Get inspired: Hear from leading editors

The Invisible Art, Visible Artists (IAVA) Panel is an annual event hosted by the American Cinema Editors (ACE), featuring the editors nominated for that year’s Academy Award™ for Film Editing. In 2018, the six nominees discussed; their approach to the craft of storytelling, how they overcome unique challenges in editorial, how they create and manage their workflows, how they got started as editors, and the advice they have for new filmmakers. View the exclusive video from the 2018 IAVA panel 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

The Race to Sundance

The Race to Sundance

Watch our video series about building a career in independent film


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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MC First Tutorials

Media Composer | First Tutorials

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


Mocha Pro for Avid

See how planar motion tracking makes screen replacement easier with Mocha Pro


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