Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring previsualization materials, part of Introduction to Video Editing.
- There are many previsualization tools…that editors can use to get acquainted…with the footage, the production experience,…and the general plan for the story of the film.…We're going to be taking a look at a couple…of previous materials, including the film treatment,…the storyboard, and the shot list.…All of which are tools for the production team…for the shoot.…We'll also take a look at the camera report…and the shoot notes, which tell us how everything…actually went on the shoot, shot for shot.…Now, most films certainly also have a script,…but this one doesn't, because it's very short,…and doesn't have dialogue.…
But if you want more practice editing…a scene using a script, you can check out any…of the narrative scene editing courses…in the Lynda.com library.…These are intermediate level courses though,…so save them for when you've had a little bit more time…to master the software.…First, let's look at the film treatment.…Before we do, let me just say…that the film treatment basically reads like…a short story in present tense,…
- Exploring an editor's role in storytelling
- Understanding film grammar
- Learning when to follow and when to break editing "rules"
- Exploring shot and lens movement, as well as timing and pacing
- Getting to know video editing software
- Editing narrative scenes
- Editing documentaries
- Looking at the role of sound design, effects, and color correction
- Next steps for training and development
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Premiere Pro: Documentary Editingwith Jason Osder3h 48m Intermediate
Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x: Documentary Editingwith Diana Weynand2h 56m Intermediate
1. Exploring Story
What is story?2m 47s
2. The Grammar of Editing
3. Exploring Nonlinear Editing Applications
4. Editing a Short Narrative Scene
5. Editing a Short Documentary
6. Understanding Additional Post-Production Processes
Next steps2m 30s
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