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MACS 371 A - Editing and Post-production

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Students in this course focus on the theory and practice of video editing and post-production. Through weekly assignments and four larger projects, they gain a thorough understanding of narrative editing techniques, color correction, audio post-production and the requisite software. The class covers the art of post-production and how post-production affects narrative function in moving picture media (concentrating on cinema, but looking as well at music videos and television). Assignments include editing a short film, color correction, and sound editing/mixing, among others. Strongly suggested for students who wish to be considered for the editing and postproduction positions in MACS 480/481. Requires MACS 260 as prerequisite. Course Information: Credit is not be given for MACS 371 if credit for MACS 323: Video and Audio Postproduction has been given. Prerequisite: MACS 260: Film Production.

Special Instructions:

If you've taken MACS 323 (67751) Video and Audio Postproduction in a previous semester, you will not be able to get credit for MACS 371 (72076). Please note: This section will be taught asynchronous (no live sessions). Course materials will be uploaded into a course folder through U of I Box: https://box.illinois.edu/ If you do not currently have a U of I Box account, visit the previous website to create your account. The MACS 260 pre-requisite on MACS 371 is being waived for Summer 2021. If you receive a pre-requisite error when trying to register, please contact the Media Student Services Center at 217-244-4329 or media-ssc@illinois.edu for assistance in registering.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Summer


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