Isolation Challenges: Editing

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Not filming? No worries! Here are editing exercises you can work on in isolation.

A great way to learn (and improve your own) filmmaking is to recreate scenes from movies you love. You could start by replacing shots in shot / reverse-shot sequences – and have some fun with it, as TikTok user KidSistr did with Edgar Wright‘s Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010):

Dunna Did It issued a challenge to his followers – to create a video using only stock footage:

Try a movie scene mash-up, i.e. cutting between shot / reverse shots from two different films:

Further Challenges

You can find a roundup of roundups – shooting, lighting, editing, and VFX isolation challenges – right here:

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