Editing for Producers

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The role of the producer has changed evolved over the years and producers are now often expected to be able to edit their own pitch videos ,stories or rough cuts . A glance at any recruitment ad for producers now often specifies the ability to edit as a prerequisite and in times of ultra fast turnaround they may not be able to rely on dedicated editors to craft the edit from start to finish.  
Producers who do not this skillset risk being left behind in the competive global market .
This course is designed to get producers comfortable with editing using an industry standard software,Premiere Pro or FCP X. Understanding the edit process also allows them to communicate more effectively with their own in house editors.
This course is also suitable for journalists or presenters who need to edit their videos .

Course Duration :
3 Days
(9.30am - 5.30pm)

Course Fee :
S$ 850 before 7% GST
S$ 909.50 after 7% GST

Who Should Attend :

Prerequisites :
Basic understanding of production workflow would help but is not neccessary.

Upcoming Course Dates

06 - 08 March 2019 (Wed-Fri) (With Adobe Premiere Pro by Ian Wee)

13 - 15 March 2019 (Mon-Wed) (With Adobe Premiere Pro by Gerard Tay)

Course Outline

    • Understanding the Editing workflow
    • Importing clips
    • Organising media
    • Working on the timeline
    • Titles and Text
    • Transitions
    • Audio Editing
    • Colour Correction
    • Export for various delivery platforms

The course is very hands on with opportunities for participants to ask questions and find out about the best workflow for their working style.

About the instructors

Gerard Tay



Gerard is an Adobe Premiere Pro Certified Instructor and a Film and TV editor with eight years of broadcast editing experience. he has worked largely on local and regional broadcast projects, some corporate videos and commercials. His works include the TV series "Fighting Spiders", which won Special Prize at the 2009 Seoul Drama Awards, and was nominated for various awards at the 2009 Asian Television Awards. He also worked as post technical supervisor on a few reality series including  "The Challenger:Muay Thai" which aired on AXN.

He moderates on the Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group with the pen name Strypes, and is proficient with Final Cut Pro 7, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve. he is also a frequent contributor to Creative Cow's video editing related forums.

Ian Wee

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Ian is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Premiere Pro.He is also an Apple Authorised Instructor for both Final Cut Pro 7 and FCP X. In addition to teaching these editing platforms Ian has also conducted courses in Stereoscopic 3D production,RED Camera and many other production related fields for institutions like NYU Tisch School of Film,Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Sony Singapore.

 He is a director who is gifted both creatively and technically – He was one of the early adopters of HD technology and directed one of the first multicam HD shoots in Singapore for the F1 Powerboat race..While he was still a Managing Director at Widescreen Media Pte Ltd (of which he is one of the founders), he supervised post-production for broadcast programmes & feature films, and helped spearhead Stereoscopic 3D production in Asia.

Lynus Hee



Lynus Hee is an Adobe Premiere Pro ,Photoshop and After Effects Certified instructor who spent 10 years in video post-production as an editor and motion graphics artist and has worked for broadcasters such as Channel Nine Television and BBC World. He completed his bachelor degree in film and television with distinction in 2001 from Curtin University and was also inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society. Lynus has been using Adobe software for almost 20 years and is now an Adobe Certified Video Specialist certified to teach 4 different Adobe Software namely Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Encore. He had also been a contributing editor to magazines such as PhotoVideoi and Playworks and a speaker in seminars such as Photo Imaging Xchange alongside Julieanne Kost and photographer John Cosgrove.


Isazaly Mohd Isa

Isazaly Mohd Isa or Zalee as he is best known  was born and raised in Singapore for the first 20 years of his life and grew up on television (and radio) sets as a child actor, when he joined the "Malay Television Children Workshop" of Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, now known as MediaCorp.

After completing his primary and secondary education, he decided to pursue his passion for the graphic arts and enrolled at La Salle College of the Arts.

In 1994, he moved up to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to continue pursuing his dream. He completed the 3-years Diploma in Filmmaking and his 16mm graduation shortfilm was awarded ‘Best Film Project’ by the KODAK Worldwide Student Program of Malaysia.

Zalee became very passionate about filmmaking and explored several roles on-the-job, either as Art Director, Director Of Photography, Assistant Director, Editor and Screenwriting. He learned the art and science of filmmaking during his journey that later became his full-time career and by 2000, he setup his own production company, Kino-i, with two of his film school juniors. They were among the earliest filmmakers in Malaysia to embrace digital filmmaking. They put their knowledge and skills to various jobs ranging from minuscule budget music videos, shortfilms to big budget feature films and documentaries.

From  2003 he has  to trained students, government and corporate bodies, TV stations, film professionals and individuals  in Singapore, Malaysia & Brunei, on working with Final Cut Pro and telling stories using the digital medium. In 2017 he became one of  two Blackmagic Design Certified Trainers for Davinci Resolve 14 in Malaysia.

Zalee is currently endorsed as a Professional-Tier in “Editing” by the Content Creative Industry Guild of Malaysia (CCIG) and also a National Certified Film/Video Editor by Malaysia’s Ministry Of Human Resource and has received his Certification as Certified Trainer for Blackmagic Design.