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Editing Dialogue

Editing Dialogue

Good editors tend to work viscerally; shot choice and cut points for dialogue scenes are chosen as often by instinct as they are by careful deliberation. So it’s not…

Room Tone – 28 Weeks of Post Audio Redux

Room Tone – 28 Weeks of Post Audio Redux

Editor’s Note: “28 Weeks of Post Audio” originally ran over the course of 28 weeks starting in November of 2016. Given the renewed focus on the…

Free moviola.com course for July: Writing dialogue

Free moviola.com course for July: Writing dialogue

Movie and TV characters don’t talk like us; they’re much more interesting. Our conversations are filled with gems like, “Did you see that thing last…

Avid PhraseFind: The Editor’s Secret Weapon

Avid PhraseFind: The Editor’s Secret Weapon

Phonetic dialog indexing tools add a huge layer of moviemaking magic. Now that Avid has released PhraseFind, an option for Media Composer, editors can complete that daunting, ever-growing task…