Kick-start your video editing skills with writer-director-editor Will Ross!
This workshop introduces you to video editing, covering the technical, theoretical, and creative dimensions of the process. You’ll learn different editing techniques through case studies, historical examples, and hands-on application of those ideas by doing exercises in Adobe Premiere, a powerful and flexible video editing system that integrates with Photoshop, After Effects, and other Adobe Creative Suite software.
Learn how to:
Understand Premiere’s big selection of tools for cutting, tweaking, manipulating and experimenting with your video. Develop your aesthetic and analytical perspective to recognize the impact of each cut. In addition to editing a short video, you’ll gain the initial skills and creative framework to wade through all that footage and distil an impactful story!
Will Ross has been working in film and video since co-founding Sad Hill Media in 2009. His films have shown at the Vancouver International Film Festival, as well as TIFF, Moonrise, and Cinema Spectacular. Whether for his own projects or someone else’s, his work behind the camera and the keyboard is always focused on finding fresh, gripping new approaches to filmmaking. As well as on-set direction, Will participates in the screenwriting, shotlisting, editing, and sound design stages of the process. His collaborations are marked by responsive communication and craftsmanship that are tailored to the sensibilities of his clients and teams. In addition, he maintains a blog of critical work, and his reviews and video essays have been published by outlets such as Tiny Mix Tapes and MUBI Notebook.