Editing Tutorials

For video tutorials on editing make sure to check out AMVlog on YouTube.

Term Reference Guide

Cut – A single uninterrupted video source/clip.

Hard Cut – A transition that makes no visual additions between two video sources.

Keyframe – A drawing that defines the starting or ending point of any smooth transition of motion.

Mask – Object that obscures the view of another object.

Opacity – The relative level of transparency of an object. Opaque defined normally as 100% opacity, the opposite of transparent ( 0% opacity).

Opacity Fade Transition – Source a transitions into source b by lowering its opacity.

Transitions -The visual replacement of one video source with a successive new source.

Tween – Derived from animation for “in-between”, it is the automated creation of frames or data between pre-established keyframes.