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Ep. 1: Introducing Adobe Premiere

Andrea Allen
June 17, 2014 by Andrea Allen PRO

Edit your films like a pro when you harness the power of Adobe Premiere. In this Vimeo Video School series, we’ll walk you through Premiere’s hefty video-editing toolset, from basic functions to advanced settings.

We’ll cover:
*Customizing your interface
*Importing your media
*Importing folders of video files
*Navigating the project panel
*Using the source/program monitor
*Timeline shortcuts
*Editing the timeline
*Reviewing clips
*Making edits
*Trimming clips
*Creating a sequence
*Adjusting your preferences
*Locating content with the media browser
*Adding and editing text
*Exporting and uploading to Vimeo

Up next : Ep. 2: Customizing Your Interface

  1. Video editing basics for those looking to harness the power of Adobe Premiere.
    10:30
  2. 2.
    Find the tools you need most and put them front and center.
    11:49
  3. 3.
    Import clips and image sequences using the Media Browser.
    10:14
  4. 4.
    Create and import bins (folders) of video files.
    05:21
  5. 5.
    Organize your project panel with labels and metadata.
    05:13
  6. 6.
    Switch between playback resolutions, audio formats, and more.
    13:51
  7. 7.
    Learn keyboard shortcuts for zooming in and out, nudging clips, and detecting duplicates.
    09:14
  8. 8.
    Delve into Premiere’s powerful and robust set of timeline tools.
    14:47
  9. 9.
    Open multiple clips, master playback controls, and show media handles.
    13:26
  10. 10.
    Insert and overwrite using buttons and master snapping within the timeline.
    10:23
  11. 11.
    Uncover quick tricks for tweaking and trimming your edits.
    03:25
  12. 12.
    Adjust frame rate, aspect ratio, audio, video codec, custom presets, and more.
    08:38
  13. 13.
    Dig into preferences with sync settings, label colors, memory allocation, and more.
    07:05
  14. 14.
    Learn to use the media browser interface, work with proxies, and locate original files.
    03:13
  15. 15.
    Balance tracks with the clip mixer, edit a track to your timeline, and lock/sync tracks.
    14:39
  16. 16.
    Adjust text and fonts, add drop shadow, and create new titles from existing text.
    09:16
  17. 17.
    Match source settings, add a watermark, and upload to Vimeo with recommended compression settings.
    11:06

37 Comments

Alistair Loveless

Interesting.
I see where you're going with this stuff.
Pretty cool.

willian serafim

Hi...
How can I take the advanced one from ADOBE PREMIERE CS6?
TKS

XOPIXO

This is very helpful. Thank you!

Graham Williams

I'm just getting started with Premiere Pro so this is great, thank you.

Tito Apaza

Por favor.... esta el curso en español???

DAYO

IT PERFECT, IT THERE ANY ADVANCE ADOBE CUS IN TIRED OF USING CS6 I WANT ADVANCE ONE

Daniel Paul Courvoisier Plus

watched this video now and still looks complicated to me. Have used now for about 2 year Windows Movie Maker. Where is the link to download and install this Adobe Premiere ?

Michael Legge

You get a 30 day free trial, then it's a low monthly cost while you use it, which is as much as anyone could ask. I love it.

Rafael Gonzalez

QUE LASTIMA TANTA GENTE MOTIVADA QUE NOHABLA INGLES

Rafael Gonzalez

POR FAVOR HAGAN EL ESFUERZO DE EDITAR EN ESPAÑOL Y VERAN COMO SE INCREMENTAN LOS USUARIOS VERTIGINOSAMENTE

Mark Bellusci PRO

This is great. I'm a Vegas Pro user but also want to learn Premiere Pro. This is so helpful and clear. Thanks.

MARKiTYOU

Great overview. Thank you.

Kamil PINARCI

Thank you! Nice to share your knowledge with anybody interested.

Andrew Higgins

Here I go back into video editing after a few years away, so this video school for Premiere Pro is just great for me, relearning from step one. Thanks Vimeo!

Daniel Livarona

señores estoy entusiasmado de aprender todo , pero soy neurociencia y neurocirujano y debo trabajar perdonenme

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