How To Edit A Documentary Film

How To Edit A Documentary Film

Day 1 on Teresa Palmer’s Documentary about the North Philly neighborhood Kensington. When editing, the selecting process for docs is usually very elaborate as interviews and scenes usually will be used across story acts. So it’s important to be creatively organized right from the start.

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