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Establishing a solid workflow can help eliminate wasted time, make you more profitable, and result in a better product.
Next Lesson: Acquisition.
Whether you are a solo act, or working on a production team, acquisition is a pretty straight-forward process. The goal is to make sure you have everything you need to get the job done.
Next Lesson: Organization.
Organization is a key component for streamlining your edit workflow, and having the right procedures in place will help you stay focused on creating the best project possible.
Next Lesson: Backup
Whether it's video shot on location, or original audio from an actors performance, these things are irreplaceable. Backing up all your assets is an essential part of every workflow.
Next Lesson: Do you need to transcode?
As higher resolutions and bitrates push the limits, and new formats pop up to challenge our systems and software, you may need to transcode your footage to make it compatible with your system.
Next Lesson: Raw Files.
Working with raw files may be slightly more complicated, but it's a small price to pay for the extra control you'll get.
Next Lesson: Video Workflow Overview.
There is no one size fits all workflow for every editor and project. Choosing the right workflow can help save time and result in the best end product.
Next Lesson: Pre-Edit Tasks.
Before you start laying footage on your timeline, there are some pre-edit tasks that can help streamline your workflow. Narrow down your footage to the good stuff and save yourself time when you finally get started.
Next Lesson: Single and Multi-Application Video Workflows.
Video workflows can vary for each project you do. Find what works best for your project to best most efficient and create the best possible end product.
Next Lesson: Rough Cut to Picture Lock
The right steps for great editing are not always the same, but following the path of experienced editors is a great place to start your workflow.
Next Lesson: Audio Workflow Overview.
Great audio production is a key component of professional video. Having a solid workflow helps you get better results in less time.
Next Lesson: Single and Multi-Application Audio Workflows.
Next Lesson: Temp Audio to Polished Mix
Once you've decided on your audio workflow, it's time to get to work. Dialogue, sound effects, music, and mixing are all essential for creating professional video.
Next Lesson: Delivery Overview
When all your video and audio components have come together to create a finished project, there is one final step, delivery.
Next Lesson: Video and Audio Export Options.
When you open an export menu, you are confronted with many options. If you want full control over the quality of your export, there are some key settings you need to know about.
Next Lesson: Conclusion.
There isn't one right path for getting from shooting to delivery, but a well organized and efficient workflow that fits your project is essential.
Begin the journey of starting your own video business. This overview will show you the topics that will be covered, and introduce you to successful business owners with valuable advice.
Next Lesson: Do you have what it takes?
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Running a business requires a whole host of skills to be successful. Discover the key questions to ask yourself before you put your financial future on the line.
Next Lesson: Pros and Cons
Learn the pros and cons of starting and running a business, so you can determine whether the potential upside outweighs the potential downside for you.
Next Lesson: Hobby or Business?
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