Readers will not only learn how the skilled editor turns raw footage into polished art for film, television, or web, they will learn how to do it for themselves. With practical project guidelines and advice on organizing digital and film cutting rooms, How to Edit Your Film or Video de-mystifies action, montage, dialogue editing, SFX and explains sound/music editing and mixing. With over 25 information-packed tables and forms, this guide includes an up-to-date glossary, an editor's resource guide, and a section on how to land that elusive editing job.
Must reading for every student of editing. It is written in an understandable manner without sacrificing content Finally we have a comprehensive text on the subject. It is what God and DeMille intended. Jack Tucker, A.C.E., Editor and Teacher, CSULB, UCLA, CSUN