Chapter 2. Basic Editing

Objectives:

Play clips

• Mark edit points

• Understand editing methods

• Create a new sequence

• Splice and overwrite in a sequence

• Remove shots from a sequence by lifting and extracting

• Locate audio edit cues

• Create subclips and storyboards

Congratulations! You’ve learned how to create and begin a project in Avid Media Composer. In this chapter, you’ll build on your knowledge and acquire basic editing techniques to further construct and manipulate your sequence.

Playing and Marking Clips

In Chapter 1, you learned how to play and stop clips using the space bar. In addition to this basic method, Media Composer includes a wide variety of ways to play and step through footage at multiple speeds and in multiple ...

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