How to Edit a Highlight Reel with Premiere Pro | Gabriel Noguez | Skillshare

How to Edit a Highlight Reel with Premiere Pro

Gabriel Noguez, Filmmaker

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7 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Class Project: Our 2017 Reel

    • 3. Collect Your Footage

    • 4. Start Your Project & Make Selects

    • 5. Editing with Rhythm

    • 6. Tidy Up Your Edit

    • 7. Sharing Your Work

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About This Class

In this short class, learn how to edit a highlight reel for use in portfolios, websites, or job applications. As a filmmaker or videographer, it's important to keep an up-to-date reel which shows off your latest work. The techniques discussed in these videos can also be applied to editing anything set to music—whether it's a wedding video or event recap.

In this class we'll cover:

  • How to quickly collect, organize, and prepare you files for editing
  • Choosing a song that matches your clips
  • Creating a narrative flow so viewers stay engaged with your reel

We recently finished our Spring 2017 Reel which highlights our favorite projects the past few years. Throughout the process, we came up with a few shortcuts that we think can help you get something out efficiently. Spend less time editing and more time making new work!

This class is a mix of concepts and technical tips. Some familiarity with Premiere Pro may be required to follow along, but for the most part we tried to focus on higher level work flows that can apply to any piece of software or skill level.