January 6, 2018
These cuts are the building blocks of editing, so knowing them is absolutely essential.
There are countless techniques you’re going to need to know as an editor, but perhaps one of the most important one you’re going to learn during your career is how to use cuts. These things are the fundamentals of continuity editing, and while a simple cut from one shot to another will more often than not be your go-to method, there are several others you should know about and master if you want to take your editing skills to the next level. Editor Justin Odisho explains and demonstrates some of them in the video below.
If you’re an experienced editor, no doubt you’ve used or at the very least heard about these cuts before. However, if you’re brand new to the game, these will definitely open new doors to your creativity.