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Introduction to Video Editing BCST 1180

Broadcast Communications Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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

Domestic fees

$582.36 - $593.61 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of BCST 1180 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 85565

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 13 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 85565
  • Domestic fees $582.36
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Jan 17 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Jan 10 - Mar 13 Wed N/A Online
Jan 31 - Feb 07 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Feb 28 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 890
Mar 13 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

Domestic fees

$582.36

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course is hybrid delivery – both synchronous online and in person classes. You will be expected to attend online and in person classes during the posted class meeting times as this is not a self-paced course. The in person classes will be held at Downtown Campus on the following DATES: Wed. Jan 10, Wed. Jan 17, Wed. Jan 31, Wed. Feb 7, Wed. Feb 28, Wed. Mar 13. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud to complete this course - registered BCIT students will receive further information closer to the course start date with subscription details. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 23, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610.
Status

CRN 19930

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 12 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 19930
  • Domestic fees $593.61
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 12 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

Domestic fees

$593.61

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course will be delivered synchronously in person, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled classes held at Burnaby Campus SE10 building on the days and times noted on the course web page. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud to complete this course - registered BCIT students will receive further information closer to the course start date with subscription details. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 22, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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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