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Industry Certificate: TV Assistant Editor

Become a TV Assistant Editor

In this certificate course, delivered over three intensive, practical weeks, you’ll learn essentials skills to work in post-production in TV. Learn the fundamentals of Avid Media Composer, the essential skills required to apply for work as a TV Assistant Editor and the creative skills required to begin to craft scripted and unscripted short scenes if your ambitions are to progress into a creative role. Delivered by industry expert Rebecca Edwards who has ten years industry experience, you will engage in practical on the tools learning, lively discussions and meet Industry guests.

Learns the skills essential for the Assistant Editor role in TV Production

Understand and perform the skills required to ingest and organise material and edit and export scenes using industry standard software Avid Media Composer

Gain an insight into the editor’s role and make creative decisions to effectively build a short scene

Is the Industry Certificate: TV Assistant Editor right for you?

If your goal is to work in TV post, this course will give you all the essentials skills to enter as an Assistant Editor in today’s fast-paced production environment. You’ll learn all the technical skills you’ll need to fulfil this vital role, plus gain an insight in the craft of editing.

For more information and to get a full course outline please contact shortcourses@aftrs.edu.au

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Meet Your Tutors

Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca Edwards is a highly experienced online editor and colourist, and an Avid Certified Instructor (ACI). She has credits on…

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What you will need

This is an almost 100% computer-based course (as is the Assistant Editor role) and you’ll be taught on Mac computers, so you’ll need to be comfortable in that environment.

For more information, and to request a full course outline, please contact shortcourses@aftrs.edu.au

This course is only open to students aged 18 +.

Industry Certificate: Tv Assistant Editor Offerings


03 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020
3 x Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

Early Bird Industry Price:

This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

Early Bird Course Price:

This is the standard course price and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

For more information call 1300 065 281, or register for future offerings.

Payment Plan

This course is eligible for a payment plan.

25% to confirm enrolment in the course
25% due 14 days from beginning of course
25% due by the end of week 2 of the course
25% due by the end of week 3 of the course

Note: If you enrol 14 – 1 day before course commencement, 50% payment will be required to confirm enrolment.

Important information

AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

Find out more information about discounts and refunds.