What is Editing? Why that’s an excellent question sir or madame! If you were to come to the School of Digital Filmmaking you would have the opportunity to get hands on experience with professional editors. But since we can’t do all that here I thought I would give a few video examples instead.
Here the fine folks at RocketJump Film school explain
the different types of editing:
Here is the legendary Alfred Hitchcock explaining how editing works:
And here is an episode of Every Frame a Painting explaining The amazing Satoshi Kon animating style:
If you take one thing away from all this remember that what ever technical skill you have but the best editing serve the story you are telling.