Premiere CC 2018 (Designed for the new LITA Exam!-)

Pro Level Video At Home!

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This workshop is a must for anyone that teachers or uses Adobe Premiere Pro. You will learn how to maximize your efficiency with the application and take your video editing skills and techniques to the next level. You will be presented with a series of lessons complete with video tutorials, project files and examples. These lessons are specifically designed to help prepare you and your students for the Adobe Certified Associate Exam (ACA).

Teacher Tools and Tips:

Please take the time to review each of these tutorial before you begin this course.

Extensions: Are you looking to challenge yourself? If you get ahead of your classmates try learning more about the following applications.

Joe Dockery

Joe Dockery

Video Specialist

Joe Dockery teaches digital arts courses at Mount Si High School in the Snoqualmie Valley School District, Washington. He weaves real world projects through partnerships with local businesses and community organizations to ensure his students receive authentic learning experiences.

Download/Unzip sample files and a note about distribution **** Some of the sample files are new!

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1- Source Monitor Workflow

Project 1 – Community Promo

In this project you will learn the basic workflow for editing video in Premiere Pro. The key to this type of editing is trimming your clips in the source monitor and then placing them on the timeline. We will be creating a simple video montage that is synced to music and a voice over. Sample Files: project1-comPromo | Featuring all new video tutorials that match the new exam objectives and Premiere Pro 2018!

Snoqualmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls

Practice

Practice Project: Now that you have the basics try shooting your own promotional video for your community. Keep it short (15 second). Here is a great source for Creative Commons music for your project.

Recording a Voiceover in Premiere Pro

Study

Take the time to study the panels to prepare for the exam.

Quiz 1

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2- Moutain Bike Interview

Project 2 – Mountain Bike Interview

In this project you will learn the basic workflow for editing an interview with Premiere Pro. The key to this type of editing is to place the interview on the timeline and then lifting or extracting the unwanted video. We will be create a short video with the interview at its core and broll over the top to hide jumpcuts and add interest. Sample Files: project3-mtBike

Practice

Practice Project: Use your new editing skills to create a 1-3 minute video about your favorite hobby, club or sport at school, or an interesting person you know. Make sure to record a solid interview that will be the core of your project and then get lots of interesting Broll shots to cover up your jump cuts and make the video more entertaining.

Study

Take the time to study the panels to prepare for the exam.

Quiz 2

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3 - Dirtfish Commercial

Project 3 – DirtFish Commercial

In this project you will learn the basic workflow for editing an interview with Premiere Pro. The key to this type of editing is to place the interview on the timeline and then lifting or extracting the unwanted video. We will be create a short video with the interview at its core and broll over the top to hide jumpcuts and add interest. Sample Files: project3-mtBike

Practice

Practice Project: Use your new editing skills to create a 1-3 minute video about your favorite hobby, club or sport at school, or an interesting person you know. Make sure to record a solid interview that will be the core of your project and then get lots of interesting Broll shots to cover up your jump cuts and make the video more entertaining.

Study

Take the time to study the panels to prepare for the exam.

Quiz 3

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4 - Slideshow

Project 4 – Slideshow

In this project you will learn how to sort clips in project bins and then automate them to the timeline in Premiere Pro. You will also learn to do some simple keyframing with the Effect Controls. We will be creating a simple photo montage that is synced to music.
*New photographs and all new lessons!

Sample Files: project4-slideshow
Extreme Close Up of eyes

Bonus: Check out this great five minute video by Ken Burns on Story:

Practice

  • Practice Project Option 1: Scan some old family photos and make a music video for your grand parents. 
  • Practice Project Option 2: Collect a bunch of photographs for a local sports team and make an end of the season slideshow.

Quiz 4

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5 - Working in the Industry

PROJECT 5- Working in the Industry

In this project you will learn about all the core concepts and procedures that filmmakers go through to plan and produce a film. These concepts and terms will be covered on the exam so take the time to listen and take some notes. Use the study guides at the bottom to make sure you have a solid understanding before taking the exam.

Pre Production Notes Assignment | No Sample Files

Study

Quiz 5