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Now that I've tweaked the structure and the interview, I want to take a pass where I really focus on the cover shots and the B-roll. Remember that earlier we identified some opportunities in the B-roll. And essentially, what I want to do now is go through the whole piece, heightening the use of each piece of B-roll so that we get the most out of it. It doesn't matter if I previously identified it as an opportunity or not. Everything needs to get a careful once-over at this point.
Again, you may want to take the time to watch your piece in full and make some notes. The first thing I noticed in my piece is I think there's an opportunity to take some of these tool shots. (Female speaker: A rare medium) And move them back to this area so we hear her voice first over the tools. (Female speaker: My favorite thing in the world is actually being a participant.) I think that's going to be nice, so I'm going to take at least two, maybe all three of these shots and slide them up toward the front of the bite.
Now I'm going to need to do something about this cover here, but for now I think I'll use this, staying with the Tool theme. As you can see, one tweak often leads to another tweak. And it's not unusual to create gaps, close them, and shorten your timeline a little bit. I'm going to take absolutely everything and use it to close that gap. And so on, through the entire cut, I'm focusing on how the B-roll shots go together and especially how they go with the interview.
For instance with this bite-- (Female speaker: We start early in the morning choosing our colors, choosing the color of the vessel. (We want the palette to--) I want to make sure that I get it in good proximity to these other shots. I think it would be nice if it came in a little earlier, for instance. And that's the idea, combing through the entire timeline to make the most out of every cover shot. How it goes with the cover shots around it, and how it goes with the interview.
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