Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Trimming interview shots, part of Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements.
One thing I like to do in the editing process is work with my interview on…the timeline.…When I first put these interview clips down, I did it very quick and dirty.…I wasn't paying a whole lot attention to the details, just the big picture.…But now that I have a few selected pieces on the timeline, I've watched it…through a few times, and I've seen where the editorial opportunities are--…in particular, this shot that's now in third position following my guideline.…I think this should be the very first interview bite.…
Listen to how it starts.…(Female speaker:--favorite thing in the world is actually being a participant in this incredibly rare medium.)…I think that's going to work nicely and she goes on to talk about being a woman…in the business and it's very nice.…So, I am going to slide this up to the front.…I think I may have to make some room first.…So, it's going to slide a little out-of- the-way, just this one to the front of…the stack, and now I actually have my beginning.…
At the end of this bite...…
- 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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