Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Delivering the project, part of Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer.
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When all finishing stages of the post-production process are complete, you're going to need…to reassemble your finished elements in a new master sequence.…Then you've got to deliver the sequence to the specifications needed.…And really, these delivery requirements are so important to the post-production process,…so most good editors find this information out early as it can certainly influence your entire workflow.…Now, delivery requirements run the gamut, depending on who you're delivering the product…for and what they're going to do with it.…You might need to deliver a high-resolution file.…
If this is the case, you need to research the format and codec information that the…file needs to be delivered at. Or you might need to deliver a master tape.…Again, you'll need to research format and codec information, as well as tape stock requirements,…as well as leader requisites, like your bars and tone and slate and countdown.…Or you might have to prepare your project for a full online edit.…This is where you deliver the Avid project folder, along with the Avid media files folder…
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