Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Don't be puzzled over your first edit, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Have you ever tackled a jigsaw puzzle?…What's the first thing you do?…You dump the puzzle pieces onto a table and then turn them all up to see…what they look like.…Then you sort through the pieces based on color and shape.…Eventually, you find a home for each piece.…If you're still puzzled over how to start your story, you can use this…same approach.…In the Event Browser, we're looking at the clips in the Coffee Growing…keyword collection.…Notice that each clip has a portion of it that's been identified as a favorite.…
And from a previous movie, we talked about finding a particular action, and…naming that a favorite.…Once you've done that, you can filter to just show your Favorites.…So now we're only looking at the heart and soul of each of these clips.…Well, what we're going to do is use these as puzzle pieces and throw them all…into a project in the Timeline.…But first let's create that project.…If you've been following along with the exercises in this course, you'll see our…Storytelling with FCP X drive up here.…
- 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
Premiere Pro CS5.5 New Featureswith David Basulto27m 11s Intermediate
Final Cut Pro X: Color Correctionwith Robbie Carman2h 40m Beginner
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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