10Digital Filmmaking for Television and Film Presentations



For television shows that shoot on film, the editing process and flow remain the same as for a video originated show, but there are considerations when editing television for film-based, dual finish shows. Dual finish refers to generating both a video rate EDL and a film negative cut list. Television shows that shoot film do so for various reasons: to ensure that the production has the look of film and to allow easy transfer of original material to other video standards such as PAL or HDTV.

Generally, the concept of dual finish is more of an issue in NTSC, as shows destined for the PAL video market will most likely be shot at 25 fps ...

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