Making notes to capture observations


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Making notes to capture observations

The more frequently you screen your footage the more details you'll observe about each clip, and any one of those details could be an important key to unlocking a part of your story. One way to preserve your thoughts or observations is to add a note to a clip. A note becomes part of a clip's metadata and is one of the search criteria you can use to find it. Let's look at the interviews and make sure we're looking at all of the clips so that it's not hiding the rejected or showing just the favorites. I'm going to choose to view this by list.

Notice that we have two Paul clips, and they're labeled very simply Paul 1 and Paul 2. And notice the framing of each clip is very similar. He's in the same location, there might be a camera zoom that reframes slightly, but Paul is still sitting in the exact same position. So as you begin to edit your story you might look at these two clips and say to yourself, which clip is the one where Paul talked about risk? Which is...

Making notes to capture observations
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Making notes to capture observations provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9

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