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June 25, 2019 – July 23, 2019

Tuesdays | 6:30-9:30 p.m.| 5 Sessions

Instructor: Co O’Neill

Location: Classes & Admin Offices

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Mac OS


Introduction to editing styles, concepts, and techniques using Adobe Premiere. 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 Adobe Premiere 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 troubleshoot 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.

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Mac OS and general desktop navigation including: creating a new folder, labeling a folder, mouse functions, saving to a specific location, drag and drop.


Tuition includes free access to Film Center Edit Lab between each class session and for a week after last class, subject to availability.