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Premiere Pro Guru: Better Transitions

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to create better transitions by combining Premiere Pro's built-in transitions with filters and other effects, and then find out how to customize and save your results.


  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
1. Applying, and Working with, Transitions
  • What are clip handles?
  • Applying transitions between clips
  • How to use transitions when you don't have enough handle
  • Clip-based transitions
2. Refining Transitions
  • Refining transition position in the Effect Controls panel
  • Positioning transitions in the Timeline panel
  • Controlling duration, direction, and advanced options
  • Setting and customizing default transitions
  • Using single-sided transitions and hold frames
  • Trimming shots with transitions applied
3. Working with Effects and Transitions
  • The layered transition stack
  • Creating a blur transition
  • Creating a flash-frame transition
  • Luma fade
  • Applying the gradient wipe
  • Creating custom gradients using images
  • Creating and applying custom gradients from Photoshop
  • A better cross-zoom
  • Transitioning with a flare
4. Saving Transitions
  • Copy and paste a transition
  • Apply a transition to multiple edit points
  • Creating transition presets
  • Storing transition presets
  • Organizing, and backing up, presets
5. Essential Third-Party Plugins
  • FilmImpact
  • Red Giant
  • NewBlueFX
  • Sapphire
  • CoreMelt
  • Next steps

Taught by

Richard Harrington


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