Creative Media Education

Short Courses

Digital Film Post Production

Be in control - be a video post production expert

The course is intended to provide a greater understanding of the imaginative and technical side of editing. 

The course serves as a hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of Editing with Final Cut Pro and aims to provide students with advanced and continuative operations of the Final Cut Pro HD system.

This course aims to instil a basic working knowledge of the stages and technologies involved in a digital film project with particular emphasis on the editing process. It examines workflow, project management and interpersonal skills needed to edit footage for a variety of delivery platforms. Non linear editing techniques and approaches are demonstrated and discussed, considering these from both a technical and an aesthetic perspective.

Course Description

This course aims to instill a basic working knowledge of the stages and technologies involved in a digital film project with particular emphasis on the editing process. It examines workflow, project management and interpersonal skills needed to edit footage for a variety of delivery platforms. Non linear editing techniques and approaches are demonstrated and discussed, considering these from both a technical and an aesthetic perspective. Effective communication of narrative is analysed with the effect of the editing techniques that may have on an audience. DVD authoring and other compilation processes for a variety of media are examined.

The course serves as a hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of Editing with Final Cut Pro and aims to provide students with advanced and continuative operations of the Final Cut Pro HD system.

Who should take this course?

The course is intended for to everybody who wants to learn about video post production.

For students who have completed our digital film production short course, this is a chance for you to understand the complete workflow of digital film project.

You would benefit from this course if:

  • - You want to learn how to edit your raw footage into a logical story.
  • - You want a complete overview of the whole digital film production.
  • - You are passionate about video production.
  • - You want an industry accredited qualification.
  • - You intend to study further in this area.

Course Info

Qualification

- Certificate in Digital Film Post Production 

Duration

- 4-weeks part-time, 6 hours / week

Entry Requirements

  • - Completion of at least GCE N-Levels
  • - Mature age over 17 years
  • - Familiar with basic computer operations
  • - Proficiency in English Language

Contents

Introduction to Final Cut Pro as a video editing tool, the importance of the editing grammar in a storytelling process, brief Introduction to the history of editing techniques from cellular film to non-linear editing, overview of the postproduction workflow, rules of editing, technical setup and troubleshooting hardware and software, project management, advanced editing technique, basic DVD authoring, titles, effects and basic compositing, broadcast specifications, basic audio editing and mixing techniques, outputting and exporting, presentation of award winning editors.

Software Used

Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro


Intake Dates & Fees

Course Fees
Application Fees
Course Fees      
Total                      

S$150

S$950

S$1,100

Intake Dates
Intake Date                
Time                        
Classes Schedule
7 May (Wed & Thu)
1 pm to 7 pm  7 May, 8 May, 14 May, 15 May, 21 May, 22 May, 28 May, 29 May
1 Oct (Wed & Thu)      
6 pm to 9 pm       1 Oct, 2 Oct, 8 Oct, 9 Oct, 15 Oct, 16 Oct, 22 Oct, 24 Oct

How to Apply

How to apply for the short course

1.   Click Here to download the application form  

2.   Forward your application form to Christine at this email : m.christine@sae.edu 

3.   For payment, you may pay cash at our Admin Counter or via cheque made payable to “ SAE Institute Pte Ltd ” and send to the following address : 

SAE Institute 

The Riverwalk 

20 Upper Circular Road 

#01-42/49 

Singapore 058416 

4.   Please send in your application at least one week before the course start date 

5.   Classes will only commence with a minimum of 5 or more students enrolled. Confirmation of class commencement can only be provided 1 week prior to the specified original schedule as per the short course brochure. SAE Institute has the rights to change class schedules and is not liable for disbursements incurred due to the change of schedule.


SAE Institute Short Course Assurance

Any student that attends a short course and receives a certificate of completion has the ability to re-attend the same short course at no extra cost for up to one year from the date of original completion should the student require a refresher class.

To re-attend, please register by forwarding your short course certificate and application form to Tiffany at t.ong@sae.edu

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