Editing vertically


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Editing vertically

To this point, we are mainly concerned ourselves with the horizontal aspect to the timeline, putting one clip after another. Now we're going to turn our attention to the vertical editing, stacking clips on top of one another. The more tracks you have in your timeline, the more difficult your sequence becomes to handle, and that's why most rough cuts try to stick to maybe one or two tracks of video and two to six tracks of audio. Once you have the bulk of your story laid out, then there's much greater call for adding clips to different video tracks, such as the addition of graphics, filters, and multilayer effects.

But sometimes even just the storytelling phase requires a little bit more elbow room, so figuring out how to use multiple tracks in your timeline is a very useful skill set. Here I've got a timeline opened called Go Vertical. It has a single video track with a couple of clips on it and a couple of audio tracks. If I want to add more video tracks to my sequence, ...

Editing vertically
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Editing vertically provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5

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Video
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Final Cut Pro Media Composer
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