Matching action


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Matching action

This next concept referred to as matching action or sometimes cutting on action is when we take two different camera angles and we cut between them. In order to do this, the actors have to be basically doing the same exact thing. I directed a music video for these guys. These are the Zen Chemists, a rap group from Seattle. Here we go. He is like rapping away, and I have this medium shot that I believe was locked down with a tripod. Yeah it actually looks a lot more steady than I can hold the camera. He kind of does these things with hands, where he is like, "no way." And then I did another shot, which was hand-held, and it's kind of like all up in his face like this.

He did the same exact thing. They're rapping for the same song and the same part. He does the same thing with his hands, "no way" again. So in order to change camera angles, what I wanted to do is cut on that action. And that's how we create what are called invisible cuts. I have already creat...

Matching action
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Matching action provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS5 Essential Training

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