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16mm Film Cutting by John Burder

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Augmenting Original Film

 

In the course of cutting your film you may sometimes have to use stock library shots. Sometimes the cost of shooting a scene may prove prohibitive, so a library stock has to be used instead. Perhaps the film you are cutting needs a few shots of the harbour at Hong Kong. The production budget is unlikely to allow for a camera crew to go out and shoot just a few establishing shots. So library stock material may have to be used instead. Some of the larger film production organisations have their own libraries of stock shots. If the film you are cutting is not being produced for a company with a library you witl have to obtain stock shots from outside sources.

Ordering stock footage

First, contact the library and give ...

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