Course details for Video Editing - IT Professional Courses

Course Description:

This course serves as an introduction to the art of video post-production. We explore the theory and practice of various editing styles in order to gain a better understanding of how stories are constructed in the editing room. Through demonstrations and hands-on experience, students learn advanced editing techniques with an in-depth examination of Final Cut X. To further enhance projects, students create animated motion graphics using Motion or After Effects. Strong emphasis is placed on post-production techniques that improve the sound and image quality of the videos. Footage is provided for all exercises and projects. However, students are given the option to shoot new material for their final projects if desired.

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Course Description

This course serves as an introduction to the art of video post-production. We explore the theory and practice of various editing styles in order to gain a better understanding of how stories are constructed in the editing room. Through demonstrations and hands-on experience, students learn advanced editing techniques with an in-depth examination of Final Cut X. To further enhance projects, students create animated motion graphics using Motion or After Effects. Strong emphasis is placed on post-production techniques that improve the sound and image quality of the videos. Footage is provided for all exercises and projects. However, students are given the option to shoot new material for their final projects if desired.


Editing:

1.Video editing principle and techniques

  • precise look at the artistic and aesthetic principles and practices of editing for both picture and sound

2.Introduction to Premiere

  • Introduction to digital video and formats
  • Adobe Premiere Workflow Setting up a new project Understanding the Interface

3.Importing Importing Footage Importing Stills

  • Dealing with missing media
  • Using the Source Monitor

4.Capturing

  • Capturing from Tape
  • Logging Tapes

5.Organising

  • Using the Project panel
  • Organising items in bin

6.Editing in the Timeline Navigating the timeline Using tracks

  • Selecting clips
  • Moving clips
  • Edits: Trim, Rolling, Slip and Slide
  • Lifting and extracting clips
  • The pacing of cuts
  • Good editing practices

7.Time

  • Changing the speed of a clip using the Rate Stretch tool Time remapping a clip Playing a clip backwards Creating Freeze frames

8.Transitions

  • Types of transitions (examples) Adding a transition
  • Adjusting a transition in the Effects Panel

9.Previewing a Sequence

  • Previewing a Sequence
  • Reconnecting missing previews

10.Audio

  • Editing audio
  • Controlling gain
  • Rubber-banding clip levels

11.Animating Motion and Effects

  • What is a keyframe
  • Animating Motion

12.Exporting

  • Export to tape
  • Export to a file for the internet
  • Export to DVD