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Unlock your creativity and master the art of video editing with a wide range of classes in San Diego. Learn industry-standard editing software, refine your techniques, and create stunning videos that will captivate your audience.

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Video Editing Certificate

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Master the art of video editing, audio editing, and motion graphics at a leading institution. Learn the creative techniques and workflow required to transform concepts into fully edited videos. Elevate your skills and stand out to potential clients or employers with a compelling video editing demo reel.

Monday, Mar 4th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (13 sessions)

$2,995

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Premiere Pro Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Master the art of professional video editing with Premiere Pro. Learn how to import, organize, and edit footage, enhance audio and video quality, add effects and titles, and much more. Take your video editing skills to the next level with this comprehensive course.

Monday, Mar 4th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$975

3 sessions

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VFX & Motion Graphics Techniques Masterclass

Pitch to Screen® Education

Learn the secrets of motion graphics and visual effects compositing with our instructor-led masterclass. Gain hands-on experience, master essential techniques, and elevate your skills to the next level. Join us to unlock the world of Adobe After Effects and create outstanding visual content.

Friday, Feb 23rd, 10:30am–1:30pm Eastern Time

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DaVinci Resolve Editing and Finishing (Online)

Key Code Education @ Virtual Classroom

Learn professional editing and finishing techniques using DaVinci Resolve in this comprehensive online course. Discover how to balance, create continuity, and develop styles that bring mood and tone to moving images. Gain hands-on experience in cutting drama, documentaries, music videos, and action scenes, as well as building eye-catching composites and visual effects.

Monday, Feb 26th, 6–10:30pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

$1,595

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Motion Graphics & Video Editing Portfolio Development

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Discover how to create engaging and meaningful motion graphics and video edits from concept to completion in this in-depth course. Gain the skills necessary to build a professional portfolio and excel in the growing industries of motion graphics and video editing. Take the first step towards a career in this creative field with Noble Desktop.

Friday, Mar 22nd, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$1,495

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DaVinci Resolve Advanced Color Grading (Online)

Key Code Education @ Virtual Classroom

Take your color grading skills to the next level with the DaVinci Resolve Advanced Color Grading course. Unlock the full potential of this industry-standard software and learn essential techniques for professional-level work. Perfect for colorists, editors, cinematographers, and more.

Tuesday, Mar 5th, 6–10pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

$1,375

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Film Editing Techniques Masterclass

Pitch to Screen® Education

Enhance your editing skills with our instructor-led masterclass in Adobe Premiere Pro. Gain proficiency in essential tools, motion graphics, audio editing, color correction, and media exporting. Elevate your content creation and editing capabilities in just 3 hours.

Wednesday, Feb 28th, 10:30am–1:30pm Eastern Time

Expert-Led VFX & Motion Graphics Techniques | 4-Week Course

Pitch to Screen® Education

Learn the secrets of motion graphics and visual effects compositing with our instructor-led course. Gain hands-on experience, master essential techniques, and elevate your skills to the next level. Join us to unlock the world of Adobe After Effects and create outstanding visual content.

Friday, Mar 1st, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

Six Week Intensive on Editing (Online)

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

Join the intensive editing workshop where you'll receive live instruction, one-on-one attention, and remote training in Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and After Effects. Gain valuable experience with remote screenings, discussions, and an Artist in Residence program. Enhance your editing skills and advance your career in the world of film and media.

Monday, Mar 4th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (30 sessions)

$5,850

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Motion Graphics Certificate

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Become a skilled Motion Graphics Designer and master the art of animating motion graphics, creating visual effects, and editing videos using industry-standard software like Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Cinema 4D Lite. Develop a strong portfolio showcasing your creative techniques and gain the skills needed to meet the growing demand for video professionals.

Monday, Mar 4th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (16 sessions)

$3,495

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Video Editing with Premiere Pro (High School)

NextGen Bootcamp @ Live Virtual

Unlock your creative potential and master the art of video editing with industry-standard software in this immersive course at NextGen Bootcamp. Discover the secrets behind creating captivating videos, from importing and organizing footage to adding stunning visual effects. Develop your skills and bring your video projects to life with Premiere Pro.

Monday, Aug 5th, 10am–4pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$1,299

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MC 110: Media Composer Fundamentals II (3-Days)(Online)

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

Take your Media Composer skills to the next level with this three-day online course. Learn the technical and organizational skills of an assistant editor, as well as the tools and techniques required to produce a well-edited video. Perfect for editors, assistant editors, and multimedia producers looking to enhance their expertise.

Wednesday, Feb 28th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$1,295

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Adobe Premiere Pro 101 (Online)

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

Learn the ins and outs of Adobe Premiere Pro software in this comprehensive online course. Gain essential skills to efficiently craft your story with high-performance video production tools, collaborate with ease, and deliver professional-quality content across various platforms. Get ready to take your video editing skills to the next level.

Monday, Feb 26th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$1,295

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Premiere Pro Advanced

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Take your Premiere Pro skills to the next level with this advanced training. Discover hidden features, create custom transitions and effects, and master editing for social media and broadcast. Enhance your videos with sound fx and ambient audio, and tackle action sequences like a pro.

Thursday, Mar 7th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$695

2 sessions

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Avid Media Composer Fundamentals II (Online)

Key Code Education @ Virtual Classroom

Take your video editing skills to the next level with Avid Media Composer Fundamentals II. Learn how to create professional effects and develop the technical and organizational skills of an assistant editor. This intermediate course is perfect for producers, editors, and multimedia producers looking to enhance their editing abilities.

Monday, Mar 4th, 1:30–6:30pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

$1,595

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Premiere Pro Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers - Virtually Online

Master the art of video editing with Premiere Pro, the industry-standard tool of choice. From novice to advanced user, this hands-on bootcamp at NYC Career Centers will take you on a journey through the world of filmmaking and video editing, giving you the skills to create stunning projects.

Monday, Mar 4th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$975

3 sessions

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Adobe Premiere Pro 201 (Online)

Manhattan Edit Workshop @ Virtual Class room

Master the art of video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro in this comprehensive online course. Learn the interface, tools, and production flow of this revolutionary software used in major motion pictures worldwide. Take your editing skills to the next level and gain precise control over every aspect of your production.

Thursday, Feb 29th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$1,095

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Premiere Pro Fundamentals

Training Connection @ Online

Learn how to create compelling videos with the hands-on Premiere Pro course at Training Connection. Capture, edit, add special effects and graphics, and produce your final project like a pro. Certificate and training manual included.

Monday, Mar 11th, 9am–4pm Pacific Time

 (3 sessions)

$1,495

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Discover the Best Video Editing Classes in San Diego

Video editors alter and manipulate video clips to create a smooth finalized video. They may add effects, audio, and other alterations to help achieve the desired mood and pacing. Video editing is done professionally, by video editors and content creators. It can also be done by amateurs, who are looking to edit their own content or home videos. 

Video editing has a steep learning curve. It requires the use of software and tools that the average computer user is not familiar with. You can learn to use these by taking video editing classes or enrolling in a video editing or film program in the San Diego area. 

Best Video Editing Classes & Schools in San Diego

Video editing classes are taught by expert instructors. These instructors are dedicated to providing you with hands-on training and can demonstrate how to use popular video editing software. Taking a video editing class is also a great way to meet others in your community or industry who also have a passion for video editing and content creation. 

Those in the San Diego area have the option of taking in-person or online video editing classes. In-person classes are ideal if you enjoy learning in a traditional classroom setting. Online classes are a flexible learning method that allows you to learn from the comfort of your home or office. When deciding the course delivery that works best for you, you should consider your learning style and schedule. 

University of California San Diego offers an Adobe After Effects class that will introduce you to motion graphics. Students will learn how to use software used by professionals in filmmaking and television post-production. No prerequisites or textbooks are required to take this online asynchronous class. 

Certstaffix’s Adobe After Effects CC (2023) course can be delivered to you live online, at your location, or onsite. This class is three days long and can be retaken for free for up to six months. Software is included in the enrollment cost. At the end of the three days, students will key elements of After Effects and will receive a digital badge. 

Sign up for Noble Desktop’s Video Editing Certificate program to learn video editing, audio editing, and the foundations of motion graphics and animation. This hands-on will teach you how to develop a concept and take it to a fully edited video. At the end of the 78-hour program, you’ll walk away with a demo reel of video editing projects that you can proudly showcase to potential clients.

San Diego Industries That Use Video Editing

Several key industries in San Diego use video editing. These skills are especially useful for creating entertaining and persuasive content. Knowing video editing can open you up to these industries in San Diego:

Tourism 

San Diego’s 70 miles of coastline, convention spaces, and entertainment options have solidified the city as one of the top vacation and convention destinations in the world. Its great weather and access to an international airport have also made it a tourist hotspot. 

Businesses and tourist attractions rely on eye-catching and informative videos to draw in new customers. A well-made video can make a huge difference in the foot traffic that these places see. Video editors and content creators may work for these businesses and attractions in San Diego to create a positive image in the eyes of tourists who have never visited the city. 

Tech 

San Diego is a world leader in wireless technologies. Qualcomm, a semiconductor company headquartered in San Diego, is responsible for technologies that played a pivotal role in 3G and 4G wireless. The company has had a profound economic impact on the region and fostered talent that has gone on to start or sell inventions to major tech companies in the San Diego area. 

Tech companies rely on content marketing to attract and retain a loyal customer base. High-quality videos can be used in advertising campaigns on television, on the web, and on social media platforms. These videos play an important role in representing a company’s voice to the public. 

Aerospace 

The aerospace industry in San Diego dates to the early 1900s, when Ryan Airlines built the Spirit of Louis and Reuben Fleet brought Consolidated Aircraft Corporation to Lindbergh Field. The aerospace industry has remained an integral component of the region’s economy and is continuously growing with the advancement of technologies and capabilities. 

Video editing plays a role in the marketing of the aerospace industry, which relies on both traditional and digital marketing strategies. Aerospace companies may hire Video Editors to create digital content, including videos, to appeal to consumers and investors. 

Video Editing Jobs & Salaries in San Diego

There is an array of jobs in the San Diego area that require video editing skills. Businesses and attractions that need to communicate with or persuade customers will need Video Editors. The following video editing jobs are available in the San Diego area:

Video Editor

Video Editors are responsible for manipulating video clips by deleting and altering footage, adding effects, and adding audio to form a completed video. Businesses may hire Video Editors to make digital content or if they’re looking to create commercials and advertisements in-house. Video Editors may work for a company or be self-employed. 

According to Indeed, Video Editors in San Diego can expect to make between $15 and $35 an hour. This is dependent on skill level, years of experience, and the company you’re working for. Freelance Video Editors may adjust their pay according to project expectations and experience level. 

Content Developer

Content Developers are responsible for creating and maintaining a company’s digital presence by brainstorming and creating content. Content is meant to promote the company to existing and potential customers. Content Developers may create commercials, videos, and social media posts to highlight the company to the public. 

Content Developers in San Diego make between $48,000 and $60,000 annually. Salary ranges are dependent on several factors, including your level of experience and education.

Multimedia Designer 

Unlike Graphic Designers, who work with static images, Multimedia Designers create content using multiple types of media. They work on making graphics, animations, and videos. They work in a variety of fields, including marketing, television, and film. 

The salary range for a Multimedia Designer in San Diego, according to Indeed, is between $74,000 and $142,000 annually. The average base salary of $102,693 is 75% higher than the national average for Multimedia Designers. Qualcomm, CLS Bank International, and Publicis Sapient are some of the top companies for Multimedia Designers in San Diego.

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