Adding shots using Overwrite


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Adding shots using Overwrite

As we saw in the last movies Splice is a great tool to quickly add shots to the Timeline. Overwrite is another very useful tool that you can use to not only add, but also replace material in the sequence. You need to do both in conjunction with one another to properly build any sequence. As you can see I've continued to add several shots to my Timeline here using Splice. And I'd like to start by demonstrating Overwrite in a way that is very similar to Splice. I am going to go ahead and go to the end of this sequence, again by Ctrl+Clicking or Command+Clicking, like so.

I go ahead and open my Montage Selects bin. And find a shot we haven't used yet. Let's do this one. So I am going to have an in and an out, which I've already set in my source. Again, my position indicator is acting as my end point in the record or my Timeline. I am going to perform the Overwrite, which is this red arrow, which corresponds to the B key.

As you can see it behaved exactly like Splice. It ad...

Adding shots using Overwrite
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Adding shots using Overwrite provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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