Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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GDSN 230 - Video Editing

Credit(s): 4

This course integrates graphic design skills with video editing to create short promotional videos.  Students explore basic working concepts of the art of video editing through the use of linear and non-linear video editing to tell a story from start to finish with a detailed plot arc.  Topics include capturing digital video, organizing projects, storing video clips, explaining the browser, viewer, canvas, and timeline.  Students learn advanced features such as special effects, camera angles, techniques for connecting shots, overlapping sound sequences, and text effects. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Combine graphic design and video to promote or sell a product.
  • Identify and describe the basic digital video formats.
  • Shoot and edit a short narrative piece based on a storyboard.
  • Record, capture, convert, and edit a variety of video sources.
  • Describe the main principles of continuity editing.
  • Create a story by compiling clips into a complete sequence from start to finish with a detailed plot arc.
  • Combine multiple video and audio sources to produce composite video productions.

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