Premiere Pro Quickstart

Learn to Edit in Less than a Day

Premiere Pro Quickstart

Learn to Edit in Less than a Day

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40 Editing Tutorials

5+ hours of lessons teaching you everything you’ll need to start editing fast in Adobe Premiere.

23 Downloadable Assets

The course includes HD footage, music, sound effects & graphics to begin your first cut right away.

Hands-On Practice Project

Follow along with us and edit a practice project using all the skills you’ve learned in the course.

Step-by-Step Training

Lessons are designed to take you from complete beginner to editing pro

MODULE 1 | Introduction

Lesson 1: Welcome to Premiere Pro Editing Quickstart
An overview of this course and a bit of information about what you’re going to learn. — Length: 1:25
Lesson 2: The Basics of Video Editing
You’ll learn about what editing is, the main components of a great cut, and preview the project you’ll be working on later in this course — Length: 2:49
Lesson 3: Downloading Your Footage, Audio & Exercise Files
Get all the files you’ll need to complete your first cut plus some helpful references. — Length: 1:45

MODULE 2 | Getting Set Up in Premiere

Lesson 4: Setting Up Your Interface & Workspaces
It’s time to open up Premiere and get an overview of each panel, how to work with them and customize your workspace. — Length: 6:42
Lesson 5: Setting General Preferences
We discuss some of the most important settings that will streamline your edit and export process. — Length: 7:32
Lesson 6: Setting Advanced Preferences
See how media, memory and timeline settings can affect your workflow and get our suggestions for best practices. — Length: 7:31
Lesson 7: Starting a New Project
Learn how to build a simple template, work with your bins and get some insights into project organization. — Length: 8:29
Lesson 8: Importing Media Into Premiere
Now that you’ve started your project, see how to correctly import footage, audio, graphics and more. — Length: 4:54

MODULE 3 | Basic Editing Tools & Techniques

Lesson 9: Creating a New Sequence
We show you two simple ways to create a sequence quickly along with how to customize your timeline and tracks. — Length: 4:47
Lesson 10: Mapping Keyboard Shortcuts
In this lesson we’ll explain the shortcut interface and how to map your hotkeys so you’ll be editing fast in no time! — Length: 5:55
Lesson 11: Basic Selection & Manipulation Tools
Use your newly created sequence, you’ll learn how to move around the timeline and select, cut and move clips. — Length: 4:56
Lesson 12: Clip Speed & Rate Stretching
Now that you’re armed with the basic editing tools, see how to use the Rate Stretch tool to adjust speed. — Length: 5:26
Lesson 13: Working With Trims
We explain what a trim is and how to use trim mode to roll your edits left and right. — Length: 5:47
Lesson 14: Delete vs. Ripple Delete
Ripple Deleting and Closing Gaps is a powerful technique that you’ll be learning how to use in this short lesson. — Length: 3:57
Lesson 15: Advanced Rippling Techniques
Become a faster, better editor by seeing how to Ripple Trim and Ripple Shift your clips — Length: 11:02
Lesson 16: Three Point Editing vs. Timeline Editing vs. Pancake Editing
You’ll learn all about the three main methods of editing to discover which might be best for you. — Length: 7:47
Lesson 17: How to Work with Nests
Now that you know how clips work in a timeline, get more advanced by nesting your footage, audio and FX. — Length: 4:50
Lesson 18: Adding Basic Video Transitions
We’ll teach you how to apply transitions, change the length, set your defaults and then remove them if needed. — Length: 8:51
Lesson 19: Creating & Modifying Markers
Look at the various ways of using different types of markers on your clips, timelines and bins and some good use cases for each. — Length: 9:15

MODULE 4 | Working with Audio in Premiere

Lesson 20: Bringing Audio Into Your Timeline
See how to bring audio into your timeline via the three main editing methods you learned earlier in the course. — Length: 4:13
Lesson 21: Adjusting Audio & Creating Keyframes
We discuss general guidelines for audio levels and the various methods you can use in Premiere to adjust it. — Length: 10:38
Lesson 22: The Three Types of Audio Transitions
Explore how Constant Power, Constant Gain and Exponential crossfades can affect your audio with a cool visual demonstration we’ve put together. — Length: 6:52
Lesson 23: Applying Audio Effects
Watch as we pull a handful of fun audio effects, add them to clips and tracks, then use the settings in Premiere to modify them. — Length: 9:05

MODULE 5 | Editing Workshop – Creating Your 30 Second Promo

Lesson 24: Importing the Promo Assets
Now that you’ve learned all the basics of editing with Premiere, it’s time to import the assets and start your first project with us! — Length: 3:36
Lesson 25: Creating Selects & Stringouts
We’ll show you how to make a stringout of your favorite selects from the footage and audio. — Length: 8:21
Lesson 26: Cutting From Your Stringout
In this lesson, you’ll see how to use timeline editing to pair up your shots and narration to complete a basic cut. — Length: 18:26
Lesson 27: Basic Music Editing
Learn basic music editing techniques to quickly score your edit. — Length: 11:38
Lesson 28: Sound Design 101
Bring your edit to life by adding sound effects, stacking them and applying transitions so they sound smooth and professional. — Length: 10:00
Lesson 29: Tips for Making Changes to Your Cut
Making changes is a big part of editing – learn the best ways to revise your cut while keeping your audio and video in sync. — Length: 20:06

MODULE 6 | Editing Workshop – Adding Effects & Color Correction

Lesson 30: Using the Text Tool
We demonstrate how to create simple text graphics, manipulate the style and create a simple animation. — Length: 8:40
Lesson 31: Adding Shape Graphics to Your Text
Add some basic shapes to your cut and see how to resize and style them to work in your edit. — Length: 4:35
Lesson 32: Adding Basic Video Effects
Learn how to add and adjust some of the most commonly used visual effects in Premiere. — Length: 8:16
Lesson 33: Animating Video Effects With Keyframes
Expand on your knowledge of video effects by applying adjustment layers and animating them with keyframes. — Length: 11:15
Lesson 34: Speed Adjustments & Time Remapping
Give your footage extra punch by learning how to apply stylized speed effects to your clips. — Length: 10:37
Lesson 35: Stabilizing Shaky Footage with the Warp Stabilizer
Practice using the Warp Stabilizer to fix jittery footage – a very important skill to have in your editing toolkit. — Length: 9:27
Lesson 36: Working with Images on Your Timeline
Learn how to bring images into your timeline and animate various properties such as position, scale, rotation and adjust color effects. — Length: 13:39
Lesson 37: Color Correction 101
Using Lumetri Color Panel, we’ll show you how to polish up your video with various methods of simple color correction. — Length: 14:06

MODULE 7 | Exporting Your Video

Lesson 38: Choosing the Export Settings
Learn how adjust the export settings to properly output your cut and then create queues in Media Encoder. — Length: 6:02
Lesson 39: Best Practices for Versions & Filenames
Explore naming conventions to keep your workflow optimized and your files organized. — Length: 2:20

MODULE 8 | Wrap Up

Lesson 40: Next Steps
Now that you’ve mastered your software, what’s next? If you want to dive deep into the world of editing, we’ve got a lot more training to choose from! Length: 2:16

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Your Instructors

Tutorials created by professional editors working for the world’s biggest clients


Decades of Combined Experience

Get access to cutting-edge training from some of the best editors working in the entertainment industry right now.

We’ve taken years of combined editing experience and compiled the best secrets, editing strategies, techniques, workflows and shortcuts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Access

How long will I have access to the course?

When you purchase any course from Film Editing Pro you get lifetime access to the video training plus all accompanying project files.
FAQ Computer

Do I need a Mac or a PC for this training?

Good news – you can use either! Adobe Premiere Pro is compatible with both operating systems. We’ve also provided the tools and workflows for all instances in which they differ.
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What if I need help with the lessons?

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What if I join and then decide this course isn't for me?

Don’t worry! If you try our Premiere Pro Quickstart course and decide it isn’t for you, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee – no questions asked.


Add the POWER USER Lesson Pack

Get 8 advanced lessons that will complete your training experience

PowerUser Lesson1
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Tips & Tricks

Premiere not working correctly? See how media cache is the key to solving some frustrating issues you might run into.

Length: 7:41

PowerUser Lesson2
Lesson 2: The Power of the Match Frame Tool

Discover how Match Frame can help save time and keep you organized by quickly locating source clips.

Length: 10:22

PowerUser Lesson3
Lesson 3: How to Edit Faster Using the Alt/Option Key

Want to become a faster editor? See all the ways that the Alt/Option key can streamline your workflow.

Length: 9:21

PowerUser Lesson4v2
Lesson 4: Dynamic Linking with After Effects

Everything you need to know about the many ways of working with After Effects in your cut.

Length: 14:37

PowerUser Lesson5
Lesson 5: Working with PSD Files from Photoshop

We’ll show you how to enhance a project by combining Photoshop with Premiere to animate a still image.

Length: 10:12

PowerUser Lesson6
Lesson 6: Editing with Mono vs. Stereo Audio

Learn the differences between these two types of audio and when you should be using each.

Length: 24:54

PowerUser Lesson7
Lesson 7: Track Patching and Advanced Nesting Tips

How to use nests to streamline large projects, work with effects and keep your timeline from getting out of control.

Length: 13:06

PowerUser Lesson8v2
Lesson 8: How to Quickly Rebuild a Lost Project

Losing a project isn’t a problem anymore using our fast and precise method of reconstructing your edit.

Length: 27:38

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40+ Editing Tutorials in 1080p HD Video

Over 5 hours of lessons teaching you everything you’ll need to start editing fast in Adobe Premiere Pro


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Learn the techniques real Hollywood editors are using on the job every day


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