CHAPTER 24

Finishing, Mastering, and Distribution

Once you have a picture-locked film and a mixed sound track the big creative choices are over, but there is still some finishing work to be done and perhaps a few smaller creative considerations to think about before you transfer your film from your NLE system and onto a format that will allow you to send it out into the world.

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Digital Color Correction

The color correction tool found in many NLE systems is a powerful image correction device; it takes some time and patience to learn, but once mastered can put a truly professional and individualized polish on the look of your motion picture. ...

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