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Video Editing Basic Vocab

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1. The central pre-occupation of a film editor is to put themselves in place of the __________

2. Editing is __________.

3. Jump Cut = __________

4. The of the clips in your sequence as essentials for the __________

5. What are shadow cuts?

6. In the edit - the film is finding its __________

7. What were the two pictures of the editing machines?

8. The chronology of editing work

9. Where editors gather assets

10. Match Cut = __________

11. We want to __________ the quality of the editing work while __________ the amount of time it takes to get there.

12. Editing is the discovery of a __________.

13. Where are the plates in a 6 plate flatbed?

14. Juxtaposition is placing or dealing with items close together for...

15. How much time it took to edit a minute.

16. Production should be the __________.

17. Where editors view their work

18. Raison D'etre means

19. What is the number one prime directive?

20. Everything made upstream flows __________

21. What are the rules of engagement?

22. What are the two prime directives of news video editing?

23. What is the process of critiquing our work?

24. Where editors audition assets

25. Where editors juxtapose

26. Every shot:

27. What are some things we have in the digital age that we did not have in the analogue?

28. What does coverage mean in editing?

29. A creative solution to a technological problem

30. As we become more proficient - we become more ___________

31. What are some examples of shadow cuts?

32. As you write (or EDIT) - you are relating with the human __________ and human __________ forming an __________ with your audience - and owning their emotional __________ in your story.

33. What is the rule of 6? (in order)