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Watch: Why Finding the Right Editor is So Important

Watch: Why Finding the Right Editor is So Important

“Kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings.” – Stephen King

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In the new world of the do-everything director/editor/shooter it’s hard to remember that just because we can do it all, doesn’t mean we should.  It’s important to get another set of eyes on your project since as the director, you can’t always see the forest for the trees. Filmmaking is a collaborative medium after all.

Above in “Post-Perfect with Gail Harvey,” the Episode 5 bonus feature of Raindance Step & Repeat, award-winning director Gail Harvey talks about how and when to build your team, and tactics to make sure that your edit is the best it can be. 

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