Digital Non-Linear Desktop Editing

Digital Non-Linear Desktop Editing

by Sonja Schenk
     
 

ISBN-10: 1584500166

ISBN-13: 9781584500162

Pub. Date: 08/01/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Written for beginning and experienced filmmakers and video producers, this book is a complete guide to the concepts and tools of digital non-linear editing. The hands-on guidelines explain the concepts of editing and teach filmmakers working in postproduction how to use their traditional editing skills with new digital technology.

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Overview

Written for beginning and experienced filmmakers and video producers, this book is a complete guide to the concepts and tools of digital non-linear editing. The hands-on guidelines explain the concepts of editing and teach filmmakers working in postproduction how to use their traditional editing skills with new digital technology.

Using a series of editing tutorials and raw footage of actual productions, readers work through every step of the editing process from digitizing and structuring, to adding titles and compositing. These hands-on tutorials use popular editing tools including Speed Razor, Final Cut Pro, Avid Products, Pro tools, After Effects, and Ultimate; demos of many of these products are found on the companion CD-ROM and DVD-ROM. Features:

  • Practical Instruction on non-linear editing using real production footage provided on the companion DVD-ROM
  • Detailed Tutorials teach readers the entire editing process from editing short format projects, documentaries and feature films, to building a working soundtrack
  • Covers all digital output methods including Web (Flash, Real Video, and QuickTime), CD-R, DVD, Digital Video, Optical Tape, and EDLs
  • Explains how to set up your editing system including hardware and software
  • Covers the steps for getting started and explains how to get media into your computer � logging, digitizing, and capturing.
  • Details how to manage complex projects including networking, archiving, and working with several editors
  • Teaches how to add and mix music and sound, add sound effects, etc.
  • Includes a CD-ROM and a DVD-ROM with sample clips, demos, of popular editing programs, and other useful files. The DVD-ROM also includes raw footage for use in the editing tutorials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584500162
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
401
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I:
Getting Ready to Edit
Nonlinear Editing Software
Editing System Hardware
Putting it all Together
Setting up a Project
Digitizing your Media
Managing a Complex Project
PART TWO:
Editing
Creating a Rough Cut
Editing a Short Format Project
Editing a Feature Film Scene
Editing a Documentary
Building a Soundtrack
PART III:
Post-Post
Polishing the Soundtrack
Titles
Special Effects
Videotape Outputs
Audio Outputs
Film Outputs
Digital Outputs
Glossary

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