Produced by FMC in association with Adobe. Technology Partners Dell and NVIDIA
Produced by FMC in association with Adobe. Technology Partners Dell and NVIDIA
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Day Two | Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 11:15am – 12:15pm

Audio Essentials: Things You Need to Know to Edit Audio Like a Pro

Speaker: Mike Russell

Adobe Creative Cloud has everything you need to create awesome audio. If you’re creating your first podcast or looking to improve the sound of your videos you’ll discover everything you need for the job. Adobe Premiere Pro, Premiere Rush and Audition have all the tools you need. Mike Russell, creative director at Music Radio Creative will show you how in this session.

You’ll learn:

  • How to sound your best in a few clicks using Essential Sound tools
  • How to boost clarity of dialogue tracks and understand the tools you’ll need to use
  • How to fix any bad recording by reducing background noise and fixing other sound artifacts
  • How you’d mix in other tracks such as music and sound effects
  • What formats you need to save your audio files before distrubting them onlineDesign a MOGRT in Premiere Pro


Day Two | Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 11:15am – 12:15pm

Creating YouTube Videos that Connect

Speaker: Valentina Vee

There is a hidden industry behind most of your favorite YouTube creators — teams of producers, directors, cinematographers, and editors who work exclusively on digital content. If you’ve ever wanted to join one of those content teams — this session is for you. Valentina Vee will break down what makes an effective YouTube video, from initial concept to final output. She will also cover shooting and editing tips to help your video stand out. This is a must for anybody interested in creating videos for YouTube or those who are already making videos but need some inspiration for how to make them more effective and shareable.

In this lecture-style class, we will cover:

  • What makes a YouTube video successful
  • How audiences on YouTube differ from other platforms
  • How to create a content plan
  • Tips on writing, shooting & editing YouTube videos


Day Two | Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 1:45 – 2:45pm

Master Essential Graphics in Premiere Pro and After Effects

Speaker: Eran Stern

Learn how to create and use Motion Graphics templates. Make them efficient, flexible and and multi purpose as well as publish and sell them via Adobe Stock.


  • Design a MOGRT in Premiere Pro
  • Find the Best Free & Paid Resources
  • Customize a MOGRT in After Effects
  • Automate Motion Template Graphics


Day Two | Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 3:00 – 3:30pm

How to Sound Great Using Compression, EQ, Expanders and Gates

Speaker: Mike Russell

Mike Russell, Creative Director from Music Radio Creative, will show you how to sound great! Learn how to sound great with all the right equipment for voiceover. You’ll understand what compression, EQ, expanders and gates do along with optimum settings to improve your sound.

You’ll learn:

  • What compression is, and how to set it to improve the clarity of any voice
  • Why you use EQ to enhance dialogue and which frequencies to focus on
  • What an expander is and how to use it effectively to mute pauses in between speech
  • How to set a noise gate effectively to create amazing sounding dialogue


Day Two | Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 3:45 – 4:15pm

Premiere Rush Quick Start

Speaker: Valentina Vee

Creating quick, effective social media or marketing videos is extremely easy with Adobe’s Premiere Rush. It’s an on-the-go editing app that can be used on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. If you need to add subtitles, graphics, color your video, or create an entire video from scratch – Premiere Rush is THE app for on-the-go editing. This small app has many of the powerful features of Premiere Pro built in, without the need to open up and deal with a larger software. Premiere Rush creates horizontal, square, and vertical videos in a breeze. In this session, Valentina Vee will teach you how to use Premiere Rush from the ground up, so you can get started making videos right away.

We will cover the following Premiere Rush features:

  • Trimming clips
  • Audio leveling
  • Coloring
  • Graphics
  • Versioning for multiple aspect ratios


Day Two | Saturday, August 1, 2020 | 4:30 – 5:00pm

Essential Audio Panel Quick Start

Speaker: Eran Stern

The Essential Sound Panel in Premiere Pro is easy to use while also allowing advanced users to fine-tune effect settings. In this session you will learn how to save considerable time getting a good audio mix and fix common issues.


  • Assigning Audio Types
  • Matching Volume
  • Cleaning up Noisy Audio
  • Audio Ducking


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 10:00 – 11:00am

Advanced Noise Reduction and Restoration

Speaker: Mike Russell

If you’re recording audio it’s highly likely, sooner or later, you’ll record something that you need to use which doesn’t sound great. This advanced workshop will cover the fine details of improving the audio you’ve recorded. Join Mike Russell, creative director from Music Radio Creative, for a session focused on fixing audio problems.

You’ll learn:

  • How to isolate and remove sounds like parrots, phones and sirens
  • How to reduce echo when audio has been recorded in a large room with no sound treatment
  • How to take old recordings (cassette and vinyl) and make them sound brand new
  • What you can do to fix audio when it’s distorted


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 11:15 am– 12:15pm

Editing a Documentary Series

Speaker: Valentina Vee

Documentary series are having a renaissance, especially online. And whether you have weeks, months, or years of footage – it can seem like a daunting task to edit a multi-episode project. How do you organize? How do you edit from several cameras and audio sources? How do you edit multiple episodes at once? What do you decide to keep in, when you have to cut out the vast majority of your footage? Valentina Vee will open up her 13-episode documentary project file and show you how she put together 13 episode in 15 weeks.

Portions of the workflow that will be overviewed:

  • Pre-production
  • Organizing footage
  • Managing multiple audio and sources
  • Implementing music, sound effects, and graphics
  • Tips & tricks


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 1:45 – 2:45pm

Fix it in Post: After Effects to the Rescue

Speaker: Eran Stern

Whenever you hear “don’t worry—we’ll fix it in post,” a red light should go off in your head. Those who say it on set often don’t solve the problems; the burden will fall on you, the editor. Luckily, you can solve many issues at the post-production stage. In this session you’ll learn how to save the day by collaboration with After Effects as well as third-party plugins that augment Premiere Pro.


  • Fix White Balance Problems
  • Stabilize Shaky Shots
  • Remove Unwanted Content
  • Performe Lens Corrections
  • Fix Skin Problems
  • Handle Noise


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 3:00 - 3:30pm

Color Matching Shots Using Lumetri Tools

Speaker: Luisa Winters

Need to match the colors from two cameras from different brands so your edit doesn’t look jarring? Shot a nighttime scene during the day and need to match it to the rest of your nighttime footage? That’s where Premiere Pro’s intuitive “Color Match” feature in the Lumetri Color panel shines. In this session, we will take a look at “Color Match” and how we can use it to adjust two completely different clips to have the same color look. 

Adobe Premiere Pro is an effective program not just for editing, but for color correcting as well. In this lightning-fast session, we will go over how to use the “Color Match” feature in the Lumetri Color panel to quickly and efficiently adjust clips from multiple angles or cameras. 

In this session, we will cover the following Premiere Pro features:

  • Comparison View
  • Color Match
  • Fine Adjustments in the Lumetri Color Panel


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 3:45 – 4:15pm

Exploring Compositing Techniques

Speaker: Eran Stern

Use Premiere Pro built-in tools to combine elements together. Work with green-screen shots. Use the new Track Matte options in the Essential Graphics panel to integrate type and video.


  • Combine Keying effects
  • Work with Blending modes
  • Placing Video inside Type


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 3:45 – 4:15pm

The Art of the Montage

Speaker: Valentina Vee

There’s the technical side of editing (how to set up your hardware and use your software) and then there’s everything else. How do you tell a story using the art of the cut? How do you make sure that your pacing is on point? Why should you place one piece of footage next to another and what kind of links can you find as you weave your video together?

One of the hardest and most creative editing techniques is the montage — where non-linear clips are edited in a creative order, in order to convey a mood. The art lies in which footage you select and why. In this session, Valentina Vee will break down her montage editing philosophy and show you how you can use the art of montage to convey emotions and add production value and depth to your projects.

We will cover:

  • What makes an effective montage
  • Types and uses of match cuts
  • How to edit to music and lyrics
  • Do’s and dont’s of montage editing


Day Three | Sunday, August 2, 2020 | 4:30 – 5:00pm

Adobe Audition: Your Advanced Audio Problem Solver

Speaker: Mike Russell

There’s not an issue that Adobe Audition can’t fix and you’ll see how you can use the audio analysis tools to your advantage. If you need to zero in on a specific frequency or find the ultimate settings for effects such as compressors and noise gates this session will cover everything you need to know. Join Mike Russell, creative director at Music Radio Creative, in this advanced session you’ll learn:

You’ll learn:

  • How to remove long pauses and silences in a long audio clip
  • How to use cuts, crossfades and ripple deleted to edit quickly
  • How to use amplitude analysis to identify issues and set audio effects correctly