Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Reviewing all assets, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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We are getting close to the end of the editorial process, and there's something I like to do as a best practice.…I would also consider it an item of due diligence, a way to just kind of check that you haven't missed anything.…And it's pretty straightforward. It basically means when you're getting close to the end…and you're getting ready to lock picture, that you do a process where you go back to…your assets and you watch everything again.…In the case of long interviews, maybe you read the transcript again, and the idea is…just a check to see if you've missed anything good that you could now use.…
So I'm going to look at the B-roll. You can listen to the interviews on your own, but…open that B-roll bin, nice and big, and Premiere Pro does us a nice favor here, because it…indicates with the orange tags what's being used in the video.…So at a glance I'm able to see what's not being used because it's indicated with the white icon.…So that's useful, although you can't totally trust it because you never know if there…
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