Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating basic sequences, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
In Final Cut Pro, when we create a new project, notice the blank sequence is…automatically created by default.…This sequence is created according to two different sets of preferences.…First off, under the Final Cut Pro menu, under User Preferences, on the Timeline…Options tab, it's here that we get to set the default start timecode, whether or…not it's drop frame, and the default number of video and audio tracks which get…added to our new blank sequence.…
The other set of settings which affect what sort of sequence is created are…defined here in the Audio/Video Settings where we can create a new Easy Setup.…This is going to determine the frame size, the frame rate, and the codec.…Now down on the left-hand side of the Timeline window itself, notice that when…a new sequence is first created, we don't just see the sequence tracks represented.…We also see some source sidetracks as well.…Now when there's no clip loaded in the Source viewer, Final Cut Pro…automatically adds a black slug to the Source viewer which is why we see V1, A1,…
- Working with clips, bins, folders and the project window
- Customizing user settings and keyboard layout
- Importing video, audio, and graphics
- Accessing clips from other projects
- Comparing backup structure
- Organizing media and project assets
- Understanding media resolution and locations
- Editing in the timeline
- Mixing audio
- Compositing with keyframes
- Creating titles
- Color correcting footage
- Preparing and outputting master sequences
Skill Level Beginner
1. Comparing Interface and Application Basics
2. Understanding Media, Projects, and Levels of Organization
Comparing backup structure9m 51s
3. Taking Control of Media Composer
4. Linking, Importing, and Managing Media
5. Organizing, Viewing, Logging, and Searching
6. Understanding the Basics of Editing
7. Editing in the Timeline
8. Understanding Audio
9. Adding Effects and Finishing
10. Delivering Masters for Web, DVD, and More
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