Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release)

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release)

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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2017 release) choose Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 18 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro. Learn to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 and get the most out of your workflow. Take a project from beginning to end and learn to organize media, add audio, create transitions, produce titles, and add effects. Take your projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing footage, adjusting color, using advanced editing techniques, managing projects, working with 360 video for VR headsets, exporting, and much more.

The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 480 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 20mm | 971g
  • Adobe Press,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 0134665317
  • 9780134665313
  • 215,089

Table of contents


About Classroom in a Book


Installing Premiere Pro CC

Optimizing performance

Using the lesson files

Relinking the lesson files

How to use these lessons

Online content

Lesson files

Accessing the Web Edition

Additional resources

Adobe Authorized Training Centers

1 Touring Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Getting started

Performing nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro

Looking at the standard digital video workflow

Enhancing the workflow with Premiere Pro

Expanding the workflow

Incorporating other components into the editing workflow

Looking at the Adobe Creative Cloud video workflow

Touring the Premiere Pro workspace

Looking at the workspace layout

Customizing the workspace

Introducing preferences

Keyboard shortcuts

Moving, backing up, and syncing user settings

2 Setting Up a Project

Getting started

Setting up a project

Setting up a sequence

3 Importing Media

Getting started

Importing assets

Working with ingest options and proxy media

Working with the Media Browser

Importing images

Using Adobe Stock

Customizing the media cache

Recording a voice-over

4 Organizing Media

Getting started

Using the Project panel

Working with bins

Monitoring footage

Modifying clips

5 Mastering the Essentials of Video Editing

Getting started

Using the Source Monitor

Navigating the Timeline

Using essential editing commands

6 Working with Clips and Markers

Getting started

Using Program Monitor controls

Setting the playback resolution

Playing back VR video

Using markers

Using Sync Lock and Track Lock

Finding gaps in the Timeline

Selecting clips

Moving clips

Extracting and deleting segments

7 Adding Transitions

Getting started

What are transitions?

Using edit points and handles

Adding video transitions

Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition

Adding audio transitions

8 Performing Advanced Editing Techniques

Getting started

Performing four-point editing

Changing playback speed

Replacing clips and footage

Nesting sequences

Performing regular trimming

Performing advanced trimming

Trimming in the Program Monitor

9 Putting Clips in Motion

Getting started

Adjusting the Motion effect

Changing clip position, size, and rotation

Working with keyframe interpolation

Using other motion-related effects

10 Multicamera Editing

Getting started

Following the multicamera process

Creating a multicamera sequence

Switching multiple cameras

Finalizing multicamera editing

11 Editing and Mixing Audio

Getting started

Setting up the interface to work with audio

Examining audio characteristics

Creating a voice-over "scratch track"

Adjusting audio volume

Creating a split edit

Adjusting audio levels for a clip

12 Sweetening Sound

Getting started

Sweetening sound with audio effects

Adjusting EQ

Cleaning up noisy audio

13 Adding Video Effects

Getting started

Working with effects

Master clip effects

Masking and tracking visual effects

Keyframing effects

Effect presets

Frequently used effects

14 Improving Clips with Color Correction and Grading

Getting started

Following a color-oriented workflow

An overview of color-oriented effects

Fixing exposure problems

Fixing color balance

Using special color effects

Creating a look

15 Exploring Compositing Techniques

Getting started

What is an alpha channel?

Making compositing part of your projects

Working with the Opacity effect

Working with alpha-channel transparencies

Color keying a greenscreen shot

Masking clips

16 Creating Titles

Getting started

An overview of the Titler window

Mastering video typography essentials

Creating titles

Stylizing text

Working with shapes and logos

Making text roll and crawl

Introducing captions

17 Managing Your Projects

Getting started

Using the File menu

Using the Project Manager

Performing the final project management steps

Importing projects or sequences

Managing collaboration

Using the Libraries panel

Managing your hard drives

18 Exporting Frames, Clips, and Sequences

Getting started

Overview of export options

Exporting single frames

Exporting a master copy

Working with Adobe Media Encoder

Uploading to social media

Exchanging with other editing applications
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About Maxim Jago

Maxim Jago is a media trainer, presenter, award-winning writer, and film director. He's also an Adobe Master Trainer and author of the previous editions of this book and several editions of Adobe Premiere Pro Learn by Video. He presents regularly at media events, has trained editors all around the world, and has taught everyone from schoolchildren to university professors, from ABC's top editors in Australia to the BBC's tech gurus in the UK. Visit his website at
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