Adobe Premiere Pro 250 : Premiere for Experienced Editors


This course is designed for the experienced editor who has either Avid, FCP or other equivalent editing experience. Students will go step-by-step through the entire editing process in Premiere Pro, from file creation all the way through output. Along the way they’ll learn the ins-and-outs of file management, essential and intermediate editing techniques, color correction, audio mixing and repairing, titling and effects, and delivering their video onto tape, the web, and mobile devices. They’ll learn to work within the Adobe ecosystem as well, getting up to speed on time saving tools such as Dynamic Link.

Please note : Adobe recomends this be run as a 2 day course but based on feedback from our instructors and trainees we are running it as a 3 day course to allow for more hands on time.

This course is suitable for users of both Premiere CS6 and Premiere CC.

Workstations and courseware are provided



3 days (9.30am to 5.30pm)

Course Date:

07 - 09 Jan (Mon - Wed) - By Ian Wee

23 - 25 Jan (Wed - Fri) - By Gerard Tay

13 - 15 March (Wed - Fri) - By Gerard Tay

Price :

S$ 990.00 before 7% GST .
S$ 1059.30 after 7%  GST

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the IMDA Talent Assistance Scheme through Six Degrees Asia .
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$ 7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA. More information about application procedures and terms here.

Who Should Attend

This class is designed for Avid Media Composer Editors and FCP7 Editors who wish to learn Premiere.


Prior knowledge of Avid editing systems, FCP7 or other comparable software program is a must. Experience in video editing is required as this is a course designed for experienced video editors.

Note: The curriculum  comprises of activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Each student will be provided with their own workstation.

Course Outline

• Creating and setting up a project in Premiere Pro

• Exploring the panels

• Viewing and organizing your source material in the project panel

Importing Media

• Using the Media Browser

• Using Prelude for ingesting and transcoding

• Importing Graphic files

Translating Basic Editing Skills

• Performing Over-write and Insert Edits

• Lifting and Extracting

• Performing L-Cut and Split Edits

• Using Keyboard Shortcuts

Trimming and Moving

• Performing Dual-Roller and Single-Roller

• Setting Durations and Moving Clips

• Using the Trim Window

Advanced Editing

• Copying and Working with Gaps

• Finding Match Frames

• Slipping and Sliding Clips

• Replacing Edits

• Working with markers

• Storyboard Editing

Editing Sound

Changing Audio Levels in the Timeline

• Working with Stereo and Mono Audio

• Working with the Audio Mixer

• Adding Audio Filters

• Creating a Voice-Over

Adding Video Transitions

• Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel

• Applying transitions to multiple clip

• Adding Audio Transitions

Adding Video Effects

• Sampling some basic video effects

• Applying effects to multiple clips

• Adding keyframing effects

• Adding keyframe interpolation and velocity

• Adding lighting effects

• Creating custom presets

Motion Effects

• Changing speed and Time remapping

• Exploring the Effects Controls Window

• Copying and Pasting Motion Attributes

• Creating a Motion Path

• Creating Effects Presets

Using the Title Tool

• Changing text parameters

• Creating shapes

• Making text roll and crawl

• Adding text effects: sheens, strokes, shadows, and fills

• Creating Titles in After Effects using Dynamic link

Finishing Your Project

• An overview of color-oriented effects

• Adjusting and enhancing color

• Using nested sequences

• Nesting clips


• Overview of export options

• Recording to tape

• Exporting single frames

• Using the Export Settings dialogFormat overview

• Using the formats

• Exporting to mobile devices

• Exporting to other software

About the instructors

Gerard Tay



Gerard is an Adobe Premiere Pro Certified Instructor and a Film and TV editor with eight years of broadcast editing experience. he has worked largely on local and regional broadcast projects, some corporate videos and commercials. His works include the TV series "Fighting Spiders", which won Special Prize at the 2009 Seoul Drama Awards, and was nominated for various awards at the 2009 Asian Television Awards. He also worked as post technical supervisor on a few reality series including  "The Challenger:Muay Thai" which aired on AXN.

He moderates on the Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group with the pen name Strypes, and is proficient with Final Cut Pro 7, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve. he is also a frequent contributor to Creative Cow's video editing related forums.

Ian Wee

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Ian is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Premiere Pro.He is also an Apple Authorised Instructor for both Final Cut Pro 7 and FCP X. In addition to teaching these editing platforms Ian has also conducted courses in Stereoscopic 3D production,RED Camera and many other production related fields for institutions like NYU Tisch School of Film,Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Sony Singapore.

 He is a director who is gifted both creatively and technically – He was one of the early adopters of HD technology and directed one of the first multicam HD shoots in Singapore for the F1 Powerboat race..While he was still a Managing Director at Widescreen Media Pte Ltd (of which he is one of the founders), he supervised post-production for broadcast programmes & feature films, and helped spearhead Stereoscopic 3D production in Asia.

Lynus Hee



Lynus Hee is an Adobe Premiere Pro ,Photoshop and After Effects Certified instructor who spent 10 years in video post-production as an editor and motion graphics artist and has worked for broadcasters such as Channel Nine Television and BBC World. He completed his bachelor degree in film and television with distinction in 2001 from Curtin University and was also inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society. Lynus has been using Adobe software for almost 20 years and is now an Adobe Certified Video Specialist certified to teach 4 different Adobe Software namely Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Encore. He had also been a contributing editor to magazines such as PhotoVideoi and Playworks and a speaker in seminars such as Photo Imaging Xchange alongside Julieanne Kost and photographer John Cosgrove.