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Introduction to Video Editing BCST 1180

Broadcast Communications Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. 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 - $608.59 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of BCST 1180 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 25160

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 11 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 25160
  • Domestic fees $596.11
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 11 Tue 18:00 - 21:35 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 234
Instructor

Gabriel Colome

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$596.11

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. This course will be delivered synchronously in person, requiring your attendance and participation in scheduled classes held at Burnaby campus SE10 234 on the days and times noted on the course web page. Access to a desktop or laptop computer to complete course assignments outside class is recommended. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to April 22, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 66024

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 12 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 66024
  • Domestic fees $582.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Apr 17 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 880
Apr 24 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Online
May 01 - May 08 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 880
May 15 - May 22 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Online
May 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 880
Jun 05 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Online
Jun 12 Wed 18:00 - 21:35 Downtown DTC Rm. 880
Instructor

Gabriel Colome

Course outline

View

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. 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 DTC 880 on the following DATES: Apr 10, 17, May 1, 8, 29, Jun 12. Access to a desktop or laptop computer to complete course assignments outside class is recommended. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to April 23, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. 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

In Progress and Full

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

Fall 2024

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

CRN 31672

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 12 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 31672
  • Domestic fees $608.59
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 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

$608.59

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. 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. Access to a desktop or laptop computer to complete course assignments outside class is recommended. Those enrolling in this course must demonstrate a keen interest in video editing. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to September 23, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610.
Status

CRN 45452

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 13 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 45452
  • Domestic fees $594.30
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Sep 18 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 850
Sep 25 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Online
Oct 02 - Oct 09 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 850
Oct 16 - Oct 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Online
Oct 30 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 850
Nov 06 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Online
Nov 13 Wed 18:00 - 21:40 Downtown DTC Rm. 850
Instructor

Gabriel Colome

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$594.30

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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. 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: Sep 11, 18, Oct 2, 9, 30, Nov 13. Access to a desktop or laptop computer to complete course assignments outside class is recommended. Those enrolling in this course must demonstrate a keen interest in video editing. If seats remain, registration is permitted without approval up to September 24, 2024, by calling 604-434-1610.
Status

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:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

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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