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An Editor’s Guide to Adobe by Jeff I. Greenberg, Robbie Carman, Richard Harrington

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Chapter 5. Organizing Media

Editors are given the task of sifting through too much footage in too little time. Toss in the challenge of making difficult delivery dates, and you’ll soon see the cracks in the foundation. The greatest secret for success is to be organized and stay organized. Developing this discipline means that you can find footage when you need it, today and in the future.

There’s only one thing worse than coming back to a project that’s six months (or six years) old and wondering what is all this stuff and who did this? It’s realizing that the person who did it was you.

In this chapter, we’ll show you how to minimize this frustration, show you the power of working in the Project panel, and show you how to look at and find footage ...

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