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AVID (6 Day Course)

The Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 6:00 pm - Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 9:00 pm (AEST)

AVID (6 Day Course)

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Early Bird discount 20% off.
4h 46m $400.00 $0.00
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Thursday Nights 6:00pm - 9:00pm. September 7th - October 12th
6 Day Course

Do you think visually? Do you like telling stories?

Learning Avid will make any other editing software look obsolete, it’s the industry standard and must-have if you’re serious about editing. Learning Avid will improve you as an editor and as a story teller!

This course is designed to take students with or without prior knowledge of editing programs through the Avid Media Composer. 


  • Philosophy of editing
  • Experience in editing a project
  • Basics of Avid
  • Visual storytelling
  • Introduction to narrative editing
  • Trans-coding multiple formats
  • Confidence 

$400 early bird (20% discount - valid until 17/8/17 at 5:00pm).
$500 full price.

This course will be taught by AFTT tutor Alicia Gleeson. "I have worked professionally as an Avid Editor and Assistant Editor for over 20 years with the majority of my projects having had significant International distribution. Notable among these are  “The Thin Red Line” (Feature 1997) “Holy Smoke” (Feature 1998) “Farscape” (TV Series 1999)  “Happy Feet” (Feature 2005) “Blood Diamond” (Feature 2006) and “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole” (Feature 2010). 

I was head of department and sole Editor for “Animalia” from 2006-2008. This was a 40 x 24min Animated TV Series which was a CBC / CBBC / Porchlight Entertainment US and Burberry co-production which enjoyed distribution in North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and India. I led a team of four assistants over an 18 month production and provided specialised training for my department in Animation and post-production methodologies. Animalia was the winner of the Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Award in 2009 for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for our composer, Chris Elves."

*Classes will run from 6:00pm - 9:00pm each Thursday night (7/9, 14/9, 21/9, 28/9, 5/10, 12/10) for the 6 weeks.
*All courses will be held on campus at AFTT.
*This course must have a minimum of 8 students to run.
*The content is suitable for students aged 18+.
*Early bird discount price ends 5:00pm 7th August 2017.
*All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Have questions about AVID (6 Day Course)? Contact The Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television

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41 Holt Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 6:00 pm - Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 9:00 pm (AEST)

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The Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television

The Academy of Film, Theatre & Television (AFTT) is the ultimate sequel and the freshest new act in a long running and highly acclaimed production. A groundbreaking collaboration between two of Australia’s longest standing private institutions – the Actors College of Theatre & Television (ACTT) and the International Film School Sydney (IFSS) – AFTT is Australia’s most immersive contemporary creative arts academy.

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