Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding transition effects, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9: Commercial Editing Techniques.
Now that we've added our stutter edits, our spot is coming along pretty well. …On more effect I'd like to consider is the use of transitions. …Let's take a look. I'm going to go into my pre-effect …sequence here, and you know, right now we've got hard cuts in between each and …every edit. And as we know, we have these four …distinct sections in the commercial. We have the first one, here, and then we …have our hero shot. And then we have another section here, …and then another hero shot, and so on and so forth. …I think I'd like to play with that, perhaps put a creative transition in …between each of these 4 sections, which we'd be going for here.…
Well probably nothing too overly complicated. …We're looking for simple, clean, pure, just like the brand message. …And I'm actually thinking that something that flashes a little light quickly, but …not over the top, might be a nice touch. We can just use the transitions that we …generate within Final Cut. But we can also use transitions from …
- What is commercial editing?
- Understanding the product's audience and intent
- Marking the best shots
- Laying out the visual structure
- Building an audio foundation
- Manipulating speed
- Adding transition effects
- Adding graphics, music, and voice-over
- Delivering the project and receiving feedback