Past Workshop Descriptions

Editing Aesthetics

Editing aesthetics is more art than science, but there are some basic rules and techniques to editing that will help you tell a better story. This lecture-based class is an introduction to the creative aspects of picture editing, and is designed to teach why and how edits work. The workshop includes a history of editing, and examples from feature films as well as short and long-form documentaries. Learn how edits are designed to elicit emotional responses, how to make effective shot transitions, construct sequences, work with storyboards, create scenes that better engage an audience in your story and how to log and organize your material for effective editing. 

This course is required as a prerequisite to the Dramatic Film Editing workshop. This course is recommended as a companion to the Directing Dramatic Film and Directing Documentary Film workshops. 

Past Instructor: Mark Stokes
Category: Post-Production
Maximum Capacity: 8
8 hours of instruction $125 /member$150 /nonmember

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