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Insights on The Craft of Film Editing

Insights on The Craft of Film Editing To me the craft of film editing is every part of the job that’s non-technical. It’s the reasoning behind the creative decision making, the diplomacy...

How To Get an Agent as a Film Editor

How To Get an Agent as a Film Editor If you’re an editor looking to get an agent, then you should definitely check out the article I wrote for Aotg.com’s The Assembly magazine, which features plenty...

How To Be A 2nd Assistant Film Editor

What does a Second Assistant Editor Do? The role of a second assistant film editor isn’t often the focus of many interviews, as the limelight often falls primarily on the Editor or even First...

Tips on Editing Documentaries in Avid

Tips on Documentary Editing in Avid If you want to learn how to edit a documentary in Avid Media Composer, then there’s few better teachers to spend time with than PBS Frontline editor Steve...

How To Be a VFX Editor

How To Be a VFX Editor Two of the least understood roles in the wider post production team are probably those of VFX editor and 3D editor. With more and more films relying, in an ever increasing...

Comparing Online Video Review Tools

Online Video Review Tools Compared There are a plethora of video review services available to filmmakers today, seeking to help them collaborate on projects, gather client feedback and do a lot more...

Christmas Gifts For Film Editors

Christmas Gifts For Film Editors Christmas is the season for giving thanks and sharing the love, and who better to thank than your hardworking, bleary-eyed, faithful editor. The one who has cut you...

Mixing Light – A Year in Review

Mixing Light Colorist Training – In Review It’s been over a year since my initial review of Mixing Light.com, the professional colorist training site which delivers weekly insights to a...

Interviews with Film Colorists

Interviews with Film Colorists If you want to learn how to be a better colorist then you need to get around professional colorists and ask them as many questions as you can. If you don’t happen...

Sight, Sound and Story 2015

Sight, Sound and Story 2015 – Watch it now! Sight, Sound and Story is an annual, all day event hosted by the very excellent Manhattan Edit Workshop, and features a rare opportunity to hear from...

5 Books on The Craft of Film Editing

5 Books on The Craft of Film Editing In this fourth instalment of books on film editing for film editors are a five more books that you may want to read to improve your understanding of the craft...