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Getting Started with Premiere Pro : Learning Premiere Pro

A quick start guide for using Premiere Pro

Learn Premiere Pro with lynda.com

The fastest and easiest way to learn Premiere Pro is through the online tutorials at Lynda.com. All Williams College faculty, staff and students now have access to more than 1,800 training videos covering a broad range of subjects including business skills, photography, design, music and video, animation, and web design and development.  New courses are added every week.  The lynda.com library can be accessed from your computer on campus, and, after your initial login, from off campus too.  There is also a free app for your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, tablet, or other mobile device.  Watch an entire course or single tutorial video as needed.  Exercise files let you follow along with the instruction as you learn, and bookmarks help you rejoin a tutorial at a later time or keep track of others you’d like to watch.

Click here to set up your free, lynda.com account.

Lynda has topic based tutorials as well as software, so you can actually search on terms like shooting video, green screen techniques, DSLR for video, etc., and get tips on those subjects as well as learn how to edit with Premiere Pro.

If you are not sure where to start, try following one of the links below (note: you must have a lynda.con account to gain access):

Premier Pro CC Essential Training

Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Premiere Pro

Premiere Pro: Frequently Asked Questions

CET Staff