AFTRS OPEN Starts New Editing and Graphics Short Courses

Editors and graphic artists can polish and upgrade their skills with the new short courses in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Affects now enrolling at AFTRS Open. All courses are taught by working artists on professional grade software and equipment at AFTRS studios.


TV Assistant Editor
1 - 3 April  -  More details
The Australian TV industry is in need of many more trained and effective Assistant Editors. This 3-day, intensely practical course with experienced Supervising Assistant Editor Rebecca Edwards gives you a fast, but thorough, hands-on experience in the duties, technical skills and responsibilities of the Assistant Editor. No prior editing experience is required.
Avid Media Composer (V8) 101: Editing Essentials
2 - 4 May  -  More details
This three day Avid-accredited course with industry veteran Andy Day, delivered over one weekend plus one Saturday, is the first step in achieving confidence, creativity and efficiency with Avid Media Composer 8, the non-linear film/video editing application used in a majority of television productions.


Avid Media Composer (V8) 110: Video Effects
7 - 8 May  -  More details
This two-day course with industry veteran Andy Day is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of creating effects within Avid Media Composer 8, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions.
Colour Grading & Effects with Premiere Pro
9 - 10 May  -  More details
Are you interested in exploring the more advanced side of Adobe's Premiere Pro? This course, with Adobe certified Premiere Pro CC instructor Andy Day, will take you into the deeper functionality of the software.


Intro to After Effects for Broadcast Graphics
28 - 29 May  -  More details
This weekend intensive, with motion graphics designer/animator Anna Tow, provides a detailed introduction to desktop compositing for broadcast using Adobe After Effects CC. After Effects is the most commonly used graphics program in Australia for the preparation of broadcast design/graphics in TV.

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