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FLM 105 - Film and Video Editing 1

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

This course focuses on editing techniques used in film and video using a computer. It explores editing for narrative, documentary, experimental film and music videos. Students comprehend editing movements throughout cinematic history to consider various elements of an edit; then utilize industry-standard software to edit a scene from a contemporary film.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the modern work flow of the editorial department. 
  2. Analyze editing movements through an editing analysis. 
  3. Design a timeline by managing digital assets. 
  4. Apply continuity, montage and new wave editing principles by choosing selects for a short scene. 
  5. Convert editing prompts and selects through editing exercises. 
  6. Critique editing assemblies through peer review. 
  7. Modify the color of a short scene. 
  8. Construct a short scene using student and instructor feedback.

 Listed Topics

  1. The editing process
  2. Continuity editing
  3. Montage theory
  4. Digital video basics
  5. Editing software
  6. The art of editing
  7. Synching sound with image
  8. Color grading
  9. Documentary editing
  10. Experimental editing
Reference Materials
Films, textbooks, online videos and articles.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 12/15/2021

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