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Abrupt Edit


"Abrupt Edit” refers to an incomplete transitional effect or hard cut that is not creatively intended.


Abrupt Edit impacts the content quality of the asset.  The content producer’s creative intent will be altered as well as taking the member out of a seamless viewing experience.

Severity Structure:




Shot cuts abruptly and in a manner that is inconsistent with the normal flow of a scene. Incorrect frames or entire shots appear out of sequence.  

How to Prevent:

Review all edit points and transitions for mis-timed cuts.

Ensure that video and audio are the same duration on the timeline.


Incorrect video must be replaced or edits must be adjusted to make transitions less abrupt.

Extend/ trim edits as needed and re-export.

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