It’s been said that big things come in small packages. When it comes to video editing, an editor knows exactly what they’re giving an audience with boisterous transitions, flamboyant whip pans and film burns. A spectacular transition is a measured device with a glass ceiling, they’re transitions with limited potential. The most powerful transition, the one that goes unnoticed but speaks volumes, is the humble and simple cut.
The fancy tricks used to make "Birdman" look like one long take are actually extremely simple and easy to replicate. With a few camera tricks, some editing magic and a little practice you can easily be on the way to making your very own long take film.
Let’s face it. We have all made mistakes and still do from time to time. Chances are that they were minor slips that were hardly noticed and easily corrected. Here is how to deal with them, anticipate them, and hopefully prevent them by learning and getting experience on our side.
When it comes to graphics, title sequences are king. Opening titles receive special attention, and there’s an entire sub-section of the industry dedicated to title design. Subtitles are often forgotten. They are hardly ever mentioned, with the small exception of hush whispers in the back of a distribution house. The truth is subtitles can not only help videos be understood in multiple languages, they can be intentionally designed to enhance the audience’s viewing experience.
In this segment we show what to do once your product is finished. You’ll learn how to make a master file or render for specific devices, the settings you’ll need to control like, codec, resolution and format.
In this lesson we talk about audio – everything audio, from using your meters to how you view your waveforms. Plus, we cover audio controls, leveling practices, audio keyframes and how to sync audio from two or more sources.