FEB, 2022

Editing Career
Art of the Cut

If you want to learn about film editing, Steve Hullfish wrote the book! A film editor and author, Steve has interviewed more than 300 of the top film editors for his bestselling book, “Art of the Cut” and Art of the Cut podcast

 If you want to know how to become an editor, what editor’s really do, and how they do it, you won’t want to miss this great conversation.

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Editor & Author Steve Hullfish
Art of the Cut editing book

Table of Contents

00:00 – Intro
00:44 – Can editing be taught in a classroom or even online?
03:17 – Is there a “best” way to become an editor?”
05:55 – Give us 5 key take-aways about what it takes to become a great editor.
10:05 – Having patience as editor.
12:01 – Is there a common trait you observed with very successful editors?
14:39 – What do you think is the best way for new editors to develop confidence in their abilities?
17:49 – How has editing changed from when you started doing your interviews 7 years ago?
21:40 – How important is it to be great with the technology of editing?
28:21 – What do you think of the software that’s trying to compete with Avid in long form?
32:46 – What do editors need to know about production?
37:03 – How do editors become great storytellers?
40:34 – How do you see editing changing over the next 5 or 10 years?
43:01 – ILM’s “The Volume”
44:31 – AI Based Voice Recreation
46:31 – What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a professional editor?

Steve’s Interviews at Art of The Cut at Frame.io

Steve’s Books:
Art of the Cut: Conversations with Film and TV Editors

Avid Uncut: Workflows, Tips, and Techniques from Hollywood Pros

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