Filmmaking & editing

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Film and video editing courses online & 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 2
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 22 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Improve and speed up your editing, learn to use all trimming and motion tools properly. Explore building a better narrative structure and find out about essentials like screen-directionality and POV constructions.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
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  2. Adobe Premier Pro and digital editing stage 1
    Course start date:  Tue 7 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
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  3. Video editing for artists
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 13 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    So you’ve been using video in your practice, but somehow the result isn’t what you had hoped for.



    Learn the editing techniques you need to shape your work to make the impactful video you envisage.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
  4. Learn digital video editing
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Feb 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    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 £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  5. City Lit Pro: Adobe After Effects intensive
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Litza Jansz
    City Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this Adobe After Effects course, you will learn the essential tools and skills for using After Effects to transform your video projects. These include planning the project, organising and preparing the material, masking skills, key framing skills and working with layers.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
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  6. Compression techniques for making and outputting videos
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    All video uses compression, starting in camera and ending when you send your video out into the world. Gain an essential understanding of how this works, and find the best solution for your own needs.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
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  7. Final Cut Pro X and digital editing
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 12 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Familiarise yourself in this practical course with the language of editing, its essential conventions and common techniques using Apple’s flagship professional editing program Final Cut.
    Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
  8. Motion graphics with Adobe After Effects
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 22 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  John Inch
    On this fast paced online course you will learn the key skills in using After Effects to transform your video projects. These include planning the project, organising and preparing the material, masking skills, key framing skills and working with layers. Each week the course takes you through a set of practical exercises that help you to develop these key skills. You will be encouraged to practise the techniques you’ve learned outside the course time. You will have the opportunity to develop your own After Effects project and get feedback from the tutor and your peers.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  9. Adobe Premier Pro tips and tricks
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 29 Jul 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    This course offers valuable insider tricks, best practice ideas and general tips on how to improve your editing and efficiency. Previous experience with PRE CC is essential.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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