Providing Professional-Level Training Since 1997
Video Symphony is a renowned audio and film school in LA, and a pro school of media production that has been named the #1 AVID-authorized education center in the world. We offer superior, professional-level training in Adobe Premiere, AVID Media Composer, Cinema 4D, Maya, and Pro Tools.
Located in the heart Burbank’s Media District, just minutes from major studios and production houses, Video Symphony has been providing a robust education for new students in our Certificate Program as well as individual courses to working professionals since 1997, we have produced thousands of highly successful post-production professionals with major positions in Hollywood, and we have a reputation for the quality of our training and our graduates.
Skills, Experience, Technology, and Connections
With decades of experience training the best professionals in the business and getting them the jobs that matter, we give our students more than just a traditional training in a simple classroom. They get hands-on experience with the gear and software they will use in their jobs, experience some of the most comprehensive editing, audio engineering, and visual effects curriculum anywhere, and learn from decorated industry professionals.
Every certificate program and course at Video Symphony is professionally focused. We want our students to graduate and land their dream job. We aim to equip our students to obtain new jobs, retain current jobs, and advance to even better jobs. Courses cover practical and aesthetic aspects of post-production, including the intersection of technique and technology. Industry-specific technology bundles that are included as part of each student’s certificate program let them take their experience to the next level.
Television and Film Editing
Video Symphony’s Television & Film Editing Certificate Program covers technical skills, aesthetics, and workflow knowledge to provide students with industry-leading expertise how to get the job done, whether they’re using Avid or Final Cut Pro. We teach how to design and add your own visual effects or work with a visual effects department, how to work with sound, color correction, finishing, and output, in order to help our students become professionals.
New Media Production
New Media Production students learn the art of visual storytelling. Industry veterans work with them from conceptualization to completion, using hands-on techniques and personalized instruction to help them develop their voice and technique. Throughout multiple productions, students learn High Definition Cinematography and lighting and get production experience with on-set labs.
Graphics, Animation, & Effects
Our Graphics, Animation, & Effects program teaches students to create dynamic content and use mind-blowing effects within Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Cinema 4D, and Maya. As the leading film school in LA and one of the best in the country for Cinema 4D, this program features over 80 hours devoted to this 3D application. With more than 56 hours of intensive training using Maya, the program offers robust knowledge and experience with all the relevant motion graphic design and 3D animation tools.
Students working with Pro Tools learn the technology and the art of recording, mixing, and mastering, of sound design, dialog, and surround sound production, and much more. In this program Video Symphony teaches not just the ins and outs of the audio production world and all its tools, but also provides all levels of official AVID coursework necessary to pass the Pro Tools Operator or Expert exams for music or post-production.
Our flexible 12-, 14-, and 15-month Certificate Programs include full-time and part-time options with evening and weekend classes available. An expert Financial Aid office can help you figure out how to finance your education, while a superb Job Placement Department will help you on the way out. And we honor America’s veterans by accepting Chapter 30, 31 and 33 federal benefits.
We talk about award-winning professionals who lead and instruct our classes, and we take great pride in being able to prove it. The plaques on our instructors walls signify the kind of experience and skill they have to have in order to provide our students with the quality of instruction they need. Top talent educators for all our courses, AVID-certified instructors for AVID courses, and mega-credits are just the beginning of the world that Video Symphony opens for our students.
Video Symphony – the film school in LA that will fight to give you the skills, experience, education, connections, and opportunities to kick start your career in post-production.