what are you supposed to when you have very little control over the edit? I know i should be more forceful in defending my decisions on the edit, but when the client views it and asks for numerous changes and insists on certain shots being taken out/included what are you to do? I've had a perfectly nice video turned into a glorified powerpoint presentation today and am feeling thoroughly fed up and frankly upset. If it wasn't a lucrative contract i'd have told them to shove it up their...ahem Finally got the sign off by client sighing and saying, "yes, that will do" <-- almost perfectly matches my facial expression. Not wishing to get primma donnaish but really not happy. Are we just glorified button pushers, slicing up clips in Final Cut? Maybe i'm just a bad editor.