Editing an Interview

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Student Samples



  • Understand and demonstrate film editing techniques and common theories by editing an interview for the intended audience of students ages 14 to 18.
  • Must be age appropriate; no swearing or drugs or alcohol reference may be included


Making the Right Editing Choices with Walter Murch

Terms and Concepts


(showcase many of these skills in your editing choices and explain where you performed these in the What I Learned section of the blog post)

  • Organize Files
  • Import Footage
  • Work with Proxy Media
  • Create a Sequence
  • Add a Title
  • Add Audio
  • Adjust Sound Quality
  • Align Audio Clips
  • Separate Audio from Video
  • Make Color Adjustments
  • Change Specific Color
  • Match Color
  • Apply Visual Transition
  • Apply Audio Transition
  • Customize Transitions
  • Edit Slide Show
  • Apply Effects
  • Apply Filters
  • Export File Sizes and Types
  • Export to YouTube

Editing Tutorials

  • Adobe Premiere Tutorials (Beginning and Advanced)
    • All tutorials are linked below in the time line and resources sections


  • Blog posts with embedded video from YouTube of the various editing techniques demonstrated and explained


  • Coming soon…


  1. Create blog post titled, Editing an Interview
    • Create headings for:
      • Summary
      • Terms and Concepts
      • Collating Files and Storyboard
      • Project Skills Evidence
      • What I Learned
  2. Explore the editing worksheets
  3. Examine the Adobe Premiere Tutorials (Beginning and Advanced)
  4. Watch and take notes on Editing Documentaries and Interviews with Premiere Pro Part 1
  5. Review the list of questions which is in the assets folder on the server
    • Pick 3 questions to include in the edited version
  6. Organize (or Collate) the clips you want
  7. Create the editing log for the project, upload to Flickr, and embed in post 
  8. Decide on titles, font(s), and transitions you will want on screen
  9. Storyboard each shot, with final edits in mind, upload to Flickr, and embed in post
  10. Edit shots in Adobe Premiere
  11. Export film, upload to YouTube, and embed in blog post
  12. Complete Summary section of the blog post
  13. Complete What I Learned section of the blog post


  • Paper storyboards
  • Adobe Premiere

Editing Tools Resources

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