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Video Editing Tip: Building Suspense


Video Editing Tip: Building Suspense
There is something about the raw emotion of fear that people find thrilling. So much so, that millions are spent every year at the box office in pursuit of heart-stopping, adrenaline-pumping, jump-out-of-your-seat entertainment. What makes horror flicks so effective at making us scream is the use of suspense.

Documentary Tip: Finding Old Photographs for B-roll


Documentary Tip: Finding Old Photographs for B-roll
Still photographs provide a great window into the past. Incorporating them into your documentary is sometimes necessary due to a lack of content. Other times it's purely an aesthetic choice or simply a means to enrich the content you already have. No matter the reason for using photographs in your documentary there is always the question of...

Editing Tip: How Not to Lose Unsaved Work


Editing Tip: How Not to Lose Unsaved Work
One of the worst feelings in the world is losing great edits because you didn't save your work. You know that there's no way you can replicate every edit. Even if there was some way you could, it's still going to take hours to do.

Video Editing Tip: Cutting a Fight Scene


Video Editing Tip: Cutting a Fight Scene
Everyone loves a good fight scene. Whether the fight takes place in a boxing ring, dark alley, or grocery store, the editing techniques for a fight scene remain the same. As an editor, the question you need to ask yourself is, what...

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