Diversity and Dissent - Premiere Pro

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Adobe Software

  1. Sign into https://creativecloud.adobe.com/
  2. Download and install the Creative Cloud Desktop app
  3. Sign into the Creative Cloud Desktop app with your evergreen account.
  4. Install Premiere Pro
  • Media Services and the Computer Center have Premiere Pro 2021 installed.

File Management

  • Make a folder on your Desktop or in your Documents with a meaningful name.
  • Make sub-folders called
    • Video
    • Stills
    • Premiere_Files
    • Audio
  • Within thew subfolder make additional folders as necessary.
  • Copies all source files to the appropriate folders before importing to Premiere.
  • File Management Steps
  • Importing Media article

AVCHD files

  • Files from the Vixia camera are in the AVCHD format.
  • It's really a folder of many files but on the macOS it appears as a single bundle.
  • Do not rename or mess with the contents of the AHCHD file.
  • Premiere will know how to interpret the AVCHD bundle.
  • AVCHD demo files

Premiere Pro

To review Premiere Pro here are links to some article and videos

Workshops Steps

  • Premiere Pro windows and layouts
    • Media Browser
    • Project
    • Timeline
    • Source Monitor
    • Program Monitor
    • ~ Key
      • Press the ~ key to make the window that the mouse pointer is over bigger.
  • Make a New Project
  • Import AVCHD clips
  • Import other video or stills
  • Make a new sequence
    • Sequence Settings
  • Editing
    • Playback
    • In and Out Points
    • Insert vs Overwrite
    • Video only
    • Snapping
  • Transitions/Fades
  • Opacity
  • Titles
  • Exporting


Basic Editing Tutorials


Premiere Pro has a variety of audio and video effects that can be used to change or modify the audio or video clips.

  • Audio and video effects can be added to clips
  • Many parameters of the effects can be adjusted over time with keyframes
  • Adding Effects to Clips wiki article
  • Add effects Adobe tutorial
    • Visual effects and transitions
    • Includes sample files


The Essential Graphics panel can be used to create title or graphics. They can be static or have motion to them


To share a rough cut or final edit you need to export the project to a video file.