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Video editing changes our perception of understanding of how we interpret a subject, an idea, even different sensations that can affect our views and beliefs about the life we build. Using different storytelling editing methods the main focus is to structure the content with every cut, shot transitions and sound effects in order to develop a schematized version of a complex reality.

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Watch my Demo Reel, with the title sequence, VFX and transitions.

Editing Tools

Working back and forth between Avid Media Composer, Premiere, After Effects and Media Encoder.

Worksheet

I get inspired by a good storyboard able to pinpoint inspiring edits and by the 91st Academy Awards.

Typography Animation in After Effects

Title design is a powerful feature and it has more to it then a simple presentation to show that a movie had started and then finished. In the modern days of cinema, production companies often encourage to generate and develop creative ideas in order to make the product packaging look very attractive. For instance, a great example of interesting titles is Se7en’s (1995), where the opening titles serve a better purpose than just displaying the credits on the screen.

An experiment, detailed below, was replicated by simply using AE techniques and workflow.

Insights on Film Editing

To make a beautiful movie the filmmaker may need to apply some creativity and strategic planning to the cinematography. And most of the creative choices will require camera operators to use their imagination to ensure that those shots and angles needed to create the director’s vision have been planned well in advance.

When it comes to editing a film, it’s important to think about the pacing of an edit. Pacing can be manipilated, and could be described as the manipulation of time to create rhythms in the editing process.

Another important aspect of editing is to cut at the correct time, and look for motivation for those cuts. Fox points out that “every edit has to have a purpose, and it has to forward the story ” to the audience.

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