Chapter 11

Editing

INTRODUCTION

In this chapter, after a general introduction to digital workstation editing and the overall scheme of sound editing and mixing, the specifics of editing for feature films are discussed. This is described before other types because feature films generally have the most elaborate soundtracks, and other forms use many of the same techniques at various levels of intensity. Next, a television sitcom and a documentary/reality production are described. Note that the methods used for each of these are meant to be indicative of certain working styles, which in fact are used across multiple genres. Information given in the documentary section on file management is just as valuable to feature film production, for instance, ...

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