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FILM 2701 Film Editing (Sen-I Yu): Course Schedule & Work

OER for Professor Sen-I Yu Spring 2020

Schedule & Work for Spring 2020

WEEK 1 – January 27, 2020

  • Lecture: What is Editing? Course Overview
  • Screen: Bourne Ultimatum, Raise the Red Lantern, In the Mood for Love Link takes you to another page on site
  • Lab: Creating and Saving Projects in Premiere Pro CC
  • Assignment: Shot Analysis
  • Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Chap.1 “Touring the Interface,” Chap.2 “Importing,” Chap.3 “Marking and Selecting Clips”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 2 - February 3, 2020

  • Due: Shot Analysis
  • Lecture: Shots, Continuity Editing: Match Action/POV/Cutaway/Reaction shots/180 degree rule, Montage
  • Screen: “Whiplash,” “Manhattan”, “Rocky”
  • Lab: Premiere Interface, Project Window, Viewing and Marking Clips
  • Assignment: Select/research Montage Project 1
  • Premiere Pro CC Essential: Chap.4 “Basic Video Editing,” Chap.5 “Advanced Editing Techniques”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 3 - February 10, 2020

  • Lecture: Montage (2)
  • Screen: selected music videos
  • Lab: Importing, Building a Rough Cut
  • Assignment: Rough Cut Project 1
  • Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Chap.6 “Improving Your Efficiency and Editing Workflow”, Chap.7 “Basic Audio Mixing”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 4 - February 24, 2020

  • Lab: Refining in the Timeline, Exporting
  • Assignment: Complete Project 1
  • Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Chap.10 “Modifying Speed,” Chap.11 “Transitions,” Chap 15 “Exporting”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


 

WEEK 5 – March 2, 2020

 

  • Due: Project 1, Critique
  • Lecture: Dialogue scene editing
  • Screen: “Jackie,” “No Country for old Man,” “The Social Network”
  • Homework: Read both:
  1. Boyde, N. (2014) Walter Murch and the "Rule of Six" - Film EditingLink takes you to another page on site Video & Filmmaker.com.
  2. V Renée (2016)  6 'Rules' for Good Cutting According to Oscar-Winning Editor Walter Murch.Link takes you to another page on site No Film School.
  3. Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Narrative Scene Editing Chap.1 “Preparing to Edit”, Chap.2 “Shot Selection,” Chap 3 “Dialogue Scene Building”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 6 – March 9, 2020

  • QUIZ 1
  • Lecture: The Rule of Six
  • Screen: “Silver Linings Playbook,” “The Big Short,”
  • Lab: Trimming, Premiere Pro Guru: Mastering the Timeline
  • Assignment: Rough Cut Project 2

WEEK 7 – March 16, 2020

  • Lecture: Timing, pacing
  • Screen: “Certain Women,” “Spotlight”
  • Lab: Trimming, Refine cuts
  • Assignment: Fine Cut of Project 2

WEEK 8 – March 23, 2020

  • Lecture: Sound Design
  • Lab: Editing & Mixing Dialogue
  • Homework: Complete Project 2
  • Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Chap.12 “Effects,” Chap.13 “Creating Titles”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 9 – March 30, 2020

  • Due: Project 2
  • Screening and Critique: Of your Project 2
  • Lecture: Documentary Editing
  • Assignment: Documentary editing proposal and footage

WEEK 10 – April 6, 2020

  • DUE: Documentary editing proposal and footage
  • Lecture: Documentary Editing 2
  • Assignment: Log footage Project 3

WEEK 11 – April 20, 2020

  • Lecture & Lab: Documentary workflow - Pulling selects, Multicam, Building scenes
  • Edit Day
  • Assignment: Building a structure/content
  • Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Chap.14 “Multicam”

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 12 – April 27, 2020

  • Lab: Title Design, Graphic and Effects
  • Edit Day
  • Lab/Premiere Pro CC Essential Training: Chap. 9 “Working with Stills and Graphics”, Chap.13 "Creating Titles”
  • Assignment: Rough Cut 1

(Remember: Free access to Premiere Pro CC is via NYPL or BKPL lynda dot com - see free lynda instructionsLink takes you to another page on site)


WEEK 13 – May 4, 2020

  • QUIZ 2
  • Lecture: The Short Film Forum, Documentary and Narrative hybrid
  • Lab: Syncing Double System Dailies, Color Correction
  • Edit Day
  • Assignment: Rough Cut 2

WEEK 14 – May 11, 2020

  • Lab: Documentary editing technique cont.
  • Edit Day
  • Assignment: Complete Project 3

WEEK 15 – May 18, 2020