Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing dialogue: Part one, part of Audition: Mixing a Short Film.
At this stage of our project, we've taken the time to break out the original…Premiere sequence clips into all of our template tracks.…As you can see here, we've narrowed our session down to only the necessary clips,…and they're all neatly organized in the timeline,…checkboarding back and forth in the dialogue tracks between scenes.…In this movie, we'll explore some techniques that will help finesse these…newly organized clips into coherent dialogue tracks that play seamlessly through a scene.…First of all, let's look at one editing preference.…In Audition > Preferences > Multitrack, you'll see a checkbox for Automatically…crossfade overlapping clips.…
Let's leave that off for now so we can make some edits without crossfades.…Now, back in the timeline, the second scene in the movie is a pretty standard…dialogue track layout.…On the top track--Dialog 4--I've edited only the boom microphone source.…It's by far the most natural sound.…It does have a bit of room echo in it.…The two tracks below are the two lavalier tracks of the characters.…
This Adobe Audition course is an excellent companion to our video course Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro, which shows how to highlight a cause, express a point of view, and tell a story with Adobe Premiere Pro and some essential documentary editing techniques.
- Setting up your Audition workspace and project
- Exporting audio and video from Premiere Pro
- Editing dialogue
- Reducing hum
- Using background ambience
- Automating plugins
- Printing the final stems