Course Brief

Post-production involves the gathering together of raw footage, graphics, images and sound to create a finished production. The editing process for film and television is usually one of the final stages of the production process, and where an overarching creative vision comes to fruition.
An organised and professional edit, using the conventions and skills developed by editors over many years can produce creative, imaginative and professional results. The collaborative relationship between the editor and the director is key to the outcome of the production and the media industry has many examples of successful
editor/director partnerships.
This unit gives students the opportunity to engage with the processes and practices of film and video editing. Students will learn how to create edits to set mood, communicate information, and create suspense, structure and meaning for their productions.

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Learning Outcomes
By the end of this unit students will be able to:
1. Explain the use of editing techniques for different production contexts
2. Organise moving image and audio assets in support of a specific production
context, based on a given brief
3. Create an edited sequence, combining moving image and audio assets, in
response to a given brief
4. Evaluate an edited sequence through audience feedback and personal

  • BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Creative Media Production

    Employment Focused; Affordable; Globally Recognized Qualifications in Creative Media Production.

    Build and validate your interest, knowledge and skill with the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production at SBCS. This internationally recognized, practical qualification prepares students for employment in the media sector, in areas such as Radio, Television, Film, Journalism, and Multimedia. Not just focused on the technical side of things, it also covers the business aspects of Corporate Communications and Freelance employment.

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    The programme comprises of 15 units where you can learn and practise a variety of techniques to develop a substantial portfolio of work. This programme also sets the foundation for an exciting career in the creative industries. 

    Graduates of this Level 5 Higher National Diploma will be accepted onto to the final year of our BA (Hons) Mass Communications.