5 Steps to Learn Audio & Video Editing Techniques in VFX
Author(s): Mangesh BodkheDid you know that the VFX and Animation industry is growing at a steady rate of 16% every year? And, interestingly, with the growth in the number of VFX and animation studios in the country, the industry is only...
Did you know that the VFX and Animation industry is growing at a steady rate of 16% every year?
And, interestingly, with the growth in the number of VFX and animation studios in the country, the industry is only going to witness exponential growth.
So, if you’ve decided to VFX specialist and animator, you are about to join a rapidly growing business!
Learning audio and video editing techniques is a vital element of the VFX and animation profession.
Hence, this blog talks about the steps involved in learning AV editing techniques.
1. Prepare yourself for Numerous Challenges!
The VFX & animation industry, as fascinating as it is, offers a host of challenges as well!
Audio-video editors perform a wide range of responsibilities, including, but not limited to the following.
ü Developing a rough cut.
ü Improving the digital quality of the picture and the sound.
ü Using the editing software to cut and join shots.
ü Ensuring that the editing doesn’t affect the storyline, and the dialogues, monologues, words get the right effect.
ü Working out the finished look of the footage, and agreeing on the finished product with the director.
Of course, all of the above tasks take time, and each of them offer individual challenges.
As a VFX and animation animator, you must first prepare yourself for a lot of creative and technical challenges.
2. Join an Animation and VFX Course
Creativity will take you places, but it is the professional qualification that will earn you recognition.
Pursuing an animation and VFX course will help you develop the necessary technical skills.
The course will also put in touch with the industry, after which you can become a part of the industry circles.
Animation and VFX courses offered at TTA, mainly, are aimed at developing the technical, technological, commercial, and entrepreneurial skills of aspiring animators.
The courses also help you seek employment with reputed VFX and animation studios across the country.
3. Gain the Necessary Skills through Internships
You won’t necessarily begin with a top-notch project. You will have to evolve and graduate to that level.
Internships serve as an excellent opportunity to gain a first-hand understanding of the profession and the industry.
They prepare you for the big race and provide exposure to challenging projects.
An internship will help you learn and gain experience at various projects, including editing for student or community films, creating and editing AVs for charitable organizations, etc.
So, eventually, when you step into the industry, you’ll be prepared to excel as a VFX and animation audio-video editor.
4. Keep Developing your Technical and Creative Skills
Remember, you can’t just stop or hit the roof when it comes to the learning part.
There is so much action happening across the globe in the VFX and animation industry.
Hence, you must keep evolving, learning, and developing with time.
Ensure that you stay abreast of the latest AV editing software, and keep increasing your network in the industry.
Such an approach will help you maintain your competence, and keep improving your professional value with time.
5. Create a Portfolio
Ensure that you create a diverse and admirable VFX and animation portfolio.
A portfolio will help you exhibit your animation skills through the work you’ve done, right since the beginning.
It will also simplify things for your prospective employer or a prospect to decide whether to hire you or not.
Besides, your skills communicated through your portfolio will justify your remuneration demands.
So, don’t just let your hard work down the drain. Record it, store it, and show it to the world!
TTA’s Animation and VFX Courses
TTA’s animation course are a competitive alternative to gain an entry in the animation industry.
The courses are designed by successful VFX and animation professionals, who understand the industry very well, and know what works, and what doesn’t.
The academy offers state of the art animation and VFX infrastructure, along with exposure to the latest VFX and animation technology.
For more information on TTA’s VFX courses, or animation courses fees, connect with TTA at +91 772 0094 514.