Assistant Editor Essentials
Assistant Editor Essentials Overview
The many duties and technical concerns faced by the assistant film editor working with Avid are covered through lectures, demonstrations and hands-on exercises. This intensive course is specifically designed to keep you up-to-date in the ever-changing post production environment and is a study in the art of storytelling in short form. Students will learn about accelerated story arcs and how to get across thoughts themes and story points with as little shots and sound as possible. We will screen and breakdown a popular short film and study all of the techniques the editor used to be able to create extreme emotion and engaging character development in under 20 minutes. We will break down a music video and have hands-on to all of the raw footage to be able create the students’ own story through music visualizations. Students will break down a major feature film’s trailers and discuss techniques on how to tell the film’s story in under 2 minutes. Students will screen a feature overnight and create a trailer for it in-class. Throughout the class advanced Avid Media Composer techniques and special effects tricks will be studied.
This course is designed for: Producers – Editors – Assistant Editors – Multimedia Producers
Completion of the course Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) or equivalent experience. A working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh operating systems. Experience in video production or post-production is recommended.
- Code ED201
- Duration 16 Hours
- Dates Course Calendar
- Skill Level Completion of the course Media Composer Fundamentals I (MC101) or equivalent experience. A working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh operating systems. Experience in video production or post-production is recommended.
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes