Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing pitch in a temporary narration track to identify different characters, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x: Effective Storytelling.
- Now that you've written text for a narrator,…or have a he said, she said dialog under way,…you could start to get a feel for how your script…might be working.…It's just a shame that the actors couldn't come…and deliver the lines themselves.…Oh well, maybe next time.…Or, maybe you can apply a Final Cut Pro audio effect…to change the pitch of your own recording…and make it seem more like a true he said, she said…dialog or a narrator speaking.…In the project library, let's open…the He Said-She Said project.…
This is the familiar project that you've been creating…with the text on either side.…The text is already recorded, so let's listen.…- (narrator's voice) Where's the money?…Don't worry, it's safe.…Now wait just a minute.…No, you wait.…I'm running this show.…- So that's the script that we're going to be working with.…In this particular script, there are two…male-sounding voices, or that's the idea, anyway,…the intent, this first one and the third one.…
And then the female speaks in the second and the fourth.…In order to apply these, it would be great to…
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
Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x: Narrative Scene Editingwith 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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