Description: One sure fire way to become a film editor is to work as an editor’s assistant. Becoming an assistant editor has changed drastically over the past few years and this course covers everything you need to know about the process. From dailies, to lined scripts, to dealing with codecs and deliverables, earn how to handle the gig with from one of the top assistants in Canada!
Instructor: Paul Whitehead
Paul Whitehead leads this course for assistant editors. Learn what an editor’s assistant is required to do for a picture including technical and workflow needs in the editing room. It covers roles and how assistants can be creatively vital.
Description: The instructor will discuss techniques and approaches to editing dramatic scenes, crafting a story, and working with the raw footage an editor receives. Learn the day to day issues that arise when working with directors, producers and broadcasters from a professional dramatic film and television editor.
Description: Reality TV is one of the toughest forms of editing – part documentary, part fiction, and crafted
from mounds of footage under tight deadlines.
Join veteran Editor Tyronne L’Hirondelle (Discovery’s hit show Highway Thru Hell, Animal Planet’s Confessions: Animal Hoarding, and CBC’s The Week The Women Went), as he details the process of how to structure a story into a cutting reality show.
Description: This workshop features a practical hands-on workshop with Avid MC 7. Learn how to ingest footage, explore the interface, learn basic editing techniques of the software, and how to output for project delivery. Students are expected to have some foundation in editing prior to taking this class.
Description: Adobe Premiere Pro is quickly emerging as a new industry standard, and having a working knowledge of this platform on top of Avid and FCP will greatly enhance your professional opportunities. This workshop shows you the basics of Adobe Premiere so you can get straight to editing.
Nina Helene Hirten started editing with FCP over 10 years ago through her background in illustration and animation. As owner of Oh Just Peachy Studios Productions, she has served a wide range of projects from features and shorts, to music and promotional videos. She has been using the Adobe Creative Suite for over 6 years.
Description: Have you ever wanted to cut a dramatic feature film? One sure-fire way to get in on the editing process is as an Editor’s Assistant. This workshop introduces you to what you need to know to handle the gig – from dailies, to lined scripts, to dealing with codecs and deliverables.
Join über-assistant Gary Lam (District 9, Underworld: Awakening, Elysium), who’s editing career spans fifteen years in television, indie, and feature. Gary is currently in the finishing stages on Neill Blomkamp’s action comedy, Chappie.
Description: Want to be a double threat as an editor? Knowing Avid is great, but with Adobe Premiere Pro emerging as a new industry standard, having a working knowledge of this platform will greatly enhance your professional opportunities. This workshop shows you how to translate your existing knowledge to Premiere Pro. It is easier than you might think!