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Art of Motion Picture Editing

Units: 2
Student Level: All

Jun 26 - Aug 4 Be Added To Waitlist
In-Person (Ages 16+)
Schedule: Tuesday / Thursday 1:00pm - 3:30pm (PDT)
Orientation: Jun 19, 2023 at 12:00 AM
Max. Seats: 18
Faculty: Avrahm Glick

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About the Class

Motion Picture Editors are storytellers, but unlike writers who use text, editors use visual images, dialogue, sound, special effects and music to stir the audience’s emotions.

The Art of Motion Picture Editing is an in-depth theoretical course that analyze and deconstruct the elements of creatively manipulating visual images through various editing practices. Students will be asked to critically think about the “why’s” and “how’s” of the edit that shapes the overall final narrative.

Course Objectives

Students will take away from this course a comprehensive familiarity and ability to identify with:

  • A deep understanding of the art form of editing and the editor’s role and relationships in the filmmaking process.
  • The elements, tools, and techniques an editor utilizes.
  • How, when, and why to use the techniques
  • The impact that the editorial process has to the success of the film, tv show or any form visual media.
  • Overviews of multiple editorial philosophies

Important Information

NO actual editing will be done in this course.

Additional Information

  • All dates and times are subject to change.
  • Additional tutorials are taught outside scheduled class hours.

INSTRUCTOR(S): Avrahm Glick