Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Trimming a match cut, part of Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements.
Earlier we identified a good opportunity for a Match Cut.…Do you remember these shots and how we talked about putting them together?…Remember that a match cut is a cut that plays like continuous action.…Let's watch how this is now. And you'll see that it's not really working yet,…but we can make it work.…So that's the opportunity, but it's not really flowing yet.…
In particular, my first concern is that she's moving to the left, and then when we…cut to her hands they are moving to the right.…Look at what I mean.…So my first adjustment is to get a little more of this clip to work with when…she starts to move back to her right.…I'm going to make a little space for myself and then extend this out. Let's see.…(video playing)…Great! And I don't really need this beginning part where she's going backward.…
(Female speaker: We aren't there. Women aren't in that process.)…Let's see, a little less coming in and a little more going out. You'll notice…that things are starting to sort of shrink, but we can fix that later.…
- 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
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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