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Get the Skills to Become a Digital Editor

Digital Editing professional reviewing images on a computer.
With this course, you will learn how to digitally edit photography and cinematography files

8-Week Digital Editing Certificate Course in Ontario

This comprehensive Digital Editing Certificate course is designed to provide Photographers and Videographers with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the areas of digital content editing. This course combines theoretical knowledge, practical exercises, and interactive experiences to provide a hands-on, in-studio learning experience.

Complete this Certificate course fully online self-paced or choose one of our popular Hybrid methods (Online Theories with In Person Instructor led Practicals), or Virtual Hybrid (Online Theories and virtual Instructor-led Practicals)

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Expected Outcome
At the completion of this course, students will gain knowledge and practical skills in digitally editing photography and cinematography files.

Supplies and Equipment
Limited supplies and equipment are provided for in-class demonstrations. Students are required to have access to Adobe Creative Cloud.


Pre-Launch Promo:
This course is currently in its Pre-Launch phase. Enroll now for 25% off (regular $1800). This promo cannot be combined with other offers. Launching September 2023. Ask about joining the August Pre-Launch batch.

Online Self-Paced $1,200.00
Hybrid Instructor Led $1,600.00
Payment Plan Option: Enroll Now for $450.00 a month for 3 months

Course Outline:

Introduction to Digital Editing Software and Workflow

  • Introduction to the course and instructor
  • Overview of digital editing software options (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro)
  • Understanding the digital editing workflow
  • Importing and organizing media files
  • Hands-on activity: Exploring the interface and basic tools of the chosen software
  • Understanding file formats and resolution for photos and videos
  • Basics of file management and organization
  • Introduction to non-destructive editing techniques
  • Hands-on activity: Importing and organizing media files for editing projects

Photo Editing Techniques

  • Introduction to basic photo editing tools and adjustments
  • Adjusting exposure, contrast, and white balance
  • Enhancing colors and tones
  • Hands-on activity: Applying basic photo adjustments to improve image quality
  • Understanding and using selection tools for precise edits
  • Retouching techniques for portrait and landscape photos
  • Removing blemishes, wrinkles, and unwanted objects
  • Hands-on activity: Retouching portraits and removing unwanted elements from images

Advanced Photo Editing

  • Introduction to advanced editing techniques (e.g., layers, masks, and blending modes)
  • Non-destructive editing workflow with adjustment layers
  • Creating composite images and surreal effects
  • Hands-on activity: Creating a composite image using layers and masks
  • Exploring creative photo editing styles (e.g., black and white, vintage, or high dynamic range)
  • Applying artistic filters and effects
  • Hands-on activity: Applying creative editing styles to photos

Video Editing Basics

  • Introduction to video editing software and its interface
  • Importing and organizing video clips and audio files
  • Understanding the timeline and basic editing tools
  • Hands-on activity: Creating a simple video sequence by cutting and rearranging clips
  • Working with transitions and effects to enhance video flow
  • Adding text, titles, and graphics to videos
  • Adjusting audio levels and adding background music
  • Hands-on activity: Applying transitions, effects, and titles to a video project

Advanced Video Editing

  • Introduction to advanced video editing techniques (e.g., keyframing, color grading, and masking)
  • Creating smooth transitions and visual effects
  • Hands-on activity: Applying advanced techniques to refine and enhance video projects
  • Understanding and working with different video formats and codecs
  • Exporting and rendering videos for various platforms and devices
  • Hands-on activity: Exporting and sharing final video projects

Audio Editing and Mixing

  • Introduction to audio editing tools and techniques
  • Cleaning up audio: removing background noise and unwanted elements
  • Adjusting audio levels and applying audio effects
  • Hands-on activity: Editing and enhancing audio for video projects
  • Mixing audio tracks: balancing dialogue, music, and sound effects
  • Creating soundscapes and adding ambient sound
  • Hands-on activity: Mixing audio tracks for video projects

Specialized Editing Techniques and Project Refinement

  • Exploring specialized editing techniques (e.g., time-lapse editing, green screen, or multi-camera editing)
  • Hands-on activity: Applying specialized techniques to create unique projects

Final Project

  • Final project and critique
  • Reviewing and providing feedback on the final editing projects
  • Reflection on the progress made throughout the course
  • Discussion on future editing goals and aspirations

Is a Rewarding Career as a Digital Editor Right For You? Get More Info…

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