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Re: How I would edit a multi camera shoot

By pissingtheyellowfantastic | "pissingtheyellowfantastic" <pissingtheyellowfantastic@...> | pissingtheyellowfantastic
August 6, 2004 | Post #566 | Topic #546

This might be easier. Use a camera flash on stage or at a point all the cameras can see at the beginning of every tape. Just line up your tracks in the editing prog. of you choosing, and keep the best audio. The flash is probably more invisible to the audience than a hand clap depending on your shoot. --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Steve Garfield <steve@o...> wrote: > How I would edit a multi camera shoot: > > Everyone starts their video cameras, and then one person makes a loud > hand clap. > > When you digitize the video, you lay it down on multiple tracks. > > Then you line all the videos up on that one clap. > > If one of the audio tracks is better than all the others, you can use > that one and then shut off the others. > > Next you scrub through the video to choose which shots you want. > > If at any time you want to select the other audio for clarity, you can > cut out the main audio track and let the secondary track show through. > > That's just how I would do it in FCP. > > Other editors have a multi camera function that would make it even > easier. > > --Steve > > > On Aug 5, 2004, at 4:38 AM, M. Sean Gilligan wrote: > > > If enough people bring DV cams with tripods, we could set them up at > > different angles, leave them running (for the first hour) and then > > figure out a way of synching time code so we could edit the > > conversation from different perspectives to make a vblog summary. > > (disclaimer: I have no idea how the pros do this.) This could be > > surefire way of getting the hotel to kick us out... > --------- [ Please Note ] --------- > If my email hosting service is rejecting your replies, please give me a > phone call. > > It's not you, it's them!