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Editing workflows for feature films

  1. Adobe Premiere Pro User Guide
  2. Beta releases
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  3. Getting started
    1. Get started with Adobe Premiere Pro
    2. What's new in Premiere Pro
    3. Release Notes | Premiere Pro
    4. Keyboard shortcuts in Premiere Pro
    5. Accessibility in Premiere Pro
    6. Long Form and Episodic Workflow Guide
  4. Hardware and operating system requirements
    1. Hardware recommendations
    2. System requirements
    3. GPU and GPU Driver requirements
    4. GPU Accelerated Rendering & Hardware Encoding/Decoding
  5. Creating projects
    1. Start a new project
    2. Open projects
    3. Move and delete projects
    4. Work with multiple open projects
    5. Work with Project Shortcuts
    6. Backward compatibility of Premiere Pro projects
    7. Open and edit Premiere Rush projects in Premiere Pro
    8. Best Practices: Create your own project templates
  6. Workspaces and workflows
    1. Workspaces
    2. FAQ | Import and export in Premiere Pro
    3. Working with Panels
    4. Windows touch and gesture controls
    5. Use Premiere Pro in a dual-monitor setup
  7. Capturing and importing
    1. Capturing
      1. Capturing and digitizing footage
      2. Capturing HD, DV, or HDV video
      3. Batch capturing and recapturing
      4. Setting up your system for HD, DV, or HDV capture
    2. Importing
      1. Transfer files
      2. Importing still images
      3. Importing digital audio
    3. Importing from Avid or Final Cut
      1. Importing AAF project files from Avid Media Composer
      2. Importing XML project files from Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X
    4. Supported file formats
    5. Digitizing analog video
    6. Working with timecode
  8. Editing
    1. Sequences
      1. Create and change sequences
      2. Add clips to sequences
      3. Rearrange clips in a sequence
      4. Find, select, and group clips in a sequence
      5. Edit from sequences loaded into the Source Monitor
      6. Simplify sequences
      7. Rendering and previewing sequences
      8. Working with markers
      9. Source patching and track targeting
      10. Scene edit detection
    2. Video
      1. Create and play clips
      2. Trimming clips
      3. Synchronizing audio and video with Merge Clips
      4. Render and replace media
      5. Undo, history, and events
      6. Freeze and hold frames
      7. Working with aspect ratios
    3. Audio
      1. Overview of audio in Premiere Pro
      2. Audio Track Mixer
      3. Adjusting volume levels
      4. Edit, repair, and improve audio using Essential Sound panel
      5. Automatically duck audio
      6. Remix audio
      7. Monitor clip volume and pan using Audio Clip Mixer
      8. Audio balancing and panning
      9. Advanced Audio - Submixes, downmixing, and routing
      10. Audio effects and transitions
      11. Working with audio transitions
      12. Apply effects to audio
      13. Measure audio using the Loudness Radar effect
      14. Recording audio mixes
      15. Editing audio in the timeline
      16. Audio channel mapping in Premiere Pro
      17. Use Adobe Stock audio in Premiere Pro
    4. Advanced editing
      1. Multi-camera editing workflow
      2. Set up and use Head Mounted Display for immersive video in Premiere Pro
      3. Editing VR
    5. Best Practices
      1. Best Practices: Mix audio faster
      2. Best Practices: Editing efficiently
      3. Editing workflows for feature films
  9. Video Effects and Transitions
    1. Overview of video effects and transitions
    2. Effects
      1. Types of effects in Premiere Pro
      2. Apply and remove effects
      3. Effect presets
      4. Automatically reframe video for different social media channels
      5. Color correction effects
      6. Change duration and speed of clips
      7. Adjustment Layers
      8. Stabilize footage
    3. Transitions
      1. Applying transitions in Premiere Pro
      2. Modifying and customizing transitions
      3. Morph Cut
  10. Graphics, Titles, and Animation
    1. Graphics and titles
      1. Overview of the Essential Graphics panel
      2. Create a title
      3. Create a shape
      4. Align and distribute text and shapes
      5. Check spelling and Find and Replace
      6. Apply gradients to text and shapes
      7. Add Responsive Design features to your graphics
      8. Use Motion Graphics templates for titles
      9. Replace images or videos in Motion Graphics templates
      10. Use data-driven Motion Graphics templates
      11. Best Practices: Faster graphics workflows
      12. Working with captions
      13. Speech to Text
      14. Speech to Text in Premiere Pro | FAQ
      15. Upgrade Legacy titles to Source Graphics
    2. Animation and Keyframing
      1. Adding, navigating, and setting keyframes
      2. Animating effects
      3. Use Motion effect to edit and animate clips
      4. Optimize keyframe automation
      5. Moving and copying keyframes
      6. Viewing and adjusting effects and keyframes
  11. Compositing
    1. Compositing, alpha channels, and adjusting clip opacity
    2. Masking and tracking
    3. Blending modes
  12. Color Correction and Grading
    1. Overview: Color workflows in Premiere Pro
    2. Auto Color
    3. Get creative with color using Lumetri looks
    4. Adjust color using RGB and Hue Saturation Curves
    5. Correct and match colors between shots
    6. Using HSL Secondary controls in the Lumetri Color panel
    7. Create vignettes
    8. Looks and LUTs
    9. Lumetri scopes
    10. Display Color Management
    11. HDR for broadcasters
    12. Enable DirectX HDR support
  13. Exporting media
    1. Export video
    2. Export Preset Manager
    3. Workflow and overview for exporting
    4. Quick export
    5. Exporting for the Web and mobile devices
    6. Export a still image
    7. Exporting projects for other applications
    8. Exporting OMF files for Pro Tools
    9. Export to Panasonic P2 format
    10. Export settings reference
    11. Best Practices: Export faster
  14. Collaboration: Frame.io, Productions, and Team Projects
    1. Collaboration in Premiere Pro
    2. Frame.io
      1. Install and activate Frame.io
      2. Use Frame.io with Premiere Pro and After Effects
      3. Frequently asked questions
    3. Productions
      1. Using Productions
      2. How clips work across projects in a Production
      3. Best Practices: Working with Productions
    4. Team Projects
      1. What's New in Team Projects
      2. Get started with Team Projects
      3. Create a Team Project
      4. Add and manage media in Team Projects
      5. Collaborate with Team Projects
      6. Share and manage changes with Team Project collaborators
      7. Archive, restore, or delete Team Projects
  15. Working with other Adobe applications
    1. After Effects and Photoshop
    2. Dynamic Link
    3. Audition
    4. Prelude
  16. Organizing and Managing Assets
    1. Working in the Project panel
    2. Organize assets in the Project panel
    3. Playing assets
    4. Search assets
    5. Creative Cloud Libraries
    6. Sync Settings in Premiere Pro
    7. Consolidate, transcode, and archive projects
    8. Managing metadata
    9. Best Practices
      1. Best Practices: Learning from broadcast production
      2. Best Practices: Working with native formats
  17. Improving Performance and Troubleshooting
    1. Set preferences
    2. Reset preferences
    3. Working with Proxies
      1. Proxy overview
      2. Ingest and Proxy Workflow
    4. Check if your system is compatible with Premiere Pro
    5. Premiere Pro for Apple silicon
    6. Eliminate flicker
    7. Interlacing and field order
    8. Smart rendering
    9. Control surface support
    10. Best Practices: Working with native formats
    11. Knowledge Base
      1. Known issues
      2. Fixed issues
      3. Green and pink video in Premiere Pro or Premiere Rush
      4. How do I manage the Media Cache in Premiere Pro?
      5. Fix errors when rendering or exporting
      6. Troubleshoot issues related to playback and performance in Premiere Pro
  18. Monitoring Assets and Offline Media
    1. Monitoring assets
      1. Using the Source Monitor and Program Monitor
      2. Using the Reference Monitor
    2. Offline media
      1. Working with offline clips
      2. Creating clips for offline editing
      3. Relinking offline medInstia

Learn how to get the most out of Premiere Pro, streamline your workflow, and expand your editing and production skills using these advanced editing techniques shared by some top editors in the field.

Here is a list of videos that you can watch to understand some key Premiere Pro features, and understand how to switch to Premiere Pro from other video editing applications.

Feature film workflows

How to export Split Track Audio from Premiere Pro

Learn the following audio workflows by viewing this tutorial:

  • How to deliver multichannel audio split tracks for export
  • Learn what a master track is and how to set one up to deliver multitrack audio splits
  • Save multichannel master track settings for reuse on different projects.
  • Set up and save sequence and export presets for audio splits
  • Learn how to assign audio tracks to different channels
  • Use the audio track mixer to verify multichannel settings
  • Learn how to export multichannel audio tracks
Learn to use multichannel audio, master tracks, multitrack audio splits, optimal settings and more in this Premiere Pro Tutorial.

Selectively edit audio with Multicam

Learn the following audio workflows by viewing this tutorial:

  • How to reduce the number of audio channels for all clips in the timeline, using Multicam in Premiere Pro
  • Modify audio channels in clips, while retaining all source tracks
  • Selectively edit audio using Multicam
Learn from Hollywood production professional Karl Soule on how to work with Multicam audio in Premiere Pro

How to use ALE Files inside Adobe Premiere Pro

Post Production Pro Karl Soule demonstrates how to import and use ALE files in Premiere Pro while ingesting assets, how to import metadata properly, & how you can create & export ALE files to enhance your workflow.

Post Production Pro Karl Soule demonstrates how to import and use ALE files in Premiere Pro

Everything you need to know about Shared Projects in Premiere Pro

Professional post-production expert Karl Soule walks you through when to use Team Projects vs. Shared Projects in Premiere Pro. Learn how to enable project sharing, use project locking, and learn when and how to use multiple open projects in Premiere Pro.

Professional post-production expert Karl Soule walks you through when to use Team Projects vs. Shared Projects in Premiere Pro

How to enable Local Shared Project Workflow Settings in Premiere Pro

Learn how to enable project sharing in Premiere Pro on every machine in a shared environment. This tutorial walks you through:

  • Turning on project locking
  • How to tell who has which project locked
  • Useful guidelines for using shared storage with shared projects
  • Ensuring consistent storage paths between machines.
Learn how to use project sharing in Premiere Pro on every machine in a shared environment.

How to use a Master Project in Premiere Pro

What is a Premiere Pro Master Project? Learn how to show the project lock metadata column. Learn how to see at a glance who has what opened within a master project. Learn different methods to add shared projects within a master project (create from scratch or link to existing project).

Learn all about working with Master Projects in Premiere Pro

Understanding how project locking works in Premiere Pro

Learn when and how to use multiple open projects in Premiere Pro. This tutorial will demonstrate how to open multiple projects in Premiere Pro at the same time. Learn how project locks work, who owns the locked project, how to close projects when you have multiple projects open, and how to refresh a project to see changes that the owner has made.

Learn when and how to use multiple open projects and how project locking works in Premiere Pro

Switching to Premiere Pro

How to switch from Avid Media Composer to Premiere Pro

Hollywood editor Christine Steele shows how to export projects from Avid Media Composer, and bring your edit into Adobe Premiere Pro CC. For more details and tech specs, see Migrate Projects from Avid Media Composer to Adobe Premiere Pro.

Learn how to export projects from Avid Media Composer, and bring your edit into Adobe Premiere Pro.

How to switch from Final Cut Pro 7 to Premiere Pro

Editor Christine Steele explains to export projects from Final Cut Pro 7, and bring your edit into Adobe Premiere Pro. For more details and tech specs, see Easily migrate from Final Cut Pro.

Learn how to export projects from Final Cut Pro 7, and bring your edit into Adobe Premiere Pro

How to switch from Final Cut Pro X to Premiere Pro

Expert editor and filmmaker Christine Steele shows how to export projects from FCPX (Final Cut Pro X), and bring your edit into Adobe Premiere Pro. For more details and tech specs, see Easily migrate from Final Cut Pro.

Learn how to export projects from Final Cut Pro X, and bring your edit into Adobe Premiere Pro
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