Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding reaction shots, part of Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Now we've talked about cutaways in quite a lot of detail, but let's go deeper into the reaction shot.…Go ahead and step into 03-04 Reaction Shots, and what I have done here is just put one…clip on the main storyline, and I have placed a couple of reaction shots for you to work…with already as connected clips.…Now they're actually grayed out, and you don't see them, and you can gray out a clip or disable…a clip by simply selecting it and hitting the V key to enable or disable it, or you…can right-click on any clip and then you can choose to enable or disable it that way.…
So if it's enabled, you'll see the disabled option and of course vice-versa.…Now with the clips disabled, I'm going to go ahead and play the scene, and you can see…the need to cut away from Mr. Dalton.…(Mr. Dalton: My job now is to wear this suit, please clients, and make sure you do your job, nothing more, nothing less, understand?…Six p.m., deliver. Oh, and this design better--)…So obviously, it's too long on Mr. Dalton, and that's one reason you may want to cut…
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Preparing for the Edit
Preparing the interface4m 2s
2. Understanding the Workflow of Cutting a Narrative Film
Adding assets1m 50s
3. Editing a Dialogue Scene
4. Editing a Montage
5. Editing a Multicamera Shoot
6. Using Audio to Enhance a Scene
7. Finishing Techniques
Next steps2m 2s
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