Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Grouping clips together, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9: Narrative Scene Editing.
Let's step in to project 03-08 and take a look at our timeline.…Now this is the timeline that we've created in an earlier movie where we actually overwrote…everything down to the primary storyline.…It looks very nice, but it doesn't quite do what I need it to do.…I want to be able to group a bunch of clips together, so I can either move them as a section…or put a video filter on it to change the color of the scene to give it a certain mood.…
If I didn't group them together, I'd have to put that same filter on every single one of the clips.…And if the producer or my client comes back and says, can you tweak it a little bit?…I have to find each one and make the same adjustment, very time-consuming and very frustrating.…By grouping them together, I can do it all in one fell swoop.…To group a set of clips, you can simply select them and right-click and say create New Compound Clip.…And as you see the keyboard shortcut is Option G as in group.…
Now it's going to ask you to name this clip.…So let's go ahead and say 03-08 Compound Clips Clip, is not really what I want, we will call…
- Preparing and importing your media
- Evaluating shots and performances
- Incorporating additional assets like images
- Editing a dialog scene
- Adding reaction shots
- Using alternative takes
- Editing a montage
- Selecting and organizing clips
- Enhancing a scene with audio
- Replacing location audio or a dialogue track
- Transitioning between scenes
- Using creative color and effects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Preparing for the Edit
Preparing the interface4m 2s
2. Understanding the Workflow of Cutting a Narrative Film
Adding assets1m 50s
3. Editing a Dialogue Scene
4. Editing a Montage
5. Editing a Multicamera Shoot
6. Using Audio to Enhance a Scene
7. Finishing Techniques
Next steps2m 2s
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