3 Month Practical Film Editing

Program Overview

3 Month Professional HandsOn training covering Post Production

Our accelerator modules are a comprehensive, activity-based and interactive way for students to learn and practice key concepts at their own pace, reserving in-class time for more advanced topics and accommodating varied industry backgrounds.

Module 4 – Post-Production (Editing) – 4 Weeks

  1. Introduction to Non-Linear Editing
  2. Film, TV & Media Editing Terms & Jargon
  3. Suites Overview – Avid, Adobe, BMD, Lightworks, FCP
  4. Hardware & Software Requirements
  1. Understanding & Customising the User Interface
  2. Setting up Projects, Importing & Organising Assets
  3. Sequence Timelines, Nested Sequences & Sub-Clips
  4. Source, Program & Reference Monitors
  1. Editing Essentials, Tools & Shortcuts
  2. Putting Clips in Motion (Creative Techniques)
  3. Using Titles & Transitions
  4. Intermediate Video Effects & Color Correction
  1. Adding Dialogue, Sound Effects & Music
  2. Audio Cleaning/Recovery, Levels & Master Mixing
  3. Exporting a Master Copy & Distribution Copies
  4. Final Steps – Best Media Storage Practices

Module 5 – Post-Production (VFX) – 4 Weeks

  1. Introduction to VFX
  2. Film, TV & Media VFX Terms & Jargon
  3. Suites Overview – Adobe AfterFX, BMD Fusion, Nuke
  4. Hardware & Software Requirements
  1. Understanding & Customising the User Interface
  2. Setting up Projects, Importing & Organising Assets
  3. Understanding and Designing efficient Workflows
  4. Timeline, Key Frames, Pre-Comps & Nodes
  1. Working with and Animating Text
  2. Video Effects, Presets & Adjustment Layers
  3. Working with Expressions & Animation controls
  4. Effective Motion Tracking, Stabilization & Shake Effect
  1. Sky Replacement & CGI Planning & Compositing
  2. Muzzle Flashes, Fire & Explosion Composites
  3. Digital Rain, Fog, Smoke and Mist Composites
  4. Exporting VFX Composites for various scenarios

Module 6 – Post-Production (Coloring) – 4 Weeks

  1. Introduction to the Color Grading
  2. Color Grading for Film, TV & Media
  3. Color Science & Dynamic Range Explained
  4. Suites Overview – BMD, Adobe, FCP
  1. Understanding the User Interface
  2. Grading Workflows, Importing & Organising Assets
  3. Timelines, Video Scopes & Nodes Overview
  4. Working with Compressed & RAW Media
  1. Setting Exposure, Color Balancing & Curves
  2. Using Technical & Creative LUTs
  3. Color Match with Color Charts
  4. Grading Linear & LOG Images
  1. Working with Masks and Vignettes
  2. Tracking Masks & Keyframing Color Effects
  3. Black & White, Day for Night & Color Isolation
  4. Distribution Standards & Broadcast Safe


3 Month Practical Film Editing – Training Hours Breakdown:

Master Core:
144 Hrs (In-Class) + 48 Hrs (On-Line)

Hybrid Practical:
96 Hrs (In-Class) + 48 Hrs (On-Line)

Industry Level Achievements:
(Field Projects) 72 Hrs


2019 Starting Date: September – 4,500

Participants are encouraged to assist on other film productions as a member of their crew, providing everyone with extensive on set experience.

Participants are given the opportunity to enhance their portfolio by participating and delivering on commercial projects.

Industry Standard Filming Equipment & Film Editing Suites are provided.

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