Once you've assembled your footage on the timeline Mark goes through the subtle ways you can edit titles, transitions, and stitches. Adding transitions, effects, and titles can help your 360 video shine. He then shows you how to properly export this footage using 4K settings that will work the best with Google's YouTube viewer system.
- [Narrator] Okay, a little time has gone by.…And I have edited our tour together,…as you can see in the timeline.…All of our different shots, nice and linked together.…Along with a nice little heading at the beginning, here.…I wanna call attention to the transitions between the shots.…If you do straight cuts in Virtual Reality,…sometimes it can be a little bit jarring for people.…But what I've done is a dissolve.…Let me show you what that looks like.…- [Man Off Screen] It good. Action.…
- [Narrator] Now those transitions are very easy…to find in Final Cut Pro.…They're in the blur category of transitions.…If you take a little preview here,…there's the Directional blur, the Gaussian blur,…that makes things real super blurry.…The Radial blur that kind of gives you that Scooby Doo spin.…Those all seem kind of disorienting,…especially that one is gonna get real distorted…going around your virtual reality sphere.…I just use the simple blur transition, like that.…What that does, things go out…of focus while it's dissolving.…
This course explores some of the current camera options available to the 360° filmmaker, their relative strengths and weaknesses, possible applications of the 360° format, in-depth workflows to get you from shooting to finished project, and the best methods for sharing and viewing your 360° videos. Mark W. Gray helps you assemble and edit a final, polished 360° video using Final Cut Pro, but once you have mastered the basics, you can apply the lessons to your own preferred tools and workflows.
- How 360° video works
- Setting up your camera
- Dealing with sound
- Deciding what to shoot
- Importing 360° footage
- Stitching 360° video
- Assembling 360° video on the timeline
- Exporting and finishing 360° video
- Sharing 360° video