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Filmora Efficient Editing

By : Alexander Zacharias
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Filmora Efficient Editing

By: Alexander Zacharias

Overview of this book

Whether you want to create short films, YouTube videos, music videos, or videos for any social event, Filmora is a powerful, innovative, and user-friendly video editing software that you can use for all this and much more! Filmora Efficient Editing is a comprehensive introduction for those who are new to video editing as well as those looking to transition to Filmora. The book starts by helping you develop an understanding of video editing and Filmora’s interface and gradually takes you through adding sources and exporting your first project. Next, you’ll learn how to make your videos engaging and fun using audio, personalization, the split-screen function, and Chroma keys. You’ll understand how to plan as well as create your videos using Filmora from scratch. With simplified concepts, steps, and real-world editing examples, this book covers applications such as YouTube, animated intros, professional marketing videos, and industry-standard tips. By the end of this video editing book, you’ll have learned how to use Filmora's powerful tools and functionality to create high-quality and professional videos from scratch.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1: Your First Steps in Video Editing!
Part 2: Making Videos Engaging, Interesting, and FUN!
Part 3: Advanced Step-by-Step Examples

Preparing the plan

For my video, I decided to create a fake holiday event set in Japan in 2023. So, the first thing to do is gather royalty-free videos and images related to the subject matter from the internet. Before you continue, make sure to come up with an idea for your video.

For this kind of video, you should try to aim for the length to be anywhere between 20 seconds and 1 minute. The plan is to keep it short, simple, and to the point, as the purpose of these promotional videos is to market the product, event, or service and sometimes even build a community around it.

If you have any clips that you want to import, please do so as we’ve learned, and place them in the preferred order on the timeline. If you do not have any custom clips, you can use the ones offered by Filmora or Filmstock and proceed to add those to the timeline. Personally, I will aim for a 1-minute video, but you can aim for a length of your choosing. Please do the same and if you see that your...