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Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9
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Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9

with Abba Shapiro

Video: Welcome

Hi, I am Abba Shapiro, and welcome to Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X. In this course we'll look at the art of cutting together a narrative scene. I'll start by showing you how to customize the interface of Final Cut Pro, I'll show you some of the best practices in cutting between shots, and we'll edit a dialogue scene for flow and continuity. We'll also look at using Final Cut Pro X's Multicam feature to edit a scene shot with multiple cameras, and we'll explore how color and transitions can affect the impact of a film.
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  1. 27m 33s
    1. Welcome
      50s
    2. Using the exercise files
      2m 19s
    3. What you need to know about this course
      19s
    4. Reviewing the rough cut: Long version
      13m 7s
    5. Reviewing the rough cut: Short version
      9m 40s
    6. A word about Final Cut Pro X versions NEW
      1m 18s
  2. 7m 58s
    1. Preparing the interface
      4m 2s
    2. Setting preferences for narrative editing
      1m 59s
    3. Getting perspective by reviewing the rough cut
      1m 57s
  3. 21m 29s
    1. Preparing and importing media
      4m 6s
    2. Evaluating shots and performances
      5m 26s
    3. Adding assets
      1m 50s
    4. Understanding editing conventions
      10m 7s
  4. 48m 25s
    1. Planning an editing strategy
      3m 7s
    2. Editing dialogue: Building the basic assembly
      7m 45s
    3. Refining the assembly by adjusting timing
      4m 43s
    4. Adding reaction shots
      9m 3s
    5. Using alternative takes
      6m 21s
    6. Using split edits
      9m 24s
    7. Simplifying your timeline
      2m 27s
    8. Grouping clips together
      3m 35s
    9. Reviewing the first cut
      2m 0s
  5. 14m 52s
    1. Understanding the purpose of a montage
      1m 50s
    2. Selecting and organizing clips
      2m 51s
    3. Laying down and organizing the base
      3m 53s
    4. Exploring montage editing techniques
      6m 4s
    5. Reviewing the first cut
      14s
  6. 24m 27s
    1. Creating a multicam clip
      3m 31s
    2. Cutting multicam
      5m 0s
    3. Using cutaways
      7m 11s
    4. Polishing
      5m 51s
    5. Reviewing the first cut
      2m 54s
  7. 23m 28s
    1. Preparing to fix audio
      4m 21s
    2. Replacing location audio
      7m 24s
    3. Replacing and repairing the dialogue track
      2m 52s
    4. Building a soundscape
      7m 39s
    5. Reviewing the first cut
      1m 12s
  8. 20m 34s
    1. Transitioning between scenes
      6m 13s
    2. Using effects to create a flashback
      3m 43s
    3. Using color to enhance a scene
      6m 7s
    4. Cutting down the rough cut
      1m 18s
    5. Understanding finishing steps
      1m 23s
    6. Looking at your visual arc
      1m 50s
  9. 2m 2s
    1. Next steps
      2m 2s

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3h 10m Intermediate Nov 29, 2012

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How shots are assembled, performances are revealed, and images are ordered are a few of the ingredients that turn a good film into a great film. This course shows filmmakers and film editors how to make critical creative and technical decisions and dynamically present their vision with Final Cut Pro. Author Abba Shapiro illustrates important techniques for putting shots together to create a short film, covering the entire post-production process—from organizing footage, crafting scenes, and editing dialog, to building montages and adding music. Each step of the process is rich with object lessons that are applicable to situations editors face in the real world.

Topics include:
  • Preparing and importing your media
  • Evaluating shots and performances
  • Incorporating additional assets like images
  • Editing a dialog scene
  • Adding reaction shots
  • Using alternative takes
  • Editing a montage
  • Selecting and organizing clips
  • Enhancing a scene with audio
  • Replacing location audio or a dialogue track
  • Transitioning between scenes
  • Using creative color and effects
Subjects:
Video Video Editing Projects
Software:
Final Cut Pro
Author:
Abba Shapiro

Welcome

Hi, I am Abba Shapiro, and welcome to Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X. In this course we'll look at the art of cutting together a narrative scene. I'll start by showing you how to customize the interface of Final Cut Pro, I'll show you some of the best practices in cutting between shots, and we'll edit a dialogue scene for flow and continuity. We'll also look at using Final Cut Pro X's Multicam feature to edit a scene shot with multiple cameras, and we'll explore how color and transitions can affect the impact of a film.

We'll be covering all of these features, plus plenty of other aesthetic and technical editing strategies with Final Cut Pro. Now, let's get started with Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X.

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