Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding the meat of the clips, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Sometimes you have to build a story without a map, such as a script or even…an outline.…When you do that, it's important to find the dramatic action of each clip.…It's not what the bean picker is doing before he or she picks the beans, but the…actual action of reaching up and grabbing a bean, reaching an arm to snap it…from a branch, pounding and grinding beans, pouring a cup of coffee, but not…necessarily waiting for the coffee to boil, unless of course, you learn…something of value while that's happening.…
Most of the clips in this Coffee Growing keyword collection have already been…selected in terms of the favorite portion, but there are a few that haven't.…And if you're following along with the exercise files, this is the first chapter…that you'll be using those files.…Let's take a look at the clip called making coffee.…(Video Playing)…Well speaking of boiling water, we saw a lot of that happen in this…particular clip.…
So what is the action in this clip?…The action and the important action in this clip is pouring the ground coffee…
- 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 7s 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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