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Offline musicbyghost

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Music Video Post Production workflow
« on: February 25, 2013, 06:08:24 PM »
Hey all,

i realize this is the type of question that many people will answer differently, but what is your workflow for editing together your music video's? I've got a lot of footage to condense for my first proper music video and i'm curious to see how other people work.

i've edited together a few music promo's and related video's but this will be my first full music video. i have a lot of great footage to get through and I already have a few idea's, it's been totally left in my hands to put together and they're in no rush either. (bonus!)

I've heard people line up all the footage onto separate timelines in editing software then start to cut through it all, that sounds appealing. What do you do?

I'm on Premiere Pro & After Effects if that makes a difference to what you'll say.



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Re: Music Video Post Production workflow
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2013, 07:18:14 AM »
Well having never made a music video, I think my first step would be synchronizing the footage I have of people singing/playing instruments to the studio recorded version of the song, leaving blank space anywhere I don't have video of someone actually singing. Then I'd decide where the other footage I have (of people not singing) would fit nicely between the spaces, as well as deciding if a particular shot is on screen too long, and therefore needs to be cut and replaced with a filler-type shot.

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Re: Music Video Post Production workflow
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2014, 07:20:49 PM »

So. How was this video shot? Sync audio?

Hopefully you have that, without it you're toast.

Workflow: One big project. One big sequence. Sync tracks. Cut multicam. Export.

That's the simple version. More detail is needed for more detail.
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