Master in Film Editing

American Film Institute

Program Description

Master in Film Editing

American Film Institute

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The Editing program is designed around the aesthetic, technical, and collaborative aspects of post-production with the primary focus on storytelling. Fellows develop the skills to be editors, assistant editors and post-production producers while collaborating with other team members.

The Sony Digital Arts Center is an Avid based state-of-the-art post-production facility.

First year editors work on six narrative digital projects — with instruction including not only picture and visual effects editing but also the aesthetics of sound design — as they create and mix sound with Pro Tools audio workstations.

Second year editing Fellows collaborate on two film or high-definition digital projects, taking them through a complete post-production process, replicating a studio or independent production and developing professional relationships with outside vendors.

First Year Curriculum

  • PRN 510: Introduction to Cycle Production – Boot Camp
  • PRN 511: Cycle Production I
  • PRN 512: Cycle Production II & III
  • PRN 521 & 522: Narrative Workshop and Analysis
  • EDT 511 & 512: Editing Workshop
  • EDT 521 & 522: The Art and Craft of Editing/Dramatic Analysis
  • CON 511 & 512: Master Seminars
  • CON 521 & 522: American Approaches to Film
  • Year One Portfolio Review

Second Year Curriculum

  • PRN 610: Thesis Production – Editing
  • EDT 611 & 612: Advanced Editing Workshop
  • EDT 621 & 622: Advanced Art & Craft of Editing
  • EDT 670: Internship Practicum
  • EDT 690: Thesis Portfolio – Editing
  • CON 621 & 622: World Approaches to Film
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
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2 years
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USA - Los Angeles, California
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