Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting B-roll shots, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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Now that we've looked at our interview content in a detailed way, I went into at pass where…I look at all of the B-roll or observational content in a similar detailed way.…Now often these processes overlap.…It's not accurate that I only look at the interview and then only look at the B-roll.…In fact, it's necessary to massage these in order.…So I want to look at a specific part of the timeline where I noticed an opportunity during…our evaluation, but because we've changed the bites in this area, the things have changed,…and we need to adapt to what's really going on. So it's this shot right here.…
It follows the new bite from the chef, and it's this cash register shot.…Let's watch, and then we'll discuss some more.…(male speaker: I don't know how I'd run my restaurant without all these farms, that's for sure.…This is where the magic starts.)…So originally this found its way into the cut as a transition between the farmers market…and the restaurant.…In other words, purchase happens, and now we find ourselves at the restaurant with the food.…
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 Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and other footage
- Pulling selects and presenting ideas
- Building sequences and scenes
- Creating title graphics
- Animating images
- Adjusting b-roll shots
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files