Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing and fixing portions of the video frame, part of Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer.
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As we've been talking about throughout this chapter we're often presented with footage…that is less than ideal.…Sometimes you'll need to correct a portion of your video frame, whether that means fixing…scratches or color correcting and underexposed or overexposed area, or blurring faces for…people that didn't grant their image to be released.…All of this can be done quite easily with the Paint Effect.…Now for a full explanation of the capabilities of the Paint Effect you can feel free to take…a look at one of my other lynda.com courses, Editing with Compositing and Effects in Avid Media Composer.…
But here we'll just visit some of the most commonly used documentary centric Paint Effects.…All right, so I have my scene here of the farmers market, and I have a piece of footage…here near the end where I think the sky is a little blown out, it's just bright white,…and there's little blue tinges around the leaves.…So what I'd like to do is just make the sky, in general, just a very light blue, I think…that would look better.…
This course is part of a series that looks at Documentary Editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro and Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Exploring the documentary postproduction process
- Organizing footage and using searching techniques
- Setting up and using digital transcripts
- Building sequences and scenes to form the rough cut
- Adding effects to repair and enhance footage
- Fine-tuning the sequence to reach picture lock
- Receiving feedback
- Finishing the film with titles, color correction, and professional audio