Education in general
- An average salary for video editors is $51,000.
- needs a bachelor of arts degree.
- Full Sail University is a recommended.
- needs hand-on-experiences
Joesph Garret is one of my favorite you-tubers. The picture above is his YouTube picture.
His YouTube name is Stampylonghead.
Top 5 Tips for Great Video Editing
- Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
- Take a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications
- Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
- Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
- Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
- Create rough and final cuts
- Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
- Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process
- Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.