Certificate in Video Editing


Dr. Chinu Bohidar


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Course Name: Certificate in Video Editing


Code(Credit) : ABC01(0-2-2)

Course Description :

  • The course Certificate in Video Editing is a 4 credit paper which is a practice and project based subject.
  • Candidate who have qualified 10th and +2 candidate eligible for the course.
  • A candidate must have his own laptop or computer
  • Trained faculties, Leading Video Editor from Industry, Doubt Clearing Class, Video Editing Lab

Course Objective 

  • This course is intended for learners who have an interest in video editing. This course will give an insight for those who do not have any knowledge and experience in the editing field but are keen to learn editing.
  • It covers all the essential features of video and audio editing software
  • The students will gain experience in video editing for YouTube and video projects

Learning Outcomes

  • The image presentation using different video and sound effects.
  • Manage your old images/ videos.
  • Improve literacy in film and video, including shot composition and continuity editing.

Course Syllabus

Module I

What is Video Editing?

Introduction to Video Standards and Terminology

Capturing the Video with Video Camera, DSLR and Mobile Phone

Basic Shots, Sequence and Movements of Camera


Module II

Working with Tools and Shortcut Keys

Audio editing and effects with BGM

Rough cut of video with import and export

The trimming modes


Module III

 What is Timeline?

Adding text to your video

Effect control

Video and audio transition

Audio meter and balancing


Module IV

 Working with sequence

Colour management and corrections

Creating titles

Rendering your project with different file formats

Reference Book:

1.The Video Editing Handbook by Aaron Goold

2. The Digital Filmmaking Handbook by Mark Brindle

3. The Beginner's Photography Guide: The ultimate Step by step manual for getting the most from your Digital Camera DK Flexibound





Session Plan

Session: 1

What is Video Editing

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VqYEWMBG1U&feature=youtu.be


Session: 2

Introduction to Editing Terminologies


Session: 3

How to shoot with your DSLR

Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbkycJKUDY&feature=youtu.be

Session: 4

 Practice with DSLR


Session: 5

How to shoot a video using your mobile phone like a Pro




Session: 6

Basic Shots and Sequence

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuMS54Cjeds&t=67s


Session: 7

Camera Movement

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSk1uvwz7tU


Session: 8

Assignment: Take different camera movement shots in outdoor using a tripod

Session: 9

Working with different tools, Basic Video Editing

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3dy4Mxhm1E




Session: 10

Practice with Premiere Pro


Session: 11

Audio Editing with Effects and Back Ground Music

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBYu-uiZMCE&t=3s


Session: 12

Practice with Premier pro


Session: 13

Rough Editing with importing Video to timeline


Session: 14

Practice with rough editing


Session: 15

Change the colour of your Video in Premier Pro

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUCs3d0bZBA


Session: 16

Practice: Change the colour of your screen and pictures


Session: 17

Practice with editing


Session: 18

Adding text to your

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-P9FnZEtnPU&t=2s


Session: 19

Practice with Colour, Text, Size and Style


Session: 20 

Effects Control: working with slow and fast motion


Session: 21       

Video Transition

Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wROLAdGoZBg

Session: 22 

How to add Effects in Premier Pro

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooIRtA9TGn0

Session: 23

Effects Control

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh6dKklBMZs

Session: 24

Effects Control 

Session: 25

Video transition and its uses

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wROLAdGoZBg&t=20s

Session: 26

Use slow and fast motion in your video

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IwLknMg4nU

Session: 27 

Practice: Apply slow fast and reverse motion in your video

Session: 28 

Assignment: Create your video file using fast, slow and reverse motion

Session: 29

Audio Meter and Balancing

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBYu-uiZMCE&t=4s

Session: 30

Practice: create your own project on music using Audio Meter and Balancing

Session: 31

Ripple edit, razor tools and Opacity in Premier Pro

Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgbRfladQ5Y

Session: 32

Assignments: Submit a 3 min video Project using basic tools of Premier pro

Session: 33

Rendering your files

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-mvG_RtF_Q

 Session: 34

Practice : create your own video and render it

Session: 35

Project Monitor, Source monitor, Program Monitor and Timeline Monitor

Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLFB2IpUm4A







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