To become a good video editor, you must possess a great understanding of storytelling. Along with excellent knowledge of video editing platforms and software, storytelling refers to the ability of unveiling parts of a plot at a captivating pace. This is what make the post-production process so important as an edition has an enormous impact on the final result of the film. Experience with After Effects, colour grading and sound software, as well as the latest in mobile, will make you an invaluable asset. Attention to detail and the ability to think laterally and visually are also important.