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After completing this path learners will have a solid understanding of how to set up and complete a project in Adobe Story CC, Prelude CC, Premiere Pro CC, Audition CC, After Effects CC, Speedgrade CC, & Adobe Media Encoder. This path will show you how to edit, color-correct, and animate inside the various applications. You’ll also learn when to perform color correction in a dedicated application like speedgrade and when it’s ok to leave that work in the main application like After Effects or Premiere Pro. You’ll learn how to add titles to footage and how to work with audio. Finally, you’ll learn how each application renders or exports, and how to use dedicated rendering software like Adobe Media Encoder.Get Started
Video Editing, Motion Graphics, Audio Editing, Editor, Producer, Director, Compositor
Experience with video and audio software is helpful, but not required.
This section offers the most amount of courses, so learners can grasp everything Adobe has to offer in the Video Production space. You’ll learn the fundamentals of Adobe Story, Prelude, Premiere Pro, Audition, After Effects, Speedgrade, and Adobe Media Encoder.
Story CC Plus Fundamentals is an introduction to the application which helps with production planning and screenwriting. The course covers how to set up a new project, understanding the functions available within the interface, and how to share and export your work. Along the way, you'll review best practices when it comes to using Story for your projects and productions. Software required: Adobe Story CC.
Nothing tells a story better than a well crafted digital video. In this course, Fundamentals of Video Production in Adobe Prelude and Premiere Pro, you will learn how to create a compelling and effective video production while simultaneously avoiding many of the common traps most newbie video editors fall into. First, you will learn how to properly import video content like a professional by starting in Adobe Prelude; one of the most under-used softwares in the Creative Cloud platform. Next, you will leverage the power of Prelude's Logging feature to add sub-clips and comments throughout your video footage and build a rough cut using logged metadata. Finally, you will learn how to take a rough cut from Prelude into Adobe Premiere Pro. From there, you will further edit this composition using advanced video cutting techniques that well trained editors know how to implement. When you are finished with this video production course, you'll not only know how to build incredibly effective video content from the start, but also how to work in collaboration with fellow editors using the Adobe Creative Cloud platform for visual storytelling. Software required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 or later, Adobe Prelude 2015 or later.
Adobe Premiere Pro CC Fundamentals is a course designed to get you up to speed with Premiere's major editing features so you can start cutting your own projects. In this course, we'll review how to create new projects, import media, and build sequences. Along the way, you'll learn about key editing techniques like 3-point editing, performing insert edits, and slip edits. We'll wrap up the course by looking at transitions, titles, and output.
Whether you're on a marketing team, in a production studio, wanting to learn the basics of audio, or just want to be able to edit your own personal projects, Adobe Audition is a powerful tool that is incredibly scalable to your needs. In this course, Audition CC Fundamentals, you'll learn about the interface, tools, and techniques required to get high quality audio out of this awesome tool. First, you'll learn about setting up a project and getting your files imported. Next, you'll learn about basic mixing, editing, and effects, including reverb, compression, equalization spectral analysis, and noise reduction. Finally, you'll explore setting up custom workspaces, session templates, and how to export your project. By the end this course, you'll know everything you need to get up and running in audition and start producing your own high quality mixing techniques. Required Software: Adobe Audition CC.
If you want to create exceptional visual effects, extraordinary motion graphics, and exciting animated text then you will want to watch this course. In this course, After Effects CC Fundamental, you'll learn how to create exceptional visual effects and extraordinary motion graphics. First, you'll cover the workflow in After Effects. Next, you'll discover how to animate objects and apply visual effects. Finally, you'll learn how to create shapes and how to work in a 3D space. By the end of this course, you'll have learned the fundamentals of After Effects CC. Software required: Adobe After Effects CC.
Learn about professional-level color correction and grading tools to make high-quality projects with an extra edge. In this course, SpeedGrade CC Fundamentals, you'll go through the skills needed to use the powerful color correction application. First, you'll start off with learning the SpeedGrade interface and also learning about the key elements of its workspace. Next, you'll learn how to manipulate and manage clips inside SpeedGrade. Then, you'll learn about the basics when it comes to color-correcting and also how to include layers into your color-correcting process. Finally, you'll use SpeedGrade to finalize and export your work. By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding on how to use SpeedGrade for your color-correcting and grading tools. Software required: SpeedGrade CC.
Adobe Media Encoder CC is a powerful tool for optimizing your videos to be played back across browsers and devices. In this course, you will learn all about the interface of Adobe Media Encoder. You'll also learn about many different encoding and effects presets, and how you can set up preset groups for frequently used encode settings. Lastly, you'll learn how Adobe Media Encoder interacts directly with video projects from other Adobe Creative Cloud applications. Software required: Adobe Media Encoder CC.
This section builds on the fundamentals and offers a more in-depth look at Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition.
In this course, Premiere Pro CC Building on the Fundamentals, Chad Troftgruben will introduce you to various editing techniques and working with effects. Additionally you'll review how to work with audio and color correct your footage. This course also introduces more advanced options like creating a multi-cam project as well as best practices for exporting your footage. Software required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
After Effects CC Building on the Fundamentals is the second part of our fundamentals training series. In this course, you will learn how to take your After Effects skills to the next level by understanding animation techniques and 3D options available inside of the program. Software required: After Effects CC.
This course builds on the knowledge gained from a previous course, Audition CC Fundamentals. In this course, you'll learn how to work with multi-tracks and learn essential techniques for getting the most out of your audio products. Towards the end of this course, you'll learn to export and share your work created in Audition. Software required: Adobe Audition CC.
The people at Adobe have been cooking up some incredible things for those who use After Effects and Premiere Pro together, particularly in the feature Live Text. In this course, Using Live Text with After Effects and Premiere Pro, you'll learn how to create templates in After Effects with text that can be edited in Premiere, allowing you to create motion graphics that are far more flexible than ever before. First, you'll learn to set up your text in After Effects, including animating the type and using the graph editor. Next, you'll discover how to then bring your text into Premiere Pro and edit it. Finally, you'll even go a step beyond that to plan for multiple lines of text and multiple font treatments. By solving some of these real world problems in the course together, you'll be better prepared for when it comes time for you to create your own template. Software required: After Effects CC 2015, Premiere Pro CC 2015.
In this final section, learners will dive into Advanced color-correction using Adobe’s dynamic link between Premiere Pro and Speedgrade.
Have you ever wondered how to inject more emotion into your video productions as an editor? If so, Advanced Color Grading in Adobe SpeedGrade CC and Premiere Pro CC is the perfect course for you. In this advanced course you will go beyond the fundamentals of video editing by learning how to isolate color into primary and secondary layers for pixel-perfect tone correction. This will allow you to create powerfully effective imagery that cannot be done inside of Premiere Pro alone. First, you will learn how to properly analyze, monitor, and easily manipulate color inside of your Premiere Pro video edits to successfully produce broadcast friendly content that can be aired on television. Next, you will leverage the power of LUT (look up table) files inside of Premiere Pro CC (2015) and carry that information over to Adobe SpeedGrade by using the power of Adobe's Direct Link inside of the Creative Cloud platform. This will allow you to perform complex color corrections in seconds. Finally, you will understand how to process R3D (REDCAM) and RAW video footage inside of SpeedGrade by using EDL files, IRCP files, and Direct Link from Premiere Pro for optimal pixel perfect color flexibility. When you're finished with this color correction and grading course, you'll not only know how to create the popular "Pleasantville effect" with objects in your video content, but also how to manipulate the color of moving objects by performing auto-tracking with masks around your subjects. Software required: Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 or later, Adobe SpeedGrade CC 2015 or later.