Film Editing with Final Cut Pro Short Courses
The Film Editing with Final Cut Pro* short course will introduce the participants to editing techniques using Final Cut Pro, including capturing, editing, titles, graphics, motion, sound and music, and output. In addition industry professionals will talk about post-production processes used on a selection of films. The Film Editing course is supervised by an Apple accredited trainer and will prepare students for the Apple certification level 1 examination.
This Film Editing course is ideal for those students who wish to develop a comprehensive knowledge of non-linear editing techniques.
* Please note we use Final Cut Pro 7 throughout the course.
|Start Date||Start Time||Duration||Cost||Course Code||Apply|
|Thursday 4 October 2012||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£450.00||CE2387||Course Full|
|Thursday 24 January 2013||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£450.00||CE2387||Apply Now|
|Thursday 2 May 2013||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£450.00||CE2387||Apply Now|
Marco Granese has been working as a video cameraman (DOP) and editor for the past 5 years on feature films, documentaries and music videos including the London Urban Collective's Hipopera Inferno, which won best narrative short at the Chicago International Hip Hop film festival.
Marco has been supporting Journalism students at City University London with their Final Cut Pro editing sessions and TV studio production days since 2008. He has also taught the Directing and Producing a Music Promo short course as well as several Video Camera operation and Final Cut Pro editing classes.
You will need to be computer literate. Although not compulsory, a basic understanding through experience of filmmaking processes or related disciplines would be useful, or completion of a filmmaking course.
Film editing course applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.
What will I learn?
You will learn how to operate Final Cut Pro to a level where you should be able to take the Apple certification level 1 examination. You will also understand the different positions and departments in post-production and the relationship between post-production and other parts of the filmmaking process.
Teaching and Assessment
Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, and questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.
While we encourage you to read the books on the reading list for your course, we recommend that you speak to the tutor before investing in the purchase of any essential text.
Murch, W. (1995) In the Blink of an Eye, Silman James Press.
Ondatje, M. (2002) The Conversations, Bloomsbury.