Day 4 – How to be a video editor in 2023?

4 Min Read - By Brian Wong

The world of video is vastly different from design, we are ending this week with an article on video editors. The demand for video editing professionals is growing exponentially, and the industry is changing at an unprecedented rate.

To be a successful video editor in 2023, you’ll need to stay ahead of the curve and be familiar with the latest trends and technologies.

What’s Continuum

Continuum is a global vocation school for the next generation of video editors. Through our web and mobile apps we provide free, actionable education to aspiring video editors, primarily in developing countries.

Continuum’s Mission

Our mission is to become the go-to global vocational ecosystem for the next generations of global citizens and digital workers.

Continuum’s Vision

At Continuum, we believe that building the obvious future includes creating a world where education is not only free, but people are paid to learn.

We recognize that an educated populace is essential for a more equitable, safe, and thriving global society. Thus, it is in the best interest of our society to prioritize education for all. Removing the financial barriers to entry is the first step.

Our blog post today will explore the skills, knowledge, and tools that are essential for video editors to be successful in the next few years.

Understanding the video editing Industry

The world of video editing is rapidly changing and those who strive to succeed must be aware of the latest trends and technologies.

Being knowledgeable about the various forms of video editing, the various video formats available, and the different types of software and hardware used within the industry is critical for anyone looking to make their mark in this competitive field.

Understanding the basics of video editing is just the start – professionals need to stay on top of the ever-evolving landscape of video production and be ready to adapt to changes in the industry.

From learning how to properly compress files to studying the advantages and disadvantages of different video editing programs, staying up to date on the latest tools and techniques is essential.

The key to succeeding in video editing is to continuously hone your skills while keeping up with the latest advancements in the field.

Developing Technical Skills

Video editing is a highly technical skill, and those who want to be successful in the field need to have a strong understanding of the software, hardware, and techniques used in the industry.

It is important to be familiar with the different types of video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, and DaVinci Resolve. It is also important to understand the different types of video formats, such as HD, 4K, and 8K, as well as the different types of codecs and containers used for video.

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Keeping Up with New Technologies

In addition to having a strong understanding of the software and hardware used in video editing, it is important to stay up to date on the latest trends and technologies.

This includes keeping up with the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning, as well as staying up to date on the latest cameras and other video production tools.

It is also important to be familiar with the latest trends in video streaming and distribution, such as YouTube, Netflix, and other streaming services.

Conclusion

The world of video editing is constantly changing. Those who want to be successful in the field in 2023 need to stay up to date on the latest trends and technologies.

It is important to understand the different types of video editing, the different video formats available, and the different software and hardware used in the industry.

Video editing is a highly technical skill, and those who want to be successful in the field need to have a strong understanding of the software, hardware, and techniques used in the industry.

Continuum partner with new startups that are developing tools for video editors. By creating courses on their video editing tools, these startups can help video editors in understanding how to use their tools to further their careers.

Download our app to discover our courses available for video editors today!

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Brian Wong
Brian has experience managing communities for web3 startups, DAOs, and NFT collections, leading social media efforts for SMBs, as well as working in film production, and talent management roles. He is based in Singapore.