Psychological Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro

Learn how to really think like an editor and up your editing game. Look at the power of editing through the psychological tools in a good editor's toolbox. Software Required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
Course info
Rating
(14)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 31, 2016
Duration
1h 56m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(14)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 31, 2016
Duration
1h 56m
Description

Get a deeper understanding of editing and be ready to tackle more elaborate projects, armed with the insights of an experimental filmmaker. In this course, Psychological Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, you'll examine multiple layers of editing to reveal what psychological tips and tricks can be employed to best tell the story and to make the audience feel what we as the editor want them to feel. First, you'll learn about the ideas of psychological montage and how you can affect your audience's needs. Next, you'll learn how to make your cuts seemingly invisible. Then, you'll learn how to direct your audience to what they need and want to see. Finally, you'll learn how to cut together a short experimental film to bring it all together. By the end of this course, you'll have the tools and reasoning on how to use them to really take your edits to a whole new level as you'll now be thinking more like an editor. Software Required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

About the author
About the author

Joshua Samson is a filmmaker and mentor and earned a B.S. of Film Studies from Missouri State University and an M.F.A. in Film Studies from the University of Utah. He works in all aspects of film, and his work as a director, cinematographer, and editor have screened around the globe.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Joshua Samson, and welcome to my course, Psychological Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro. I'm a professional filmmaker and film mentor who's been making films for over 2 decades and teaching for more than 10 years. Now this course goes beyond button pushing and really delves into the why's of the edit, and how each decision you, as an editor, make affects your audience in very real and tangible ways. This course is really designed to get you to think as an editor and to up your editing game. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the ideas of psychological montage and affecting your audience's needs, how to make your cuts seemingly invisible, how to direct your audience to what they need and want to see, and cutting together a short experimental film to bring it all together. By the end of this course, you'll have the tools and reasoning on how to use them to really take your edits to a whole new level as you will now be thinking like an editor. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Adobe premiere Pro with the Psychological Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro course at Pluralsight.