Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a two-column script, part of Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer.
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Once things are looking good on paper, you may want to get started with your Radio Edit,…working out the audio foundation for each scene in your documentary. And that's fine.…If you're someone that just needs to get started, then by all means do so and skip to the next…movie in this chapter.…However, as you've no doubt caught on by now organization and preparation are a common theme…for effective documentary editing.…So I thought I'd throw one more big thing your way in case you wanted to really get…everything inline for your edit.…I'm talking about writing a script, specifically a two column script.…
This is common practice if you have transcripts of all of your interviews.…Now a two-column script is a documentary script with the left column tells us what we see…and the right column tells us what we hear.…Now this is just one possible format, but it's the one that we'll be exploring in this course.…So based on the Paper Edit we know we're going to need an intro and a conclusion and the…four main scenes in-between.…
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