Video Editing

Last Updated: 4/4/2019 5:47 PM

Video Editing

 

In the following sites you will see a VERY basic summary of the theory, techniques, and ideas behind video editing and film making. The most important thing to remember about video editing is that you are telling a story. You could have the flashiest and most interesting stunts in the world,

but if you don't have a good story or message you don't have anything.

Below are a few tutorials and interviews of film professionals and how they use the medium to instill emotion.

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think about your Audience.

Think about the emotions you want to form in your audience.

There are many ways to do this with lighting, filming, and editing.

Here's how Alfred Hitchcock does it to induce suspense.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

The art of "montage" is film theory from 1900's Russia.

Film audiences today are used to the technique of simple cuts to explore, express, and exploit emotions .

Watch this video to see the fascinating history of how this technique came to be.

 

 

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Think about your Audience.

Think about the emotions you want to form in your audience.

There are many ways to do this with lighting, filming, and editing.

Here's how Alfred Hitchcock does it to induce suspense.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPFsuc_M_3E

The art of "montage" is film theory from 1900's Russia.

Film audiences today are used to the technique of simple cuts to explore, express, and exploit emotions.

Watch this video to see the fascinating history of how this technique came to be.

 

https://vimeo.com/86462452

Composition and Framing are important techniques to convey your message.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLjzk9tag5_B084P2KTS2BLzyntj2lC7o_&v=K6N2SpA2XPI

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 Film Theory

 

In these pages learn techniques and the history

of film making. 

 

 Film Theory

Planning and Storyboards

Lighting and Movement

Technical Film Help

 

See tutorials on how to work with iMovie 10

 

Editing with iMovie