In this chapter, it is time to put these advanced trimming techniques together and utilize them in a real world project scenario. In this movie, author Nick Harauz provides a scene from a movie where you can use the Precision Editor and trimming techniques to cut the scene together in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
- In this movie we'll look at cutting…a scene with dialogue in the precision editor.…We'll also use several of the tricks we've used in…previous movies to get the job done.…Let's get started.…So I'm in my 3.1 keyword collection, I've double-clicked…my 3.1 project to open it.…Notice I've closed my inspector here,…we just don't need it for this particular exercise,…but I just basically give it a click to close it out.…Now we're gonna take a look at these cuts here.…This is a project we've worked with in earlier chapters,…but we're just gonna reinforce some of the the things…that we've learned, to clean up the cuts…in this dialog situation, taken from the movie Spice.…
So, with my playhead over the first two edit points,…I'm going to just do a play around edit,…to get a sense for where we are.…- This chicken is amazing.…Amazing.…- Oh, now.…- [Man] No, serious.…- This chicken is amazing.…Amazing.…- Oh, now.…- [Man] No.…- [Voiceover] So I'm just hitting the spacebar to stop,…we can see that it jumps to the edit point,…
Join Nick Harauz as he demonstrates advanced techniques for shortening clips, trimming video, and selecting ranges on clips. He shows you how to extend edits, deal with connected clips, compare cuts, use dynamic trimming, and more. Along the way, he includes shortcut commands, so you can expedite your workflow, driving all your editing from the keyboard. To ensure you're ready to use his tips in the real-world, he wraps up the course by going through two examples, cutting dialogue and cutting documentary footage in the timeline.
- Extending edits
- Splitting edits
- Lifting clips
- Comparing cuts
- Working with video from multiple cameras
- Overlapping footage
- Moving between edit points
- Trimming numerically
- Trimming dynamically
- Using the Precision Editor