Premiere Pro CC 360° Video

Learn how to edit 360° virtual reality video content like a pro inside of Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017. Leverage the power of immersive 360 degree visual storytelling like never before, and also offer your clients a unique form of video marketing. Software required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 11, 2017
Duration
1h 44m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 11, 2017
Duration
1h 44m
Description

360 degree VR video is the most immersive and powerful form of content creation that is just now being realized by the general public. This new paradigm of video is a great chance for you to leverage immersive visual storytelling like never before. In this course, Premiere Pro CC 360° Video, you'll learn exactly how to work with 360 degree footage inside of Adobe Premiere Pro CC with the help of a third party plug-in called Skybox 360/VR. First, you'll develop an understanding of the power of 360 degree video in modern marketing. Next, you'll be guided through a step-by-step framework for pre-processing, importing, editing, and exporting unforgettable 360 degree video content for your audience and clients. Finally, you'll engage with 360 degree video inside of Premiere using native tools, as well as the Skybox 360/VR plugin tools. By the end of this course, you'll be able to create fully immersive 360 degree video content. Software required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017.

About the author
About the author

Acosta is best known as a digital media consultant and mentor for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies. He is also co-founder and product manager of Woowave DreamSync, a software designed to synchronize audio and video without the need for timecode.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name's Jon Acosta, and welcome to my course, Premiere Pro CC 360 Degree Video. I'm the executive producer over at Pixelynx Labs. If you're familiar with the term Google Cardboard or ever heard of VR headsets, then you probably know there's a revolution happening within video marketing. It's called 360 video, and as a fellow editor, this new form of visual storytelling creates an enormous opportunity for you to produce groundbreaking video experiences that your audience and clients have never seen before. This course will teach you how to edit 360 video content inside of Premiere Pro CC so you can create immersive videos for yourself and your clients. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include understanding the power of 360 degree video in modern marketing, how to import and evaluate VR ready content in Premiere Pro CC for optimal 360 editing, how to add 2D elements and text into a 360 degree environment, post-processing tips and tricks using SkyBox 360/VR Tools inside of Premiere Pro, and how to export your final video for VR headset viewing and online sharing. We'll be simulating a real-world project inside of Premiere Pro with a series of video clips, each with an editing challenge that can be difficult to fix for non-experienced 360 editors. I'll make sure you understand these issues and how to fix them fast using advanced tools inside of Adobe Premiere Pro CC. By the end of this course, you'll have the ability to create fully immersive 360 degree video content that can be uploaded to platforms like YouTube, Facebook, or Vimeo and played back on any virtual reality headset or panoramic video player. Before beginning this course, you should have access to Adobe Premiere Pro 2017 or later and a copy of the Skybox 360/VR Tool plugin. Intermediate to advanced experience with Premier Pro is also recommended. I hope you'll join me on this journey to creating 360 degree video inside of Premiere Pro CC right here at Pluralsight.

Working with Titles, Transitions, and Custom Edits Using Skybox 360 for Ad
Adding post-processes on 360 footage, like transitions, logos, titles, and even fixing video challenges like image warping, should all be done in a 3D space environment. Unfortunately, Premiere treats your footage and all of its components in a 2D environment. Now, that's not fully true because recently Adobe did add the VR plugin that allows us to stretch our footage in case there's any sort of resolution discrepancies. But beyond that one single effect, there's still a lot of room for error, and there's very limited amount of things that you can do to fix 360 issues inside of Premiere natively. Thankfully a third-party company called Mettle has created a solution specifically for 360 video processing inside of Premiere, and it does this in a truly unique 3D environment all without ever having to leave Premiere Pro. This is cool because beforehand you would've had to go into After Effects to do the same sorts of things, such as adding 3D logos, titles, and those image warping issues that we saw earlier. SkyBox 360/VR Tools is a set of plugins that are built specifically for Adobe editors using Premiere Pro, and they also have a version for After Effects. Now, SkyBox 360/VR Tools is not native to Premiere Pro. It's a third-party plugin toolset. So you'll need to visit their website and download a copy of these tools so you can install them into your version of Premiere Pro and follow along with our demo. This series of plugins allows us to fix the X, Y, and Z axes of our footage with just a couple clicks, and it's going to significantly decrease the amount of time we have to spend fixing some of the challenges that we see in our video footage. I'll show you what I mean as we dive into this module by adding digital elements in a 3D environment right onto our 360 footage.