Here we cover some of the fundamental techniques of editing, including rules of continuity, cuttable angles of difference, cutting into and out of moving shots, L-cuts, cutting for actor performance, and timing considerations.


Rules of Continuity
0:20 180 Degree Rule
1:55 30 Degree Rule
Kinds of Cuts
1:15 Jump Cut
2:20 Alternating Direction
2:52 Flopping
The Invisible Edit
0:46 Moving Shots
2:28 L-Cut
Cutting For Performance
0:52 Dialogue Dynamics
2:26 Eye Performance
3:21 Blinking
4:20 Power of the Pause