Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using primary corrections to protect for Broadcast Safe, part of Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X.
If you're on a broadcast workflow, or even if you're just trying to make your…footage look its best, broadcast legality should be a big concern of yours.…What Broadcast Safe really means is that the video signal, both Luma, Chroma, and…other measurements, meet a broadcaster's specific requirements.…The first line of defense in creating a broadcast-legal shot is by using a…primary correction, or a correction that affects the entire shot.…That's what we're going to talk about in this movie.…But, we'll also take a look at using the Broadcast Safe effect here in Final Cut Pro X.…Let's take a look at this first shot here in the Timeline.…I'll skim through it and you can tell that it looks all right.…Let's verify what's going on with the video signal by opening up the Videoscopes.…
To open up the scopes, I'll use the keyboard shortcut Command+7.…Then up here in the Scopes window, let me click into the Settings menu and…choose to display the Waveform scope.…I'll click back into the Settings menu and make sure that I have the Luma option…
- Understanding the video scopes
- Using Balance Color and Match Color
- Fixing under- and overexposed clips
- Expanding contrast
- Controlling saturation
- Using color and shape masks
- Creating looks with primary and secondary corrections
Skill Level Beginner
1. Color Correction Tools in Final Cut Pro X
2. Making Primary Corrections
3. Creating Looks with Primary Corrections
4. Making Secondary Corrections
5. Creating Looks with Secondary Corrections
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