Through the editing process, collaborators are consciously making choices for inclusion, exclusion, and arrangement; thus, editing is a rhetorical and social semiotic process through which our collaborators make their ideas meaningful to perceived audiences.

These videos speak to the kinds of challenges that go into producing argument through video on both the macro and micro levels. Collaborators elaborate the spectrum between those levels, from strategies for framing their pieces broadly, to minutiae of particular cuts and stylistic effects.

Questions to which collaborators respond here include, what are some of the important decisions you remember making while cutting your video? What was easiest about the editing process, and what was most difficult? Which shots do you think worked best in view of your final product, and why?