Go beyond what buttons to push on your computer and what trendy effects to use in your videos. Transform your editing with skills that you can apply to any project, no matter what software program you use.
Whether you run a video production studio or you’re an independent freelancer, a YouTuber or in-house content creator, this short, easy-to-read and easy-to-apply book will give you the tools you need to assemble your videos quickly and powerfully. Apply these skills whether you’re editing videos for web, social media, corporate businesses or non-profits. Discover why an edit point works or doesn’t, what kinds of edits to use, when to cut your footage to the best advantage, where to use effects and transitions, and how to weave everything together into a compelling story for your audience. Learn how to cut and make videos that keep your audience engaged and watching until the very last frame.
Author and professional editor, Rachel Bastarache Bogan, has spent the last ten years working with video producers, directors and editors across the United States and Canada. In this book she shares her decade of editing experience and gives you the tools and theory to create videos that keep audiences watching again and again.