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The Power of Film Editing

Raindance Film Festival
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Power of Editing: The Mysteries of Post-Production Revealed
Filmmakers need to understand the power of editing. An editor is one of the key creatives on a film. Hence, the other key creatives are the screenwriter, the director and the actors.

Find out what the film editor requires from the shoot. Learn how the director works with the editor before, during and after production. Understand how to make sure an edit runs smoothly. Discover what makes a good cut and how directors can increase an editor’s options.

What you will learn at Power of Editing

The workflow and the scheduling of the editing process
Technical advances and their effect on film editing
Different shooting formats
The finishing of the process: mixing, ADR, grading and finishing.

Who Should Attend
The role of an editor and what they do can greatly inform your decisions as a film’s writer, director or producer.
Directors, producers and writers who want to understand the role of the editor. Learn what and editor can add to your project.

Additional Resources

6 Ways Directors screw editors
6 tips for a better edit