Pinnacle Studio 17 Training Course

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21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

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Overview Overview

Pinnacle Studio 17 Pro is a versatile digital production bundle. It’s popularity makes it the choice for small studios, which aim for high quality productions for Internet, TV broadcasting and DVD/BlueRay publications. This basic training course is intended for beginners. It will not only explain how to use the software, but also focus on video editing principles and procedures that can be applied to any film or TV production. Course participants will work with high-end HD footage prepared by professional film studios.

Course Outline Course Outline

1. Introduction and digital video production principles

  • Video production step by step
  • Understanding footage, scenes, shots and clips
  • Short introduction to video formats
  • Short introduction to audio formats

2. Introduction to Pinnacle Studio 17

  • Video production in PS17 procedures step by step
  • A walk through interface
  • Organize, Edit and Author sections explanation
  • Importing, previewing and organising media for your first project
  • Organising tips and tricks

3. Editing your first digital video project

  • Previewing and selecting right footage in Source Mode
  • Marking shot for editing with In and Out points
  • Understanding Tracks and Timeline

4. Making scenes from shots

  • Action axis
  • Moving clips around the scene
  • Adjusting clips by trimming the edits
  • Creating new edits by cutting the clips on Timeline
  • Adjusting edits with Roll and Ripple operations

5. Giving the scene some kick

  • Synchronising edits with sound cues
  • Understanding transitions
  • Applying and editing transitions on edits
  • Frame-perfect trims with trim Tool
  • Using markers to make editing more pleasant

6. Advanced scenes editing

  • Understanding Multi-cam editing
  • Synchronising multi-cam footage tips and tricks

7. Working with sound

  • Understanding audio in PS17
  • Mixing and adjusting audio in timeline
  • Working with levels and pan
  • Fixing the sound

8. Exporting footage for emission

  • Understanding video rendering
  • Exporting for Internet procedures
  • Exporting for DVD / BlueRay procedures
  • Exporting for TV stations procedures

9. Producing interactive menus for DVD and BlueRay

10. PS17 Tips, tricks and some simple special effects

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $8760
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $6490
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $8760 $6490
2 $4830 $3645
3 $3520 $2697
4 $2865 $2223
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
New York (NYC) - Midtown Manhattan - Park Avenue & E48-49th (Grand Central)Tue, Nov 15 2016, 9:30 am$6490 / $10290
VT, BurlingtonMon, Dec 5 2016, 9:30 am$6490 / $9390
MT, Bozeman - Downtown BozemanWed, Dec 14 2016, 9:30 am$6490 / $9690
CO, Denver - Colorado Boulevard CenterMon, Dec 19 2016, 9:30 am$6490 / $8790
AZ, Phoenix - 24th and CamelbackTue, Dec 20 2016, 9:30 am$6490 / $8760

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