An overview of the rough cut process


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An overview of the rough cut process

So we have gone through all the steps of evaluating the approach that we want to take in creating this documentary. We have done all the legwork in setting up our entire project in an organized way so that we can easily and effectively find our raw material. We are finally ready to start editing. But how should we begin? While there isn't any one right way to start out an edit, there are several approaches that many editors take. Let's lay out the basic process that we'll take in editing this documentary. Believe it or not, you may not want to dive immediately into the edit in Media Composer.

Many editors prefer to attack the general structure and flow of the edit first on paper, which is why this stage is called the paper edit. Once you've worked out on paper how your scenes will be arranged, it's not a bad idea to pre-create your sequences. It can become overwhelming to start editing an entire documentary in one sequence. So tackling one scene at a time ...

An overview of the rough cut process
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An overview of the rough cut process 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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