Hot Editing Posts

How To: Build a low-cost killer graphics & multimedia workstation for HD video editing

Everything's going HD these days, even blockbuster movies. So, make sure your editing system is up to date, because working with high-definition video footage is a pain if you don't have the right equipment. This video will show you how you can build the ultimate graphics and multimedia workstation with blazing performance for real-time HD video editing. Use a Nvidia Quadro FX4800 card with 192 cores and you're set!

How To: Prepare H.264 video footage for quick editing

This tutorial from LoadedNewsletter's Jonathan Jelkin gives a simple process on how to prepare H.264 video footage for quick editing. H.264 video footage is shot by popular cameras such as the Canon 5d/7d, Flip cam, GoProHD. This is a great format for straight upload to YouTube, but if you want to edit you need to transcode it to something else. The first step is to download and install a free program called MPEGSTREAMCLIP. Once it is installed you can process all of your files by loading the...

How To: Edit film as a beginner

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.

How To: Cut and edit video footage

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.

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