Getting Started with Adobe Premiere Pro

What You'll Learn

Ready to edit like a pro? Adobe Premiere Pro is a great software for you! This powerful cross-platform application is fully capable for pro-sumer editors all the way up to professional feature film editors, growing with you as your skills improve. Adobe's powerful applications like After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Encore integrate seamlessly into the Premiere Pro workflow.

In three hours you'll get a glimpse at the fundamentals of non-linear editing, while digging into Adobe Premiere's media management, non-linear editing, effects, titles and output. You'll leave with tips and tricks on how to save time and energy in the edit bay, and a few advanced concepts to take your editing to the next level.

This workshop will cover:

  • The Premiere Pro workflow
  • Getting the most out of the project panel
  • Adding assets to your project
  • QUICK non-linear editing techniques and thoughts
  • Understanding Source & Program windows
  • The timeline & tracks
  • Keyboard shortcuts and tricks
  • Basic timeline editing
  • Exporting/encoding a timeline

Presented in Adobe Creative Cloud, but most of what is taught will apply to earlier versions of the program.

Who Should Take This

Users familiar with other Adobe programs or wanting to learn Premiere should be able to get up to speed quickly, but this class is primarily geared towards editors who are familiar with non-linear editing concepts and want to switch to Premiere.

Presented By Michael Scalisi

Michael Scalisi

Mike Scalisi of Pixel Mill Studios is a skilled editor, director and motion graphics artist with over 8 years of professional experience creating everything from corporate videos to broadcast television series to feature length documentaries. In 2009 he worked as an editor and motion graphics artist on the Academy Award winning documentary "The Cove" which was produced right here in Boulder. Mike works daily with Adobe creative apps such as After Effects , Photoshop, and Premiere as well as Apple's Final Cut Studio to create visually stunning videos for local and international clients.

BDA Members


BDA Members: $69.00

Non-Members: $89.00

Available Dates

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Customer Comments

Broad variety of techniques.Tayanna
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Comments For: Getting Started with Adobe Premiere Pro

The course saved me a lot of time trying to figure out the program on my own. It also gave me the vocabulary I will need to learn more.Lisa on 10/5/2017
Great class! Not only does Mike cover the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro but also includes how to tackle the task of arranging and organizing media. It's one thing to know the basics of this program, but it's priceless to understand how a professional editor works to get the job done. I would recommend this class to anyone wanting to dive into the editing world with Premiere Pro. I will be signing up for the advanced class soon! Thanks Mike!!Blair on 4/28/2016
Tremendous class to get you off and running with editing. Pretty cool that after just 3 hours you will be equipped with the knowledge to import footage, edit, and export - a great return on your investment.Matt on 4/3/2015
I learned a lot that will help with videos at work, Sharon did an awesome job keeping it interesting!Chris on 1/21/2015
Lots of detail and a good pace.Connie on 10/9/2014
Better than expected!anonymous on 10/9/2014
Instructor was excellent!Alisha on 9/30/2014
Really creative, interactive, professional!anonymous on 9/30/2014
Great tips. Good practical exercises.Mylene on 9/30/2014
It was very informative and the instructor was great!Jayne on 9/24/2014
The instructor was so great! Engaging, clear, and made sure nobody fell behind in the class.Kendall on 6/3/2014
This was a great way to spend an evening, it offered so much to learn about Premiere!Kathy on 5/21/2014
I wish I had known about this 2 years ago! Lots of content packed into the course!Daniel on 5/21/2014
Learned everything I had hoped to about Adobe Premiere!Marla on 5/21/2014
Broad variety of techniques.Tayanna on 2/14/2013
A lot of details on the art of video editing.Carlos on 2/14/2013
I learned a lot of short cuts and cool effects.Leslie on 10/15/2012
It's nice to have a PERSON introduce a new editing program as opposed to reading a manual because the instructor knows where to begin!Jeane on 7/12/2012


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