Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Looking for stock footage using the Avid Marketplace, part of Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer.
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One common practice in documentary projects is using stock footage, which is video that…you acquire from a footage library.…Many filmmakers use it because it can often be less expensive and more convenient than…shooting brand new material.…Stock footage usually falls into two categories. Rights Managed, which is copyrighted footage…that you have to pay for and use within the parameters of the footage's license, and Royalty…Free, which is footage you pay a one-time price for and don't owe subsequent royalties to.…Now, there's a stock footage library maintained by a company called T3Media, which is a cloud-based…service that offers both Rights Managed and Royalty Free media.…
Fortunately, you can access it right inside media composer contained within the Avid marketplace.…Okay, so in my menu Bar up here, I have Marketplace, and I am going to go to Media Libraries.…And we have here a T3Media kind of launch page, and if you don't have an account, you…will go ahead and register for one.…I do, so I am going to go ahead and sign in. Okay.…
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