One thing that separates amateur videos from professional videos is shooting a scene from multiple angles and cutting on the action. Cutting on the action is an editing technique where the editor cuts from one angle of a shot to another, while maintaining the continuity of the action in the scene. In this segment, we'll show you how we cut four different camera angles together to form one continuous scene.
Dropping a still photo in your video isn't too hard, but making it flow well takes a special eye. Adding movement to stills is a technique that the masters have perfected. Movies, film, cinema, video - these are all, more or less, names for the same thing: motion pictures.
This week Brandon discusses the most commonly used transitions in television and film: the Cut, the fade and the dissolve. He will cover the basic definition of each of the three transitions, how they are most commonly used in the film and television industries, and how anyone can improve their own videos with the proper understanding of how these transitions are used to visually enhance a movie or video.