Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Identifying editing opportunites, part of Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements.
Our assembly edit is almost complete. And as I've been editing, I've noticed a few…editing opportunities.…These are places in the footage where I can just tell that they are going to…fit together well.…The final thing I want to do on the assembly cut is recognize some of these…opportunities and start to build on them.…Let me show you what I mean.…This shot, combined with this shot and this shot, I think will make a nice part…of that process scene, because they will work like match cuts, especially this…one and this one.…
A match cut is an edit that plays like continuous motion.…So although these may have been shot at different moments, I think I can cut them…together so that they look like the same moment.…I'm not going try to perfect this now in my assembly edit. I just want to group…these shots together so when I come back for refining, I recognize my intention.…In this case I want to put this shot first, followed by this shot,…and then this one.…
If I play these back, they're not going to be perfect, but we're going to get the…
- Importing and evaluating footage
- Planning the edit
- Marking and adding clips to the timeline
- Creating cover shots with video tracks
- Trimming clips
- Adding and refining transitions
- Adding a title and a lower third
- Incorporating still images
- Setting audio levels
- Creating a DVD
- Posting to YouTube
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Premiere Pro CS5.5 New Featureswith David Basulto27m 7s Intermediate
1. Organizing and Ingesting Footage
2. Assembling Footage on the Timeline
Trimming interview shots2m 48s
3. Refining the Cut
4. Titles and Graphics
5. Finishing Steps
6. Digital Distribution
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