My Favorite Film Editing Techniques (Compilation Video)

This compilation video covers the best film editing techniques from the past episodes. Each tip has been re-edited to waste less time and focus in on a specific technique.

Lesson Plan:

0:16 – How the actor’s blinking and eye movement influences the editing (Walter Murch’s Editing Theory)

7:35 – How to shape an actor’s performance through editing

14:40 – How to get into and out of scenes effectively

19:32 – How to find the right edit point/exact frame to cut

26:49 – How to use procrastination to your advantage

31:46 – How to become a working editor

37:42 – How to use sound to tell a story



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“In the Blink of an Eye” by Walter Murch:

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