Part-Time Postproduction

Part-Time Postproduction is a course designed for those seeking specialist training in the latest digital filmmaking postproduction techniques. The course aims to provide students with highly marketable skills across a variety of visual media.

Postproduction is the last stage in the film production pipeline where the film becomes a reality. A key part of this course is the study and practice of editing as a creative and technical craft. This course will cover the core skills and technology needed for today’s ever-changing filmmaking industry, including editing, colour grading and visual effects.

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Students cover four main areas of study offering training in the following core skills:

INTRODUCTION TO POSTPRODUCTION WORKFLOWS

  • Introduction to Adobe Premiere® Pro
  • Introduction to After Effects
  • Introduction to Data Management Processes
  • Video Compression Encoding and Distribution

 

VISUAL EFFECTS ESSENTIALS

  • Visual effects overview
  • Titling and motion graphics
  • Introduction to digital compositing
  • Working with Greenscreen
  • Painting out elements from filmed material e.g. scene salvage
  • Invisible effects – changing the look of the shots e.g. shot stabilization

 

 

 

EDITING – AVID

  • Creative editing techniques and the art of storytelling
  • Introduction to AVID Media Composer
  • Introduction to adding postproduction effects
  • Audio management

 

COLOUR GRADING

  • Colour theory and colour correction
  • Colour grading and look development e.g. shooting footage raw and applying a style
  • Picture finishing skills
  • Video broadcast standards

Learning Goals

  1. Develop an understanding of post-production workflows, processes and disciplines

  2. Demonstrate competency in editing to enhance the storytelling process

  3. Use colour to maximise the visual impact of films

  4. Apply core skills in visual effects production to the completion of films

  5. Deliver a film to market across a range of distribution platforms

Start Dates & Prices

  • 31 October 2015 —
  • Price

    £4,000

    Minimum Age: 18 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: Our Part-Time Postproduction course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    Duration: Six Months Part-Time

     

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