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Video Editing Basic Vocab

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

2. What are the rules of engagement?

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

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

5. What are some examples of shadow cuts?

6. What is the number one prime directive?

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

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

9. What does coverage mean in editing?

10. Editing is the discovery of a __________.

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

12. Match Cut = __________

13. Every shot:

14. Where editors gather assets

15. What is the process of critiquing our work?

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

17. 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.

18. A creative solution to a technological problem

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

20. Production should be the __________.

21. What are shadow cuts?

22. Editing is __________.

23. Everything made upstream flows __________

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

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

26. Where editors juxtapose

27. Where editors view their work

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

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

30. Raison D'etre means

31. The chronology of editing work

32. Jump Cut = __________

33. Where editors audition assets