Organization - 4 steps to an easy edit
The key to an easy edit of an hour or more is organization, whether it be a documentary or a commercial movie - are you listening wedding videographers.
I’m using Final Cut Pro because of its Unique Keyword Collections, which are The KEY to a seamless edit by organising your footage so that it will be readily available when your editing juices are running.
No more searching for that elusive clip that you know is somewhere - “I know it’s there, I saw it in the rushes”
They can be automatically created on import or you can set them up manually after import.