Adobe Digital Video Collection

Duration: 3 Days


This course is aimed at all those excited by the possibilities of creating their own movies using digital technologies. Delivered by a senior consultant with several years experience in video techniques, the course features affordable, industry-standard hardware and software. Delegates take away a completed DVD of their work, usually of around 15 minutes duration.


Good general skills in desktop computing. Some previous experience of using digital video camera is helpful but not 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


  • The Premiere Pro capture window
  • Good practice
  • Batch capture
  • File organisation
  • Offline vs. Online

Basic Editing

  • Importing files
  • Trimming clips
  • In points and out points
  • Overlay vs. insert edits
  • Ripple deleting

Transitions and effects

  • Creating a simple transition
  • Creating a crossfade
  • What are Keyframes?
  • Applying Keyframes
  • Keyframing volume, scale and opacity
  • Working with Photoshop files in Premiere


  • Audition/Premiere integration
  • Exporting for hard disk playback
  • Exporting to tape
  • Exporting to DVD
  • Exporting for Encore


  • The After Effects interface
  • Keyframes in After Effects
  • Importing Photoshop files and Illustrator files into After Effects


  • Using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Storyboarding your main movie
  • Settings appropriate to different formats
  • Importing files from multiple sources including Photoshop, Illustrator and the title sequence

The Timeline

  • Overview of the principle timeline editing tools of Premiere Pro
  • Ripple, roll, timeline editing, rate and stretch
  • Creating nested timelines and reusable sequences


  • The magic of blending modes
  • Creating simple titles
  • Applying effects in After Effects
  • Exporting from After Effects


  • Creating a session in Audition
  • The Audition interface
  • Working in multitrack view
  • Creating background music using loops

Cleaning Sound

  • Sharing files between Premiere/Audition
  • Cleaning up a file in Audition
  • Noise Reduction
  • The Edit View
  • Click and pop elimination
  • Normalising
  • Amplifying
  • Converting mono to stereo
  • Exporting from Audition

Creating a DVD

  • The Encore interface
  • Editing in Encore
  • Importing Assets: Timelines, menus
  • Roundtripping to Photoshop
  • Creating a first play interface
  • Chapters
  • Previewing your project
  • Creating “live” menus
  • Exporting from Encore

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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