Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Presenting the rough cut and receiving feedback, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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As much as rough cutting is an activity, something you do, it's also a milestone in the process,…an opportunity to get feedback and/or approval.…Now this can be a little controversial, because not all clients are really prepared to view a rough cut.…If they don't understand what a rough cut is or why it's rough, it can become sort of a risk/reward.…That's the way I would like to look at it.…Certainly I work with some editors that are very reluctant to share something rough, but…I would say that really depends on the circumstances.…
The potential advantage is to get constructive feedback and also in a business sense to get…approval of the rough cut, knowing that you're moving forward with a portion approved.…The risk is that you'll have a negative reaction from your client due to the overall roughness.…If your client doesn't understand what to look for in a rough cut, you may spend a lot…of time explaining, no, the audio is not really going to be like that or no, the titles are…going to be fixed, and you don't want to go down that path, that's the risk.…
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