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Mastering Adobe Premier Pro CS6 HOTSHOt by Paul Ekert

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Adding viewpoints

You've already added a lot of detail to the interview by using the cutaway shots and reconstruction shots in various J- and L-cuts. However, most interviews you see on TV will flick between the standard two shots (Two_Shot.avi is an example of this) and over the shoulder shots to create a sense of intimacy with the people on screen. It's often used to add reaction (nodding) shots from the news reporter.

In this next section you will use two over-the-shoulder clips, OS_at_Newsperson.avi and OS_at_Witness.avi, to add new viewpoints to your interview. You will achieve this using the Lift function, as well as the ever popular three- and four-point edits.

Engage Thrusters

Here you will create multiple viewpoints by cutting clips with ...

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