Software for film makers

Successful film making and moving image work requires the use of a range of software for editing, colour and audio correction, creating special effects, animating and exporting films.

Not only do we offer courses in the popular software options for film making and animation including Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Da Vinci, Media Encoder, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Animate, Adobe Photoshop and Blender but we also offer courses to help you choose the software best suited to your film making needs.

Whether you're a beginner, or you would like to advance your current knowledge, our part-time courses delivered by expert tutors and film makers could be exactly what you're looking for. Our courses are offered during the evenings, daytime and weekends.

  1. City Lit Pro: Adobe After Effects intensive

    Course Date: Fri 25 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £399.00

  2. Editing workshop stage 1: Final Cut Pro X

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with the industry software Final Cut Pro X, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, explore how to construct a narrative, and try your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  3. Editing workshop stage 1: Adobe Premiere Pro

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 18 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with industry software Adobe Premiere Pro, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, explore how to construct a narrative, and try your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £309.00
    Senior fee: £247.00
    Concession: £309.00

  4. Editing workshop stage 2: Adobe Premiere Pro

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 9 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this continuation of editing with Premiere we look at more advanced editing tools like trimming and motion properties, and turn our attention to some of the core principles that govern narrative structure.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  5. Try it out: Adobe After Effects

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this short practical course you will not only learn the basics in animating and combining text and image but you will gain an understanding of how Adobe After Effects CC can improve your film and video and animation projects.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £30.00

  6. A short introduction to free editing software

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You don’t have to spend money to get editing. This is a short introduction to video editing using DaVinci Resolve, a free but highly professional editing package comparable to Final Cut X, Avid and Premiere Pro.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

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