FilmSkills Books



Series: Behind the Screen

Paperback: 264 pages

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (September 5, 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1517073588

ISBN-13: 978-1517073589


Emmy-winning television and film editors take you inside the process and psychology of film editing.  Learn how to properly shoot your footage on set to maximize your options in the editing room, when to cut from one shot to the next, how to choose your shot selection, how to work with the editor, and how to create the most emotion in each scene. FilmSkills: Editing takes you step-by step through the editing process itself from developing a workflow and managing your data through the assembly cut, rough cut, fine cut, online process, and color grading. Learn how to conduct test screenings, manage feedback from producers, and deliver a final product that meets both technical demands as well as the director’s vision.


FilmSkills: Editing covers:


• The Art of Editing

• Shooting for the Edit

• Data and Media Management

• Post-Production Workflows

• Work with an Editor

• The Assembly Cut

• Build an Editing System

• The Rough Cut

• Test Screenings

• Stock Footage

• Editing Dialogue

• How to Edit Action

• Edit Types

• Compression Techniques

• Online/Offline Editing

• Color Timing

• Titles and Graphics

• Digital Effects


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FilmSkills is the leading online training resource for the motion picture and television industries.

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Our objective is to provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe. We also seek to build an online community of filmmakers to help forge long-term connection between filmmakers from all disciplines.

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