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Hour 7. Adding Audio > News-Style Editing: Using Cutaways with Sound Bites

News-Style Editing: Using Cutaways with Sound Bites

The task here is to place a cutaway over the edit point of two adjacent sound bites. This is a practical and frequently used technique that requires even a bit more manual labor.

Now it's time to use your video clips. What would work best are two sound bites from the same person that you want to place back to back. If you don't have two such clips, you can use any two clips (plus a cutaway) just to get a feel for how this works. For instance, two soccer goals plus a crowd shot cutaway will work well. Make sure all three clips have video and audio. Here are the steps to follow:


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