Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating mini-storylines to contain groups of clips, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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Now that you've chosen your favorite sections from the primary interview clips, it's time to start making soup.…But as in soup making, you often combine some of the ingredients together before you place…them in the broth.…To follow suit with this project, I'm going to suggest once again that you bypass the…traditional approach to editing where you edit one clip at a time in a logical story order.…Why put the pressure on yourself at this point to know exactly what you want and in what order?…Instead, I want you to experience the freedom of editing mini storylines that you will eventually…simmer and stew into your mini documentary. We're going to begin by creating a new project.…
Let's go down to our project library and take a look at the structure we've created for these exercise files.…First, there's a folder called Documentary Editing.…So just in case you have other projects that are on your Macintosh hard drive, these will stand together.…When I reveal the contents of these, you see that there are folders inside the Documentary…
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