Editing things together?
When editing footage together what is the best method to use? i.e. is ok to use a lot of small clips or reshoot and use bigger ones?
Great question. The best answer is that there is no "best". The story and pace of the scene you're looking for will all weigh in to your ultimate decisions. Watch the types of movies you're interested in making and learn from that.
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When editing a video, the more footage you have to work with the better! If you're limited on storage space, consider investing in an external hard drive to store all of your extra footage. I like to mix up shorter shots with longer ones to add visual interest.