Editing and Assistant Editing: Books to Help Your Film Career

By TV|AE

By TV|AE
Make the Cut: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Assistant Editor in Film and TV

Make the Cut: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Assistant Editor in Film and TV

Diana Friedberg and Lori Coleman

$47.94

This book has everything from how to set up the room to how to read paperwork, and the the intangible ways to make yourself stand out. This is a must-read for any rising assistant editors.

The Avid Assistant Editor's Handbook

The Avid Assistant Editor's Handbook

Kyra Coffie

$90.00

Kyra Coffie's book is the first of its kind to look at AVID Media Composer from the perspective of the assistant editor. The technical knowledge within is vast, and extremely helpful.

In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing

In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing

Walter Murch

$13.95 $12.97

THE essential reading for all editors. Walter Murch's iconic book explains editing in clear and interesting terms. If you only buy one book, this is the one to buy.

Avid Media Composer First: Fundamentals of Video Editing

Avid Media Composer First: Fundamentals of Video Editing

Avid Technology

$35.94

This is the official Avid Study guide for the Media Composer Certification. Learn all the tech you need to know to get started with Media Composer.

Jump-Cut: How to Jump-Start Your Career as a Film Editor

Jump-Cut: How to Jump-Start Your Career as a Film Editor

Lori Jane Coleman and Diana Friedberg

$180.00 $167.40

Are you looking to begin your editing career? Learn what it takes from two Hollywood legends.

Don't Miss Out On Any Avocado Milkshakes: The Art and Joy of being a Film Editor

Don't Miss Out On Any Avocado Milkshakes: The Art and Joy of being a Film Editor

Troy Takaki Ace

$8.79

Troy Takaki, ACE is a prolific editor with nearly 70 credits to his name. This super-fast and info-packed read will show you how Troy approaches films, interviews, and working with an assistant.

Making the Cut at Pixar: The Art of Editing Animation

Making the Cut at Pixar: The Art of Editing Animation

Bill Kinder and Bobbie O'Steen

$192.00

The Technique of Film Editing

The Technique of Film Editing

Gavin Millar and Karel Reisz

$68.94