Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Performing an editorial evaluation, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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There is no exact definition of fine cutting or how it differs from rough cutting, but…it is the stage in between the rough cut and the picture lock for finishing.…So the emphasis is on editorial tweaking and timing.…Presumably, a good rough cut has most of your ingredients down on the Timeline, and fine…cutting is about watching closely and making improvements across the board.…In particular, I'm looking for issues of timing and editorial, that is content.…
And I'm not focusing on certain finishing issues such as color correction, final compositing, and audio mix.…The first step in fine cutting is really to take a close watch of where your cut is.…But remember, you're trying to tune in to editorial issues and timing issues and tune…out distractions like mix issues and color issues.…I'm going to go ahead and watch the entire Timeline, and I'm going to prepare my interface…to make it easy on myself.…
I'm going to collapse my tracks, set my Timeline so I can see as much as possible,…and then I may make my Viewer somewhat bigger.…
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