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15 Must-Watch Premiere Pro Tutorials 2018

I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but there is no better time in the history of our world to be either a video hobbyist or professional. Not only is the camera technology powerful and affordable, but you also have a plethora of talented teachers giving away knowledge on their craft for free on Youtube. That’s why I’ve put together this list of the best premiere pro tutorials to watch in 2018.
This list is meant to be a quick reference guide for those looking to level up in their videography skills, but it is by no means exhaustive. I know I’ve missed a lot of talented YouTubers for sure. Fortunately, this list will be updated periodically with new videos. So please be sure and subscribe to our newsletter so that you can get all updates.
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Learn Premiere Pro 2018 in 30 Minutes [Must-Watch Premiere Pro Tutorial]

Learn Premiere Pro 2019 in 30 Minutes

Duration: 26 min
Experience Level: Beginner
Are you new to Premiere Pro or a novice wanting a refresher to ensure you didn’t miss any foundational topics? If so, this premiere pro tutorial is perfect for you. In less than 30 min you will learn the very basics of Adobe Premiere Pro, and from there you can build upon your knowledge and start your journey towards mastering Premiere Pro. This video is by Josh Enobakhare, the founder of Luxury Leaks AND your favorite Youtube Channel ;), Olufemii Tutorials.

Awesome TRANSITIONS to make your videos BETTER!! Premiere Pro Tutorial

Awesome TRANSITIONS to make your videos BETTER!! Premiere Pro Tutorial

Duration: 14 min
Experience Level: All Levels
In a relatively short period, Peter McKinnon has gone from unknown to well-known and respected. And rightfully so. His contribution to our industry regarding teaching and inspiring us to create our best work has been 2nd to none. In this premiere pro tutorial, he teaches some key thoughts and concepts about transitions – which are critical to making great videos. Don’t forget to like the video and subscribe to his channel if you haven’t already.

How To Export HD Video in Premiere Pro CC for YouTube, Vimeo, & Facebook

How To Export HD Video in Premiere Pro CC for YouTube, Vimeo, & Facebook

Duration: 8 min
Experience Level: Beginner
Matt Johnson is a must follow YouTuber if you’re into videography, especially if you’re interested in or currently doing wedding films. In this premiere pro tutorial, he shows you his export settings for 1080p video. This video is a great place to start as a beginner. Once you’ve watched this one, we suggest checking out the next vid. Make sure you give the video a thumbs up and subscribe to his channel.

How to export 4K video in Premiere Pro CC for YouTube, Vimeo, & Facebook

How to export 4K video in Premiere Pro CC for YouTube, Vimeo, & Facebook

Duration: 21 min
Experience Level: All Levels
Yes, Matt Johnson gets two videos on the list back-to-back. Just like the previous video, Matt is talking about his export settings. Only this time the focus is on 4K video as well as a more detailed explanation of the different settings. A must-watch video for all especially if you or your clients need 4K video.

Fast Forward Effect | Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorial

Fast Forward Effect | Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorial

Duration: 7 min
Experience Level: Beginner
If you’ve not yet heard of Christian Maté Grab or seen his videos, you’re in for a treat. Christian is a next level video editor and cinematographer. I’m surprised that he only has 197K subscribers at the moment. In this premiere pro cc tutorial, he teaches a simple, yet beautiful effect that you can use to take your videos to the next level. Like the video if you enjoyed it and I suggest you subscribe to his channel. You can thank me later.

5 Essential Video Effects every editor should know! (Adobe Premiere Pro CC Tutorial)

5 Essential Video Effects every editor should know! (Adobe Premiere Pro CC Tutorial)

Duration: 13 min
Experience Level: All Levels
Justin Odisho has tutorials for all levels. This video is a great one where he walks you through 5 video effects you should know. He doesn’t go into super detail with each effect, but he does link off to a separate video that does give a more in-depth explanation. Give the video a like if you learned something and subscribe to Justin’s channel as he has impressive breakdowns of music videos as well as other tutorials

EXTREME SLOW MOTION in Premiere Pro (QUICKSILVER)

EXTREME SLOW MOTION in Premiere Pro (QUICKSILVER)

Duration: 8 min
Experience Level: All Levels
Cinecom is a fantastic channel to learn Film Making. Jordy does a great job of creating in-depth, easy to follow tutorials on some of the most technical effects and concepts. In this video, he shows you how to stop a bullet! Not in real life of course. This Extreme Slow Motion tutorial is one of the best I’ve seen. Check it out and if you enjoy it, like and subscribe to his channel.

Color Correcting BASICS [Adobe Premiere Pro CC tutorial]

Color Correcting BASICS [Adobe Premiere Pro CC tutorial]

Duration: 7 min
Experience Level: Beginner
We love supporting new, up-and-coming Youtubers and Justin Romeyn has been consistently dropping bombs for a while now. So we thought why not show him some love. Here is a beginners focused tutorial where Justin covers the basics of color correcting and grading in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Be sure to show him some love and subscribe to his channel if you like the video.

Auto Ducking Audio in Premiere Pro

Auto Ducking Audio in Premiere Pro

Duration: 8 min
Experience Level: Beginner
We often focus exclusively on the visuals of our videos, but this isn’t the early days of film where visuals were the only thing that compromised a film. Audio is a critical component that gets overlooked by many. Phil Ebiner of Video School Online gives a quick overview of how to achieve auto ducking in Premiere Pro. It’s a simple concept and tutorial that will help your videos be better. Phil has a ton of great resources so be sure to like the video and subscribe to his channel.

Premiere Pro Tutorial: EASY Background Mask Transition

Premiere Pro Tutorial: EASY Background Mask Transition

Duration: 3 min
Experience Level: All Levels
Here’s another video by the founder of Luxury Leaks, Josh Enobakhare. You can find this tutorial on his Youtube Channel Olufemii Tutorials. What we like about this tutorial is how he takes an advanced concept and turns it into something simple and beautiful. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to do a background mask to create a stunning effect that will have people watching your videos over and over again. Don’t forget to like the video and subscribe to his channel.

Premiere Pro Tutorial: JR Alli Curtain Pull Transition

Premiere Pro Tutorial: JR Alli Curtain Pull Transition

Duration: 17 min
Experience Level: All Levels
If you haven’t seen JR Alli’s videos we recommend taking a look and coming back to this page. Once you’re familiar with just how amazing his work is, watch this video from the team at Venture Addicts as they give you a peek “behind the curtain” at how JR accomplishes a sick curtain reveal transition in his NYC video. Give this channel a subscribe. Venture Addicts are up-and-coming Youtubers, and I believe they will be providing tremendous value to the videographer community for years to come.

MULTI CAMERA Editing in Premiere CC 2018 -- FAST

Multi Camera Editing in Premiere CC 2019 - FAST

Duration: 9 min
Experience Level: All Levels
11 years ago Mark Holtze uploaded his first video to Youtube. He took a few years off, but a year ago he came back strong and has been uploading fire on the regular. This video is a must watch for sure. It shows you the basics of multi-camera editing, and in less than 9 min you’ll feel comfortable with adding this to your repertoire. As always, like the video if you found it valuable and subscribe to Mark’s channel.

13. Orange Teal Color Grading | Premiere Pro Tutorial

Orange Teal Color Grading | Premiere Pro Tutorial

Duration: 6 min
Experience Level: All Levels
Josh, founder of Sonduck Film, is one of the best teachers online. He’s best known for breaking down effects into detail and teaching them to his audience. This video is a slight deviation from the norm, but valuable none-the-less. In this video, Josh shows you how to do orange teal color grading. You’ll spend time learning about temperature, the Lumetri effects, and more. Definitely give the video a like and subscribe to the channel. You will not regret it.

14. Ant-Man shrinking effect Adobe Premiere Pro tutorial by Chung Dha

Ant-Man shrinking effect Adobe Premiere Pro tutorial by Chung Dha

Duration: 17 min
Experience Level: Beginner
Chung Dha has really come into his own over the past year and is providing some great tutorials and filmmaking tips. This channel is “full-stack” videography. You can learn about hardware, software, and techniques. The Ant-Man shrinking technique is not something you’d probably use more than once, but this tutorial is a much watch if you’re new to videography. Please like the video if you enjoy it and subscribe to his channel!

15. The CLONE CANNON Effect! Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorial (Music Video Effects)

The CLONE CANNON Effect! Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorial (Music Video Effects)

Duration: 7 min
Experience Level: All Levels
If you’re interested in making music videos, Max Novak is one Youtuber you should follow. In this video he shows you how to do what he calls a “Clone Cannon Effect” which he used in the “DJ Afterthought -- Tear It Down” video. Take a look through his channel. I’m positive you’ll find something useful. And as always, if you find the video valuable give it a like and subscribe to the channel.

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