MMVP2610 Avid Non-Linear Editing

This advanced course will introduce a student to the Avid non-linear editing system. Students will create video projects for their portfolio. Students will become proficient with the Avid software and hardware interfaces.




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:
Demonstrate the various keystrokes used during non-linear editing
Identify non-linear editing systems hardware
Identify non-linear editing systems software
Demonstrate video digitizing techniques
Demonstrate importing video footage and/or still photo techniques
Demonstrate video clip placement on the timeline sequencer
Create a final video editing sample
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 exporting for use in third-party software
Demonstrate the use of transitions in non-linear editing
Identify the different output input and options

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