Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video The editing workflow, part of Creating a Short Film: 08 Editing.
- [Instructor] In this tutorial we're going to talk about…the actual workflow when working as an editor.…We'll dig into each step in this process more…as we go through this course,…so consider this just an overview.…The role of the editor often starts on set in production.…The editor can ensure that there is enough coverage…and on some films they can actually start editing…as soon as the first shoot date is complete.…The editing process in most modern workflows starts…by transferring the footage to a computer.…This is call off loading media.…This is usually done on set…by someone called a data wrangler.…
Once the footage is on the computer the first thing…that is done by either the editor or an assistant editor…is to organize the medial so that it's easier to edit.…Now this is time consuming…but unless your film is just a few seconds long…it's way worth the effort in the long run.…Then the editor creates what's called an assembly edit,…which is just a basic edit of the film.…An assembly edit is essentially putting…
- Telling stories with edits
- Syncing audio and video
- Matching eyelines
- Knowing when not to cut
- Controlling the pacing
- Controlling emotion with shot size
- Working with audio
- Creating a rough cut
- Creating end credits
- Rendering and output
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating a Short Film: 01 Producingwith Chad Perkins1h 6m Intermediate
Creating a Short Film: 07 Cinematographywith Chad Perkins4h 44m Intermediate
Creating a Short Film: 03 Pre-Productionwith Chad Perkins2h 13m Intermediate
Creating a Short Film: 05 Directingwith Chad Perkins2h 27m Intermediate
Creating a Short Film: 10 VFX Effectswith Chad Perkins4h 51m Intermediate
1. Understanding Film Editing
2. Preparing to Edit
3. In the Beginning
4. Editing Basics
5. The Art of Editing
6. Working with Audio
7. Refining the Edit
8. Creating End Credits
9. Editing The Assurance
10. Exporting to Other Processes
11. Rendering and Output
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