Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

LinkedIn Learning

Premiere Pro CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics

via LinkedIn Learning


Get up and running with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018. Learn how to edit video and audio, make color corrections, add titles and effects, and more.

Get up and running with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018. This course helps beginners unlock the potential of this powerful video-editing program. Instructor and filmmaker Ashley Kennedy steps through all the fundamentals: editing video and audio, correcting color, adding titles and effects, and more. Her project-based approach lends context to each of the tools, allowing you to experience both the technical and creative sides of the editing process. She begins with a tour of the Premiere Pro interface, and then goes through the entire post-production workflow—including media import and organization, editing and trimming, audio adjustment, applying and modifying effects, color correction, titles, and output. By the end of the course, you should be able to hit the ground running and create your own professional video projects with Premiere Pro.


  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
  • Troubleshooting problems working with files
  • What version of Premiere Pro CC does this course cover?
  • Post-production workflow overview
1. What's New? (Beginners Can Skip This Section)
  • Using this chapter
  • What's new? Version 13.0, 2019.0 (October 2018)
2. Getting to Know Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Launching Adobe Premiere Pro
  • A high-level look at the interface
  • Touring the Project panel and Source Monitor
  • Touring the Timeline and more
3. Setting Up and Organizing Your Media
  • Importing media using the Media Browser
  • Importing card-based media
  • Organizing assets into bins
  • Moving, copying, and deleting assets
  • Performing searches
4. Basic Editing
  • Playing and marking shots
  • Subclipping shots
  • Setting up a sequence
  • Performing insert edits
  • Moving clips and swapping shots
  • Removing material for concision
  • Adding B-roll video
5. Refining the Edit: Using Trim Tools
  • Trimming shot length using ripple trims
  • Adjusting transitions using roll trims
  • Changing content and position: Slipping and sliding edits
6. Additional Editing and Organizational Techniques
  • Performing replace edits
  • Using markers for organization
  • Understanding track and clip behavior
  • Undoing and redoing actions
  • Customizing the keyboard
  • Modifying buttons on the user interface
7. Basic Audio Editing
  • Exploring audio channel configuration
  • Editing in your music
  • Making audio gain adjustments
  • Adjusting and keyframing audio volume
  • Automatic audio adjustments and ducking
  • Fixing out-of-sync audio
  • Working with double-system sound
8. Multicamera Editing
  • Setting up multicam clips
  • Multicamera editing and refining
9. Working with Stills and Graphics
  • Working with stills
  • Animating stills
10. Working with Effects
  • Using basic motion effects
  • Working with transition effects
  • Applying and modifying video effects
  • Saving and sharing effects
  • Working with adjustment layers and nests
  • Keyframing effects over time
  • Adding effects to master clips
  • Understanding rendering options
11. Manipulating Clip Speed
  • Creating freeze frames and stills
  • Performing fit-to-fill editing
  • More ways to change clip speed
12. Basic Color Correction
  • Color correction: Looking with your eyes
  • Reading video scopes
  • Using basic color correction tools
  • Making color corrections using curves
  • Comparing and matching color corrections
13. Working with Titles
  • Using the Graphics Titler
  • Doing more with the Graphics Titler
14. Sharing and Exporting
  • Exporting your project
  • Batch exporting with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Looking at the finished project in full
  • Next steps

Taught by

Ashley Kennedy


Start your review of Premiere Pro CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics

Never Stop Learning.

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.