Digital Editing Overview

Schedule of Final Cut Pro

Basic Editing

  • Instructor demonstrates of Chapter 2 – (1 class)
  • Interactive w/ students demonstration of Chapter 2 – (2 classes)
  • Students Independently complete Chapter 2 without Instructor’s help – (2 classes)

Quiz 1


Intro Project 1

Compositing, Effects & Audio

  • Instructor demos of Overall of Chapter 3 – (1 class)
  • Instructor demos of Chapter 3: working with Fonts & Text – (1 class)
  • Instructor demos of Chapter 3: motion – (1 class)
  • Instructor demos of Chapter 4: Audio & Audio Effects – (1 class)
  • Instructor demos of Chapter 5: Exporting to Quicktime – (1 class)

Critique on Project 1

  • Manditory Attendance of all students. Doors will be locked (25% of student grade)

Intro Project 2

  • Lecture on making Project 2
  • Please review Art of the Titles
  • Hand out Project 2 assignment: TV show Intro
    • Re-imagined or invent TV show Intro
    • Needs to be 30-60 secs long

Compositing, Effects

  • Intro to Photoshop – (1 class)
  • Instructor demos of Chapter 3: superimposing – (1 class)
  • Working with Youtube – (1 class)

Critique on Project 2

  • Manditory Attendance of all students. Doors will be locked (25% of student grade)

Intro to Final Project

  • Lecture on making Final Project
  • Hand out Final Project assignment: Movie Trailer
    • Changing the genre of a movie trailer & creating a “new” trailer for it.
    • Needs to be 30, 60, 90 secs long

Manipulating Media

  • Working with HandBrake – (1 class)
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder (Sample settings)
  • Working with Quicktime – (1 class)
  • Working with Color Correction – (1 class)
  • Working with iDVD – (1 class)

Critique on Final Project

  • Manditory Attendance of all students. Doors will be locked (25% of student grade)