Digital Editing

August 18, 2017 — August 19, 2017

Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | 2 Sessions

Instructor: Pam Minty

Location: Classes & Admin Offices

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Mac OS


Introduction to editing styles, concepts, and techniques using Final Cut Pro X. Bring your own footage or use provided footage. Get comfortable with the software, and editing workflow.



How editing (sound and picture) creates meaning

Features and layout of Final Cut Pro X software

Setting up a project and organizing your materials

Defining what you are trying to accomplish

Principles of continuity: matching action and montage editing styles

Experimenting with rhythm and pacing

Adding sound effects, text, music, and narration

Basics of titles

How to trouble-shoot along the way

Get Instructor feedback and guidance for your editing


Bring to class: A Mac formatted external Hard Drive. Call our Equipment Room for recommendations at 503-221-1156.


Tuition includes free access to Film Center Edit Lab for a week following the last class (through Saturday, August 26, 5pm).


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