Cut by Cut: Editing Your Film or Video

Cut by Cut: Editing Your Film or Video

by Gael Chandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 094118899X

ISBN-13: 9780941188999

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions

Learn how skilled editors can turn raw footage into polished art for film, television, or web. With practical project guidelines and advice on organizing digital and film cutting rooms, and much more.

Overview

Learn how skilled editors can turn raw footage into polished art for film, television, or web. With practical project guidelines and advice on organizing digital and film cutting rooms, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941188999
Publisher:
Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
6.83(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tablesix
Forewordx
Preface: The Practical Alchemy of Editingxii
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Permissionsxiv
Introduction: Stepping Aboard and Navigating the Bookxv
Stage ISetting up and Organizing
Introduction1
Part 1How to Set up Your Project for Postproduction
Introduction2
1Decisions, Decisions: Get Started on the Right Path through Postproduction3
Appendix AProject Checklist22
Appendix BPicture Flowchart23
2Choosing Your Editing System25
Part 2How to Prepare Dailies for Editing
Introduction50
3Organizing for Editing: Common Cutting Room Practices51
4Preparing the Digital Cutting Room for Editing73
5Preparing the Film Cutting Room for Editing97
Appendix CShow Schedule Form119
Appendix DTape Log Form120
Appendix EFilm Footage Conversion Chart121
Appendix FStage One: Budget Form for Dailies122
Stage IIEditing Practices and Procedures
Introduction125
Part 1From First Cut to Final Cut: How to Approach the Footage
Introduction126
6To Cut or Not to Cut: Where to Cut and Why127
7Editing Challenges and Process157
Appendix GTape Show Continuity Form180
Appendix HFilm Show Continuity Form181
Part 2How to Edit on a Digital System or Film
Introduction182
8Key Editing Techniques of the Digital Cutting Room183
9Key Editing Techniques of the Film Cutting Room208
Appendix IStage Two: Budget Form for Editing225
Stage IIICompleting Your Project
Introduction227
Part 1Sound, Music, and the Mix
Introduction228
10Sound Design and Process229
11Editing and Mixing Sound and Music249
Appendix JCreate your own Sound Flowchart271
Appendix KCreate Your Own Music Flowchart272
Appendix LADR Cue Sheet273
Appendix MStage Three: Budget Form for Sound, Music, and the Mix274
Part 2Finishing
Introduction276
12Finishing on Tape, Disk, and the Web277
13Finishing on Film310
Afterword330
Appendix NStage Three: Budget Form for Finishing331
How to Find an Editing Job333
Resources338
Glossary346
Bibliography364
Index367

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