Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Researching background and history, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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Now that we've taken a look at both the interviews and the observational shots there is one more…content element that I want to evaluate, and that's these historical scans.…They're all right here in the exercise files under original scans, and I want to open all…three, but I want to open them in Photoshop, which is going to be a better way to make…that evaluation than inside Premiere.…I have a few goals in mind for these historicals, so let's think about those goals first.…
First of all, I think these can add some variation to the look, it's really nice to have that…beautiful footage, outdoor footage, Farmers Market footage, but I think when we go to…these historical stills it's going to provide some variation that will be kind of nice.…Second, as I look at the content here certainly my favorite thing is this picture of BD, I…already know BD is a main character, and when you can take him back into his past visually…that's going to just up the ante on that connection we want to make with the viewer.…
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