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Video Editing Masterclass: Edit Your Videos Like a Pro!

The Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Edit Incredible Looking & Sounding Videos with Any Equipment or Software
Instructor:
Julian Melanson
5,952 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Step-by-step process to take your video footage, organize, edit, and export an incredible looking video!
Optimize your workflow and understanding of the editing process to create videos as efficiently as possible!
Choose the absolute best audio and video filters that fit your personal video style!
Create professional looking and sounding videos using optimized editing techniques with virtually any footage!
Blend together sound effects, background music, voice overs, and other audio elements all into each of your videos!
Use multi cam, color correction, LUT's, sound design, transitions, motion graphics, and editing theory to create more engaging content!
Create a higher production value look and develop confidence with your editing software!
Impress your viewers, audience, and/or clients with completely pro looking and sounding videos!

Do you want to learn how to edit your own amazing looking and sounding videos from home?

Are you wanting to make more professional, unique, memorable, engaging, and impressive videos?

Perfect! You’ve made it to the right video editing course!

By the end of this course, you’ll work right along with me to create your own INSTAGRAM MONTAGE, TIK TOK EDIT, YOUTUBE VLOG, SHOWCASE VIDEO, PROMOTIONAL VIDEO, COMMERCIAL, MUSIC VIDEO & DEMO REEL in all aspect ratios using these main steps:

1. Editing Fundamentals and Workflow

To begin, we start with mastering the basics. How do you organize your footage, create your sequence properly, or start your initial edit? These essential techniques are a perfect starter for beginners and a great place for more advanced editors to learn how to optimize editing workflow.

•    Develop in-depth understanding of the most effective workflow from camera to edit

•    Bring together and synthesis the best methods of organizing and color coding footage

•    Choose the ideal video selects and music choice for your initial edit

•    Properly back up your content and creatively use multiple sequences

•    Strategize and develop how to most effectively use the footage you have to work with

2. Main Editing Techniques and Essentials

Whatever editing software you’re using and however much money you’re working with, I’ve got you covered! In this chapter, I walk you through the most important techniques that the professionals use in big budget films and how you can apply those techniques to your own projects.

•   Understand editing theory, music choice, shot pacing, montage, and knowing when to cut

•   Learn how to use the most important audio and video filters

•   Color correction, color grading, stabilization, track mattes and blending modes

•   Get the most stylized and impressive looking footage with pro level essentials

•   Improve your audience retention, video share-ability, and watch time

3. Upgraded Refining Steps and Editing Pro Tips

Now that we’ve edited our own vertical video edits, montages, and vlog’s… Here’s where we really start to set your videos apart with next level techniques! These hands-on lessons will give you the exact step-by-step process to move from intermediate to advanced level editing.

•   Create multi cam sequence, add dynamic motion, and create custom transitions

•   Properly compose your shots and create mini montages within your edit

•   Advanced level key framing, masking, sound design, and editing refinement

•   Get that “cinematic look” using the most effective color correction and color grading tricks 

•   Create custom looking logo animation for the beginning and ending of your videos

4. Exporting For Multiple Platforms and Sharing Online

You’ve worked alongside me to massively upgrade and improve your video editing skills. Now it’s time to share your incredible videos with the world using the absolute best video settings possible for each online platform.

•   Get the most out of each pixel by using the highest quality export settings

•   Use multiple sequences to export a version of your final edit for each major online platform

•   Effectively use aspect ratios and video thumbnails to get more views and clickthroughs

•   Bonus techniques for creating high retention looping video trailers

5. Course Bonus and Progressing Beyond These Lessons

You’ve made it! We worked together to grow from beginner level editors to advanced and confident editors. In this last step we take a look back on the journey we’re been through and how you can continue to progress beyond this course!

•  Synthesize, recap, and review all of the most important information learned in the course

•  Integrate the tools and know how to continue to improve after graduating this course

•  Accept my creative challenge to start your new series or project

•  Special student bonuses for completing the course

My biggest goal for you:

The goal of this course is to give you all the knowledge and techniques that you need to enjoy the editing process and create videos that you are truly proud of!

Creating an incredible video edit no matter what:

Whether you’re editing Instagram videos, YouTube videos, videos for professional clients, personal projects, from a smartphone or professional camera… The actionable takeaways from this course will benefit you regardless of your equipment or budget.

You’ll have lifetime access to:

•   180 Individual video lessons

•   16.5 Hours of learning content

•   3 Skill levels from beginner, intermediate, advanced

•   5 Downloadable and editable project files

•   300 Gigabytes of streamable content

•   Updates to all future course materials

•   One on one with me in the Q&A section

If you want to create amazing looking and sounding videos that you’re proud of, this is the course for you.

I’ll see you inside!

Julian

Introduction & How to Get the Most From This Course

1
Introduction
2
What to Expect From This Course
3
Important Info: Read This Before Moving Forward
4
Your First Learning Exercise
5
"Fire Footage" Learning Exercise
6
Review & Your Uniqueness as an Editor

Edit Your Social Media Content

1
What You'll Learn In This Section
2
Capture & Organize Footage From Your Phone
3
Create Your Editing Project & Backup
4
Create Sequence & Scale Footage Properly
5
Choose Video Selects & Label Footage
6
Proper Mindset of a Good Editor & Color Coding
7
Important Reasons to Cut as an Editor
8
Importance of Repetition & Back Up Sequences
9
Overview of Creating Your Rough Edit
10
Opening & Ending Shots
11
Visual Contrast Between Shots & Pacing
12
More Seamless Editing & Shot Orientation
13
Review Rough Edit & Make Revision Notes
14
Add Motion with Keyframes
15
Two Main Audio Cross Fade Techniques
16
Linear & Bezier Keyframing
17
Technique #1: Replace Layers of Audio
18
Trick to Change Pitch & Speed of Audio
19
Technique #2: Replace Layers of Audio
20
Color Correction with an Adjustment Layer
21
Intro into the Power of Audio & Sound
22
Gather Music for Your Video
23
Choose & Edit to Different Music Tracks
24
Edit to the Pace and Beat of Your Music
25
Export with the Proper Aspect Ratio + In & Out Points
26
Reformat & Export for a Vertical Instgram Post
27
Review Your Final Exports & Chapter Recap

Edit Your Hype Montage

1
Introduction to Creating a Hype Montage
2
"Hype Edit" Learning Exercise
3
Capture, Organize, Create Sequence & Back Up
4
Pull Your Montage Selects
5
Choose the Best Video Selects for Your Rough Edit
6
Great Resource for Finding Music
7
Visually Analyze Your Music Tracks
8
Choose the Music for Your Montage
9
Two Ways to Change the Speed of Your footage
10
How to Use Time Remapping & Jump Cuts
11
Tips to Refine Your Rough Edit
12
Intro to Color Correction & Color Grading
13
More Coloring Resources for Beginners
14
Tips for Adding Motion to Your Montage
15
Nesting Clips in Your Sequence
16
How to Adjust Color Correction Parameters
17
Add Color Grading & LUTs to Your Montage
18
Add a Custom Thumbnail to Beginning of Your Video
19
Export Your Montage with Custom Thumbnail

Edit Your Professional Level Video

1
Intro to Our First Proffesional Project Edit
2
"Professional Level Video" Learning Exercise
3
Prep Your Project & Create Proxies
4
Use Markers to Manually Sync Multiple Takes
5
Sync Your Master Audio Track
6
Assemble Rough Edit with Multiple Angles
7
A Deeper Look Into Shot Choice, Ordering & Length
8
A Breakdown on Editing Pace
9
A Deeper Look Into Jump Cuts
10
How to use Warp Stabilizer
11
Important Difference Between IBIS & Stabilization Added in Editing Phase
12
Color Correct & Using a Mask Layer
13
Key Frame Your Color Correction Layer
14
Use Color Tint to Fix Skin Tones
15
Selectively Change Your Image Color and Hue
16
Second Edit Color Refinement
17
Two Main Ways to Add a Fade In and Fade Out
18
Set Your Export Settings & Use Media Encoder
19
Export Your Final Video & Chapter Recap

Edit Your Vlog Style Video

1
What You'll Learn from this Vlog Editing Chapter
2
How to Get the Most from this Chapter
3
Organize & Back Up Your Youtube Video Project
4
Make Your 60p Footage Slow Motion
5
Create Proxies for Your Youtube Video
6
Choose & Sync Your Video Selects
7
How to Use Your Waveforms to Create an Initial Edit
8
Choose the Best Take
9
Use Text to Map Out Your Edit
10
Creating Smooth Transitions Between Dialogue
11
Find the In and Out Point of Your Shot
12
Gather B-roll for Your Mini Montage
13
Create & Refine Your Mini Montage
14
Continuity & Compressing Time
15
Create a Nested Timelapse
16
Make Your Cuts Invisible with a Cross Dissolve
17
Reversing the Speed of Your Clips
18
Using Reveal Shots & Rack Focuses
19
Recap & Create Section Titles
20
Drop in Your Voice Over
21
EQ Your Voice Overs with a Parametric Equalizer
22
Boost Your Vocals with a Compressor
23
Reviewing Your Rough Edit
24
Add Reverb & Change Pitch
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