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Introduction to Video Editing BCST 1180

Broadcast Communications Course

Course details

In today's age of social media platforms and the need to rapidly develop online content, video editing skills are beneficial to many professions and applications. This course introduces students to the artistic and technical platform of video editing using Adobe Premiere, beginning with an overview of the software interface, basic editing tools, and roles of a video editor. Along with learning how to use the software, students will become familiar with editing styles and postproduction workflow through provided handouts and assignments. Upon completion of this course, students will have the basic skillset to build successful and presentable sequences with provided video clips and export them as compressed video files for upload to various online media. ​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$557.69 - $568.05 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of BCST 1180 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85565

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 15 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 85565
  • $557.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Jan 18 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Jan 11 - Mar 15 Wed N/A Online
Feb 08 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Feb 22 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Mar 15 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Instructor

Gabriel Colome

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$557.69

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 24th by calling 604-434-1610. This course is delivered in a synchronous hybrid format (online and in person). Classes are held in person on January 11, 18, February 8, 22, and March 15th, all others are online. You will be expected to attend during all posted class meeting times as this is not a self-paced course. Adobe Creative Cloud is required in order to complete this course. Students who are actively registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal: kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part -time-student-3130
Status

CRN 19930

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 14 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 19930
  • $568.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 14 Tue 18:00 - 21:40 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 234
Instructor

Gabriel Colome

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$568.05

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 23rd by calling 604-434-1610. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal. kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define roles of a video editor.
  • Successfully navigate the Adobe Premiere interface.
  • Organize desktop media.
  • Explain efficient post-production work flow.
  • Demonstrate basic sound mixing and sound editing skills.
  • Identify correct focal lengths, pacing, and continuity for particular types of editing projects.
  • Use basic editing tools.
  • Demonstrate basic transitions, effects, and title creations.
  • Build successful sequences and scenes.
  • Export media in various formats.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013

Related Programs

Introduction to Video Editing (BCST 1180) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Media Techniques for Business
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Radio Arts and Entertainment
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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