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Absolute Beginners Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop CC

Learn how to go from zero to creating professional looking videos and Encoding them for YouTube
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8,388 students enrolled
Created by Ryan Brown
Last updated 12/2015
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Use Premiere Pro and Photoshop to create and upload professional looking videos
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  • Zero knowledge of Premiere and Photoshop is fine!

In this course you will learn how to get up and running with Premiere Pro CC. We will cover the following:

* How to import clips and create a timeline

* How to expand tracks and adjust the opacity of video clips and volume of audio clips - and how to do fades.

* How to use the tools that will make up 99% of your work in Premiere Pro

* How to edit with green screen and use the Ultra Key effect

* Important shortcuts you'll use to make editing in Premiere Pro easier and faster

* Creating graphics for video in Photoshop for beginners - to give your videos a professional looking edge

* the best export settings for uploading to YouTube

* Creating a professional looking thumbnail for YouTube

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone new to video editing who wants to upload professional looking videos to YouTube
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Expand All 7 Lectures Collapse All 7 Lectures 01:12:17
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7 Lectures 01:12:17

Welcome to the course! We're going ot have fun and learn the down-and-dirty basics of using Premiere Pro and Photoshop!


Importing video clips, images, and sounds is easy in Premiere Pro. Also - you don't need to use all the tools. In this section I'll show you the most used tools in Premiere Pro!

Getting Started & Tools

Simple graphics created in Photoshop and simple effects will add a professional touch to your videos and add a great deal of credibility. Here I'll show you how to get started importing images and applying basic effects.

Working with Effects and Image Files

Working with Photoshop Part 1

In the second half of the Photoshop section of this guide, we'll create and add a "bug" to brand our videos. This is a simple and fun touch and will show us more about how to use Photoshop.

Working with Photoshop Part 2

Exporting and Uploading to YouTube

Here we'll learn how to use Photoshop to create a professional thumbnail for YouTube. This will draw the viewers eye and make your video more clickable!

Creating a Custom Thumbnail
About the Instructor
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I have working as a graphic designer, video editor, animator, web developer, and web designer for over a decade for some of the biggest companies in the country. I work mostly with the Adobe Creative Suite - but have a great deal of experience with Apple software and free software like Blender and Gimp.

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