A clear-cut plan.
In pre-production, think over what type of match cut will enhance the mood of your footage. Research different match cuts by other filmmakers, and note what strikes you. Then apply it as inspiration for your work. Make sure you storyboard your ideas and create a shot list first to facilitate easier editing in post-production.
“Without a shot list, once you get to actual filming, you’ll get confused, and it’s not going to look the way you hoped,” Cann states. “So storyboard, get your shot list, make sure you know which way things are moving or what’s going to be the subject matter in the frame you’re going to match, and then in the next cut, make a note about that so they look similar.”
Create work that’s a cut above.
Once it’s time to edit, let Adobe Premiere Pro make your work as sharp as possible. With Scene Edit Detection, quickly identify cut points for your footage automatically to make it even easier to add your adjustments and modifications.
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The best tools can help you easily take advantage of artistic choices like match cuts to take your films and videos to the next level.