- Editing rules and grammar
- Editing for storytelling
- Basic editing techniques
- Continuity editing: cutting on action, match cuts, and more
- Complexity editing: jump cuts, montages, and more
- Creative transitions
Skill Level Intermediate
- It's often said a movie is written three times, once when you write it, again when you shoot it, and then when you edit it, and as the editor, you're responsible for the final cut. Film editing is a wonderful art, and while it's highly creative, there are many ground rules that we'll explore in this course. My goal is to give you a lot of great ideas for your toolkit. This means when editing dialogue, you'll know the shot, reverse shot method is the standard for showing a conversation between two characters. To show a passage of time, you'll know that a match cut can be a creative way to link characters, locations and ideas. To show multiple storylines, you'll be able to use parallel editing to intertwine scenes, move the plot forward, and increase interest and tension. And to transition scenes, I'll show you how finding the perfect shots on either side of the edit can make all the difference in the world. I'm Ashley Kennedy, and I'm exciting for you to join me in this LinkedIn learning course, where we'll learn all about creative video editing techniques.