Digital Editing

Editing is an art form unto itself. As such, the Digital Editing School’s section provides invaluable resources for the aspiring or working digital editor to gain insight into particular techniques, industry trends, and realities faced by working professionals through Q&A’s and interviews, articles on current trends in digital editing, and helpful how-to guides.

  • Editing Like an Oscar Winner: Why Learn Avid Media Composer?Editing Like an Oscar Winner: Why Learn Avid Media Composer?
    March 5, 2018
    by NYFA Instructor Igor Torgeson

    With a new semester beginning, students at NYFA campuses are starting their first introduction to Avid’s Media Composer system.  Hard drives are ...

  • 6 Tips for Working With an Editor6 Tips for Working With an Editor
    February 23, 2018
    As a director, you may have trouble putting your baby in another’s hands. Perhaps you’ve been thinking about your project for years. But working with ...
  • Movie Trailer Editing: How Much Should You Reveal?Movie Trailer Editing: How Much Should You Reveal?
    December 15, 2016
    “So they’ve basically just shown us the full movie, then.”
    It’s a common charge against many movie trailers, particularly in recent years. For whatever reason, it’s ...
  • How To Use DissolvesHow To Use Dissolves
    January 14, 2015
    What are dissolves?
    A dissolve is a classic editing technique used to transition between shots, typically shots that bridge two scenes together. As opposed to a straight ...
  • Interview With Editor Leander SalesInterview With Editor Leander Sales
    February 2, 2015
    NYFA: Hi Leander, would you mind telling us a bit about your background and what drew you to filmmaking and editing in particular?
    Leander Sales: ...