Join Lonzell Watson for an in-depth discussion in this video Three-point editing, part of Final Cut Express 4 Essential Training.
Although storyboard editing is a quick and easy way to visually arrange your…story than edit it to the Timeline, three point editing is the most…conventional way to lay down and edit. And it's performed exactly the way it…sounds; by designating three edit points before editing it to the Timeline.…We will discuss the most conventional way first by placing an in and out-point for…the action within the clip and placing an in-point in the Timeline to designate…where the edit will take place in the actual program. Later we will dive into…the other possibilities of using the three point editing method when we will…discuss back timing a clip.…
As I mentioned before, arranging your clips by storyboarding is very useful…when visualizing your show. And you can still do that to set up your three…point edit. But this time, before I drag my clips to the Timeline, I am going…to set in and out-points for my first clip in the Viewer. Double click on the…first clip to load it into the Viewer. You can use either the J, K, L keys to…
- Adjusting the workspace and preferences for any video creator
- Bringing content in from outside sources, including tape, photos, and iMovie '08 projects
- Creating a story through storyboarding, editing with audio cues, and setting transitions
- Understanding the difference between Final Cut Express and Final Cut Pro
- Using LiveType 2 to create engaging titles and credit rolls
- Performing background replacements with chroma keying
- Creating effects with FX plug-ins
Skill Level Beginner
Q: After changing the Mac OS X Expose keys to dashes as instructed in the tutorial, the Expose keys -F9, F10, and F11- retain their Expose functions and override the Final Cut keyboard shortcuts. Why have the keys kept their original functions?
A: After setting the Expose Settings to dashes, go into the Mac OS X System Preferences and choose Keyboard. Once there, click on the Keyboard tab, then click to check the box "Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys.” This should release F9, F10, and F11 from their Expose functions and allow them to be uses as editing keys in Final Cut.
Final Cut Pro 7 Essential Trainingwith Abba Shapiro6h 24m Beginner
Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Effectswith Larry Jordan9h 7m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Final Cut Express
2. Understanding the Interface
3. Importing Footage
4. Putting the Story Together
5. Fine-Tuning the Edits
6. Editing the Audio
7. Adding Video Transitions
Adjusting video transitions5m 27s
8. Correcting Color
9. Creating Effects
10. Adding Titles
11. Delivering the Story
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