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Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies by John Carucci

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13

Making Your Movie

In This Chapter

arrow Creating your project

arrow Transferring media

arrow Working in the timeline

arrow Assembling the edit

arrow Getting audio levels right

arrow Using titles

After you have a lay of the DSLR land, it’s time to begin making your movie. But that process doesn’t involve just slapping a bunch of clips together and calling it a night. Well, it does, if you’re looking for the fast-food equivalent of a movie. You can go that route, or you can properly organize all of your elements. It’s sort of a pay now or pay later kind of thing.

The road to moviemaking bliss begins with creating a project for all the elements of your movie. That means you should gather all of the movie clips, audio, and photos that are relevant to the movie together in the same place. Understanding how to get those ...

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