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Premiere Pro Guru: Transcoding Workflows

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Overview

Learn the ins and outs of working with transcoded footage. Explore different workflows for Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, and Prelude and transcode any time in production.

Adobe Premiere Pro made waves when it started supporting native editing of compressed and raw file formats. It's usually the best decision to edit natively. However, there are still advantages of transcoding or changing the format of the video to facilitate the editing process. Do you know your choices if you do choose a transcoded workflow? Premiere Pro Guru: Transcoding Workflows explores all the relevant tools and techniques to help you decide when and how to transcode. Post-production pro Jason Osder helps you understand the pros and cons of transcoding, and introduces different transcoding workflows for Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, and Prelude: transcoding at the very beginning, in the middle while you're working, or at the end during output.

Syllabus

Getting Started
  • Welcome
  • How to get the most from this course
  • Using the exercise files
1. Understanding Transcoded Workflows
  • Native vs. transcoded editing in Premiere Pro
  • Codecs and formats for shooting
  • Log
  • Raw
  • Codecs and formats for editing
  • Limitations of native workflows
  • Pros and cons of transcoded workflows
  • Factors that go into choosing a workflow
  • Doing a basic transcoded workflow
2. Transcoding before You Edit
  • Using Prelude to transcode footage before you edit
  • Understanding Adobe Media Encoder in the transcoding process
  • Essential transcoding settings
  • Creating a preset for transcoding
  • Working with highly compressed sources
  • Working with uncompressed sources
  • Applying first-pass color correction with a LUT
3. Transcoding While You Edit
  • Benefits and possibilities of transcoding while you edit
  • Examining your sequence at full quality
  • Sequence settings
  • Subclip transcoding
  • Exchanging managed sequence or media with other video professionals
  • Render and replace
4. Transcoding at the End of the Edit
  • Benefits and possibilities of transcoding at the end of your edit
  • Adjusting pixels and frame sizes
  • Implementing watched folders for output
  • Archiving projects
Conclusion
  • Learn more

Taught by

Jason Osder

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