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Discover the art of video editing with a wide range of classes in San Francisco. Learn to master industry-leading software, unlock your creativity, and gain the skills needed to produce professional-quality videos.

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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

13 sessions

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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

4 sessions

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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

4 sessions

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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

30 sessions

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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

4 sessions

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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

3 sessions

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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

3 sessions

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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

5 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

2 sessions

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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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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

3 sessions

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Discover the Best Video Editing Classes in San Francisco

With the prevalence of smartphone technology, some people have been recording everything from their breakfast to ill-advised stunts in the hopes of going viral and breaking the Internet. With the convenience of being able to record everything at every moment, many people have become addicted to documenting their lives on video and discover that they have a passion.

Anyone considering a career related to video may find a career through training in video editing that can help them qualify for working in the film and television industry with knowledge in a variety of editing and graphic design software. Skills for editing video can lead to careers editing for TV, movies, and streaming where people can apply their passions and talents in combining video, graphics, and audio to produce professional quality material for broadcasts, websites, or social media. Learning about video editing should include training with Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Apple Final Cut Pro for creating quality production work. Students should learn and practice basic visual editing concepts that include frame rates, video resolution, and aspect ratios along with how to import and organize various media.

Best Video Editing Classes & Schools in San Francisco

People in San Francisco can choose between taking in-person or live online courses to get trained in video editing. Those interested can find learning options for a variety of media technologies to help them accomplish their career goals. Live online courses offer the same level of education that a person would get from inside a classroom without having to leave the comforts of home. While there are live online courses available for training in video editing, many people simply prefer learning inside a classroom with an instructor standing right there in front of them. For those individuals, there are schools in San Francisco that offer in-person training courses for video editing.

Anyone living in San Francisco can attend General Assembly, located at 225 Bush Street, 5th Floor, to enroll in the Adobe After Effects: An Intro and Practice Sessions training course. In this workshop, students will learn how to animate using After Effects. Lessons cover the general layout and basic functions for After Effects, which includes practicing tools and techniques learned through course exercises. Upon completing this course, students will know their way around the After Effects interface and operations. 

This workshop costs $50. No prior knowledge is required but basic familiarity with computers and Adobe software would be helpful.

Anyone living in San Francisco can attend the Bay Area Video Coalition, located at 2727 Mariposa Street, to enroll in the Adobe After Effects: Introduction course. In this course, students will learn how to use Adobe After Effects for visual effects and video editing. This motion graphics application can help with finding work as an Animator for applying visual effects in a variety of media and online projects.

This 14-hour course costs $495. There are no prerequisites listed for this course. This introductory course requires no prerequisites. 

Prospective students can also enroll in the live online Introduction to Premiere Pro CC course offered through Future Media Concepts. This course provides students with an overview of Adobe Premiere Pro CC through training on its interface, tools, features, and production flow. Lessons include hands-on practice for introducing new students to the video editing application.

This four-session live online course costs $1,195.Students should possess practical working knowledge of Windows or Mac OS and a basic familiarity of editing terminology.

Students can also enroll at Noble Desktop for the live online Video Editing Certificate program that provides training in video editing along with creating a demo reel portfolio. Lessons focus on editing videos using Premiere Pro, editing audio with Adobe Audition, and learning about motion graphics and animation with After Effects. This course is designed to help students learn how to work with a variety of media production applications in creating a fluid workflow strategy. Training includes working on projects with Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects for adding material to students’ demo reel portfolios.

This 14-session program costs $2,995. Students must have experience with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator as well as familiarity with video editing.

San Francisco Industries That Use Video Editing

Skills for video editing can provide career opportunities due to the prevalence and popularity of streaming technology. Therefore, training to learn video editing can lead to work in the television and film industries as well as working at academic institutions or athletic organizations that may have their own media divisions that need people who can work with arranging abundant video content into a coherent presentation. People throughout the world watch videos on YouTube and other platforms as their main way of finding information.

The California Film Commission offers the Pilot Skills Career Pathways Program that sponsors training for individuals in underserved communities with hands-on training in professional skills related to the film and television industries, including Apprentice Editor.

Possessing skills in video editing requires more than just working with video. A Video Editor’s skill set should also include knowledge in a variety of editing, graphic design, and motion graphics applications like Premiere Pro, After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Avid Media Composer among others.

Video Editing Jobs & Salaries in San Francisco

With the prevalence of video streaming available through a variety of media, there is a high demand for Video Editors. Visual content on the Internet and social media includes sports, self-recorded experiences, recordings of evidence of abuse of power, and video of people performing ill-advised and dangerous stunts. With all of this content posted for the world to see, there is a need for people with skills for crafting this footage into coherent units for viewing on YouTube or other social media platforms, which has opened career opportunities for people with skills in video editing living in San Francisco.

Experience in a variety of video editing and production tools, knowledge with audio, and an aptitude for storytelling can be combined to create a portfolio and resume that can appeal to potential employers in media outlets. Working as a Video Editor can earn an annual income of around $68,000 in San Francisco. Other professions related to video editing include the option of becoming a Videographer, which can bring in a yearly salary of as much as $134,000 in the Bay Area for skills that require handling storyboards and scripts along with integrating a diversity of media. There are also opportunities for work as a 3D Animator in San Francisco, which can earn someone about $105,000 a year for working on film projects, video games, websites, and social media.

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