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Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA
The Video Editing Certificate program in McLean 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 live online in McLean or in-person in Boston. 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. Program participants in McLean attend live sessions online, or travel to Boston for in-person courses. Regardless of the location, all courses include hands-on projects and mentoring from live instructors.
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 in McLean from American Graphics Institute
Attend the Video Editing Certificate online or 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.
Full-Time Video Editing Certificate Program in McLean
Clock Hours: 91
Course Days: Monday through Friday
Format: Live online or in-person
Next Start date: May 22, 2023
Live online or in-person at American Graphics Institute's Boston, MA location.
Part-Time Video Editing Certificate Program in McLean
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: May 22, 2023
Video Editing Certificate Application Process
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.
Video Editing Certificate Tuition
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 in McLean 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, locating opportunities, interview preparation, salary negotiations, and presenting your portfolio. You can attend the video editing certificate remotely or in-person at AGI's campus.
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 when attending in-person. Remote online instruction in McLean is not eligible for VA funding.
Courses in this Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA
Course information for the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA
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 learn the foundation skills 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 cover topics starting with using the interface, layers, keyframes, masking, and media management. You'll 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 Training 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.
How a Video Editing Certificate is Useful
These classes in the video editing certificate program are useful whether you are new to the field of video editing, or have previous experience and are looking to fill gaps and gain a better understanding of the full set of capabilities of software tools and apps. The video editing certificate is useful for those working in, or seeking jobs in a variety of roles including video editing, videography, communications, and marketing. The courses that are part of the video editing certificate help you to understand how to creatively and efficiently use professional video editing and motion graphics tools, build a portfolio to showcase your work, and how to promote yourself and your work to be hired for video editing jobs.
About the Video Editing Certificate from AGI
American Graphics Institute offers Video Editing courses from live instructors which you can attend via in-person classes or live online courses. The format of the courses makes it possible for you to learn video editing quickly and easily, and private consultation with instructors and a career counselor occur as part of the certificate program. The video editing classes are led by instructors with extensive experience both using and teaching video editing. You can attend in-person or live online if you do not wish to travel to a classroom. As part of the video editing certificate, participants attend regularly scheduled, live Video Editing courses, which occur in real-time. These small-group sessions make the video editing classes easily accessible as new sessions start monthly, and you can attend in-person or online.
About AGI's Experience in Video Editing
For more than 25 years, American Graphics Institute has been providing video editing courses to broadcasters, videographers, cinematographers, animators, along with corporations and individuals that work in related fields such as marketing and communications. AGI offers live video editing training accessible from anywhere. The expert instructors are highly skilled Video Editing professionals and are also experienced educators, helping others to learn new skills.
Understanding Video Editing Certificate Options
Attending the video editing certificate online provides a convenient and high-quality option for learning video editing without needing to travel, allowing you to learn from your home or office. Live online video editing courses from AGI are interactive, with a live instructor and small group sessions, making it possible to get your questions answered in real-time, share your screen, work collaboratively on projects, and receive immediate feedback on your progress.
The American Graphics Institute has set the standard for live online classes. With more than a decade of experience in offering live online Video Editing courses, AGI has developed the process, infrastructure, and methods for effective online learning that is engaging, interesting and effective. Learn through explanations, demonstrations, and class projects you complete as well as through the ability to ask questions during the live class.
AGI’s Video Editing Certificate covers introductory through advanced topics. The video editing certificate starts with foundation-level courses which provide the essential skills along with an on-ramp for additional learning, and progresses into advanced courses as participants build new skills and experience.
In addition to the video editing certificate, you can choose individual courses for beginners if you want to learn outside of a certificate program. You can attend courses to learn the fundamentals of video editing, or advanced courses and bootcamps. With a range of choices for learning video editing, American Graphics Institute provides options for learners at all points in their careers. From those looking to start learning video editing, to experienced professionals, AGI is a trusted resource for professional development.
Live Video Editing Certificate in McLean
AGI offers a video editing certificate you can attend live. This includes regularly scheduled courses available either in-person or live online.
For those interested in an in-person Video Editing certificate with a live instructor in the same classroom, American Graphics Institute offers an in-person option in Boston. These in-person video editing courses offer a way to quickly gain new skills using our state-of-the-art equipment and proprietary teaching methods that have helped thousands to gain skills as video editors.
Video Editing Courses for All Ages and Skills
While the Video Editing Certificate requires completion of high school, there are separate programs to learn video editing that are part of AGI’s specialized graphic design programs for high school students. These programs provide career exploration while learning the tools used by professional designers, and are primarily offered during the summer, with some available after school hours during the academic year.
About Video Editing Certificate, Courses and Training
The courses that comprise the Video Editing Certificate include workshops and seminars which incorporate hands-on learning from expert instructors. Small classes with practical exercises and projects help you to quickly learn video editing as it relates to your specific needs. Our instructors have extensive experience with the applications they teach and in leading classes. Instructors are reviewed after each course, and undergo continual professional development and testing. Our full-time instructors pass the rigorous Certified Technical Trainer exam, and Adobe Certified Expert exams. Our instructors have been hired by Adobe, the creators of Premiere Pro and After Effects, to write their certification exams, and have developed official Adobe training courseware.
Start a New Career with a Video Editing Certificate in McLean
A video editing certificate can provide a starting point for a career in the video industry. Professionals working in video editing use motion graphics and video to share information, meaning, creative ideas, and emotion. Learning video editing, video production, and motion graphics as part of the video editing certificate teaches you the modern tools necessary for creating and enhancing video and animation. Projects created by video and motion graphics professionals range from in-store video displays, kiosks, advertisements and full-length videos delivered online, through television, cinema, and broadcast.
A motion graphics and video editing professional is capable of creating media that supports brands, creates an identity, conveys emotions, and informs. A video editing certificate provides the essential foundational skills to work on these projects. Learning video editing and motion graphics, building a portfolio and gaining experience are all a part of the video editing certificate, helping to build the experience required to secure a motion graphics or video editing job.
Why attend the Video Editing Certificate in McLean
Learning Video Editing skills helps you to work more efficiently when producing design, marketing, and communication projects. Along with general design skills, a Video Editing Certificate in McLean helps you stand out amongst others when being considered for projects and assignments. You can put your newly learned skills to work defining the aesthetics for visual projects through the effective use of motion, video, space, and typography. Through video editing classes you become a digital storyteller using video and motion graphics. Learn planning, lighting, editing, and delivery techniques through courses and bootcamps.
Video editing is used in video and creative roles across many different industries and in a variety of job roles. Broadcast news, post-production houses, creative service firms, digital agencies, and in-house marketing departments all hire professionals skilled with Video Editing. Learning video editing provides a foundational skill for working in many of the careers across these organizations.
Skills with video editing are easily transferable between roles. Those with strong video editing skills may start within one field, such as broadcast, and move into streaming or effects. All these are growing fields nationally, with job growth of 5% expected over the next decade according to national projections. With specialized skills and a growing need for video editing professionals, there are opportunities for a rewarding career as a video editor or motion graphics professional.
Video Editing Careers
Learning video editing can lead you to a career working in the field of video editing, video production, and motion graphics. The average salary for a video editor in Vail is $62,000 per year. Video Editing skills are used in video, broadcast, streaming, digital agencies, advertising, and marketing. They are essential for anyone wanting to work in these fields.
Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA Locations
You can attend the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA online in McLean or in-person. Additionally, a hybrid option is available, with some classes in-person, and others online. In-person courses are available in Boston, while online Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA participants can attend from anywhere with a broadband Internet connection.
All Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA courses are delivered by live instructors in small-group sessions, with most classes limited to 10 participants. This provides the opportunity to get questions answered, and work on projects with input and personalized attention from instructors.
The instructors teaching Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA courses at AGI average more than a decade of experience that they bring to each class.
Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA Prerequisites
No previous experience with the software tools is required to enroll in the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA. For enrollment, the admissions team evaluates existing skills that are generally necessary for a professional career. These include communications skills and general computer skills.
If attending the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA in-person, computers are provided at AGI’s classroom. If enrolling in the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA and attending courses online, a computer capable of running the Adobe Creative Cloud apps is needed.
Course materials for Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA
All course curriculum materials are included with the program. The instructors teaching the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA courses have authored more than 50 training books and use this extensive curriculum development experience to develop practical and detailed training curriculum and project files that are part of the program. The materials are designed to serve as a reference for use after class completion and include detailed notes, definitions, best practices and practical advice.
Night and Weekend Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA
American Graphics Institute offers some weekend and night courses within the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA. These options are listed within the course schedules listed above, or contact us for a schedule of upcoming night and weekend dates. While some classes are available nights and weekends, other classes require weekday class attendance.
Choosing the right Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA
Although there are many Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA options, there’s a reason that American Graphics Institute is considered a top school for receiving a Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA. This includes expert instructors with many years of practical experience who have authored books, and have extensive teaching experience. Along with this, career services provided by a dedicated and experienced career counselor can help make the difference in securing an interview an landing a graphic design job. As part of the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA there are required courses, most of which are two days or four nights in duration.
Courses in the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA start with a foundational, introductory training before progressing into advanced topics. Even if you have previous experience, the introductory classes serve as a cornerstone for the future skills you learn. From there, you can move on to learn more advanced skills and concepts.
The delivery format for classes in the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA should also be considered as you decide which course to attend. Both in-person and online courses are led by a live instructor. AGI offers regularly scheduled live online courses which allow you to see the instructor’s screen, ask questions, and share your screen if you need assistance. You can also retake any course in the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA program at no cost if you need additional practice or if you don't end up using your new skills right away. All courses in the Video Editing Certificate in McLean, VA are offered at regularly scheduled dates, with most available every 30 to 45 days.
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