Craft Skills: Edit a Video Montage [Video]

[This is an excerpt from a recent on-line video training: Editing As Story-telling, which you can download from our store. You can also access all our training when you become a Video Training Library subscriber.]

All too often, when you ask an editor why they picked a particular shot or sound bite, they will tell you that “it just felt right.” While true, that doesn’t help other editors figure out how to improve their story-telling skills. In this video training, follow along with host Larry Jordan as he edits a video montage set to music and shows how to:

This excerpt is the first of three editing examples presented in this this video training. The other two illustrate how to edit an interview and how to edit a dramatic scene.

Demo: Editing a Video Montage to Music

TRT: 14:57 — MPEG-4 HD movie

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One Response to Craft Skills: Edit a Video Montage [Video]

  1. Tim Maisey says:

    I love videos that delve into the actual editing process and decisions – this video is great as it shows an edit and the difference emotional effect of dissolves and cuts – thanks, Larry!

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