Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying motion effects to clips, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011).
Creating motion effects in Final Cut Pro X, that is pushing in or pushing out of…a picture or flying an image to the screen, is very similar in some ways to Final…Cut Pro 7 and before, but in other ways, it's a lot more elegant.…Let's step in to the Motion Effects project.…Now initially, we are going to work on still images.…Now everything I do with a still image can be applied to video clips as well,…but historically, working with still images have not been so easy.…
The first clip we are going to work within our timeline is Jackie…jumping through the air. We will zoom in.…The name of the clip is called jackie_beach_jump.…Now if I select this clip and I want to reposition it, in the old days we would…use Wireframe. There is no Wireframe in Final Cut Pro X. If I want to start…repositioning this clip, I go down to the bottom area of the viewer and I apply…the Transform effect.…You immediately see bounding boxes and now it works exactly like you would…expect it to work in Wireframe.…
So I can grab the clip and reposition it.…
This course helps experienced Final Cut Pro editors understand new ways of performing traditional editing techniques. New terminology and new tools for performing editing functions are also clarified.
- Touring the X interface
- Running Final Cut Pro 7 and X on the same machine
- Importing and analyzing media
- New editing methods (including append and connected clips)
- Timeline editing (including ripple, roll, slip, and slide edits)
- Adding audio
- Fine-tuning with the Precision Editor
- Adding and adjusting transitions
- Creating titles
- Applying motion effects to clips
- Performing color corrections
- Archiving and collaboration
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up the Workspace
2. Importing and Managing Assets
3. Creating Projects and Editing
4. Using Effects and Making Adjustments
5. Exporting and Sharing
Collaboration and archiving5m 56s
Next steps3m 26s
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