How to create single frame animation by shooting many photos with a digital camera and lining them up properly for editing.
How to make your video black and white except for one color, like in Pleasantville and Sin City.
How to create the effect in The Matrix when Neo punches people by overlapping two layers of video and changing the opacity on one.
How to use opacity to put a “watermark” of your website in the corner of your video, as well as how to make people transparent like ghosts.
How to create a blur to hide someone’s face in Final Cut Pro
How to use a Gaussian Blur to focus on something specific, hide something, or create a background for text in your videos.
The general theory behind transitions, including which are the best to use and why you should try to keep things simple.
More basic editing theory, including why you should get shots from many angles, how to avoid jump cuts, and why you should cut on action.
A brief overview of general editing theory, specifically how to use cut away shots to cover up unusable video.
How to incorporate still images into your video and create movement to make them more interesting.