Filmmaking & editing

Film and video editing courses in London

Successful film making requires good editing knowledge and skills. We offer film editing courses that teach you how to use the latest software for editing, colour and audio correction, creating animated SFX, and exporting your edited films as well as developing your awareness and skills in professional film making and editing practice.

Whether you're a beginner, or you would like to advance your current film editing knowledge, we offer courses in the popular editing software applications including Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Media Encoder and After Effects, to suit your level, project needs, and purse.

Our courses are delivered by professional practitioners in our Central London digital studios or online at a time right for you.

Film editing classes available both in-person and online

At City Lit, you can choose to study in-person or online. Our fantastic in-person courses are taught in our attractive campus, located in the heart of Covent Garden, central London. Here, our students can benefit from a variety of services and resources, including our café and state-of-the art equipment.

Our online courses are tailored to give you a social and interactive online learning experience, allowing you freedom to study from anywhere and with like-minded fellow classmates from all over the country without the need to travel. Use the Location filters on this page to choose your preferred learning method. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

For more information please contact Visual Arts: VisualArts@citylit.ac.uk

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  1. Adobe Premier Pro and digital editing: stage 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 20 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Learn the fundamentals of this industry standard package alongside the basic principles of editing moving image footage. Become familiar and work with the most important technical and conceptual conventions in video editing.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
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  2. Digital video editing
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 24 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Interested in editing your own videos? You may have heard of Premiere Pro or Final Cut. DaVinci Resolve is free and arguably better then both. Come and learn how to use it. Hollywood already does.
    Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
  3. DSLR filmmaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 7 Dec 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lyndon Ives
    Think quality video production needs a whole film crew? Think again! Discover how you can easily shoot



    professional-level video on your own digital SLR camera and find out why DSLRs have become the camera of choice for many broadcast professionals.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
  4. Experimental filmmaking: stage 2
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Jan 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Monika Kita
    This practical course is designed for those who have some previous experience in film in a fine art context or for those who have attended an experimental filmmaking course before.



    During the course, you will push the boundaries of mainstream cinema and experiment with various techniques to express your artistic vision.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
  5. Digital video editing: stage 2
    Course start date:  Wed 12 Feb 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Interested in editing your own videos? You may have heard of Premiere Pro or Final Cut. DaVinci Resolve is free and arguably better then both. Come and learn how to use it. Hollywood already does. Please note: the Da Vinci Resolve software needs to be downloaded and tested before the first class.



    https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/uk/products/davinciresolve/whatsnew



    The software is not suitable for use with a phone, tablet, iPad and some older computers.
    Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £215.00 Concession £175.00
  6. Shoot a short film: beginners intensive
    Course start date:  Mon 7 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lyndon Ives
    Have you always wanted to make a film but didn’t know where to start? This fast paced course will guide you through



    all the film making processes including scripting, filming, recording sound, editing and exporting your own



    short film.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
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