Adobe Premiere Pro CC 

Class Schedule:

​Spring 2015 Classes 

​Location: The Film Factory

Cost: $1199.00

​Dates: May 4th, 5th & 6th 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m


​A Computer and an Official "Adobe Classroom in a Book Premiere Pro CC "textbook will be provided for each student.


Course Content:


This the Official 3 day Certified Adobe Training Course for Adobe Premiere Pro CC 

1. TOURING PREMIERE PRO CC                              2. SETTING UP A PROJECT

    -Getting started                                                          -Getting started

    -Nonlinear editing in Premiere Pro                          -Setting up a project

    -Expanding the workflow

    -Touring the Premiere Pro workspace


3. IMPORTING MEDIA                                                4. ORGANIZING MEDIA

    -Getting started                                                          -Getting started

    -Importing assets                                                       -The Project Panel

    -Working with the Media Browser                           -Working with bins

    -Importing images                                                     -Organizing media with content analysis

    -The media cache                                                      -Monitoring footage

​                                                                                           -Modifying clips


5. ESSENTIALS OF VIDEO EDITING                        6. WORKING WITH CLIPS AND MARKERS

    -Getting Started                                                          -Getting started

    -Using the source monitor                                        -Program monitor controls

    -Navigating the timeline                                            -Controlling the resolution

    -Essential editing commands                                   -Using Markers

                                                                                           -Using sync lock and track lock

                                                                                           -Finding gaps in the timeline

                                                                                           -Selecting clips

                                                                                           -Moving clips

                                                                                           -Extracting and deleting segments


7. ADDING TRANSITIONS                                         8. ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES

    -Getting Started                                                          -Getting started

    -What are transitions?                                                -Four point editing

    -Edit points and handles                                            -Retiming clips

    -Adding video transitions                                           -Replacing clips and footage

    -Using A/B mode to fine tune a transition              -Nesting sequences

    -Adding audio transitions                                           -Regular trimming

                                                                                            -Advanced trimming

                                                                                            -Trimming in the program monitor


9. PUTTING CLIPS IN MOTION                                10. MULTI-CAMERA EDITING

    -Getting started                                                           -Getting started

    -Adjusting the motion effect                                     -The multi-camera process

    -Changing clip position, size, and rotation             -Creating a multi-camera sequence

    -Working with keyframe interpolation                    -Switching multiple cameras

    -Using other motion-related effects                       -Finalizing multi-camera editing


11. EDITING AND MIXING AUDIO                            12. SWEETENING SOUND

    -Getting started                                                          -Getting started

    -Setting up the interface to work with audio        -Sweetening sound with audio effects

    -Examining audio characteristics                            -Adjusting EQ

    -Voice-over "scratch track"                                       -Applying effects in the Audio Track Mixer

    -Adjusting audio volume                                          -Cleaning up noisy audio

    -Create a split edit

    -Adjusting audio levels for a clip


​13. ADDING VIDEO EFFECTS                                  14. COLOUR CORRECTION AND GRADING

    -Getting started                                                         -Getting started

    -Working with effects                                               -Color-oriented workflow

    -Master clip effects                                                   -An overview of color-oriented effects

    -Masking and tracking visual effects                     -Fixing exposure problems

    -Keyframing effects                                                  -Fixing color balance

    -Effect presets                                                           -Special color effects

    -Frequently used effects                                         -Creating a look


15. EXPLORING COMPOSITING TECHNIQUES    16. CREATING TITLES

    -Getting started                                                         -Getting started

    -What is an alpha channel?                                     -An overview of the titler window

    -Making compositing part of your projects          -Video typography essentials

    -Working with the opacity effect                            -Creating titles

    -Working with alpha-channel transparencies      -Stylizing text

    -Color keying a green screen shot                         -Working with shapes and logos

    -Using mattes                                                             -Making text roll and crawl


17. MANAGING YOUR PROJECTS                          18. EXPORTING FRAMES,CLIPS & SEQUENCES

    -Getting started                                                         -Getting started

    -The file menu                                                           -Overview of export options

    -Using the project manager                                    -Exporting single frames

​    -Final project management steps                          -Exporting a master copy

    -Importing projects or sequences                          -Working with Adobe Media Encoder

    -Managing collaboration                                          -Exchanging with other editing applications

    -Managing your hard drives                                     -Recording to tape



Apple Final Cut Pro X

Class Schedule:

​Spring 2015 Classes 

​Location: The Film Factory 

Cost: $1199.00

Dates: TBA


A computer and an official "Apple Pro Training Series - Final Cut Pro X 10.1" textbook will be provided for each student


Course Content:


This is the Official 3 day certified training course for Apple Final Cut Pro X

1. GETTING STARTED                                                    2. IMPORTING MEDIA

   -Upgrading existing events and projects                   -Understanding Clips, Events & Libraries

   -Preparing the source media files                               -Creating a library

                                                                                              -Preparing to import camera source files

                                                                                              -Using the media import window

                                                                                              -Creating a camera archive

                                                                                              -Importing source media from a camera

                                                                                              -Navigating within a filmstrip view

                                                                                              -Importing clips from a camera card

                                                                                              -Choosing media import options

                                                                                              -Applying media import options

                                                                                              -Import files from a volume

                                                                                              -Import existing files from a volume

                                                                                              -Dragging from the finder or other apps


3. ORGANIZING CLIPS                                                  4. MAKING THE FIRST EDIT

    -Introducing the Libraries &viewer panes                  -Understanding a Project

    -Using keywords                                                            -Creating a project

    -Keywording a clip                                                         -Defining the primary storyline

    -Keywording a range                                                     -Appending the primary storyline

    -Adding notes to a clip                                                  -Rearranging clips in the storyline

    -Assigning ratings                                                           -Modifying clips in the primary storyline

    -Applying ratings                                                            -Performing insert edits

    -Customizing a favorite                                                 -Rippling the primary storyline

    -Search, sort and filter                                                   -Timing the primary storyline

    -Filtering an event                                                          -Inserting a gap clip

    -Working with smart collections                                  -Blading and deleting

    -Detecting people and shot composition                  -Joining a through edit

    -Roles                                                                               -Refining some sound bites

    -Assigning Roles                                                            -Editing above the primary storyline

                                                                                              -Adding and trimming connected b-roll

                                                                                              -Understanding connected clip sync and

                                                                                                 trimming behaviors

                                                                                              -Creating a connected storyline

                                                                                              -Converting connected clips into a

                                                                                                 connected storyline

                                                                                              -Appending clips to a new connected

                                                                                                storyline       

                                                                                              -Editing below the primary storyline

                                                                                              -Connecting a music clip

                                                                                              -Finessing the rough cut

                                                                                              -Adjusting the edits

                                                                                              -Adjusting clip volume levels

                                                                                              -Refining edits using cross dissolves and 

                                                                                                fades

                                                                                              -Sharing your progress

                                                                                              -Sharing an IOS compatible file


5. REVISING THE EDIT                                                 6. ENHANCING THE EDIT

    -Versioning a project                                                    -Retiming clips

    -Snapshotting a project                                               -Setting a constant speed change

    -Lifting from the primary storyline                             -Editing with blade speed

    -Lifting clips out of a storyline                                    -Working with video effects

    -Replacing a clip                                                           -Experimenting with video effects

    -Replacing the primary storyline                                -Creating a depth of field effect

    -Creating a time at 0:00:00:00                                    -Working with video transitions

    -Working with markers                                                 -Experimenting with transitions

    -Creating markers                                                         -Compositing using spatial parameters

    -Using the position tool                                                -Creating a two-up split screen

    -Realigning sound bites and b-roll to music            -Exploring the video animation editor 

    -Working with auditions                                               -Collapsing a composite 

    -Repositioning storylines and deleting within


7. FINISHING THE EDIT                                                8. SHARING A PROJECT

    -Using titles                                                                    -Creating a viewable file

    -Adding and modifying a lower third                         -Sharing to an online host

    -Working with audio                                                      -Sharing to a bundle

    -Adding sound to a clip                                                -Sharing a master file

    -Adjusting Volume levels over time                           -Creating an exchangeable file

    -Understanding audio enhancements                       -Utilizing compressor

    -Correcting the image

    -Neutralizing a clip

    -Matching Color


9. MANAGING LIBRARIES                                          10. ADVANCING YOUR WORKFLOW

    -Storing the imported media                                     -Using manual settings for a new project

    -Importing as "leave files in place"                            -Synchronizing dual system recordings

    -Importing managed clips                                          -Using chroma key

    -Moving and copying clips within a library              -Working with multicam

    -Making a library portable

  

                                                                                        

               

                                                                                               

We are Certified by Apple and Adobe to provide training on their Video Editing programs, and have been teaching professionally since 2011. 


We also offer one on one customized training programs, and monthly training classes to the Okanagan Community on "MAC OSX YOSEMITE: A to Z  Essential Training"


Select a program below and view the current class schedules and locations.

Apple OS X Yosemite

Class Schedule:

​Spring 2015 Classes 

Location: Parkinson Recreation Centre

Cost: $199.00/person

          $299.00/couple

​Dates: May 7th, 14, 21st & 28th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Students will provide their own computer 


This class is an official training course totalling 8 hours in length, comprising of 4 weekly classes 2 hours in length


Classes are instructor lead, and students will be provided with lab time to apply what is taught and to ask questions.


This is the official 'OSX YOSEMITE: A to Z Essential Training Course"


INTRODUCTION
-understanding Apple ID accounts


1.GETTING STARTED
-Essential analogies for an operating system
-Installing and running Mac OS X 10.10 for the first time
-Setting up the keyboard, mouse, and other peripherals
-Interfacing with windows, menus, and the task bar
-Understanding modifier keys and keyboard shortcuts
-Introducing System Preferences
-Setting mouse and trackpad options
-Understanding gesture control with mice and trackpads
-Connecting to the Internet
-Setting up multiple user accounts

2.YOUR DESKTOP: THE BASIC WORKING ENVIRONMENT
-Organizing items on the desktop
-Connecting external drives and deciding what shows up on the desktop
-Customizing the desktop wallpaper

3.FINDER: THE MACINTOSH FILING CABINET
-Browsing through folders
-Understanding essential folder structure, including the home folder
-Creating, copying, moving, and renaming files and folders
-Using folder shortcuts and file aliases
-Using Quick Look to view a file without opening it
-Deleting files using the Trash
-Using tabs to organize the Finder window
-Getting information about files and folders

4.THE DOCK, LAUNCHPAD AND MISSION CONTROL: LAUNCHING AND MANAGING APPLICATIONS
-Launching and quitting applications
-Accessing application preferences
-Organizing applications in the Dock and customizing the Dock
-Multitasking between multiple applications
-Using Mission Control and full-screen apps to organize a cluttered workspace
-Using Dashboard Widgets for quick tasks
-Working with multiple displays

5.SAVING AND SEARCHING
-Saving files within an application
-Searching for files using Spotlight
-Tagging files for quick search ability
-Zipping and unzipping archive files

6.BROWSING THE WEB WITH SAFARI
-Browsing and searching the web
-Using tabs and streamlining Safari
-Bookmarking important websites
-Downloading files
-Privacy and security in Safari
-Saving passwords

7.WORKING WITH MAIL,CONTACTS AND CALENDARS
-Setting up accounts for Mail, Calendar, and Contacts
-Working with the Mail application
-Working with attachments with Markup and Mail Drop
-Using Calendar to organize a schedule
-Using Contacts to manage an address book

8.INSTANT MESSAGES, VIDEO AND AUDIO CHATS AND PHONE CALLS
-Using an Apple ID for iMessage and FaceTime
-Working with messages and iMessage
-Using FaceTime for audio and video calls

9. OTHER BUNDLED APPS
-Using Maps
-Working with iTunes
-Buying and reading books with iBooks
-Working with the QuickTime video player
-Using Notes and Reminders

10.NOTIFICATION CENTER
-Working with notification
-Working with the Today view in Notification Centre

11.INSTALLING APPLICATIONS
-Using the App Store to install and update applications
-Installing from a CD or downloading from the web
-Setting up a printer

12.SHARING CONTENT BETWEEN MACS AND IOS DEVICES
-Using AirDrop to quickly transfer files
-Setting up an instant hotspot using an iPhone
-Using Handoff to transfer content to between an iPhone and a Mac
-Passing phone calls and text messages between a Mac and an iPhone

13.BACKING UP AND RESTORING
-Understanding backups and archives
-Backing up manually
-Backing up with Time Machine