NIDA Film Editing 101, Grades 11-12

Film Editing 101, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

Discover the secrets of film editing and learn how to construct a story through moving images using timing, pace and drama. Using Final Cut Pro, learn how to ensure your film projects stand out from the rest.

Course components

  • Engage in the post production process; edit your rushes confidently and professionally with this editing intensive class at NIDA.
  • Discover how to construct a visual story using moving images.
  • Learn how to create dramatic moments using music, timing and shot selection.


  • Ability to use the functionality of the editing software, Final Cut Pro.
  • Skills in editing rushes effectively in accordance to the creative direction of the DOP/Director.
  • Awareness of how post production processes lead towards a professional product.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Students in courses for Grades 11–12 will not be supervised during breaks and are free to leave the venue at designated break times should they wish.

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