Catalog Year : 2021-22


Georgia Film Academy

Georgia Film Academy


GFA 4040 1 - GFA Prof Editing - Post Prod
CEUs: 6.00
As a 6 credit, advanced course, this class is exceptionally challenging to begin with. Adding that lecture and demonstration is presented over the internet, that the class meets two (2) days per week for eight (8) weeks, that there will be a great deal of reading, many exercises, quizzes for each class session, a Mid-term exam, and a Final exam. With the step-by-step guidance from an Avid Certified Professional Instructor, students will learn the skills needed to optimize editing workflows, streamline the ingestion process and manage media files. Students will also learn advanced picture editing techniques, how to prepare for multi-camera editing, and how to work with graphics and mattes. Additionally, this course introduces compositing with the 3D Warp effect, color correction, and some of the wide range of audio tools and effects included in Media Composer. Focusing on real world workflows, concepts, and techniques Media Composer Professional Editing takes students to a higher level of understanding and editing ability, providing the knowledge to distinguish themselves as post-production professionals.

Lecture: 3.00 Lab: 3.00
College: School of Comm, Film & Media
Department: Mass Communications
Campus Middle GA - Off Campus
Start Date JAN 10, 2022 End Date APR 28, 2022
Days Taught MON Time of Day 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Location TBA TBA
Instructor(s):Benjamin  Hershleder Open Seats:1 of 1 as of 01/25/2022 08:54:50
Additional Fees: GA Film Academy Tuition $125 per Credit Hour fee
Pre-requisites: GFA 2040
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Lecture/Supervised Laboratory (B)
    This course follows the USG Common Calendar and will meet January 10 – April 28, 2022, at Trilith Studios in Fayetteville. It satisfies the second or third course for Georgia Film Academy certification. Credit hours do not apply toward degree program unless granted approval via petition prior to enrollment; and financial aid applied toward course reduces financial aid available to apply toward degree program courses. To request department approval, please email Deon Kay, Film & Video Production Head, at dkay@westga.edu.