Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining and mixing sound sources, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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I've heard countless stories over the years of people watching awful looking film, or video,…with bad color, clips that are too dark or too bright, with film scratches, and even…spots on some images.…The viewer watches in silence as though everything is just fine, and yet the moment the audio…falls out of sync one frame, or makes a somewhat awkward cut, the person will perk up and say,…did you hear that?…Even though we get 90% of our information through our eyes, it can be much more forgiving than our ears.…So you want to make sure to fix, or remove, any negative distractions from the audio in…your documentary, or believe me, you'll hear about it.…
Now, speaking of fixing things that are distracting, we've been stepping over this first clip of…BD where he introduces himself.…So let's take a moment to fix that one and check that off our list right now.…We'll zoom into that section and just play a part of that clip.…(BD Dautch: My name is BD Dautch.)…And there it is, that little jump because he was saying something else before, and we didn't…
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