Tompkins Cortland Community College

COMM245 - Professional Video Ed & Post Production

This course, designed for students with video editing experience, focuses on advanced techniques to help streamline system, media, and project management. The theory and practice of editing through overall projects, and post-production collaboration are emphasized. Specific topics discussed and demonstrated include the principles, terms, and concepts of random access digital editing, along with storytelling, emotion, pacing, openings, and intercutting. Screenings, class exercises and individual projects are integral parts of the course. AVID and Final Cut editing systems will be introduced. Prerequisites: COMM 110; COMM 111; COMM 112; COMM 140; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.