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Exercise 7 Performing Advanced Editing > Exercise 7.4: Using Advanced Trimming ...

Exercise 7.4: Using Advanced Trimming Techniques

In this exercise, you will use asynchronous and bidirectional trimming to perform some complex trim operations on the Agent Zero sequence. During this module, practice reentering trim using the Alt/Opt key. It is especially useful when doing complicated trims, such as those in this exercise.

1. Open the AGENT MXZERO project and choose 201 > LESSON 7 DLG. EDITING > LESSON 7 SEQUENCES > PART 4: ADVANCED TRIMMING TECHNIQUES.

2. Go to 01:07:30:00 (approximately). The clip is surrounded by blue markers.

The producer wants to see more of the agent before cutting to the villain.

3. Before you trim, take a moment to recognize the inherent limitations on this trim:

image The action of the villain’s shot begins at the cut. Extend or dual-roller trim or sliding would affect that. In this scenario, you do not want to affect that.


  

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