Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Annotating and renaming clips, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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When you screen the footage, did you notice how clear and yet complex the clip names are?…That approach to clip labeling can be very helpful, especially when the editor is not at the shoot.…And yet finding one particular Earthtrine clip might feel like you're looking for a needle in a haystack.…Final Cut Pro is almost limitless when it comes to the amount of metadata it can hold…for a clip, so why not add a note about a clip's content so you have more criteria…to search for when you need to find it?…If we take a look at BD, you know already that he is one of the primary storytellers…of the Farm To Table project.…
He tells the story of his farms, which represents one of the key points of the piece, agriculture.…He also talks about bringing his food to market and working with the local chefs.…If we look at his interview clips, we see that there are several clips.…The reason for this is that the original interview was too long to combine with all of these…assets, so individual sections were actually created.…
This course is part of a series that looks at documentary editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and organizing footage
- Pulling selects and focusing ideas
- Assembling scenes into rough cuts
- Creating a title graphic sequence
- Animating images
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files