In simple terms editing is nothing more than putting shots and sounds together. In reality it is much more than this. It is both a technical and a creative process – it is also intuitive. Anyone can string words together, but not everyone is able to write a good story or a good book without a sound knowledge of language. Editing is similar … .

There are several key methods of editing with Final Cut Express. Of these the most important to understand are: Insert Editing and Overwrite Editing. While there are other methods available such as Replace Editing, Fit to Fill and Superimpose, provided you understand Insert and Overwrite editing you will ...

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