Course Information | Course Rationale | Content | TextbooksEditing Assignments | Class Pictures | Experience Assessment Form
Marlene Harris-TaylorWBGU-TV, Channel 27Public Affairs Director,
Producer, and The Journal Hosttalks about what every TV editor
needs to know
Paul LopezWBGU-TV, Channel 27
Production Managershares the secrets of
linear and nonlinear editing
Ta ya Dumova
TCOM 469 Students
More class pictures
TCOM 469 #25172; 3 credit hours209 West Hall/018 West HallTa ya Dumova, graduate-student instructorOffice hours: Thursday, 1 P.M. - 4 P.M.220 Tucker Center for Telecommunicationstel. 372-2700; e-mail: email@example.com
As video increasingly becomes established as a digital medium, Digital Editingis designed as a learning platform for reaching beyond the boundaries of linearvideo editing. The course focuses on digital editing as an essential part of videoproduction and explores how computer-based technology is enhancing theediting process.
Theory and Practice of Digital EditingHow digital editing fits into video productionDigital post-production conceptsLinear vs. nonlinear editing (NLE)Digital nonlinear editing (DNLE) systemsThe editor-client relationshipDNLE interface
Pre-editingWorkflow of a nonlinear projectPlanning the editThe new age of digital captureDigitization: analog-to-digital conversionPreparing for successful edit
EditingDigital editing rules and principlesComponents and types of edit
Basic editorial strategies and techniquesEditing a virtual rough cutDigital audio editingDigital video effectsBuilding a final cut
Post-editingSelecting the outputNew directions for video outputAnalog vs. digital distributionDigital compressionDelivery over the Internet, on the Web, and on CD-ROM
Editing specific types of programsEditing news for televisionEditing promotional videoEditing a program segmentEditing a feature story
Ohanian, Thomas A. Digital Nonlinear Editing: Editing Film and Video on theDesktop. Focal Press, 1998.Browne, Steven. Nonlinear Editing Basics: Electronic Film and Video Editing. FocalPress, 1998.
Additional readings may be put on Jerome Library Reserve.
Kauffmann, Sam. Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users.Focal Press, 2000.Pogue, David. iMovie2. Pogue Press/O'Reilly, 2001.Media 100i User Guide. Media 100 Inc., 2000. Jones, Frederic. Desktop DigitalVideo Production. Prentice Hall, 1999.Dancyger, Ken. The Technique of Film and Video Editing: Theory and Practice.Focal Press, 1998.Thompson, Roy. Grammar of the Edit. Focal Press, 1994. 2nd ed.Adobe Premiere 5.0. Classroom in a Book. Adobe Press, 1998.
Promotional videoNews reportProgram segmentFeature storyClass participation(discussions, quizzes, editing exercises, etc.)Attendance
15% 20% 20% 20%
15% 10% 100%
Complete the Student Experience Assessment Form