Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Audio finishing touches, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x.
- Just as you used video frames to build…a multi-frame effect and combined story clips…to create a composite image,…you can also take a moment before finishing…your project to improve the audio in your story.…Let's take a look at how.…In the project library open…the "Final Audio Touches" project.…In this project there are just a few clips.…You might recognize the clips of Paul at the end.…Oh yeah, they're back.…We're going to have some fun with those,…but let's start at the beginning of the project…and take a look and listen to the clip that we've…used before in the project and in the story.…
- How many kilos do you get from one plant,…just one kilo maybe?…- Yes, one kilo.…- So if you remember, this clip is essential…to the story of coffee growing…because this is our baby coffee tree…and we need it to start the story,…but we don't need that audio in the background…and, in fact, we don't want to use it,…so in order to remove the audio…from a clip that's already been edited…you can right click and choose "detach audio,"…
Note: This course was updated to reflect the changes to Final Cut Pro X v. 10.1.x. Although the course was not re-recorded from scratch, we updated the applicable movies by adding text overlays to guide you through existing changes. We also updated the exercise files to work with the most current version of the software. Please watch the "Understanding this update and using the exercise files" movie to learn exactly what to expect from this updated course. Working with an earlier version of Final Cut Pro X? Watch Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9.
- 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
Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.xwith Abba Shapiro3h 15m Intermediate
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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