Editing and postproduction

Higher education teachers: Bešter Janez

Higher education teachers: , Pogačnik Matevž
Credits: 6
Semester: summer
Subject code: 64199

Subject description


  • Enrollment in the study year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

Video editing:

  • Video and audio codecs (for capturing, video editing, for publication, storage)
  • the difference between the programs for non-linear editing
  • types of media content recordings (tapes, cards, discs, blu-ray)
  • Preparation of the working environment (according to the recorded material, finished product)
  • Import / capture content (video, audio, pictures, graphics)
  • understanding and use of tools (blade, ripple, roll, slip, slide,...)
  • understanding and use of effects and filters (the crossing sequences CLIP)
  • Use layers and masks
  • editing audio for video
  • joints, Phi effect, time
  • Finalization of products
  • Exports of goods and storage
  • transcoding of content (depending on purpose)
  • publication / broadcasting product

Objectives and competences:

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with post-production of audio-video content. Students will learn the process from receiving material (in various media) to publish the final video. They will learn about different types of media, creating a working environment in the program for post-production, acquisition and transfer of recorded material, processing of content, preparation of the final product, exportation, release and storage of product. Great emphasis will be on learning about video editing tools on different platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux) and their practical use. They will learn about the differences between linear and nonlinear production and processing of audio for video. In the lab, students will learn about the use of editing programs for video and audio as well as about the basic techniques of post-production. Laboratory exercises are conducted in cooperation with production companies and Apple Regional Training Centre (RTC) and Apple Authorized Training Center for Education (AATCe).

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding of video editing with an emphasis on non-linear editing, the importance of formats and codecs, understanding the order of production, Phi effect, the use of different tools, filters and effects. Different approaches to product finalization, according to the purpose of use, the choice of the final format and the video and audio codecs, storage and release of products. Understanding the basics of the organization of space and time in the NLE (Non Linear Editing - Non-linear editing).

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures and practical demonstrations on computers with appropriate software and work in pairs and groups.

Study materials

  1. Weynand, D. Final Cut Pro 7, Professional Video Editing. Peachpit Press, 2010
  2. Gary, B. Compressor 3.5. Peachpit Press, 2010
  3. Villain, D. Montaža. Slovenska kinoteka, 2000
  4. Adobe Creative Team. Adobe Premiere Pro CS5: Classroom in a Book. Adobe Press, 2010
  5. Austerberry D., The technology of video and audio streaming, Focal Press, 2005

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 3 year - 1st cycle - Multimedia