INTRODUCTION TO AVID MEDIA COMPOSER (ROE)

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Overview

For enquiries, please email janowsd2@lsbu.ac.uk.

Course intake: Jan 2020

As well as introducing you to editing on AVID Media Composer, this course will also take you through the post production pipeline, from media ingest to delivery specs, and give an overview of the post production sector.

Will I be given material to edit?

You will be provided with the AVID course material, which include books and media.

Will I have access to editing facilities?

Yes, there are a number of Mac editing rooms at LSBU, some of which are individual editing suites.  You will have access to any of these throughout the duration of the course.

All editing stations have Premiere and AVID Media Composer installed.

Will I have to buy any books?

The core books for the AVID practical classes will be provided. Most of the other resources will be provided.

Timetable

DateTime

30/1

6-9

06/2

6-9

13/2

6-9

20/2

6-9

22/2

10-4

27/2

6-9

05/3

6-9

12/3

6-9

19/3

6-9

26/3

6-9

28/4

10-4

02/4

6-9

EASTER BREAK

30/4

6-9

07/05

6-9

Location

London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

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Entry Level Requirements

  • A relevant BA or a showreel of edited material
  • We expect learners to have prior skills in editing and have experience of using non-linear editing software

Prepare to start

You will be expected to practice and complete coursework independently. You may need access to AVID Media Composer at home, particularly if you are unable to use the college facilities during opening times. You will be able to purchase a license at a substantially discounted price once you have enrolled, though you should make sure that your personal computer has the appropriate system specifications.

Missing English and Maths qualifications?

If you do not have the required English and Maths qualifications needed to satisfy the entry requirements for this programme, we have courses available at our partner College that you can take to upskill in these areas. Find out more at South Bank College.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to AVID Media Composer using MC101 and MC110 course materials (opportunity to take the AVID User Exam at the end of the semester)
  • Working with different media formats
  • Post-production workflows
  • Cross department collaboration
  • Introduction to delivery specifications for TV, cinema and streaming service
  • Roles and responsibility of the editors across the industry

Careers

You will be introduced to the different post production roles available within the industry and their associated responsibilities, helping you develop a strategic and successful ongoing career.

Teaching and Assessment

The course will be taught by Stefania Marangoni and Ben Mallaby.

Stefania Marangoni is an editor and experimental filmmaker whose films have been screened in the UK, Europe and Taiwan. Her interest in practice-based film training has led her to managing a video lab at Goldsmiths, teaching editing on the MA at the London Film School and create editing workshops for a number of UK universities, as well as institutions in Italy and Jamaica. She has recently completed an MSc in Social and Cultural Anthropology at UCL, with a focus on documentary practice and storytelling.

Ben Mallaby is a BAFTA-nominated comedy director of commercials and short films for festivals and online. He has recently completed a six-part web series for BBC3 with Tiger Aspect called ‘Climaxed’. His films have been screened at the BFI London Film Festival and have won awards internationally.

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Contact information

Course Enquiries - UK

Tel: 0207 815 7500