Film Editing Pro – The Art of Action Editing

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Film Editing Pro – The Art of Action Editing

Introducing The Art Of Action Editing

A step-by-step training course from Real Hollywood Pros

What is The Art of Action Editing?

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

A step-by-step video training course that teaches advanced action editing. Learn by cutting a real Hollywood fight scene.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

9 hours of 1080p HD tutorials + 120 minutes of professionally-shot footage + 850 pieces of high-quality music and sound effects.

Kill Bill Vol.1 (2003)

100% creative editing skills. Use any software package you like and follow along with the lessons.

“This course has taught me more about editing in one month than I learned in four years of film school.”


Who is The Art of Action Editing For?

This course is designed for anyone who wants professional editing training to rapidly improve their skills and skip all the trial-and-error.

If you want to dramatically improve your editing skills in weeks not years, this course might be for you.

Our students include:





“After enrolling in film school I realized the bulk of my training was software related. This course really focuses on process and technique.”

– Erika M, STUDENT

Check out these exciting features…

37 Detailed Tutorials in 1080p HD Video

Over 9 hours of lessons with step-by-step creative action editing training

120 Minutes of HD Fight Scene Dailies

Develop your skills by working with professionally-shot footage

Training From Real Hollywood Editors

Learn the techniques real Hollywood editors are using on the job every day

28 Homework Assignments

Follow along in your own editing software as you recreate the same fight scene step-by-step

850+ Element Sound Library

Create professional mixes with a high quality library of sounds

Step-by-step training

Lessons are designed to teach you real creative editing skills you can use.


Lesson 1: Welcome to the Art of Action Editing

An overview of the course and a bit of information about what you’re going to learn

Length 1:14

Lesson 2: Introduction to Action Editing

A discussion of the action genre and key elements to action editing

Length 3:49

Lesson 3: The Project Overview

Taking a closer look at the project we’ll be editing in this course

Length 11:03

Lesson 4: Understanding the Learning Process

A review of the course structure with the various types of lessons, homework & more

Length 6:41


Lesson 5: The Pyschology Behind Fight Scenes

Insights into the mind of your viewer and an analysis of what makes fight scenes so popular

Length 3:15

Lesson 6: Character Development

The role of character development and story as it relates to an action scene

Length 6:20

Lesson 7: Fight Choreography

Techniques used in Hollywood fight choreography and how they affect the editing process

Length 6:24

Lesson 8: Fight Cinematography

Four key components of fight scene cinematography every editor should know

Length 5:11

Lesson 9: Picture Editing Tips

Useful picture editing tips that will guide you when editing an action scene

Length 8:54

Lesson 10: Sound Editing Tips

Powerful sound editing tips for developing a professional audio mix

Length 10:35


Lesson 11: Creating a Project & Importing Files

A quick overview of the project structure & the exercise files included with the course

Length 8:30

Lesson 12: Reviewing the Raw Footage

A review of the footage files you’ll be working with & how to interpret the film slates

Length 8:03

Lesson 13: Reviewing the Sound Effects & Music

A review of the different types of sound & music files you’ll be using

Length 5:52


Lesson 14: Previewing the Final Scene

A sneak preview of the final edited fight

Length 2:16

Lesson 15: Meeting the Characters

An introduction to the various characters in the scene & the roles they play

Length 2:28

Lesson 16: Analyzing the Master Shot

Deconstructing the master shot to create our choreography beat sheet

Length 8:05

Lesson 17: Sub-clipping the Takes

Sub-clipping footage takes & an introduction to organization best practices

Length 10:38

Lesson 18: Organizing Your Bin

Gain familiarity with the footage and organize your files to maximize speed & creativity

Length 21:54


Lesson 19: Overview of the Rough Editing Process

Key elements of the rough cutting stage & professional workflow tips

Length 5:22

Lesson 20: Blocking in the Scene

Hands-on editing as we rough cut the scene onto our timeline

Length 41:02

Lesson 21: Adding More Camera Angles

Creating visual interest & clarity while controlling pacing with the addition of new camera angles

Length 1:14:18

Lesson 22: Cleaning Up the Rough Cut

A quick polishing pass to smooth out our sequence afterthe rough editing process

Length 6:24

Lesson 23: Viewing the Completed Rough Cut

Taking a look at the rough cut & a discussion of next steps

Length 2:50


Lesson 24: Build Emotion With Reaction Shots

The role of reaction shots in an action scene & how to best incorporate them into the cut

Length 12:14

Lesson 25: Add Scope With Wide Shots

How to use wide shots to add information & create breaths in the scene

Length 22:49

Lesson 26: Using Slow Motion & Speed Tricks

Effective uses of speed effects & how not to overuse them

Length 18:08


Lesson 27: The Sound Editing Process

An overview of the sound editing process

Length 2:00

Lesson 28: Adding Key Sound Effects

Skillful use of sound effects to add the proper amount of impact to each moment

Length 32:36

Lesson 29: Creating a Custom Music Bed

Creating your own custom music bed using existing cues & sound design

Length 57:16


Lesson 30: Using Foley to Enhance Realism

How to add texture & realism throughout your scene with layers of foley effects

Length 51:12

Lesson 31: Adding Wild Lines

Adding additional character dialogue to create emotional intensity

Length 14:41

Lesson 32: Accenting Moments With Sound

Sweetening key moments of the fight with proper use of sound design

Length 42:59


Lesson 33: Fixing Problems & Polishing the Scene

Tightening, polishing & refining the cut for a professional look and feel

Length 23:22

Lesson 34: Performing a Quick Color Correction

Effective use of color correction to ensure visual continuity & seamless viewer engagement

Length 8:20

Lesson 35: Adding a Matte

A quick discussion of aspect ratios & the correct use of film mattes

Length 4:04

Lesson 36: Finalizing the Audio Mix

Final audio mixing techniques to prepare a cut for presentation mattes

Length 9:52


Lesson 37: Reviewing Key Lessons Learned

A quick review of key lessons learned in the course

Length 01:39

Professionally-shot Hollywood Footage

Work with the best possible footage to get an authentic experience

No matter how good of an editor you might be,having better quality footage to work with will ALWAYS improve your final product.

Since our goal is to take your editing skills as far as possible, we are providing you with only the best quality source footage to edit.

120+ Minutes of Raw Dailies

Download a complete set of dailies and cut together your own scene

With “The Art of Action Editing”, you get over 120 minutes of 1080p HD dailies shot on a Panavision Panaflex Millennium and a Panaflex Gold.

The footage in this course was filmed by professional Hollywood director and stunt choreographer, Lin Oeding.

Download the footage fast from our ultra high-speed Amazon S3 server.

Experienced Director

Get the experience of working with footage shot by a real pro

Lin has worked on over 125 Hollywood films, serving as everything from stunt man, to stunt choreographer to director.

Some of Mr. Oeding’s work can be seen in the following films:

Inception (2010)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Man of Steel (2013)

(Left) Lin Oeding, Director and Stunt Choreographer (Right) Mr. Oeding working with Denzel Washington on the set of “The Equalizer”(2014)

“The way the training is structured allows me to pace myself and build the composition one piece at a time. I felt like I was able to really get good at each step before moving on to the next.”

– James R, STUDENT

Real Hollywood Instructors

Get a unique opportunity to look over the shoulder of a professional editor at work

Get access to cutting-edge training from PROFESSIONAL HOLLYWOOD EDITORS who are working in the industry right now.

We’ve spoken with 100’s of professional editors and compiled their best editing strategies, techniques, workflows and shortcuts.

Now, we’re going to share it all with you.

We invite you to learn from editors who have worked with:



“It’s awesome working with these dailies. Not everyone has the budget for big shoots or gets access to footage like this. So cool.”


Guided Homework Assignments

Follow along as you cut together your own version of the scene

Each hands-on lesson will give you a homework assignment to help you follow along as we edit our fight scene.

Edit in your own software package to practice the skills you’re learning.

This course is NOT software-specific.

Use any editing program of your choice!

High-Quality Music & Sound Library

Work with professional quality audio to create the perfect audio mix

You’ll get access to a library of over 800 sound effects, foley and music cues.

The audio toolkit was composed by our partners at Hi-Finesse Music & Sound as well asPosition Music – two leading music production companies located near Hollywood, California.

Using this huge library of sounds, you’ll learn to create professional mixes and discover industry secrets that will change the way you work with audio forever.

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