Chris Waddington Short Film Editing ProcessDuring the editing of my short film I encountered many different obstacles and challenges to makethe film look real and to the standard I wanted to achieve. One of the main challenges I faced wasthe shootout scene involving 2 guns and someone being shot. For this I had to add various effects,both visual and audio, to give it a real effect.I used some preset effects I already owned andadded a Muzzle Flash to the gun each time thetrigger was pressed. This made it more obviousthat the gun was being fired.Another effect that I used was the Gunshot sound which added to the effect and helps make thisscene much more dramatic. I synchronised this with the muzzle flashes and the pressing of thetrigger on the gun to make sure it was as realistic as possible.Both of the above effects were added in the programme, Adobe After Effects.Another one of the main effects I used throughout the entire film was a colour correction to give thefilm a darker, more sinister feel. Below you can see the before and after, and how the effect gave awhole new feel to the film.