What is video editing
- Process of piecing together video clips, images, and sounds to create a movie
- Usually done on a computer with video editing programs called non-linear editors, or NLE’s
- You can view, cut, and arrange digital video in any order without the need to play through the whole thing
- When movies were edited on film, editors had to chop up the film with a razor blade and attach the pieces end to end to make a movie. That’s why editing is sometimes called cutting.
- A lot of video editing lingo is carried over from the old film cutting days.
- File organization systems in a digital editor are called bins because film canisters were once stored in bins during the editing process.
Beginning phase where the script is written, the crew is established, and the shots are planned.
Involves shooting the video
Where video editing, sound editing, and special effects happen
1. Shot composition
- The Rule of Thirds
- Balance and Symmetry
- Leading Lines
- Eye-Level Framing
- Depth of Field
- Deep Space Composition
2. Total Beginner’s Guide to Video Editing
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