PROFESSIONAL AUTHORIZED TRAINING AT THE LOWEST PRICES

Get trained by an individual who has been in production and post for over 20+ years and continues to work in Hollywood as a post production specialist and filmmaker. Whether you are currently working in Hollywood or a corporate media job or an individual looking to edit social media, films or weddings like a pro, you are covered. I have professional experience and partnerships with Avid and Adobe across both Mac and Windows operating systems. My specialties are Professional Video, Compositing & Effects, Print and more.
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OVER 20+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

CLIENTS & COMPANIES I’VE WORKED WITH

TRAIN WITH A WORKING PRO

Kristian Gabriel is a Director/Editor/VFX/Graphics Design professional that has been in the entertainment industry for almost 20 years and continues to work.  Working and/or supervising in areas of motion graphics and compositing, he has worked with many studios and corporate companies. Beyond his professional experience, Kristian is an official Adobe Partner and Certified Expert/Instructor that trains at various film/tv schools and is an active on-location trainer for many companies and individuals in Hollywood and the whole of Southern California.

WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE CLASSES?

For most cases, just bring yourself and you should be ready to go! The following is a list of potential things you may want to consider bringing:

    • Yourself
    • Paper/Tablet/Notebook to take notes

WHERE CAN I TRAIN WITH YOU?

There are several situations where you can train with me. Here are some options:

 

    • At A Training Center, Vocational or other educational institutions: I teach at a number of Adobe Authorized Training Centers across Southern and Northern California. Some locations I have trained at and continue to train with include company like:

TRAINING CONNECTION (Downtown Los Angeles)
KEYCODE MEDIA (Burbank)
UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

    • Private Training at your desired location (Residential or Business Location): I can train at any location for individual or group training in both Southern and Northern California…and beyond. This includes both residential, corporate and professional address locales.

AVAILABLE CLASS LIST

ADOBE PREMIERE 101 FOUNDATIONS

If you are a first-time Premiere user or coming from another editing application and wish to learn Adobe Premiere video editing from scratch–this course is for you. This extremely thorough course will give you the foundational tools and workflows to edit knowledgeably and efficiently with one of the fastest growing applications in the entertainment industry. This course is perfect for first-time users, professionals transitioning from other editing applications like Avid, FCP and Sony Vegas, social media video editors, corporate media specialists, post-production assistant editors, film/tv editors, and anyone ready to learn this powerful application.

Want a detailed outline of the class? Please contact us here.

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP 101 FOUNDATIONS

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular and lucrative applications in the world and serves as an essential application for most graphics, video and print workflows. Take this first step to master photography and graphics for any project or workflow. From navigation and new editing workflows to the powerful fundamental toolset and layering magic–this course is for the beginner and professional looking to master this application.

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ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS 101 FOUNDATIONS

After Effects 101 is for people new to After Effects or users who want professional fundamental training to enhance their After Effects skills. Students will learn how to animate and create motion graphics as well as create animated titles and effects. Additional topics include working in 3D and 3D animation, classic title animating for broadcast or social media, managing your media and projects and working with fundamental effects.

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ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS 301 PROFESSIONAL

After Effects 301 Professional is an extended advanced course for individuals looking to work in the film or television industry that delves into Professional Tracking including going deeper into Boris Mocha AE and problem solving, multipass keying techniques, compositing education (A over B), Channel/Contrast Matching, Rotoscoping, working with particle effects using After Effects filters, creating Chaos Effects and working with displacement filters, and introduction into Cinema 4D Lite and its relationship with After Effects and more! Note: Anyone can take this course as long as you have had some experience with After Effects. Fundamental knowledged recommended.

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 101 FOUNDATIONS

Want to create logos, graphics, content for print, video or social media? Learn Adobe Illustrator, the number one vector graphics design software used with programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects and so many more! In this class, you will learn to master the tools of Illustrator to create and manipulate vector graphics. Topics include working with the interface, creating and manipulating shapes, working with vector pathways, creating and manipulating text, text effects, working with vector and raster file formats, manually tracing custom graphics, compound shapes, Image Linking and Embedding, editing PDFs, working to create simple logos and more!

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ADOBE INDESIGN 101 FOUNDATIONS

Learn Adobe InDesign, Adobe’s popular layout and publishing application! Whether you are creating an info one-page, a book, flyers, posters…pretty much anything that requires beautifully displayed text, this application is for you. This fundamental course will introduce the student to the interface and navigation of the application including some of the best workflows for 2019. Topics of study will include creating a document, live adjustment features, working in the Properties panel, documents versus master pages, working with repetitive page elements, formatting professional looking text, multi-page documents, working with Paragraph Styles, creating graphics for your documents, importing and exporting documents, client reviews and more.

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SOCIAL MEDIA DESIGN BOOTCAMP PACKAGE

Want to create amazing social media posts? No experience in Adobe required! Get focused, fundamental training in Photoshop and Illustrator from scratch to be able to create stunning social media posts. This 12hr bootcamp will show you how to create content for Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and more by using the creative tools in Photoshop and Illustrator. Topics include importing free Presets from Kristian Gabriel Films that you can use for your own personal or business post designs, creating montages, text and effects, images and image color effects, creating custom graphics for your posts and so much more!

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ADOBE PREMIERE 201 ADVANCED

Are you already familiar with Adobe Premiere? Check out my Advanced Training Course covering advanced timeline editing, working with effects, advanced file management and shared projects, working with audio, color grading, animation and dynamic relationships between Photoshop and After Effects and so much more! Additional workflows include cross-application transfers, proxies workflows, and troubleshooting the most common issues across memory, codecs, application installations and more! Note: This course includes working with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Roundtripping with Resolve and more.

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ADOBE PHOTOSHOP 201 ADVANCED

Ready to take your Photoshop skills to the next level? This course delves deep into advanced selection work, image repair, retouching image techniques, working with shadow and light, compositing techniques (color matching images), working with filter effects, working in perspective, working with 3D, automation, getting cinematic with visual effects (energy effects, fire, etc), organic design effects, creating projects for print, etc. We got you covered.

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ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS 201 ADVANCED

The Advanced After Effects course is for people already familiar with After Effects and want to continue to grow their skills. Students will learn to work with 3D and 3D animation as well as the complexity and art of working with cameras and lighting. Other topics in this course include Keying (Green Screen removal), color grading, working HFR (High Framerate Footage), Tracking in 2D/3D and Boris Mocha.

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ADOBE MEDIA ENCODER CRASH COURSE (4hrs) $295

For those not taking Premiere or After Effects Fundamentals, this 4hr crash course will focus on every aspect of Adobe Media Encoder, one of the most popular transcoding applications on the planet. Individuals taking this course will learn how to convert single and batch groups of video, audio and still images into different formats aimed at specific workflows across film, television, social media and corporate media projects. Other topics included are Codecs & Containers, working with the best formats for your workflow, stitched clips, watch folders, publishing, working with raw, tagging virtual reality clips, effects and more!

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR 201 ADVANCED

Advanced Illustrator is for individual familiar Illustrator or individuals who wish to continue expanding their skills as a vector graphics artist. Students will learn how to create and track graphics with the Appearance panel, create multi-layered faux 3D content like buttons, headers and footer graphics, lower thirds, and so much more. Other topics include working with Image Tracing, Masking, flowing text, advanced transparencies, Live Paint, creating and managing colors for print and video, spot colors and the Pantone system, working with 3D graphics, creating infographics, advanced graphic layering, working with the perspective grid, working with Photoshop and more!

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ADOBE INDESIGN 201 ADVANCED

Advanced InDesign is for those who are already familiar with InDesign and wish to take their skills to a higher level. This course goes deeper into advanced text layout, creating professional tables, creating and managing mass document content, an introduction to GREP, creative pitch deck design, laying out a book for publishing, creating Indexes and TOCs (Table of Contents), creating and compiling multi-project documents, working dynamically with Photoshop and Illustrator, interactive document design and export, publishing for print, social media, digital distribution and more!

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ADOBE LIGHTROOM CC CRASH COURSE (4hrs) $295

Ready to join the millions of professional photographers and enthusiasts out there in color correcting, managing and organizing, tagging and publishing your photos and images? Embrace the future of photography with a crash course in Adobe Lightroom CC. 

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Need pre-production, production or post-production advice or help on your corporate, feature film or television project? I am available for an hourly or flat rate. Happy to help you problem solve, work out workflows, or even just critique your project. Topics I have been hired for is camera format and setup for production, media delivery, graphic design and delivery, project import and export, prepping for post-production, delivery from Avid to Premiere, delivery from Final Cut to Premiere, deliver from Premiere to Final Cut, delivery from Premiere to Resolve and more

Do you like this video? Click the following link to watch a handful of tutorial video created by Kristian Gabriel. Note: This is a work in progress and I do not publish regularly yet. Once I streamline the tutorial process, publishing will be weekly. Until then, enjoy what is posted:

 

KRISTIAN GABRIEL TUTORIAL VIDEO GALLERY

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