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Directing the Documentary, 5th Edition by Michael Rabiger

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Chapter 13Editing: From Start to Viewing the First Assembly

Editing a documentary is similar no matter whether the film is short or long. Of course, longer films require a more extensive filing system and are more difficult to structure successfully. Newcomers to editing, once they’ve mastered how to control the editing program, usually do very well. Most of the operations described here are the small-unit editor’s responsibility. In larger productions, the operations are distributed among specialists. It’s an excellent learning experience, though, to do most of the work yourself in the early stages of your learning.

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