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XChange Training Location Glasgow

Enter into a world of video Using professional applications Using a suite of editing tools Import & export footage Applying audio Using filters & effects

Adobe CC Video Introduction Masterclass 4 Days - Glasgow

Key Course Details:


Introduction Bundle


- 10am to 5pm


£895 + vat

Learn the fundamentals of editing video and applying special effects as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to two of the leading movie-production programs. We will show you how to assemble, cut, and export polished visual projects.

After we give you a complete tour of the Premiere Pro and After Effects environments, we will show you how to import, edit, and export your videos. You will learn how to handle audio, create animations, apply masks, and much more. This is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to take the first steps toward becoming a video-editing professional.

Learn the fundamentals of editing video and applying special effects as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to two of the leading movie-production programs. We will show you how to assemble, cut, and export polished visual projects.

After we give you a complete tour of the Premiere Pro and After Effects environments, we will show you how to import, edit, and export your videos. You will learn how to handle audio, create animations, apply masks, and much more. This is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to take the first steps toward becoming a video-editing professional.

  • Video Introduction Masterclass 4 Days

    Course Details

    This 4-day Masterclass course will give you a comprehensive introduction to both Adobe After Effects CC and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. We will help you understand how these industry-leading programs take digital-video editing, visual effects, and motion graphics to a new level.

    Using After Effects for the first 2 days, you will use powerful tools to add a slick, professional look to all your movie projects. Switching to Premiere Pro for the final 2 days you will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing techniques to create and edit video output that combines footage, audio, and still images. Our tips on both programs are sure to enhance the quality and creativity of your visual output.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Navigate the Premiere Pro and After Effects environments
    • Organise video projects
    • Assemble and fine-tune clip sequences
    • Apply transitions and special effects
    • Add titles and credits
    • Make and refine rough cuts
    • Import and adjust audio clips
    • Create intermediate animations
    • Understand keyframe manipulation and interpolation
    • Work with layers, masks, and mattes
    • Use colour effectively
    • Export video and project files

    Our goals are for you to be able to edit and manage digital video with confidence, and to understand the basic techniques for enhancing and applying effects to your visual projects.

    This course can be taken in a single 4-day block or split into a 2 separate 2-day blocks, each taken on different dates.

    View split course details

    Premiere Pro After Effects

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for anyone new to the field of video and motion graphics who wants to learn about editing video and applying special effects.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    AFTER EFFECTS Getting Started
    • Workspace overview
    • Importing and organising assets
    • Projects & compositions
    • Working with layers
    • Adding Effects (FX)
    Starting with FX
    • Fixed and applied FX
    • Understanding animation
    • Modifying motion paths
    • All about keyframes
    • Basic graph editor
    All about Text
    • Creating text in After Effects
    • Layer styles
    • Animation options
    • Motion blur
    • Understanding range selectors
    • Animation presets
    All about Shapes
    • Introduction to shape layers
    • Creating shapes from Ai files
    • Paths and how to use them
    • Animation options
    Exporting your Final Projects
    • Project management
    • Export options
    • Exporting through Media Encoder
    • Dynamic link to Premiere Pro
    Masks & Chroma-keying
    • Creating & animating masks
    • Tracking masks
    • Limiting FX to specific areas & Track Mattes
    • Property links
    • Green-screen chroma-keying with Keylight 1.2
    Some Other Effects
    • Warp-stabilizer
    • Camera tracker
    • Motion tracking
    • Puppet-Pin tool
    • Write-on effect
    PREMIERE PRO Introduction
    • Opening Premiere Pro – getting started
    • Workspaces - what, why, how?
    • Importing assets into Premiere Pro
    • Media browser
    • Organisation - bins and things
    • Metadata - what, why, how?
    Getting Started
    • Making selections
    • Project panel & Source Monitor
    • Storyboarding your rough cut
    • Creating a timeline
    • Thinking ahead - track allocation
    • Understanding Track Headers
    • Useful Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Sub-clips - what, why and how?
    Timeline Tools
    • Targeting tracks
    • Toggle Sync-lock
    • Insert & overlay edits
    • Three-point edit options
    • Four-point edits
    • J and L cuts
    • Lift and extract
    • Timeline panel options
    • Timeline tools
    • Moving clips in the timeline
    • Extend edits
    • Replacing clips in the timeline
    • The 2 types of transitions in Premiere Pro
    • Jump-cuts & clip transitions - when to use which?
    • Default transitions
    • Single ended transitions - what, why, when and how?
    • Editing transitions
    • Layer based transitions
    • Light-leak style transitions with blend modes
    Motion (Fixed) Effects
    • Pips (Picture in Picture) effects
    • Animating objects
    • Making pictures fit your timeline
    • Additional important preferences
    • Perspective corner-pin
    • Nesting options in Premiere Pro - why, when, how?
    Effects & Masks Basics
    • Applying and customising effects
    • Limiting effects to specific areas
    • Tracking masks
    • Organisation - creating and using a titles Bin
    • Creating text based titles
    • Creating and editing your own title styles
    • Exporting and importing titles
    • Creating lower or upper thirds
    • Inserting graphics into titles
    • Title based on previous title
    • Creating and using title templates
    • Inserting a graphic into rolling/crawling titles
    Audio Introduction
    • Creating dual-mono from stereo pairs
    • Recording narration directly into Premiere Pro
    • Basic keyframe based audio animation
    • Audio Clip mixer animation
    • Exporting a still image
    • Project management options
    • Dynamic Link with After Effects
    • Exporting directly from Premiere Pro and using ‘Media Encoder’
    • Exporting different formats
    • XML/AAF - cross-platform export options - why, when and how?
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at our Scotland training centre located in central Glasgow at:

    Centrum Business Centre
    38 Queen Street
    G1 3DX

    The Glasgow training centre is located on Queen Street in the heart of Glasgow close to Central Station, Queen Street Station and Argyle Street Station.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

    View Full details of our Glasgow Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location Glasgow

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  • CC Video Masterclass 4 Days - Upcoming Glasgow Course Dates

    CC Video Masterclass 4 Days - Split Date Options

    After Effects Introduction

    12 Aug - 13 Aug
    23 Sep - 24 Sep
    4 Nov - 5 Nov
    16 Dec - 17 Dec

    Premiere Pro Introduction

    22 Jul - 23 Jul
    16 Sep - 17 Sep
    28 Oct - 29 Oct
    9 Dec - 10 Dec
  • Client Reviews

    "Highly recommended - intense but well worth it!"

    Karen Mersey, Video Combo - 5 Day Masterclass

    "A great course which covered all the areas I was looking for."

    Mark Barton, Video Combo - 5 Day Masterclass

    "Fantastic course and enthusiastic instructor. Thanks."

    Kelly Western, Video Combo - 5 Day Masterclass

    "One-on-one training was excellent as you have the full attention of the course tutor. XChange was the only training institute that I came by who offer this."

    Stacy Fletcher, Rands IT Consultancy , Dreamweaver - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very clear and concise training with plenty of opportunity to ask questions to further my understanding of subjects. "

    Daniel Layton, Eligo Recruitment, WordPress - 1 day introduction

    "Friendly and professional environment, well organised."

    Paul Pritchard, Davidoff of London, FileMaker Pro - 2 Day Introduction

    "The course was set at the right pace. The course instructor was very approachable, friendly, patient. Overall a good course."

    Jayne Edwards, Liverpool City Council, Animate Introduction - Two Days

    "Good pace and very clear directions. I will definitely be recommending XChange Training in the future. "

    Charlotte Green, AXA Investment Managers, Powerpoint & Excel - Bespoke Introduction

    "Fantastic course which suited my requirements and I was able to pick up an understanding of the industry as well as the package. Would recommend it to anyone."

    Justin Smith, Advanced Air, QuarkXPress - 2 Day Introduction

    "The course was well informed and our tutor was very knowledgeable and patient with all students. I would highly recommend this course and XChange Training for the future. "

    Jenni Prichard, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction