Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining primary story segments into a primary storyline, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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You've marked sound bites, edited segments, and chiseled away what you think you don't want.…The chunks that remain will become a rough version of the audio narrative for the Farm To Table project.…The narrative of course is the story.…And every story needs a beginning, middle, and end.…So the next step in the editing process is to combine these sound bites or narrative…elements into a single project and then reposition them to form a beginning, middle, and end.…Let's take a look inside the Chapter 04 folder and then 04_01 for this movie.…
As you can see, we have the individual movies and these are the trimmed-down versions from…the work you did in the previous movie. And we have BD, JD, and then the Patrons.…So what we want to do is we want to create a new project and combine all of these story segments.…Since BD is the longest, why don't we--instead of starting from scratch, let's just duplicate the BD project.…And we do that by right clicking and choosing Duplicate Project or pressing Command+D.…
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