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Editing workflows for feature films

  1. Adobe Premiere Pro User Guide
  2. Beta releases
    1. Beta Program Overview
    2. Premiere Pro Beta Home
    3. Beta features
      1. Enhance Speech
      2. Enhance Speech FAQs
      3. Filler Words in Text-Based Editing
  3. Getting started
    1. Get started with Adobe Premiere Pro
    2. What's new in Premiere Pro
    3. Best practices for updating Premiere Pro
    4. Keyboard shortcuts in Premiere Pro
    5. Accessibility in Premiere Pro
    6. Frequently asked questions
    7. Release notes
  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. Import and export FAQs
    3. Working with Panels
    4. Windows touch and gesture controls
    5. Use Premiere Pro in a dual-monitor setup
  7. Frame.io
    1. Install and activate Frame.io
    2. Use Frame.io with Premiere Pro and After Effects
    3. Integrate Adobe Workfront and Frame.io
    4. Frequently asked questions
  8. Import media
    1. Importing
      1. Transfer files
      2. Importing still images
      3. Importing digital audio
    2. 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
    3. File formats
      1. Supported file formats
      2. Support for Blackmagic RAW
    4. Working with timecode
  9. Editing
    1. Edit video
    2. Sequences
      1. Create and change sequences
      2. Set In and Out points in the Source Monitor
      3. Add clips to sequences
      4. Rearrange and move clips
      5. Find, select, and group clips in a sequence
      6. Remove clips from a sequence
      7. Change sequence settings
      8. Edit from sequences loaded into the Source Monitor
      9. Simplify sequences
      10. Rendering and previewing sequences
      11. Working with markers
      12. Source patching and track targeting
      13. Scene edit detection
    3. Cut and trim clips
      1. Split or cut clips
      2. Trim clips
      3. Edit in Trim mode
      4. Perform J cuts and L cuts
      5. Create and play clips
      6. Adjust Trimming and Playback preferences
    4. Video
      1. Synchronizing audio and video with Merge Clips
      2. Render and replace media
      3. Undo, history, and events
      4. Freeze and hold frames
      5. Working with aspect ratios
    5. Audio
      1. Overview of audio in Premiere Pro
      2. Edit audio clips in the Source Monitor
      3. Audio Auto-Tagging
      4. Audio Track Mixer
      5. Adjusting volume levels
      6. Edit, repair, and improve audio using Essential Sound panel
      7. Automatically duck audio
      8. Remix audio
      9. Monitor clip volume and pan using Audio Clip Mixer
      10. Audio balancing and panning
      11. Advanced Audio - Submixes, downmixing, and routing
      12. Audio effects and transitions
      13. Working with audio transitions
      14. Apply effects to audio
      15. Measure audio using the Loudness Radar effect
      16. Recording audio mixes
      17. Editing audio in the timeline
      18. Audio channel mapping in Premiere Pro
      19. Use Adobe Stock audio in Premiere Pro
    6. Text-Based Editing
      1. Text-Based Editing
      2. Text-Based Editing FAQs
    7. Advanced editing
      1. Multi-camera editing workflow
      2. Set up and use Head Mounted Display for immersive video in Premiere Pro
      3. Editing VR
    8. Best Practices
      1. Best Practices: Mix audio faster
      2. Best Practices: Editing efficiently
      3. Editing workflows for feature films
  10. 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. Metadata effect in Premiere Pro
      5. Automatically reframe video for different social media channels
      6. Color correction effects
      7. Effects Manager
      8. Change duration and speed of clips
      9. Adjustment Layers
      10. Stabilize footage
    3. Transitions
      1. Applying transitions in Premiere Pro
      2. Modifying and customizing transitions
      3. Morph Cut
  11. Titles, Graphics, and Captions    
    1. Overview of the Essential Graphics panel
    2. Titles
      1. Create a title
    3. Graphics
      1. Create a shape
      2. Draw with the Pen tool
      3. Align and distribute objects
      4. Change the appearance of text and shapes
      5. Apply gradients
      6. Add Responsive Design features to your graphics
      7. Install and use Motion Graphics templates
      8. Replace images or videos in Motion Graphics templates
      9. Use data-driven Motion Graphics templates
    4. Captions
      1. Speech to Text
      2. Download language packs for transcription
      3. Working with captions
      4. Check spelling and Find and Replace
      5. Export text
      6. Speech to Text FAQs
    5. Best Practices: Faster graphics workflows
    6. Retiring the Legacy Titler FAQs
    7. Upgrade Legacy titles to Source Graphics
  12. 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
  13. Compositing
    1. Compositing, alpha channels, and adjusting clip opacity
    2. Masking and tracking
    3. Blending modes
  14. Color Correction and Grading
    1. Overview: Color workflows in Premiere Pro
    2. Color Settings
    3. Auto Color
    4. Get creative with color using Lumetri looks
    5. Adjust color using RGB and Hue Saturation Curves
    6. Correct and match colors between shots
    7. Using HSL Secondary controls in the Lumetri Color panel
    8. Create vignettes
    9. Looks and LUTs
    10. Lumetri scopes
    11. Display Color Management
    12. Timeline tone mapping
    13. HDR for broadcasters
    14. Enable DirectX HDR support
  15. 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
      1. Export settings reference
      2. Basic Video Settings
      3. Encoding Settings
    11. Best Practices: Export faster
  16. Collaborative editing
    1. Collaboration in Premiere Pro
    2. Get started with collaborative video editing
    3. Create Team Projects
    4. Add and manage media in Team Projects
    5. Invite and manage collaborators
    6. Share and manage changes with collaborators
    7. View auto saves and versions of Team Projects
    8. Manage Team Projects
    9. Linked Team Projects
    10. Frequently asked questions
  17. Long form and Episodic workflows
    1. Long Form and Episodic Workflow Guide
    2. Using Productions
    3. How clips work across projects in a Production
    4. Best Practices: Working with Productions
  18. Working with other Adobe applications
    1. After Effects and Photoshop
    2. Dynamic Link
    3. Audition
    4. Prelude
  19. 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
  20. Improving Performance and Troubleshooting
    1. Set preferences
    2. Reset and restore preferences
    3. Recovery Mode
    4. Working with Proxies
      1. Proxy overview
      2. Ingest and Proxy Workflow
    5. Check if your system is compatible with Premiere Pro
    6. Premiere Pro for Apple silicon
    7. Eliminate flicker
    8. Interlacing and field order
    9. Smart rendering
    10. Control surface support
    11. Best Practices: Working with native formats
    12. Knowledge Base
      1. Known issues
      2. Fixed issues
      3. Fix Premiere Pro crash issues
      4. Unable to migrate settings after updating Premiere Pro
      5. Green and pink video in Premiere Pro or Premiere Rush
      6. How do I manage the Media Cache in Premiere Pro?
      7. Fix errors when rendering or exporting
      8. Troubleshoot issues related to playback and performance in Premiere Pro
  21. Extensions and plugins
    1. Installing plugins and extensions in Premiere Pro
    2. Latest plugins from third-party developers
  22. Video and audio streaming
    1. Secure Reliable Transport (SRT)
  23. 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 media

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

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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