Joel | Video Editing

Education

Having graduated from Oxford Joel followed his passion to become a full-time professional musician. Learning how to edit his own music videos, Joel has taken on this skill to teach pupils.

Course Outline

  • The Basics of Video Editing Software

  • Video Editing; The Next Steps

  • Advanced Video Editing Techniques.

  • Why Audio Is The Most Important Part

  • Graphic Design Introduction

  • Marketing and Branding - Why You Should Care

 

Video Editing 

This course acts as an introduction to learning the techniques involved in being a content creator on YouTube and other video media platforms. In six lessons, we will learn how to edit videos, create thumbnails, upload and market/brand our channel. 

Lesson 1: The Basics of Video Editing Software

In this lesson we will learn:

  • The layout of our editing software
  • How to create projects and how organisation is key in video editing
  • Create cuts and basic edits

Lesson 2: Video Editing; The Next Steps

In this lesson we will learn:

  • How to add Titles
  • How to add Visual Effects
  • Exploring Visual Effects options and how to import external visual effects

Lesson 3: Advanced Video Editing Techniques

In this lesson we will learn:

  • How to use keyframes to animate FX parameters
  • Speed ramping

Lesson 4: Why Audio Is The Most Important Part

In this lesson we will learn:

  • How to add Audio FX
  • The FX involved in a basic audio vocal chain
  • What is foley and how sound effects can hugely enhance the video quality

Lesson 5: Graphic Design Introduction

In this lesson we will learn:

  • How to use Canva to create graphics ranging from thumbnails to banners
  • If students are using Adobe products then we will learn Photoshop instead of Canva

Lesson 6:  Marketing and Branding - Why You Should Care

In this lesson we will learn:

  • What a brand is and the power of a brand
  • Important techniques we should employ on YouTube to start developing a strong brand
  • Inbound Marketing and techniques we can use to have our content seen

 

Course Length: Six Hours (11+) 

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