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Video Editing Certificate

The Video Editing Certificate program provides a foundation in digital video editing, effects, and motion graphics for digital artists who need to gain expert-level skills in editing videos and applying effects. This series of courses prepares you for using Premiere Pro and After Effects in video, television and broadcast fields. You can start your video editing certificate program at any time with the rolling-admission program, with new classes starting monthly. The video editing certificate is available either online or in-person. All video editing certificate courses in both formats are led by live instructors.

The Video Editing Certificate at American Graphics Institute is a hands-on program that teaches both video editing principles along with practical skills using modern video editing tools such as Premiere Pro and After Effects. Participants learn the process of video editing and apply their knowledge through hands-on work as part of small group classes. With each course section limited to 10, students receive individualized attention and work collaboratively with their instructors through the video editing certificate program.

If you are only interested in specific topics, see our individual video editing courses. Many of the courses in the Video Editing Certificate are available without job placement or portfolio building as part of the video editing bootcamp.

Video Editing Certificate Online or In Person

Attend the Video Editing Certificate online or in person. All classes in both format are led by live instructors, with in person video editing certificate courses available in Boston. Both formats include live courses with small class sizes and personalized attention.You can attend all video editing classes in either format, or use a hybrid model, attending some classes online with others in-person.

Video Editing Certificate Program - Full Time

Clock Hours: 91
Weeks: 4
Course Days: Monday through Friday
Format: Live online or in-person
Next Start date: December 5, 2022
Live online or in-person at American Graphics Institute's Boston, MA location.

Video Editing Certificate Program - Part Time

Clock Hours: 91
Course Days: Flexible with a minimum of two days per month
Format: Live online or in-person; weekday, evening, or weekend
Next Start date: December 5, 2022

Video Editing Certificate Application and Tuition

Admission for the Video Editing Certificate program is rolling. Applications are accepted at any time. You can start your application online by clicking the Apply Now option on this page. Prior to applying we encourage you to speak to an admissions representative. Complete the form on this page to inquire, or call 781-376-6044 to contact our admissions team.

Tuition for the Video Editing Certificate in Digital Imaging program is $3,600. Payment plans are available; call or submit an inquiry for details.

Career Services for Video Editing Certificate

Participants in the Video Editing Certificate have access to a dedicated career counselor. Whether you are seeking a new role, or want assistance to advance your career with your current employer, our career counseling staff helps you. Receive assistance with interview preparation, how to best present your experience, and locating opportunities.

Using VA Education Benefits for Video Editing Certificate

American Graphics Institute and the Video Editing Certificate have been approved for GI Bill benefits. Eligible participants can use their Veterans Affairs (VA) funds for the Video Editing Certificate program.

Course information for the Video Editing Certificate

Premiere Pro Class - Introduction

In this comprehensive two-day Adobe Premiere Pro course, AGI's expert instructors ensure that you have a solid foundation in video editing using Adobe Premiere, an industry standard for video editing. This Premiere class covers using the Adobe Premiere workspace, transitions, effects and filters, editing audio, exporting your work, and more. This Adobe Premiere class gets you up and running quickly in video editing and video production. Learn quickly and easily from the expert Adobe Premiere instructors at AGI.

Premiere Pro Class - Advanced

Improve your video editing skills in this advanced-level Premiere Pro course, and discover the tools to take your creative work to its fullest potential. Learn how to integrate Photoshop, After Effects, and Audition, how to perform precision color-correction, and multiple masking techniques to refine your work. This Premiere Pro class includes a detailed training manual for reference outside the classroom.

After Effects Class - Introduction

In this two-day After Effects class you will learn the foundation skills needed to create exciting visual effects and motion graphics. This After Effects course is taught by the team behind the comprehensive book, After Effects Digital Classroom. In this After Effects class, you'll cover topics starting with the use of the interface, using layers, keyframes, and masking, and media management. You will also have the opportunity to explore the depth of the After Effects tools, including 3D effects and rendering your project for output.

After Effects Class - Advanced

In this two-day Advanced After Effects Class you will discover advanced skills needed for creating visual effects and motion graphics. Our After Effects courses are led by the team that writes the best-selling After Effects Digital Classroom. In this course you learn advanced compositing, the timeline, selections, color correction, color keying, motion tracking, expressions, environmental effects, and more.

Photoshop Class - Introduction

This introductory Photoshop class teaches foundation skills for working effectively and creatively. Learn to be more productive and to create higher quality images efficiently. Gain skills for editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images using Photoshop. This Photoshop class is led by a live instructor, as are all courses at American Graphics Institute,

Digital Imaging Project

This course consists of a practical project in which students apply the skills they have learned into a project that is selected by the student and reviewed by their instructor. The project starts with planning, meeting with the client, creating a creative brief, developing the product, client review and feedback, final delivery, and project review by the instructor.

Digital Imaging Portfolio

Students work with their instructor to select projects to showcase, create an online portfolio showcasing their talents, and discuss which works to show and how to present them. This workshop is designed to help you best create your online portfolio to showcase your skills and capabilities.

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