Editing

editing

The course teaches development of film language, its aesthetics and technical aspects with respect to editing as a tool of audio-visual story-telling. It provides extensive hands-on practice on linear and non-linear editing machines using software like Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Xpress Pro HD with Mojo and Final Cut Pro. Students get inputs on basic computer graphics and sound post-production with respect to video editing. Though this course deals primarily with video format, it provides theoretical inputs on the steps involved in film editing, as well as, exposure to the film editing process on digital platform, to enable students to edit films after completion of the course.

The tools and techniques of the editor’s craft are presented through a series of classroom lectures, workshops and hands-on training sessions. Editing students must successfully fulfill all editorial responsibilities of productions which are professionally executed projects evaluated by faculties and external experts.

Advanced editing workshops are conducted, by Editing faculties and experienced industry professionals who present a variety of topics and experiences designed to broaden the students’ understanding of the art and craft of story-telling and editing. Students get the opportunity to visit external studios and professional edit set-ups. Each year, editing workshops and classes are conducted by external experts comprising of accomplished industry professionals. Recent Guest Faculties include Arghyakamal Mitra, Mahadeb Shi, Sumit Ghosh, Amitabh Chakraborty and Subrata Ghosh.

Students are prepared to find employment in the film and television industry. At present, many students trained by us in editing are working successfully in different television channels and production houses in Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai. Some have already made a mark as impressive editors in documentaries and features.

While students learn traditional styles and basic cinematic language, they are encouraged to experiment with new forms, and thus, the programme in Editing is designed to build specific skills upon a strong foundation of general knowledge of video production. The professional training standard enables students to work with competence in any post-production situation.

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Prospectus 2017-2019

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