Splice and Dice your Way to Better Video Editing

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Editing Gives your Videos the Ring of Truth

Video is, at heart, a highly artificial art form. Sure, a finished video looks natural, perhaps flowing so smoothly that even an experienced video creator finds him or herself starting to believe that the events on screen must have happened exactly as presented. But we all know that's not the case. It takes a million cuts and edits, so small and so quick that a viewer barely even notices them, to turn raw footage into the slick product you show to an audience. These articles will help give you the handle on the editing process that you need to achieve that result.

Speed through the Editing Morass!

Speed through the Editing Morass!
The task of importing footage from the source to the editing system is usually referred to as Logging and Capturing. Depending on the nature of the production, logging and capturing can be a huge undertaking. Many of us don't have the luxury of an assistant to do this for us, but we can put to use some common tools to do most of the hard work for us. To learn more, visit "The Video Editing Log Jam."

Don't Wait to Edit!

Don't Wait to Edit!
Can you believe that today we have high-powered dual-core processor laptops that let us begin editing our video before the actors even remove their makeup? Let's take a look at how you can edit on the set for narrative-type works or on location for documentary-style projects. To learn more about how to kick your editing into high gear, visit "Editing on the Set."

Too Many Cameras?

Too Many Cameras?
Shooting performances or group discussions is difficult using one video camera, but it can be a nightmare with several cameras and insufficient preparation. But with a little planning and elbow grease, you can turn a multitude of video streams into one beautiful whole. To learn more, visit "What is Multicam Edit

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