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Adobe Premiere Pro Classes

Master the skills to create and edit video, including transitions and audio, using Adobe Premiere by attending a hands-on class at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL. [More on Premiere]

Our Adobe Premiere and After Effects classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. For more information, email

Introduction to Digital Editing Using Premiere Pro

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows or Mac OS X.) Discover the power of video editing with Premiere Pro. Experience the tools used in integrating audio, video, and still pictures into a quality video production. Learn how to import clips (stills, movies, and audio), add them to a timeline, apply special effects, insert titles, and use visual transitions. Witness the ease of editing clips, deleting video frames, cutting one clip into two, and changing clip speed. Understand video production concepts and post- production terminology while creating videos. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1111 Tues., Sept. 8West CountyMark Ratliff

Intermediate Applications of Premiere Pro

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Editing Using Premiere Pro or equivalent experience.) Refine your skills in video editing by using the power of visual special effects and transitions. Take your ordinary video production and make it extraordinary with tricks like editing out the background color of your green screen videos using the Ultra Key tool. Use the basic audio mixer to enhance audio tracks and audio special effects. Apply special effects to your video by including color, adding page peel, motion and lighting, Track Matte, and Mosaic. Compress and prepare files for output for the desired presentation format by using the Adobe Media Encoder. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1112 Tues., Sept. 15West CountyMark Ratliff

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in digital imaging using Photoshop and in creating special effects using Adobe After Effects.