Motion Picture and Television Production

Editing - CCL

Major: 
5981
Effective term: 
2015 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
42-45
Program Availability: 
College Specific
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Editing program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of Motion Picture/Television Production as editors. The students are provided opportunity for hands-on training in Motion Picture/Television Production, in media theory, and in editing theory. Students are also provided opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge by producing a variety of projects using both linear and non-linear systems, and by using computer-based video compositing and title animation. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production degree is also available.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

Requirements
Credits:42-45
TCM100Digital Multimedia (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
 
TCM107Career Pathways in the Media 3
TCM/MTC120Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM121Story Theory for Film, Television and Media 3
TCM134Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM241AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242Professional Portfolio in Film and Television 2
TCM243Introduction to Video Compositing and Title Animation 4
TCM244Film Finishing 4
TCM280The Art of Editing 3
TCM282Advanced Non-Linear Editing Techniques 4
THF/HUM205Introduction to Cinema 3
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multimedia products. (TCM100)
  2. Explain the preparatory steps necessary for entry-level positions in the broadcasting/film industry. (TCM107)
  3. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment. (TCM/MTC120)
  4. Identify basic elements of story theory and structure as they pertain to feature films, TV programs (both one-hour dramas and sitcoms), video games, reality TV programs and industrial/commercial videos to write a script for different categories of media. (TCM121)
  5. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  6. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  7. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  8. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  9. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  10. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  11. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  12. Use an editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  13. Plan and produce a project using computer based video compositing and title animation. (TCM243)
  14. Use advanced non-linear techniques and applications to create and edit an advanced project. (TCM244, TCM282)
  15. Use advanced non-linear editing techniques to prepare an individual project for entry into a film festival. (TCM280)
  16. Plan and produce a project using advanced non-linear techniques for effect and compositing creation. (TCM282)
  17. Review the history and development of the art of motion pictures including the aesthetic and technical elements. (THF/HUM205)