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<ul><li><p>1 </p><p>Video editing Editing: Process of selecting, arranging, </p><p>and shortening scenes. Must decide needed shots, effects, sequence. </p><p>Most now are nonlinear editing systems. </p><p>Linear editing system </p><p>Playback Recorder </p><p>Character generator </p><p>Edit controller </p><p>Nonlinear editing system Can move video around on the </p><p>timeline. Does not have to stay in order. </p><p>Editing techniques </p><p>Fade: to black </p><p>Editing techniques </p><p>Dissolve: one shot to another </p><p>Editing techniques </p><p>Cut: direct transition </p></li><li><p>2 </p><p>Editing techniques </p><p>Wipe: one picture wiping off another picture </p><p>Editing techniques </p><p>Superimposition or a super: placing one image over another. </p><p>Ricky Telg Video instructor </p><p>Editing techniques </p><p>Key: two-source effect where a foreground image is cut into a background image and filled back in with itself. (Example: chroma key : cuts a given </p><p>color out and replaces it with another visual.) </p><p>A- &amp; B-Roll </p><p>Terms from the film days. B-roll is the visuals. A-roll carries the voice. </p><p>A-roll narrator (audio) </p><p>A-roll narrator (video) A-roll narrator (video) B-roll video B-roll video </p><p>Aesthetics of editing </p><p>Content and program flow Pacing Continuity Scene transitions </p><p>Content and program flow </p><p>Contextual flow of the program. The flow of ideas in a program is </p><p>normally determined by the script. Editor has discretion in some instances. </p></li><li><p>3 </p><p>Pacing </p><p>Speed or timing or rhythm of a program. </p><p>To maintain interest, pacing must be brisk. </p><p> Instructional use of television requires that the audience be given sufficient time to absorb new information. </p><p>Continuity Each shot (edit) within a scene must connect to the shots preceding and following it. </p><p>Scene transitions: Cuts vs. effects </p><p>Cuts: simplest, cleanest and most unobtrusive transitions available. </p><p>Dissolves: program changes. Examples, changes in time, location </p><p>Special effects: wipes and other techniques, mainly digital effects </p><p>Editing In the camera Could be all you need: A quick interview </p><p>or tour of a place that brings the person or location to your audience </p><p>Takes a little prior planning If a tour, perhaps coordinate how youll travel </p><p>through the area Tip: Try starting the angle of each new scene </p><p>a little differently than the shot that precedes it If an interview, confirm your audio is good and </p><p>consider ambient noise or loud areas. </p><p>Editing The art of putting it all together: Good </p><p>editing is helped by good planning. How complex of an editing program? </p><p>Very basic to very powerful programs available </p><p>What features do you really need? Software can be fun, or hard, to learn Do you have time to learn new software? Can your computer run the software? </p><p>Editing - Software Considerations: </p><p>Relatively easy to learn and use Do you need it to do more than the software that </p><p>comes with shoot-and-share cameras? Can it easily trim and edit video? Add titles and effects? Good, easy-to-follow tutorials? Demo available? Customer support? Community forum? </p></li></ul>