Film Editing: Understanding the 180 degree rule, and then breaking it

The 180 degree rule in film editing used to be sacrosanct, but does that still hold true today? We find out with a little help from our friends.

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What video editing software is best for you?

Whether you’re an amateur editor or a professional, having the right video editing software is imperative to performing your job at the highest level possible. We give you the lowdown on the 10 most popular platforms out there.

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Don’t always fade to black: The art of the Cross Dissolve

Dissolve or crossfade are two commonly used editing techniques, but they can cause serious damage if used erroneously. Here are some quick tips.

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3 must-have Editing tools for professionals

Scenes could have been shot poorly and performances might have been less than inspired, but with the right editing an ingenious editor can always assemble the film into a seamless whole, writes Suchetana Bauri. [Read more…]

In the edit room with Priya Krishnaswamy

Suchetana Bauri talks to Priya Krishnaswamy on cinema, role models and why everything can’t be fixed in editing

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