Loading...

Editing & VFX

At FFVA, students learn the art of editing with perfect combination of theory and hands-on practical training.

Editing is the essence of any cinema. The Kuleshov effect in 1970 proved that the most integral part of cinema is Montage, re arranging of shots.

An editor can make or break a film. At FFVA, students learn the art of editing with perfect combination of theory and hands-on practical training.

With one to one workstations, students have enough freedom and time to understand and practice the editing nuances in state of art facility. Apple and Avid certified professionals train them. Right before the course completion, students do editing showreel to be confident enough for industry projects.

Diploma courses
The diploma courses in editing & vfx train the students at expert level and handle any projects in post production

Certificate courses
The short term courses help the students to choose a particular specialization and software

 

Curriculum

Time spent with faculty

100 hours

Time spent in editing

One project

The three months certificate course is a part time program, which will train you from basic to the advanced level. The course covers one NLE software, with a showreel at the end of the course.

Softwares learnt: One

Editing

Final cut pro (or) Avid Media composer

Specialization

Editing

Schedule

Monday to Thursday, 2 hrs/day

Morning and evening batches

The course can be pursued as a full time fast track course with 1.5 months as duration, covering the 100 hours
Weekend batches are also available

Month 1

BASICS

Understanding editing as an art and the importance of continuity in editing. Introduction to the software and editing tools. Students are given hands on experience with demo videos and ad films to edit.

Month 2

POST PRODUCTION PROCESS

Learning more tools with an insight into the postproduction process that is followed in the industry. Demo sessions and workshops on the different styles of editing and the latest trends in the industry.

Month 3

ADVANCED TOOLS + SHOWREEL

Practice with the advanced tools of editing. Key frames, Multicam edit, Media management, composting, color correction, titling, EDL/XML, conforming etc.Students complete the course with a 2 mins visuals promo as the showreel project.

Time spent with faculty

128 hours

Time spent in editing

One project

Professional film editing combined with motion graphic skills makes you multiskilled. The four month course will give you the confidence to work either as an editor or a VFX artist.

Softwares learnt: TWO

Editing

Final cut pro (or) Avid Media composer

VFX: Adobe After Effects

Specialization

Editing & VFX

Schedule

Monday to Thursday, 2 hrs/day

Morning and evening batches

The course can be pursued as a full time fast track course within 2 months as duration, covering the 128 hours
Weekend batches are also available

Month 4

VFX

Introduction to visual effects used in the film & television industry. Tools, filters, layering, compositing, rotoscopy, animating videos, graphics and titles and camera animation are taught extensively. Practical approach to motion graphics focuses on the features in After Effects that editors and motion graphic artists need to generate in their daily work.

Time spent with faculty

190 hours

Time spent in production

10 hours

Time spent in editing

1 project (short film)

The six month diploma in editing makes you the most efficient and skillful editor, with knowledge in both Avid and Final cut pro. Advanced learning in VFX combined with editing give you the confidence to handle any project independently.

Softwares learnt: FOUR

Editing

Final cut pro, Avid Media composer

VFX: Adobe After Effects

Specialization

Editing & VFX

Schedule

Monday to Thursday, $ hrs/day

Morning batch: 10am to 2pm

Evening batch: 3pm to 7pm

The course can be pursued as a full time fast track course within 2 months as duration, covering the 128 hours
Weekend batches are also available

Month 4

EDITING WITH FCP + POST PRODUCTION PIPELINE

After completing the advanced level in Avid Media composer, students start with Apple Final cut pro. Students learn the complete postproduction pipeline followed in the film & television industry.

Month 5 & 6

DESIGN, VFX & SHOWREEL

With completion of editing as specialization, the course begins with design and VFX. After mastering Photoshop and After Effects, they create their diploma showreel.

Time spent with faculty

250 hours

Time spent in production

10 hours

Time spent in editing

1 project (short film)

You will be the most seeked professional in the industry, after completing the course. With the increased demand of editors with VFX and color grading knowledge, this course ensures that you become a complete post-production expert required for the industry.

Softwares learnt: FIVE

Editing

Final cut pro, Avid Media composer

Design: Adobe Photoshop

VFX: Adobe After Effects

Color grading: Da Vinci Resolve

Specialization

Editing, VFX & Color grading

Schedule

Monday to Thursday, 4 hrs/day

Morning batch: 10am to 2pm

Evening batch: 3pm to 7pm

The course can be pursued as a full time fast track course within 2 months as duration, covering the 128 hours
Weekend batches are also available

MODULE 1

EDITING + VFX

Students complete the six months diploma in editing curriculum.

MODULE 2

COLOR GRADING+INTERNSHIP Month 7 & 8

After completing six months curriculum, you are introduced to color grading with sessions in theories of color and cinematography, required for a colorist. In depth training in Da Vinci resolve tools makes you a complete post production professional. The course ends with a one-month internship at a production house.
To get the Da Vinci Resolve curriculum, click here.

Faculty

The FFVA faculty comprises of chief technicians currently working in Indian film industry. Hence, the students are updated with the latest industry events and technology and happenings.

abishek

Abhishek is a well known name in the Bollywood industry. He is the sound recordist of movies like ‘Barfi’ , ‘Wazir’ and well acclaimed award winning marathi film ‘Court’. With expertise in post production, he teaches technicalities of editing and sound design at FFVA

Abhishek Nair
Sound Engineer
Ramesh_3 (1)

With more than a decade of industry experience, Ramesh is an apple certified trainer. He has been the editor and designer for well-known ad films, corporate films and documentaries. He has expertise in post-production software and works as a colorist for TV commercials.

C G Ramesh Kumar
Editor & Colorist
namanpic

An expert in post production, Naman is one of the most professional colorists in the industry. He has worked as colorist for short films, music videos and ads. He was the director and post production head for “The Bangalore Song”, the music video which went viral with 1 million views. With expert knowlege and having experience of color grading the footage of ARRI, RED, BMPC and other cameras, he approaches the art with logic, creativity and good sensibilities. He teaches editing and color grading at FFVA

Naman Soni
Colorist

Events

Regular workshops and demos are conducted to make you understand the complete post-production process in the industry. The workshops also ensure that students are updated with latest technology and industry trends.

Careers

Job Opportunities

  • Full time editors
  • Start working in films & production houses as an editor

  • Independent Production house
  • Take control of your career and work like you’ve always dreamt. After finishing your diploma in editing and gaining some experience and contacts, set up a small production house to begin with & get started

  • Freelancers
  • FFVA will refer clients and industry contacts if you are willing to work as a freelancer

What you’ll graduate with

  • A certificate/diploma in editing/vfx
  • Showreel project as editor/vfx artist
  • Job placement in the industry /span>

Fee & Dates

Three Month

Indian national

Rs. 53,000

[payable as two installments]

Foreign national

$ 2000

[USD]

Dates

3 months Professional

Film Editing

Next batch commences on August 16, 2017

Four Month

Indian national

Rs. 1,06,000

[payable as three installments]

Foreign national

$ 3500

[USD]

Dates

4 months Professional

Film Editing With VFX

Next batch commences on August 16, 2017

Six Month

Indian national

Rs. 1,90,000

[payable as three installments]

Foreign national

$ 5000

[USD]

Dates

6 months pg Diploma In

Editing

Next batch commences on August 16, 2017

Eight Month

Indian national

Rs. 2,70,000

[payable as four installments]

Foreign national

$ 6000

[USD]

Dates

8 months PG Diploma

in Post Production

Next batch commences on August 16, 2017

Are you a foreign national? Visit our Admissions page to learn more about the procedure for international students.

To learn more about our admission procedure

Vijay Mahantesh

“Not only during the course, but also after getting placed and entering the industry, FFVA provides immense guidance and support, which I feel is the best part about the academy”.

Vijay Mahantesh
Editing graduate

Naveen Raj

FFVA stands for quality education in media, which is a rarity these days. I personally feel it’s one of the best institutes to study various aspects of filmmaking”.

Naveen Raj
Editing graduate

Fill the contact form below.

Our counselor will get in touch and guide you.