This course is designed for students who want to advance beyond the basics and become more skilled in telling their stories. Using Final Cut Pro X as a guide, students will learn how to create a workflow for their projects; apply proper cuts, transitions, and effects; explore sound mixing; and choose delivery options. Through weekly homework assignments and film screenings, students will also have the opportunity to explore different editing styles and techniques as they develop their own. (18 hours/Intermediate)
is an award-winning filmmaker and editor based in Durham. His credits include the short films
. Haverkamp has also worked as an editor on several feature documentaries, including
Haverkamp has served on the selection committee and awards juries of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, and he is co-organizer of Durham’s
Basic editing skills and a portable USB 3 hard drive are required.
Required text: In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch
A $10 materials fee is due at the first class.
Basic Final Cut Pro skills and access to a portable FireWire hard drive are required.
Please bring In the Blink of an Eye by Walter Murch (required), Final Cut Pro HD for Dummies (recommended), and a FireWire drive to the first class.