Join Lonzell Watson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using markers, part of Final Cut Express 4 Essential Training.
Markers are great way to designate an area of interest in the program. Perhaps…you want to make a note that a specific title or graphic needs to be inserted…in the given point or an audio effect needs to be placed in a specific area.…Placing a marker in a Final Cut Express sequence is as simple as parking the…playhead within the Timeline at the point where you wanted to be and going to…Mark > Markers > Add. Or simply pressing M on the keyboard. You can also load…clips into the Viewer and place markers from there with the Add Marker button.…
A disclosure triangle well then appear next to the clip in the Browser allowing…you to see all the markers that are contained in that clip.…To create a marker with a note, tap the M key twice and the Edit Marker box…will appear. Type in a note into the Comment field and press OK. As you can…see, the Marker shows in the Canvas window. When you are ready to delete the…markers, select them and press Command+Tilde on the keyboard.…Adding markers is a great way to pinpoint specific frames that needs special…
- 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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