By the end of this course, you will

  • Edit with Ease

    Editing guidelines and tips to make sure your self-tapes look professional and create an engaging viewing experience.

  • Deliver Like A Pro

    Step by Step instructions on how to export your videos to get them under that 100MB limit requested by CDs.

  • Save Money

    Edit and update for your own reel to keep you competitive by providing your reps with the tools they need to pitch YOU.

What We Will Cover

  • 1


  • 2

    Self-Tape Tips Before You Edit

    • Before You Start Taping...

    • More Than One Scene?

    • Selecting You Takes

    • Editing on Your Computer vs. Phone

  • 3

    Device Maintenance

    • The Importance of Device Maintenance

    • Tips for Optimizing Memory on Your Device

    • Why Have a Self-Tape Library & Where to Store

  • 4

    iMovie Editing for Mac Users

    • Setting Up Title Cards & Transitions

    • Putting Multiple Scenes/Takes in One File

    • Regulating Volume in a Scene

    • Split Screen Slates

    • Cropping in Post

    • How To Customize Export Settings

    • Create Template File and Replace Files

    • Video Library Maintenance for iMovie

  • 5

    Adobe Rush Editing: For PC and Mac Users

    • Prepping Files for Adobe Rush

    • Adding Title Cards

    • Trimming Clips and Adding Transitions

    • Adjusting Volume in a Clip

    • Cropping in Post

    • Exporting Files and Saving a Template

    • Replacing Files and Adding a Full Body Slate

    • File Maintenance with Adobe Rush

  • 6

    Delivering Your Tapes

    • Be Versatile! Let's Start WeTransfer

    • Send Your Tape via Vimeo

    • Send Your Tape via HighTail

  • 7

    Putting It All Together

    • Making Choices for Self-Tape Editing

  • 8

    Editing Reel Tips

    • Best Practices for Reels

    • What Kind of Reels Should You Have?

    • Guidelines to Choosing Clips for Your Reel

    • Kill Your Darlings

    • What You Can Add in the Title Cards

    • Putting it all together: Play by Play of a Reel

  • 9


    • Before you go...

    • YOU DID IT! Don't forget your checklist :)

What Students Are Saying...

“Anna gives comprehensive information on all aspects: putting it together, how to choose what you want to use and lots of tips along the way helping you to create vibrant self tapes and reels that will stand out!

Livia Treviño

“This course has everything you need to feel confident editing your self tapes! I have also been working on my reel and am excited to share it once I finish up a few things. Thank you, Anna! Editing course has been one of the best courses so far!”

Stephanie Schneider