Cut It Out: Film Editing with Adobe Premiere Premium class

Daniel & Michaela Long, Filmmakers, Long Winter Media

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16 Videos (2h 17m)
    • Trailer

    • Capturing Meaningful Footage

    • Creating a New Project

    • Importing Assets

    • Organizing Assets

    • OPTIONAL: Deleting + Offline Footage

    • Drag/Drop Edits + Creating Sequences

    • Insert/Overwrite Editing

    • OPTIONAL: Editing Tricks

    • Timeline Tools for Drag/Drop Editing

    • Insert/Overwrite Editing Your B-Roll

    • Audio + Keyframes

    • OPTIONAL: Editing Tricks

    • Creating Titles

    • Exporting for Online

    • OPTIONAL: Dissolve + Using Effects


About This Class

Editing is the art of storytelling through the ordering of events.  We create meaning by adding new footage, cutting some out, and rearranging the whole thing until we have a story that compels our audience.

In our digital world, we assemble footage into compelling stories with editing software.  So, in our Skillshare, we’re going to teach you basic and intermediate skills necessary to edit like a professional using our favorite program – Adobe Premiere Pro.  In addition to learning the basics, we'll show you techniques to fine-tune the perfect videos and speed up your process (from inputting footage to outputting final formats).  You’ll learn new skills by making your own HOW TO video that combines your narration with footage demonstrating something that’s important to you. 

Whether you’re showing your friends a fun talent, teaching how your new product works at a meeting, or making lessons on Skillshare – videos are an effective format to demonstrate “HOW TO” do something. However, unless we are ONE-TAKE-WONDERS, we often end up with lots of footage that needs to be edited together.  While learning editing techniques, our course will help you craft all that footage into something meaningful by teaching you how to shape a simple HOW TO video into an interesting story.

Everyone has something meaningful to share. Consider our class an onramp for editing together what’s important with Adobe Premiere. 

** There are 11 Lesson videos + 4 optional extras teaching further editing skills

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This is an awesome class for anyone new to Adobe Premiere Pro, looking to get into video editing or just wanting to maybe learn a few new skills on how edit in Premiere Pro
Great teacher! Very easy to follow, and moves at a good face.
:) great tutorial for beginners! thanks!!!





Daniel & Michaela Long

Filmmakers, Long Winter Media

We are Dan and Michaela Long. Together, we own and operate a media production company that specializes in telling story across multi-mediums: film, web, and design. In our work, we use the top three editing programs, (FCP, Avid, and Premiere) on a daily basis. Check out our story + work at

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