Saturday, 2 October 2010

Skillset Cymru announce new bursaries for Editors in Wales

Just in case you missed it, Skillset Cymru have recently announced a new round of burseries for Editors who are currently working or about to work in Welsh Television and film.
There are restrictions of course, you have to be able to demonstrate that you are either working in Welsh Television or that the training will enable you to secure a position in Welsh Television. There are full details on the Skillset web site (link below).

Courses that are eligible include Colour Correction, Audio Design, Compositing and Generating effective graphics as well as a few others but the emphasis is on expanding core knowledge of post production techniques.

In connection with this, Digital Media Training have a number of courses that would fit within these parameters:

Color 101 which covers Colour Grading using Final Cut Pro and Color

Soundtrack101which covers using Soundtrack Pro for sound sweetening and audio repairs

After Effects which comes in 2 levels of tuition to build your knowledge of the most widely used compositing and graphics software for video used in the industry

Motion101 which covers using Apple Motion 4 software for advanced graphics as well taking you into compositing and simple integration with Final Cut Pro

If you're interested in talking to someone about taking one of these courses then please give us a call or drop us an email!

Here is the quote form the Skillset website:

"Skillset Cymru Bursaries for Editors are grants of up to £800 for you to spend on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training within the field of editing. You must be working in the Welsh TV/post production sector or in the wider creative media industries in Wales on TV projects in a cross-platform context."

And here is the web link with full details