Learn to edit with this powerful, industry standard software

Dates:
Dec 14, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020
Feb 1, 2021 - Feb 5, 2021
Apr 26, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $795 (2020 Dates) $895 (2021 Dates)
Class Size: 12 (max)

NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom platform.

All Students must have Adobe Premiere installed on their home computer.
If you do not own the software you may view subscription/Free-trial options
 here.

Understanding the editor’s job of combining images, words, and audio into a cohesive and engaging body of work is essential for all filmmakers. Adobe’s Premiere has become the preferred software choice for many professional editors.

Topics include: understanding the interface, importing and managing media, building and fine tuning the rough cut, working with sound, working with titles and graphics, the basics of color correction, exporting and sharing your projects.

This course is designed for students with little to no editing experience. We will start with the basics and build from there. It is also good for self-taught editors who would like to break their bad habits.

The format is based around live demos from the instructor and some short assignments for the students to practice each tool and technique taught in the class.

Class meets daily starting at 10am Eastern. We will generally wrap between 4 and 5pm. There will also be One-on-One sessions with the instructor to address specific questions and needs

As this class is held in an online format, students must have Adobe Premiere installed on their home computer.  If you don’t currently subscribe to Adobe’s Creative Cloud, you might consider subscribing for a single month (~$30) to test-drive the program during the workshop. Or, you may elect to use Adobe’s free one-week trial period instead. (If you choose the free trial, be sure to wait until the day before course begins before you make the download, as your free trial will expire after the 7-day period.

Image Credits: Jasmine Quiñones, Devin Altobello

Note: A 2-Day Basic Crash Course in Adobe Premiere is also offered several times each year.

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Instructor: Alex Burnett

Alex Burnett is a New England-based filmmaker and editor who has worked within the worlds of narrative fiction, documentary, experimental cinema, and virtual reality. Having worked as an editor for National Geographic, the NFL, Colgate University, Vitec Group, and Schiempflüg NYC, he has experience with a vast range of companies and artists. His passion lies in creatively tackling the many challenges that come with telling stories through film.