Introduction to Film Making, Level 1

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18:00 - 21:00

In this creative and technical class, students will learn the fundamentals of film and video editing using Adobe Creative Suite. From basic assemblies to more complex techniques, the class will look at the history and development of editing.

The course will be taught through a combination of lectures, class discussions, video essays, film clips, and demonstrations. Most of the sessions will consist of practical editing.

On completion you will achieve a Level 1 Award in Creative Media Production.

Next: What will I learn?

What will I learn?

Over the duration of the course, sessions will address:

- The basics of Adobe Premiere Pro
- File management and organisation
- The image chain from capture to final export
- The history of editing in film
- Assembly techniques and tools
- Multi-camera editing techniques
- Colour grading
- Keyframes and effects
- Graphics and titles
- Music, dialogue and sound effects
- Visual storytelling
- Collaborative working
- Film terminology and copyright

Next: Assessment

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal examination element to this course. Learners will keep a blog recording their progress.

Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:

Part-Time Courses:
- Photography, Level 2
- Create a Website for your Business

Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma
- HNC/ D Film & Photography

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. The course is aimed at beginners who wish to expand and develop their video skills.

A basic level of IT literacy is necessary. It would be helpful if learners had their own headphones.

Next: Fees

Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on for details. More about Student Finance.

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