The Art and Craft of Film Editing

FILM TV X 479.613

Explore the aesthetics and craftsmanship necessary to edit film successfully including the artistry of editing performance, pacing, action, and continuity through extensive study and practice with editing systems

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
In-Person
Starting at $745.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Develop a keen understanding of exemplary editing through viewings and study
  • Appreciate the art of editing through an exploration of film editing history, aesthetics, craft, and theory
  • Learn principles of editing that can be applied to any choice of software or post-production workflow

About this course:

Editing is storytelling. Throughout the process, from first assembly to final delivery, editors are responsible for fulfilling the film's potential through a full command of craft, as well as an aesthetic understanding of story, character, and rhythm. By examining different editing styles, this course covers the elements of storytelling, performance, pace, emotion, action, continuity, and time manipulation. Instruction includes lectures, discussion, and viewing exercises. You also learn to select the most appropriate editing systems and technology by evaluating the limitations of budgets and time.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Scott Mazak
390038
Fee:
$745.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 9, 2023
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Notes

Please note this is not a hands-on editing course.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Tyler Danna
390041
Fee:
$745.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 11, 2023
See Details
Notes

Please note this is not a hands-on editing course.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 24, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 11, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Jan 18, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Jan 25, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Feb 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Wed Mar 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

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