Director/Editor Joey Scoma is here to talk to you about something simple: cuts and transitions. Except... there are so many different kinds!! In this video essay, Joey lists and defines the different cuts and transitions available to you as an editor, with examples from classic and modern films. It's up to you to decide when and why you'd use them! What movie is that clip from?! Just turn on Closed Captioning! Written and edited by Joey Scoma Assistant edited by Sean Przano Joey can answer your editing questions directly here in our forum! http://j.mp/CutsTransitions101 Want to know more about secrets cuts and the art of editing? Check out these cool videos that we love: The Film Theorists - Birdman Secret Edits You Probably Missed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FthEJGR61c8 The Cutting Edge - Full Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKKS5ohFo2I Special thanks to RØDE Microphones! Check them out here: http://www.rode.com Special thanks to Vitec Videocom! Check them out here: http://www.vitecvideocom.com/ Questions about our sponsors and how they work? We have an open policy and can answer your questions directly on our forums: http://discuss.rocketjump.com We're on Twitch every Thursday at 3PM PST! http://twitch.tv/rocketjump You can also follow us on Facebook & Twitter: http://www.facebook.com/RJFilmSchool https://twitter.com/rjfilmschool Thanks for watching! More videos at http://school.rocketjump.com!