Focusing on the rough cut phase


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Focusing on the rough cut phase

Once you've screened your footage, taking detailed notes, and properly organized and labeled your footage in appropriate bins and folders, it's time to begin editing the rough cut. The rough cut is the fun part. It includes all the major story formation in which the editor constructs the scenes and assembles the narrative. Often, once the main project goals are defined the rough cut is constructed in relative separation from the film's other invested stakeholders in order to let the editor flesh out the documentary structure. Because of this the rough cut is often called the editor's cut.

Later in this course we'll discuss many elements of creating the rough cut. For now we'll just take a fairly high-level view of the story creation process. So after you've gone through some of the first stages in finding out the style, audience, and intention of the documentary, you should have a pretty good idea about how'd like to tackle the process in terms of the formation and ...

Focusing on the rough cut phase
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Focusing on the rough cut phase 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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