Reversed screen direction
j. When matching video edits to audio edits, video edits should
normally occur at pauses in sentences or at the end of sentences and
k. When matching audio edits to video edits, sentences must end just
prior to video changes.
l. Shoot at least 10 seconds of heads and tails before and after any
Remember, equipment for video tape editing requires at least 5
seconds of good control track for editing.
m. Look for signs, symbols, and logos for establishing shots.
2. In theory, you should be able to have complete
control of the program, a
detailed script, and ideal shooting conditions.
In this case, you shoot
your sequences with such precision that virtually
no cutting or editing is
necessary. As you know, this is called cutting or
editing on the camera.
3. Perfect cutting in the camera is not usually possible.
Even in the
major production studios where shooting conditions are well controlled,
there is still a considerable amount of waste.
4. Mechanical or electrical errors, gawking subjects, scenes with poor
camera angles, missed lines, or lighting problems must