Learn Video Editing

From narrative scene editing to documentary editing, our video editing tutorials will help you make a movie, short film, or documentary. Learn the art of video editing from our expert instructors using popular video editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, and Media Composer.

Learn How to Edit Videos

every online course includes free video tutorials. Become a member to keep learning, with unlimited access to the subscription library. lynda.com provides video editing instruction and also related content in areas like production, iMovie and Premiere Pro.

selected filters:
Beginner  
99 Video Editing courses · 4,322 video tutorials
sort by:
  • view course page for Filmmaking Forum: Conversations

    Get filmmaking tips in our new biweekly series. Join online conversations with modern filmmakers, as they discuss technology, technique, and storytelling, and offer advice for new directors and editors entering the industry.

    31m 53s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Filmmaking Forum: Scene Analysis

    Learn how film professionals arrive at the finished product. Ashley Kennedy breaks down scenes and interviews the filmmakers about their aesthetic, approach, workflow, and collaboration style in this biweekly series.

    13m 32s
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Video Post Production for Low-Budget Films

    Learn tried-and-true post-production tips and techniques for low-budget or ultra-low-budget video projects. Learn effective post-production techniques from Emmy-winning filmmaker Eduardo Angel.

    1h 5m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Introduction to Documentary Video Storytelling

    Learn about the history and importance of documentary filmmaking. This course explores the narrative building blocks of documentaries, and delves into specific examples of nonfiction filmmaking to explore the myriad of ways filmmakers have approached this craft over the past 120 years—culminating into the evolution of today's documentary film.

    1h 54m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Avid Media Composer 8 Essential Training

    Learn about each step in the Avid Media Composer workflow—from preparation and organization to editing and refining, to audio and effects, to media management and output.

    10h 33m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Essential Training

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Transcoding Workflows

    Post-production pro Jason Osder shows the ins and outs of working with transcoded footage. Learn different transcoding workflows for Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, and Prelude: transcoding at the very beginning, in the middle while you're working, or at the end during output.

    2h 8m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Video Editing: Moving from Production to Post

    Learn how to shoot and prepare footage for editing in Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro. Get smart video production strategies that will streamline video editing and maximize your creative choices in post.

    2h 22m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Final Cut Pro X Guru: Motion Graphics in Motion and After Effects

  • view course page for iMovie 10.0.2 Essential Training

  • view course page for Getting Started with Final Cut Pro 10.2.x

    Get started with Final Cut Pro X, Apple's flagship video editing software. Review the major steps of a post-production workflow, including ingest, editing, effects, and export.

    1h 15m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2015)

  • view course page for Premiere Pro: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates

  • view course page for Getting Started with Premiere Pro CC (2015)

  • view course page for The History of Film and Video Editing

    An introduction to the history of film and video editing, including both essential editing techniques and evolving technology.

    2h 10m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Mixing Audio Clips and Tracks

  • view course page for Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X

  • view course page for Final Cut Pro X Guru: Keyboard Shortcuts

  • view course page for Introduction to Video Dialogue Editing

  • view course page for Up and Running with Premiere Elements 14

    Learn how to edit video with Premiere Elements 14. Master everything from basic timeline editing to advanced techniques for color correction, audio, transitions, and text.

    3h 51m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Adjustment Layers and Nesting

  • view course page for Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Working with 3D Objects

  • view course page for Final Cut Pro X Guru: Organizing Assets

    Find out how to use keywords, markers, and other metadata to keep Final Cut Pro assets organized during every stage of the editing process: from import to export.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Final Cut Pro X Guru: Multicamera Video Editing

  • view course page for Conversations in Video Editing

    Ashley Kennedy chats with veteran video editors about their latest projects and their unique approaches to editing and storytelling with video.

    5h 13m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for NAB 2015: Navigating the Landscape of Video Production and Post

  • view course page for Getting Started with Video Production and Editing

  • view course page for HitFilm 3 Pro Essential Training

    Learn to use HitFilm 3 Pro in three powerful ways: as a video editor, as a tool for adding 2D video effects to your movies, and as a compositing tool for creating amazing 3D and planar-tracking effects.

    5h 57m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Audio Finishing Techniques

    Pro editor Robbie Carman shows editors crucial techniques for finishing the audio for their video projects, using Adobe Premiere Pro and Audition.

    4h 29m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Better Transitions

    Learn how to create better transitions by combining Premiere Pro's built-in transitions with filters and other effects, and then find out how to customize and save your results.

    2h 13m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for EPK Editing Workflows 06: The Final Product

    Filmmaker Maxim Jago walks through all the steps—from rough cut to final output—involved in creating a finished electronic press kit (EPK).

    2h 22m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro: Creative Cloud Updates

  • view course page for Introduction to Video Editing

    Learn how to edit video in this project-based introduction to both the aesthetic and technical aspects of video editing.

    2h 54m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Terms and Technology

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Cutting with Music

  • view course page for Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Working with Type

  • view course page for Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Premiere Pro CC

  • view course page for Up and Running with Premiere Elements 13

  • view course page for EPK Editing Workflows 05: Titles, Graphics, and Output

  • view course page for Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2014)

  • view course page for EPK Editing Workflows 04: Audio Cleanup and Special Effects

  • view course page for EPK Editing Workflows 03: Color Correction, Visual Effects, and Finishing

  • view course page for EPK Editing Workflows 02: Creative Editing and Fine-Tuning

  • view course page for EPK Editing Workflows 01: Ingest to Assembly Edit

  • view course page for Smoke 2015 Essential Training

    Learn how to edit footage, add effects, perform color corrections, composite video layers, and add 3D objects and text to your video projects with Autodesk Smoke 2015.

    6h 24m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Working with Prelude

    Kick off the editing process with Adobe Prelude. Learn how to transfer, transcode, and log your media before you move to Premiere Pro.

    2h 0m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Creating Backgrounds

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Essential Keyboard Shortcuts

  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Mastering the Timeline

    Make the most of your time in the Timeline. Learn about the shortcuts, techniques, and special features that will help you navigate, control tracks, and edit more precisely in the Premiere Pro Timeline.

    1h 34m
    Appropriate for all
     

  • view course page for Fixing Video Exposure Problems in Premiere Pro CC

“Keep up the good work—it's helping so many of us stay up to speed on all the many topics involved in building creative websites.” —Sandra M.
more from our members »
Try it free

Learn more, save more. Upgrade today!

Get our Annual Premium Membership at our best savings yet.

Upgrade to our Annual Premium Membership today and get even more value from your lynda.com subscription:

Testimonial“In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.