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THE DIGITAL WAY TO CUT VIDEO
Superb solutions to edit your video. For the amateur, turn your family videos into stories. For the professional, learn to cut your films using the latest digital video tips and tricks.
A pair of award-winning professionals share their insights. Editing Digital Video explains how to use any tool -- from iMovie or Premiere to appliances like Casablanca and Screenplay or professional systems such as Avid, Discreet, Media 100 -- to turn your imagination into results fast. Quickly acquire the skills you need to:
* EDIT COMMERCIALS, DOCUMENTARIES, FEATURE FILMS, AND MUSIC VIDEOS
* WORK WITH VIDEO, DVD, AND WEB-BASED MEDIA
* TAKE ADVANTAGE OF PROVEN TECHNIQUES FROM THE PROS
Anyone from amateurs to students to professionals can learn to edit and tell compelling stories using the results-oriented approach in Editing Digital Video. Plus, a companion CD-ROM with footage and exercises lets you practice on any system. With clear illustrations and a light touch, Editing Digital Video will guide you through the finer points of:
* Navigating the desktop
* Basic and advanced editing
* Creating Impact
* Organizing Projects
* Keys, mattes, and layering
* Titles and Effects
* Digital video formats
* Postproduction Workflow
* Editing Terminology
* Keyboard Shortcuts
* And much, much more!
With Editing Digital Video, you’ll finally unleash your creativity. Learn more in one session than you would from any user manual. A refreshingly realistic approach!
My bad, I overlooked that the book was published in 2003; in the tech world it is an antique. Some good pointers but very dated.Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
Although more than 10 years old, this book gives excellent advice on work flow and does not focus on the details of any particular video editing system. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Patrick C. Stevenson
This is a video editors handbook. Rather you're a beginner or an expert, this book is definitely beneficial. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ashley
I didn't like this book at all. The techniques are to old, we are in a new era of digital videoPublished on January 21, 2013 by Kris
I wanted a book more 'how-to' oriented toward splicing, adding sound, captions etc., but this book is more 'artistically' oriented.Published on December 5, 2012 by Kim Griffith
I purchased this book thinking it would help me craft my editing skills somewhat better. I'm a bit self-taught when it comes to video editing, so it mainly shared theories and... Read morePublished on November 29, 2011 by VampireNovelFan