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How to Edit Video – Why

There are lots of reasons to want to learn to edit video. It may seem like there’s a lot to learn, but I’m here to help make the video editing process a little easier by breaking down the steps into smaller pieces. I began to learn to edit video I was in college […]

2017-04-12T03:53:56-07:00 December 20th, 2012|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments

How to Edit Video – Getting Started

When you first learning how to edit video it is important to understand the basic process of video editing. There are three main components you will need to begin making video. First is some video. Hopefully you have purchased a camera and have recorded enough footage to get started. The […]

2017-04-12T03:53:56-07:00 September 26th, 2009|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments

How to Edit a Video – Terminology

Once you have a video editing computer and the software to do the work you are ready to learn the basics of how to edit a video.  There are lots of professional video editing software programs available and most use the same kinds of methods and terminology.  In this article, I will cover the basic […]

2017-04-12T03:53:56-07:00 September 25th, 2009|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments

DVD Video Editing

DVD video editing is a process, that is usually performed alone, where you take random shots from various locations and days, tighten them up by trimming and organizing them until they tell a story in a concise and entertaining way. The editing process has not changed over the years. Some people will see a new […]

2017-04-12T03:53:56-07:00 September 22nd, 2009|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments

How to Edit Video – Video Transfer

One of the best ways to transfer video into a digital format is to do it yourself. You will still need a video editing computer even though we will not use it to capture video. This is not a difficult process but can be time consuming especially if your just learning how […]

2017-04-12T03:53:57-07:00 September 1st, 2009|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments

How to Edit Video – By Definition

The term video editing can refer to:

  • non-linear editing system, using computers with video editing software
  • linear video editing, using videotape
  • vision mixing, when working with live video signals

Video editing is the process of editing segments of motion video footage, special effects and sound recordings. Motion picture film editing is a predecessor to video editing and, in several […]

2017-04-12T03:54:32-07:00 August 20th, 2009|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments

Professional Video Production – Overview

For this overview, I will just address the components of professional video production.  This usually happens in three main phases; Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production.  Here is an overview of each.

The pre-production process is where all the planning and preparation gets done.  This is where you have a main concept and begin to bring it to […]

2017-04-12T03:54:32-07:00 July 10th, 2009|How to Edit a Video|0 Comments