This course is an overview of the entire post-production and finishing process for students who have completed shooting a short film project. Pre-requisite: Filmmaking Studio 1 (NFLM 0366), Film 2: Intermediate Lab (NFLM 0362), Film 3: Advanced Pre-Production (NFLM 0367)and Film 4: Advanced Film Production (NFLM 0368).Film Production Certificate students are required to register for the corresponding CT lab.
- Editing topics including creating rhythm; dramatic arc and character emphasis in scenes; cutting on, after, and before movement; match cutting; symbolic and thematic editing; and A&B cutting for documentaries.
- The fundamentals of sound editing and design, color correction, screening formats for festivals, standard industry mastering options, and distribution.
- Class time is devoted to editing exercises, lectures, group discussions, and screenings.
- Access to guest film professionals.