I just had a really really great idea for my senior project. I'm only a sophomore, but my plan is to film skiing, blading, trampolining, vacations, work, funny things, good times and good memories throughout the next two years, and for my senior project I'll put them all together into a pretty sweet edit. My only problem is, I have no camera, no editing software, and I've never made an edit before. Can anybody give me some tips on editing, some suggested editing softwares (hopefully cheap, but if I turn out to be good at editing and decide to follow through with the idea I will most likely purchase final cut pro), and any know-how at all that will help get me started?
I hope to get my hands on a cheap, but quality camera and immediately start taking videos. Hopefully I'll get a cheap editing software and start making edits for practice and see where it goes from there!