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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 4th Edition by David K. Irving, Peter W. Rea

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Chapter 18

Finishing/Online/Laboratory

I don’t think people should overlook the credit sequence. From the time the film starts I wanted to get you “locked in.” If you are making a certain kind of film like a thriller, make sure your titles have some sort of feel or something that gets you set. It could be subtle, but it gets you set for what you are about to do. A director is responsible for everything from the opening to the close. You are telling a story so I want to control your experience from the time you watch it to the time you finish.

Be’ Garrett

DIRECTOR

The Finished Look

The picture is locked, the soundtrack has been mixed, and your film is ready to be finished. What remains to be done is to create a professional and individualized ...

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