Focusing on the picture lock workflow


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Focusing on the picture lock workflow

As some editors say, the film is mine until the fine cut. Reaching the fine cut means the film has entered a stage of intense collaboration. It is during this period that an editor must ensure that the film's story, direction, and style are in sync with the film's vision. This begins with a screening of the rough cut and proceeds through several more versions of cuts until picture lock. So, after you've completed the rough cut, you should screen it as much as possible and take very detailed notes on people's feedback, both good and bad.

You should not only screen it for a director and other stakeholders, but, also to general audiences that are not invested in the success of the film. Screening the film to people who are not too close to it can be extremely valuable in telling you what works and what doesn't. Now first, the editor usually works closely with the director to tweak, reorder, cut, and add scenes, combing through every shot and every sequence an...

Focusing on the picture lock workflow
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Focusing on the picture lock workflow 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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