset management, sequence settings, video and sound editing tools, as well as Premiere Pro’s extensive effects package, real time color correcting and numerous tips and keyboard shortcuts for everything in between.


Final Cut Pro Screen

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video using Adobe Premiere Pro. with existing knolwedge of Final Cut Pro 7. The course is designed for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the full functionality of Adobe Premiere Pro.

This course covers the requirements necessary to become an Adobe ACA.

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course: woking knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7

This 2 day course covers the following areas:

  1. Day One


    • Syncing settings in Premiere CC
    • Formats, codecs and video standards
    • The video editing workflow
    • Understanding projects, sequences and clips.

    The Premiere Interface

    • Using workspaces in Adobe Premiere
    • The Source, Program, Project and Sequence panels
    • Supplementary panels (Effects Controls, Audio, Metadata, Media Browser, Effects and History panels)
    • The Tools Panel and the audio meters

    Importing and organising your footage

    • Importing single and multiple files and folders • Using bins and renaming clips
    • Adding metadata to clips
    • Using the Media Browser

    • Creating subclips
    • The Speech Analysis tool

    Basic Editing Skills

    • Creating a new sequence using your clips settings • Previewing your clips in the Source Panel
    • Playback and marking shortcuts
    • Three point and drag-and-drop editing

    • Understanding an insert and overwrite edit • Viewing a waveform and editing audio
    • Working with different image formats

    Editing in the Timeline

    • Rearranging clips in the timeline
    • Copying and pasting clips
    • Understanding tracks and using track select • Ripple and roll edits
    • Using the razor blade
    • Modifying clip speed
    • Using markers to time your edits

    Questions and answers

    2 Day Two

    Working with audio

    • Setting correct audio levels
    • Mixing audio and using the pen tool • Syncing audio using markers

    Using Effects to refine your project

    • Adding transitions
    • Adding titles, crawls and rolls
    • Fixing exposure, saturation and colour balance • Fixing common audio issues using audio filters • Keying (Blue/Green screen)
    • Understanding rendering and realtime playback

    Capturing and converting footage

    • Capturing from tape based media
    • Ingesting from hard drive and solid state based cameras • Converting files using Adobe Media Encoder

    Motion Control

    • In-depth Motion Controls
    • Using keyframes to animate
    • Controlling multiple clips and nesting

    Exporting your project

    • Importing from and exporting to Avid and Final Cut • Understanding formats and presets
    • Exporting to the web for H264 or Flash based sites • Exporting for PC and MAC playback

    • Creating files ready for DVD • Exporting for broadcast

    Tips and common problems

    • Resetting your preferences file
    • Moving and relinking source files • The auto-save vault

    Questions and answers

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