Course Title: Make Creative and Technical Editing Decisions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6056

Course Title: Make Creative and Technical Editing Decisions

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Janis Lesinskis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 925 4982

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Students will analyse and discuss  project concept and script to develop an editing strategy.
Edit decisions will be reviewed and refined in the process of completing a production.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFEDT01A Make creative and technical editing decisions


Communicate editing decisions, evaluate and make amendments

Develop initial and/or on-going edit decisions

Generate and assess ideas

Interpret the brief

Monitor the editing process

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Logging, capture and appropriate organisation of footage - 25%
Discussion and analysis of  assemble edit - 25%
Narrative and creative strategies presented during edit process - 25%
Back up procedure - 25%