Getting better at editing isn’t always easy, but the best editors tend to know the most about their craft. Get a leg up with these advanced techniques.
Not only do you save time as your editing knowledge increases, but you become more capable of quickly creating stories that are entertaining to watch.
Lauren Greenfield’s ‘Generation Wealth’ features several sequences that demonstrate the power of documentary footage infused with deeper meaning.
Taking the time to make sure you have the right hardware, memory, and GPU and media cache settings will help you avoid lags and ensure that you’re editing at optimal speed.
Making a shift from a digital environment to pen and paper can be extremely rewarding. Keeping a journal demonstrates how you think and, in turn, keeps a tap on your inner voice.
From pacing to music to transitions, all great montages have a few characteristics that make them stick out — which you can use to get the most out of your own projects.
When Michael Radner offered Lisa D’Apolito access to boxes of his sister’s home movies, diaries, and audio tapes, it completely changed what the director’s film would become.
When you edit 1080p or 4K video, you may experience some lag, but there are easy ways to improve playback and overlay speed with lower-resolution substitute files called proxies.
Most pro cameras don’t come ready to shoot out of the box. You need a good shoulder rig if you’re planning to shoot handheld, which includes these components.
NYC-based filmmaker Anne Hollowday’s short film combines insightful audio interviews with archival footage of birds to spotlight issues surrounding the objectification of women.