Adobe Premier Pro tips and tricks

Course Dates: 27/07/24 - 28/07/24
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Keeley Street
This course offers valuable insider tricks, best practice ideas and general tips on how to improve your editing and efficiency. Previous experience with Premiere Pro CC is essential.
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Adobe Premier Pro tips and tricks
  • Course Code: VG475
  • Dates: 27/07/24 - 28/07/24
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Taught: Sat-Sun, Daytime
  • Duration: 2 sessions
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Lily Markiewicz

Course Code: VG475

Sat-Sun, day, 27 Jul - 28 Jul '24

Duration: 2 sessions

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What is the course about?

Do you have previous editing knowledge and feel you'd like to know more about what professionals do? We will explore some of the methods used in the professional editing world, regarding workflow, colour management, sound improvements and output.

What will we cover?

Workflow – is there a best practice and what does it look like for you?
Essential keyboard shortcuts in an editing workflow
Track allocation for better editing?
Better colour management –video scopes
Better dialogue editing.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

1. Make an informed decision which type of clips (compression) to work with
2. Compare at least 2 different workflow set-ups
3. Use some essential keyboard shortcuts to place/edit/move clips
4. Consider using track allocation as a structuring tool
5. Use video scopes to identify B/W levels for colour management
6. Use at least 2 tricks to create better dialogue edits.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Advanced - aimed at anyone who wishes to improve their editing skills and general editing knowledge. Prior experience with Premiere Pro CC (2017) is absolutely necessary.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The day will be a mixture of demonstrations and hands-on exercises, allowing for some individual tutorial support. There may be forum sessions were we will look at each other’s work to discuss different aspects of editing/ filmmaking in general and its common techniques. Asking questions and commenting is encouraged at all times. Worksheets are available.
You will be taught with workshops, short lectures, practical exercises, tutorials and hand outs. Please note the City Lit uses Apple Mac computers in Digital arts, Graphics & Illustration and Photography.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You might also want to consider purchasing other books related to the subject of film making and editing. We will also provide you with a range of hand-outs free of charge and you can make use of books in the library.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You may want to join the stage 3 editing class, or one of the longer courses like the Documentary class. You may also consider one of the other more specialized moving image classes, like AfterEffects.
Film, Video, Lighting & sound,
You can further develop your skills and interest in Film and Video through a range of courses at the City Lit in digital film making, editing and animation. You can also enhance your work through a range of sound design courses at City Lit.

Lily Markiewicz Tutor Website

Lily is a freelance film editor and consultant. Her main work over the past 10 years has been in helping people turn their dreams and visions into interesting films and successful artworks. She specialises in film editing, but also consults on all other aspects of film making and fine art. “To me, helping people find the stories the really want to tell and turn them into enjoyable and interesting films is uniquely rewarding and deeply fulfilling. I am particularly interested in enabling people’s own capacity, teaching them both practical skills (e.g. use of software and technical aspects of filmmaking) alongside conceptual underpinnings and critical engagement (version of visual literacy).” She has been teaching film and video related subjects ever since her own postgraduate student days. She is also an award-winning and internationally exhibited/collected artist.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.