Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Well, we've come a long way since the beginning of this course, and you should have a better…sense of how to cut a narrative story.…A reminder of some of my best techniques: always cut on motion. If the audience expects…your edit, you're too late. Always cut a moment before they expect it and things will go well,…and watch TV without the sound or without the picture, and you'll be amazed at how much you can learn.…Now one of the best resources for Final Cut Pro X is the Help menu.…It is always being updated.…
And under the Help menu, you have the opportunity to look at the entire documentation and keyword…search that. There's also a help menu which will just take you directly to all the keyboard shortcuts.…There's an opportunity to find out what cameras are supported, and also, if you click on Service…and Support, you'll be sent to Final Cut Pro X service and support page, which could help…with troubleshooting problems that you might have.…In addition to the Service and Support page, the Final Cut Pro X page is extremely useful.…
- 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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