Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Altering your story's "look" using the Color Board, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Making your clips look their best may seem like a technical job, but as a…storyteller, it's important to make your clips look as good as they can so your…audience isn't distracted by something as easy to fix as say, color balance.…But there are other ways you can impact the look and feel of your clips that…will support and enhance your story.…Let's take a look.…In the Project Library, let's open the Color project.…This project contains a clip of Paul and four cutaways covering a portion to…describe a portion of what he's saying.…
Let's take a look at what he's saying, and the clips that match his audio.…(Video Playing) Paul: So what was the risk?…There was no risk. It was clear. It was clear that all the pieces of the puzzle…were there if you focus on people. If you focus on product then the risk was incredible,…the risk was a seventy five thousand dollar risk. But when you see all these pieces come…together, you know, in a certain kind of way, and you know that the one thing…that's missing is you. And the story has come to you and you're ready.…
- Identifying story elements
- Finding the essence of a story
- Importing folders and stills as keyword collections
- Using keywords to make clips accessible
- Prepping clips for editing
- Developing story diversity
- Sculpting the story within the timeline
- Fine-tuning edits
- Organizing separate story segments into independent storylines
- Recording a narration track
- Adding sound effects
- Applying effects to enhance story elements
- Adding freeze frames
Skill Level Intermediate
Premiere Pro CS5.5 New Featureswith David Basulto27m 11s Intermediate
Color Correction in Final Cut Pro Xwith Robbie Carman2h 40m Beginner
1. Defining Your Story
2. Gathering Story Elements
3. Organizing Story Elements
4. Building a Primary Storyline
5. Refining the Story
6. Previsualizing in Final Cut to Help Write Your Story
7. Embellishing Your Story
8. Moving the Story Along
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