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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Video Editing & Film Montage


An in-depth immersion into the practice of video editing and film montage. This course will offer a thorough understanding of video editing techniques. Students will gain skills in file management, importing footage, remixing footage, working with audio, recording one?s screen, creating titles and more. Video exercises will be informed by montage theories and practices. Students will learn about various editing techniques employed by filmmakers and then recreate those techniques through practical exercises. The goal of this course is to learn by doing. This course will also offer a brief introduction to online remix culture through assignments. Readings and videos will offer students the opportunity to reflect on how the work they are creating corresponds to an existing creative and scholarly practice.
Course Details

Summer 2023


May 30, 2023 - Jul 12, 2023
William Digravio
Base Cost: $1,575 ($525/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: May 30, 2023
End date: Jul 12, 2023
Last day to add: Jun 05, 2023
Last day to drop: Jun 05, 2023
Last day to withdraw: Jun 23, 2023