Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Evaluating the piece for finishing goals, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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It's time to start our finishing process, and I wanted to quickly go over what are the…steps included in this part of the process.…First is the online edit or conform, and we don't actually need to do one of these in this case.…Online edits only take place when you've edited at a lower resolution, and now you have to…conform to the actual resolution of the piece.…This is happening less and less frequently, but it absolutely is a necessary step in finishing…if that is your workflow.…
Audio mix is probably--no not probably-- definitely the most important step here.…There is just nothing more distracting than when you can't hear what someone saying in a video.…Color correction really should be done on all video pieces, if nothing else then to…just smooth out the differences between different cameras or lighting conditions and shooting on different days.…It's subtle, but good color correction can lend a cohesiveness to your whole piece.…There's also pieces that get creative color correction and dream sequence or something…
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