Dealing with multiple formats in a project


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Dealing with multiple formats in a project

Documentaries are complex, structurally yes, but also technically. As the documentary editor, you often live under the I'll take what I can get mentality, and it's up to you to tell the best story possible, using the materials you can acquire. Therefore, many times material will be shot on multiple cameras, with varying formats. Let's take a look at a couple of format discrepancies scenarios and talk about some ways to deal with them. All right, so here is my Intro scene and everything is looking great and just kind of serving everything's, ah, when I get to this shot and he looks a little stretched and squeezed definitely, not the correct shape we have these three people in a row and he definitely stands out.

So he's at the wrong aspect ratio. I can always check if I right-click on my Record Monitor here and say Project Aspect Ratio, 4 x 3 now he looks okay, when I'm in 4 x 3 and everyone else looks stretched and squeezed. So with documentaries, this is so, so common, you...

Dealing with multiple formats in a project
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Dealing with multiple formats in a project provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer

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