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Avid ScriptSync Fuses Your Media to Your Scripts

One of the little-known secrets in narrative editing is Avid's Script-Based Editing interface. It allows editors to click on words in the script and jump right to the video dialog they're from. But the process is prohibitively time-consuming once dozens and dozens of transcripts start arriving. Now that Avid has released ScriptSync, an option for Media Composer, editors can sync script words to their video in seconds, rather than hours.

  • What is ScriptSync?
  • Script Supervisors and Film/TV Workflows
  • Documentary Workflows
  • Transcriptions - more vital than you realize
  • How to Use ScriptSync
  • Tips, tricks, and troubleshooting
Chris Bové is a craft editor, story editor and consulting script editor. He has edited over 400 hours of broadcast programming, independent documentaries, web content and bonus material.