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Audio Visual Media : Video Editing 101

July 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Making Cuts : Basics in Video Editing For any Industry

Videos are one of the most efficient ways to get your story or point across! Learning the basics of editing video is as important in the Digital Media Age as formatting your written word. It is easy to lose your credibility if you create a video that lacks basic formatting, the same way a writer may lose credibility if their grammar is off.

Creating a compelling video, or being able to decipher what is credible or not by developing basic editing skills are important in any field. At some point of your career you’ll need a video, whether it’s for an interview, for your reel or portfolio, demos, sizzles, bios and so much more! While you may not  particularly care to edit video yourself, it is a good skill to have in your back pocket and also if you ever needed to hire an editor, you will understand the basic nuances and complexities of editing.

We will take a look at the importance of editing and also do a hands-on editing workshop! 

What you will learn:

  • Understanding why video editing is important in 2020
  • Introduction to Editing
  • Introduction to Editing at an Intermediate Level 

Software: Adobe Premiere Pro 

Free Software:



Who should attend: This is for teenagers 13 – 17 and college students. For those below 18, parental waivers are included in the enrollment.

Requirements: A computer, access to the internet and a desire to participate and learn.

Speaker: Sarah Hannah Akbar

Sarah Hannah Akbar is from Guyana, a beautiful country on the coast of South America with all the flair and culture of the Caribbean. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film in May of 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin (Hook ‘em Horns).  She loved stories and storytelling so much that she also did an unofficial minor in History. 

Over the last few years, Sarah has worked as an independent filmmaker and freelancer as well as the lead video editor and social media curator for Group82 out in California and videographer and editor for Man Flow Yoga here as well as the in-house Digital Content Creator at Double A Labs. 

 As much as Sarah loves editing and producing, she is also incredibly passionate about writing and directing .

In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones which usually involves lots of cooking, music, video games or enjoying the outdoors! 



July 12, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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