Chapter 3. Defining Your Project

Defining Your Project

Before we get into all the juicy details of using RED equipment and configuring setups, you need to figure out what your project is and how that will impact working with the camera and shooting footage. You also need to think about what’s going to happen with your project once you enter postproduction.

You should consider attributes such as project length, editorial format, and final delivery format carefully before you shoot your first frame. Defining your completed project in as much detail as possible up front will save you a lot of time and effort when you put everything together later. It will also help guide ...

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