Sometimes when you cut within the primary storyline in Apple Final Cut Pro, having a connected clip can be a little problematic. There are a few ways that connected clips affect others above them. In this movie, author Nick Harauz will demonstrate editing techniques that will keep you from the pitfalls of using connected clips.
- Dealing with connected clips when trimming…in the primary storyline can be problematic.…It's best to know all the different ways…certain trimming actions can affect…the clips above them.…In this movie, we'll look at some real world…trimming techniques and how we can avoid…common pitfalls to the connected clip's position above.…So I'm in the 1.6 keyword collection.…I'm going to double click the 1.6 project to open it up,…and I'm going to make sure I'm on my default…selection tool.…I was on the trim tool from the last exercise,…so I'm going to hit A to do that.…
Got the arrow updating.…Good to go.…So what you might've noticed sometimes when trimming…in the primary storyline,…I'm referring to all the clips here on the lower track,…we can call it the lower track,…is that sometimes, when you do…or perform trimming operations,…it affects the clips above it,…so one example that I can give you…is, let's just say you decide to delete this content,…if I hit delete, although this is kind of…trimming it out of the timeline,…
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