In this video, Dave (and his assistant, also Dave) present a quick and informative guide to editing your P2 MXF files with Final Cut Pro and Raylight for Mac. Once you've shot your footage using your P2 camera, import it to your laptop. Now you're ready to get started on your path to becoming the next Spielberg (or Uwe Boll.)
Check out this video from Chemical Reaction Tutorials (CRTutorials). If you love filmmaking, prop making, editing and everything else that goes along with making movies, then you'll want to see what Adam has to say about cloning.
This video explains how to make a picture in picture video. However, this technique does require Quicktime Pro.
Xander and Calvin go over some basic editing transitions here. They primarily feature THE CUT and THE DISSOLVE and explain why they're they best "storytelling transitions".
Sean Astin hosts AFI's filmmaking tutorial series, LIGHTS, CAMERA, EDUCATION! In this segment, we explore the importance of organizing for the editing process and how to import your footage to a computer.
Peter from Take Zer0 tells you all the little things he knows about how to properly cut your footage together. He'll ramble about stuff like "leading the viewer's eye" and "cut between movement"—principles of movie editing. For some reason, though, Sean keeps interrupting him; and later on, Peter steps outside to look at a lawn gnome.
This video talks about cutting techniques. Bear in mind that you will need to have lots of coverage of the same scene if you plan to do editing, so you have multiple angle options. Israel Hyman, an Arizona-based videographer, shows you how to edit your footage in this tutorial.
Paul Volniansky shows us the basics of film editing in this series of videos. Part 1 of 14 - How to Edit film.