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Video Editing

Video Editing Training News from American Graphics Institute.

What is After Effects

  • Published on May 12, 2022
What is After Effects

Adobe After Effects is a software application for creating motion graphics and special effects used in video, online content and presentations. After Effects is available on both Mac OS and Windows computers. After Effects is used widely in TV and film post-production for the creation of special effects, animation, and video compositing. Projects created using After Effects can be used in broadcast TV, video, on the web, in-store displays, and kiosks. After Effects is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud 

Video editing job projections and career outlook

  • Published on March 21, 2022

The job projections for video editors is quite good, with video editing jobs projected to grow 14% through 2028, faster than most other professions and the career outlook for video editors in the United States is positive.

Why learn video editing

  • Published on March 20, 2022
Why learn video editing

Learning video editing can be both financially and personally fulfilling. Video editing is both a rewarding profession and useful skill for personal use. Outside of professional work, video editing skills can be used for personal projects ranging from family occasions to sporting events that are captured on video, with editing skills allowing you to share higher quality projects.

Best video editing apps and programs

  • Published on March 20, 2022
Top 10 video editing apps and programs

Our video editing professionals have gathered information on the best video editing apps and programs available in 2022 for professional or personal use.  This list of the best video editing apps helps you to find the right program for your needs as well as the type of equipment available for editing, from computers to phones and tablets.

The best video editing app are:

How to learn video editing

  • Published on March 19, 2022
Image showing how to learn video editing

Whether you want to learn video editing for a career change, as a hobby, or as a side career, there are a number of ways to learn video editing including courses, university programs, and online training. If you are seeking to enter the video editing industry, now is a good time as the video editing industry is projected to grow in the coming years.  Here are several ways to begin learning video editing:

How to start a video editing career

  • Published on March 19, 2022
start a video editing career by learning Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro

There are several ways to start a video editing career. The first step generally involves learning the tools most commonly used in the craft, such as Premiere Pro or Final Cut, and as well as learning the craft of video editing. After gaining confidence in their ability to work with video editing tools, it is possible to pursue paid work. Finding clients in need of video editors can be achieved in a variety of ways.

Should you learn Final Cut or Premiere Pro for video editing

  • Published on June 8, 2020
Image showing video editing app when deciding whether to learn Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro for video editing.

Those looking to start into video editing are faced with a choice of whether to learn Final Cut or Premiere Pro for video editing. The debate over which app is best for the work of video editors primarily involves two applications: Apple Final Cut and Adobe Premiere Pro. These have become the most widely used desktop video editing apps. Both have evolved into professional tools with features and capabilities to meet the needs of professional video editors.

Do you need a video editing degree or certificate

  • Published on June 4, 2020
Image showing video editing app used by thos with video editing degrees or certificates.

Those looking to work in the field of digital video often ask if they need a video editing degree or certificate to be considered for a job. To get a leg up in an expanding, competitive industry, many wonder where to begin learning the basics of video editing and what it takes to get a foot in the door as a video editor. Here, we explore the impacts of video editing degrees and certificates and their role on gaining a video editing job.