How to Add Cutaways from B-Roll Footage in Final Cut Pro


show more Adding cutaways from B-roll footage provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9 show less
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Adding cutaways from B-roll footage

A good documentary combines an informative and concise narrative with compelling visuals. There are some really good B-roll footage in this project. And now that you've tightened up the story, you get to sprinkle in some of the pretty pictures that show what the storytellers are referring to in their interviews. While you can edit B-roll a thousand different ways, let's look at some things that will help guide you along your decision making process. First of all, there are several places throughout this rough cut where you took out ums and uhs. Anytime you have those little changes, you're going to get what we call a little jump cut.

Let's go down to the John Downey section and listen to this and just sort of watch his head bop in between the different edits. (John Downey: ...that he can. You know, it gives me something to think about too. You know, I mean, I like to put on my plates something which is equally as special as he is bringing to the market.) So obviously, we're goi...

Adding cutaways from B-roll footage
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Adding cutaways from B-roll footage provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9

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