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Your video editing journey begins here.
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Your video editing journey begins here.

Your video editing journey begins here.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

How to Create an Animated Pop Up Effect in Adobe Premiere Pro

Video Editing Academy
Animate graphics, text, and more by adding a simple Pop Up Effect!⁣ In this V.E.A. tutorial, we're going to show you how to do just that in Adobe Premiere Pro!⁣

Pop Up Effect | V.E.A.

Step 1:⁣
Import your video into your project.⁣

Editor's Note:⁣
[File > Import]⁣

Step 2:⁣
Toggle the Scale animation on and create a keyframe.⁣

Editor's Note:⁣
[Effects Controls Tab > Scale]⁣

Step 3:⁣
Click the Step Forward 1 Frame (Right) button 5 times.⁣

Editor's Note:⁣
The Right-Arrow Key can also be used instead of the Step Forward 1 Frame (Right) button.

Step 4:⁣
Change the Scale value to 120 to create another keyframe.⁣

Scale value to 120 | V.E.A.

Step 5:⁣
Click the Step Forward 1 Frame (Right) button 3 times.⁣

Step 6:⁣
Change the Scale value to 95 and create a third keyframe.⁣

Scale value to 95 | V.E.A.

Step 7:⁣
Click the Step Forward 1 Frame (Right) button 3 more times.⁣

Step 8:⁣
Change the Scale value to 100 to create a fourth keyframe.⁣

Editor's Note:⁣
To make your animation (pop up effect) smoother, add an "Auto Bezier" to your keyframes.⁣

An Auto Bezier automatically creates a "smooth rate of change" through each keyframe.⁣

Auto Bezier | V.E.A.

Step 9:⁣
Highlight your keyframes and left-click.⁣

Step 10:⁣
In the drop-down menu select "Auto Bezier" and preview your work!

Friday, 18 October 2019

Video Editing for Beginners: Adobe Premiere Pro Course (Abuja, Nigeria)

Video Editing Academy
Video Editing Training Course | Abuja, Nigeria (2019)

Let your video editing journey begin! Learn how to perform essential video editing functions, use audio/video effects, explore colour correction, and more, in the leading software for video editing; Adobe Premiere Pro.

Whether you're a complete beginner or you just need a bit of a refresher, this hands-on training course will get you to a place where you are comfortable editing professionally on your own.

Adobe Premiere Pro is used by professionals across the world for every type of production from business & marketing videos, music videos to documentaries, feature films.

Who is this course for?:
• Complete beginners who want to learn how to use Adobe Premiere Pro and professional video editing.
• An Adobe Premiere Pro novice who wants to expand their skills.
• An aspiring video editor who wants to start their video editing career.
• A video editor who has been utilizing other software and wants to migrate to Adobe Premiere Pro.

Pre-requisites of this course:
We recommend that you have the Adobe Premiere software (CS6 or higher) before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from the Adobe website.

Class information:
• Type: Weekends (Saturdays)
• Morning Class: 10am - 1pm
• Afternoon Class: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
• Duration: 4 weeks

Tuition fee:
Currency Accepted:

USD: $112.00 | NGN: ₦40,000.00

Course dates:
• Ifeatu Court, Plot 617, Wuye, Abuja, Nigeria
November 16 – December 7, 2019

Registration closes:
• Ifeatu Court, Plot 617, Wuye, Abuja, Nigeria
November 13, 2019

Maximum students
• 10

Training format: Instructor-led
• Ifeatu Court, Plot 617, Wuye, Abuja, Nigeria
November 16 – December 7, 2019
Instructor: Adetunde Dada

Available: 1-on-1 training
• A 1-on-1 version of this course is available.
Tuition Fee: USD: $224.00 | NGN: ₦80,000.00
(End of the Year Sale Expires: January 6, 2019)

Tuition Fee: USD: $140.00 | NGN: ₦50,000.00

[Call: +234 706-335-1938 to Schedule]

Upon course completion:
Upon completion of this course, students will receive a:

• Video Editing Academy Certificate of Completion
• FREE editing pack valued at $150.00 (91 custom fonts, 20 light leak transitions, 30 film overlays, 50 cinematic sound effects)
• 10% discount on Advanced Video Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro Course
• Exclusive access to the Video Editing Academy Alumni Group

Course topics:

- Week 1:
• Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace
• Customizing the workspace
• Adobe Mercury Playback Engine Performance

Settings and adjustments
• Preferences, Sand Managing Assets
• Selecting project settings by sequence
• Three types of settings
• Specifying project settings
• Importing assets
• Managing media in bins
• Exploring additional bin features
• Finding assets with the Media Browser

Creating cuts-only videos
• Editing clips on the Timeline
• Moving clips to, from, and within the Timeline
• Working with Source Monitor editing tools
• Adjusting clips in the Trim panel
• Using other editing tools
• An Introduction to Audio
• Adjusting volume
• Adding keyframes
• Adding an audio transition

- Week 2:
Applying specialised editing tools
• Exploring timesaving editing tools
• Making rolling, slide, and slip edits
• Using the Program Monitor’s Lift and Extract buttons
• Replacing a clip and replacing footage
• Using Sync Lock and Track Lock
• Finding gaps in the timeline
• Editing with In and Out points around a clip
• Creating subclips from the Source Monitor
• Unlink multiple selected clips

Adding video transitions
• Using transitions with restraint
• Trying some transitions
• Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
• Using A/B mode to finetune a transition
• Working with the Effect Control panel’s A/B feature
• Dealing with inadequate (or no) head or tail handles
• Applying transitions to multiple clips at once
• Adding audio transitions

Putting clips in motion
• Applying the Motion effect to clips
• Changing clip size and adding rotation
• Working with keyframe interpolation
• Creating a picture-in-picture effect
• Enhancing motion with shadows and bevelled edges
• Adding a drop shadow
• Using other motion related effect: Transform

- Week 3:
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
• Using nested sequences
• Nesting clips
• New supported effects for accelerated playback
• Dynamic Link Overview

Changing time
• Using slowmotion and reversemotion techniques
• Enabling variable time changes with time remapping
• Applying time remapping with speed transitions
• Using time remapping with reverse motion
• Recognizing the downstream effects of changing time
• Changing the speed of multiple clips simultaneously
• Changing the length of multiple stills simultaneously

Introduction to colour correction
• Basic Color Correction with the Lumetri Panel
• Fixing the White Balance of a Shot
• Color Correction with Adjustment Layers

- Week 4:
Acquiring and editing video
• Setting up a basic voicerecording area
• Creating a highquality aural experience
• Examining audio characteristics
• Adjusting audio volume
• Adjusting audio in the Effect Controls panel
• Adjusting audio gain
• Adding Jcuts and Lcuts

Exporting frames, clips and sequences
• Overview of export options
• Exporting single frames
• Using the Export Settings dialogue
• Format overview
• Using formats
• Exporting to mobile devices
• Closed caption support


Friday, 20 September 2019

Time Remapping: How to Speed Ramp in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Video Editing Academy
Speed ramping is the process of gradually changing the speed of a video clip over time.⁣

You can play a video clip at normal speed, then speed it up (or slow it down) and go back to normal speed, or the other way around.⁣

In this V.E.A. tutorial, we're going to show you how to create a 'simple' speed ramp in Adobe Premiere Pro CC!⁣

Time Remapping: Speed | V.E.A.

Step 1:⁣
Import your video into your project. ⁣

Editor's Note:⁣⁣
[File > Import]⁣⁣

Step 2:⁣
Left-click the FX badge of your clip and select Time Remapping > Speed.⁣

Step 3:⁣
Move the playhead to the desired starting point of your speed ramp.⁣

Step 4:⁣
Toggle the Speed animation on and create a keyframe.⁣

Time Remapping: Speed | V.E.A.

Editor's Note:⁣⁣
[Effects Controls Tab > Time Remapping > Speed]⁣

Step 5:⁣
Move the playhead to the desired end point of your speed ramp and create another keyframe.⁣

Step 6:⁣
Drag the speed-band up to increase the speed of the clip.⁣

Time Remapping: Speed | V.E.A.

Editor's Note:⁣
Drag the speed-band down to decrease the speed of a clip.⁣

Step 7:⁣
Split each keyframe to create a gradual speed ramp!

Time Remapping: Speed | V.E.A.