Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a disk image as a contained workspace, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x.
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- As a media artist, you may want to hang on to absolutely…every clip you shot, and I recommend you do.…That's called archiving your footage.…And one of your drives somewhere…should contain everything you shot,…at least until you've finished editing the project.…But why drag all that footage around with you…if you're not going to use it to tell your story?…Instead let's create a virtual drive for your story footage…that will let you focus on one story at a time.…In Final Cut Pro, whenever you create a New Event,…it's added to the list of other events also on that drive.…
Now, you could hide this and work with an external drive,…but the same thing would happen, whatever events are…on that external drive would appear underneath.…The same thing happens in the Project Library,…if there are projects created,…you can't really hide them all that well.…I'm going to quit Final Cut Pro, and show you a way to focus…on just one project at a time, it's really a great tip.…The first thing we're going to do is get information…
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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