CCOG for MM 239 Spring 2024

Course Number:
MM 239
Course Title:
Advanced Video Editing
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Course Description

Continues to develop and explore post-production design and delivery of digital video and audio for multimedia projects and television. Continues to build upon the basic techniques of video editing, color correction, audio development, media compression formats and codecs for video delivery using industry standard software. Analyzes, evaluates, and critiques existing video projects. Prerequisites: MM 235. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Produce advanced level video editing projects.
  • Utilize proper color correction in video projects to meet industry standards.
  • Employ enhanced audio sweetening techniques in video post-production.
  • Compress video projects for exporting to assorted codecs for various modes of delivery.
  • Analyze, evaluate, and critique existing video projects to identify areas of improvement.

Course Activities and Design

  • The material in this course will be presented in a classroom lecture/discussion/demonstration format, and in class hands-on exercises.
  • There will be short assignments weekly, which may be partially completed inclass. Also, a longer assignment, which demonstrates techniques and skills, developed in the course.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Projects will be the major criteria for evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on creativity, presentations, meeting assigned deadlines, and participation in
critiques. Additional methods of assessment may include quizzes, exercises, assignments, and attendance.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Use industry standard non-linear editing tools to create media for multiple modes of delivery.
  • Use industry standard non-linear editing tools to produce a systematic workflow for various formats and various clients.
  • Identify which compressors and codec types that are most appropriate for project delivery choice and the pros and cons of each format.
  • Demonstrate advanced editing techniques, trimming concepts, color correction, multi-camera editing, nesting clips, variable speed techniques, compositing, video filters, and special effects.