MMVP2600 Digital Post Production

In this advanced course students will build on existing non-linear editing skills. Final Cut Pro, and DVD Studio Pro software will be used to create digital special effects, titles, animation, and audio tracks. Students will learn how to integrate these elements into a finished video production.




MMVP1600 with a grade of "C" or better, qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100 or CPLT1200, or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify the various keystrokes used during non-linear editing
Identify nonlinear editing systems software
Demonstrate importing video footage and/or still photo techniques
Demonstrate video clip placement on the timeline sequencer
Record the final output of the Final Cut Pro to videotape
Create tutorial video sample for Final Cut Pro software
Create 15-picture video sample from Final Cut Pro
Create video sample from footage provided on the Final Cut Pro
Demonstrate the digitizing of video for the Final Cut Pro
Demonstrate file management on the Final Cut Pro.
Demonstrate the use of still images in the non-linear digital environment
Demonstrate the use of special effects
Demonstrate the use of titling
Demonstrate the use of transitions in non-linear editing
Demonstrate the lighting techniques used in various environments
Create a DVD using DVD Studio Pro

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details