Colour Correction & Grading Introduction: Lumetri Colour in Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects

Duration: 2 Days


Take your productions to a new level with the powerful colour grading capabilities of AdobeŽ Premiere and Adobe After Effects, Lumetri Color Tools, now part of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC. Craft your looks to create picture-perfect output for virtually any format, from handheld tablets to the big screen. Up your creativity. Focusing on Adobe Premiere's Lumetri Color colour correction tools & scopes, this 1 day hands on training course will teach you the basics of colour correction & grading; from analysing shots, using Scopes, correcting problems and creating grades. It will also teach you the principles and workflow of colour correction. The Lumetri Colour Tools, scopes and work space have given Adobe Premiere Pro a professional and comprehensive set of colour correction and grading features, enabling users to accurately colour correct and grade a sequence with out exporting to dedicated colour grading packages. ?Learn these new tools and the process of colour correction and grading, quickly and effectively, with our 1 day course.


A working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh operating system. Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro is essential.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Key Concepts

  • A brief history of video
  • The working environment
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Preferences

Starting the Project and Setting up

  • Importing footage
  • Aspect ratio
  • Timecode
  • Importing stills and sound (Photoshop)
  • Capturing: capture settings
  • Storyboarding
  • Using QuickSearch to find elements
  • Using Adobe Stock assets

Editing Overview

  • Preparing clips for timeline
  • In points and out points
  • Clip markers
  • Instances of clips
  • Editing Tools
  • Ripple editing
  • Roll editing
  • Trimming
  • Making subclips
  • Viewing and editing metadata
  • The Morph Cut

The Timeline

  • Understanding the timeline
  • Inserting vs. overlaying
  • Manipulating clip speed


  • Creating a new sequence
  • Importing one sequence into another
  • Nesting sequences


  • Video Transitions; Selecting transitions
  • Effect controls for selecting transitions
  • Lengthening the transition
  • Audio transition: the cross fade
  • L-cuts


  • The audio mixer
  • Recording voice overs
  • Audio Effects and Audio transitions
  • Normalising audio
  • Roundtrip workflow with Adobe Audition


  • The Title window
  • Integrated tiling tool
  • Importing titles from other products


  • Track hierarchy
  • The opacity slider
  • Keying: an introduction (green/blue screen keying)


  • Overview of Effects
  • Basic effects (topic covered in depth on the advanced course)
  • Using the FAST Colour corrector
  • Warp Stabliser
  • Adjustment layers
  • Rolling shutter Repair
  • Lumetri Colour


  • Exporting to tape
  • Export to the Web
  • Exporting to DVD
  • Output for smartphones, tablets and TV with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Burning DVD and Blu-ray

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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