Get inspired: Hear from leading editors

EditFest London was created by the American Cinema Editors (ACE), as a gathering for editors and post-production professionals to share their expertise and converse with others in the film industry. In our exclusive video series, editors discuss the craft of storytelling, how they overcome unique challenges, and how they manage complex workflows. They also offer advice for new filmmakers. View the video series here:

Get informed: Learn about video editing

The Art of Editing offers videos, articles and other resources for learning the latest editing techniques, including ways to improve your workflow, and increase your skills. Stay up to date with all the latest tips & tricks in our in-depth tutorials and video playlists:


Cut Above the Rest

Patrick Smith describes how editing lets him express the vision and truth of a story

How Stranger Things Happened

How Stranger Things Happened

Learn how Stranger Things gets its unique look and feel from the post-production team


An Extension of My Hands

Scott Jacobs talks about creating stories that allow people to escape into another world


Professional Fan Girl

Editor Monica Daniel talks about her devotion to sci-fi, fantasy, and visual storytelling

Get Involved: Join the video editing community

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Media Composer | First Tutorials

Our video series covers features of our free video editing tool—perfect for learning the basics


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