ADOBE VIDEO BOOTCAMP

Master Adobe’s video tools in just 4 days with the

Adobe Video Bootcamp

When it comes to creating high quality video content, Premiere Pro and After Effects are a pretty tough combination to beat, allowing you to make a wide range of edits and apply a vast array of effects.

If you are working with video footage, creating sequences, taking clips, applying transitions and creating titles, Adobe Premiere Pro is the leading solution. Premiere Pro gives you all the tools you need to make this process as smooth and efficient as possible.

After Effects on the other hand, has you covered as far as concerns motion graphics animation, using extensive keyframing, applying easing techniques and lots more.

These tools combined give you a powerful solution for creating professional looking video, whether for social media, your website or some other means of consumption

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The Premiere Pro stage of the Bootcamp covers all the basic skills needed to edit and work with video files whether for the web, dvd or other output.

Premiere Pro Stage - Course Topics

Introduction

  • Formats, Codecs and video standards
  • Planning, storyboarding, scripts and more
  • The video editing workflow
  • Non-Linear Editing
  • Understanding projects, sequences and clips.

The Premiere Interface

  • Using workspaces in Adobe Premiere
  • The Source, Program, Project and Sequence panels
  • Supplementary panels (Effects Controls, Audio, Metadata, Media and more)
  • Scratch disks, ingest settings and more

Importing and organising your footage

  • Importing single and multiple files and folders
  • Using bins and renaming clips
  • Adding metadata to clips
  • Using the Media Browser

Basic Editing Skills

  • Setting In and Out Points
  • Previewing your clips in the Source Panel
  • Creating a new sequence from your clip
  • Three point and drag-and-drop editing
  • Understanding an insert and overwrite edit
  • Working with different image formats

Editing in the Timeline

  • Rearranging clips in the timeline
  • Copying and pasting clips
  • Understanding tracks and using track select
  • Ripple and roll edits
  • Slip and slide tools
  • Using the razor tool
  • Using rate stretch
  • Lift and extract tools
  • Speed / duration settings
  • Extract and use a still

Working with audio

  • Essential sound panel
  • Assigning audio type
  • Enabling ducking
  • Applying audio effects
  • Audio transitions
  • Edit clip in Audition

Working with Video Effects

  • Adding transitions
  • Setting default transitions
  • Set transition duration
  • Adjust opacity, position, scale and rotation

Further Effects

  • Colour correction with Lumetri colour effects
  • Blur and sharpen
  • Basic 3D effects
  • Lighting effects
  • Lens flares and lightning
  • Understanding rendering and realtime playback

Keyframing and Masking

  • Enabling keyframes
  • Adding Keyframes
  • Adjusting keyframes
  • Removing keyframes
  • Applying a mask
  • Adjusting a mask
  • Keyframing your mask

Adding Titles

  • Essential graphics panel
  • Editing titles
  • Adjusting speed

Closed captions

  • Editing captions
  • Enabling captions
  • Captions standards

Exporting your project

  • Understanding formats and presets
  • Exporting to the web for H264
  • Output Sequence, Work area, or In Out Points
  • Project manager

Tips and common problems

  • Resetting your preferences file
  • Moving and relinking source files
  • The auto-save vault

The After Effects stage of the Bootcamp covers all the basic skills needed in the post production of professional quality video content.

After Effects Stage - Course Topics

Preparing your project

  • Terminology - Resolution, Frames per second and more
  • Storyboarding
  • What assets are needed
  • What other skills are needed

After Effects user interface and animation

  • What is a project file and what is in it?
  • Workspaces
  • Tools and Panels
  • Importing Media into a Project
  • Creating a Composition

The Text Tool

  • Using the text tool
  • Formatting text
  • Editing text
  • Paragraph and Character panels
  • Create shapes from text

Creating shapes

  • Rectangle, Elipse, Polygon, Star
  • The pen tool
  • Editing shapes

The Timeline

  • Overview of the timeline
  • Switches and modes
  • Shy layers
  • Soloing
  • Reordering
  • Labels and Markers

Transform Options

  • Opacity
  • Rotation
  • Scale
  • Position
  • Anchor Point

Basic Animation

  • What is keyframing
  • Applying keyframes
  • Adjusting keyframes
  • Duplicating keyframes
  • Easing

Intermediate Animation

  • Motion sketch
  • Roving keyframes
  • Wiggler
  • Motion Blur
  • Centering / Moving the anchor point

Masking v Track Mattes

  • Creating Masks
  • Creating Track Mattes
  • Keyframing masks
  • Keyframing track mattes
  • Using with Effects

Adjusting time

  • Time reverse
  • Slowing down
  • Speeding up

Effects

  • Colour Correction
  • Basic Keying
  • Simulating rainfall / snowfall
  • Presets
  • Modifying Effects using the Effects Control Panel
  • Animating Effects
  • Using Adjustment Layers

Rendering and Output

  • Dependancies
  • Add to Render Queue
  • Add to Adobe Media Encoder Queue

Who should attend this course

This course is aimed at people looking to professionally edit and manipulate video files, adding post production effects to a high standard.

You should be comfortable using a computer for example to copy and paste or open files and applications, and an understanding of common video terminology is an advantage.

Comments from delegates that attended

"Really good basic overview in Premier Pro. I have got more out of the session than I hope for."
Head of Marketing and Alliances, PowerON

"He is super helpful, enthusiastic and knowledgeable - thanks again for being so cool!"
Digital Design Lead, Mullen Lowe

"{{The instructor}} was really patient - happy to answer questions and go over points again. Offer help and advice after course too."
Corporate Communication Officer, North Yorkshire Police

"Really helpful course, I had used Premier Pro before, but this really helped to formalise what i knew, and showed me lots of ways that will make my workflow quicker and easier in the future. I liked the small class size."
Content Manager, Yumax

"{{The instructor}} was lovely - he was more than happy to help with everything and answer everyone's questions. He's an expert on the software, and it's good to know I've learnt from the master himself!"
Content Marketing Exec, Yorkshire Care

"Personable, knowledgeable, informative and a people person. Great"
Lecturer in Photography, Dumfries & Galloway College

"Small classes (4) meant questions can be asked without disruption. Friendly atmosphere. We all had questions at some point and it meant queries were manageable, relevant and answered well."
Marketing, Renishaw

The Premiere Pro stage of the Bootcamp covers all the basic skills needed to edit and work with video files whether for the web, dvd or other output.

Premiere Pro Stage - Course Topics

Introduction

  • Formats, Codecs and video standards
  • Planning, storyboarding, scripts and more
  • The video editing workflow
  • Non-Linear Editing
  • Understanding projects, sequences and clips.

The Premiere Interface

  • Using workspaces in Adobe Premiere
  • The Source, Program, Project and Sequence panels
  • Supplementary panels (Effects Controls, Audio, Metadata, Media and more)
  • Scratch disks, ingest settings and more

Importing and organising your footage

  • Importing single and multiple files and folders
  • Using bins and renaming clips
  • Adding metadata to clips
  • Using the Media Browser

Basic Editing Skills

  • Setting In and Out Points
  • Previewing your clips in the Source Panel
  • Creating a new sequence from your clip
  • Three point and drag-and-drop editing
  • Understanding an insert and overwrite edit
  • Working with different image formats

Editing in the Timeline

  • Rearranging clips in the timeline
  • Copying and pasting clips
  • Understanding tracks and using track select
  • Ripple and roll edits
  • Slip and slide tools
  • Using the razor tool
  • Using rate stretch
  • Lift and extract tools
  • Speed / duration settings
  • Extract and use a still

Working with audio

  • Essential sound panel
  • Assigning audio type
  • Enabling ducking
  • Applying audio effects
  • Audio transitions
  • Edit clip in Audition

Working with Video Effects

  • Adding transitions
  • Setting default transitions
  • Set transition duration
  • Adjust opacity, position, scale and rotation

Further Effects

  • Colour correction with Lumetri colour effects
  • Blur and sharpen
  • Basic 3D effects
  • Lighting effects
  • Lens flares and lightning
  • Understanding rendering and realtime playback

Keyframing and Masking

  • Enabling keyframes
  • Adding Keyframes
  • Adjusting keyframes
  • Removing keyframes
  • Applying a mask
  • Adjusting a mask
  • Keyframing your mask

Adding Titles

  • Essential graphics panel
  • Editing titles
  • Adjusting speed

Closed captions

  • Editing captions
  • Enabling captions
  • Captions standards

Exporting your project

  • Understanding formats and presets
  • Exporting to the web for H264
  • Output Sequence, Work area, or In Out Points
  • Project manager

Tips and common problems

  • Resetting your preferences file
  • Moving and relinking source files
  • The auto-save vault

The After Effects stage of the Bootcamp covers all the basic skills needed in the post production of professional quality video content.

After Effects Stage - Course Topics

Preparing your project

  • Terminology - Resolution, Frames per second and more
  • Storyboarding
  • What assets are needed
  • What other skills are needed

After Effects user interface and animation

  • What is a project file and what is in it?
  • Workspaces
  • Tools and Panels
  • Importing Media into a Project
  • Creating a Composition

The Text Tool

  • Using the text tool
  • Formatting text
  • Editing text
  • Paragraph and Character panels
  • Create shapes from text

Creating shapes

  • Rectangle, Elipse, Polygon, Star
  • The pen tool
  • Editing shapes

The Timeline

  • Overview of the timeline
  • Switches and modes
  • Shy layers
  • Soloing
  • Reordering
  • Labels and Markers

Transform Options

  • Opacity
  • Rotation
  • Scale
  • Position
  • Anchor Point

Basic Animation

  • What is keyframing
  • Applying keyframes
  • Adjusting keyframes
  • Duplicating keyframes
  • Easing

Intermediate Animation

  • Motion sketch
  • Roving keyframes
  • Wiggler
  • Motion Blur
  • Centering / Moving the anchor point

Masking v Track Mattes

  • Creating Masks
  • Creating Track Mattes
  • Keyframing masks
  • Keyframing track mattes
  • Using with Effects

Adjusting time

  • Time reverse
  • Slowing down
  • Speeding up

Effects

  • Colour Correction
  • Basic Keying
  • Simulating rainfall / snowfall
  • Presets
  • Modifying Effects using the Effects Control Panel
  • Animating Effects
  • Using Adjustment Layers

Rendering and Output

  • Dependancies
  • Add to Render Queue
  • Add to Adobe Media Encoder Queue

Who should attend this course

This course is aimed at people looking to professionally edit and manipulate video files, adding post production effects to a high standard.

You should be comfortable using a computer for example to copy and paste or open files and applications, and an understanding of common video terminology is an advantage.

Comments from delegates that attended

"Really good basic overview in Premier Pro. I have got more out of the session than I hope for."
Head of Marketing and Alliances, PowerON

"He is super helpful, enthusiastic and knowledgeable - thanks again for being so cool!"
Digital Design Lead, Mullen Lowe

"{{The instructor}} was really patient - happy to answer questions and go over points again. Offer help and advice after course too."
Corporate Communication Officer, North Yorkshire Police

"Really helpful course, I had used Premier Pro before, but this really helped to formalise what i knew, and showed me lots of ways that will make my workflow quicker and easier in the future. I liked the small class size."
Content Manager, Yumax

"{{The instructor}} was lovely - he was more than happy to help with everything and answer everyone's questions. He's an expert on the software, and it's good to know I've learnt from the master himself!"
Content Marketing Exec, Yorkshire Care

"Personable, knowledgeable, informative and a people person. Great"
Lecturer in Photography, Dumfries & Galloway College

"Small classes (4) meant questions can be asked without disruption. Friendly atmosphere. We all had questions at some point and it meant queries were manageable, relevant and answered well."
Marketing, Renishaw

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