Chapter FiveEditing Terms and Topics

Additional Editing Terms

  • Sync Sound and Timecode
  • Montage
  • Parallel Editing
  • Multi-camera Editing
  • Composite Editing
  • Rendering
  • Chromakey
  • Video Resolution

Additional Editing Topics

  • Sound
  • Color Correction
  • Importing Still Images
  • Digital Workflow
  • Tools vs. Skills

These days, much is expected of an editor. Depending on the job size, budget, and purpose, many editors are tasked with performing more than just straight cuts. The increased sophistication and capabilities of the editing software have, in some ways, coerced the editor into expanding her/his skill set. Graphics creation, motion effects, music selection, and audio mixing may all be part of the modern editor’s responsibilities.

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