Putting it all together: Completing the assembly edit


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Putting it all together: Completing the assembly edit

Okay, by now you've laid out the entire audio foundation for each scene in your documentary. You've added supplementary B-roll to help advance your narrative. You've included additional visual elements that help deepen your story, like montage editing, parallel editing, and process footage. You've established a structured film grammar to define your film style. Now it's time to bring the scenes together and add finishing touches for the rough cut. Now logistically, combining your scenes is as simple as just editing them together.

You just need a master sequence, and you need this to contain as many tracks as your scenes do. So I think the most number of video tracks that I have is at least one more, maybe two. So I'm just going to press Command+Y twice, or Ctrl+Y on a PC, and I think the most number of audio tracks I have in any one scene is four, so I'm just going to press Command+U twice more, or Ctrl+U on a PC, and instead of double-clicking on the sequence to load ...

Putting it all together: Completing the assembly edit
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Putting it all together: Completing the assembly edit 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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