Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Organizing and screening interview and B-roll footage, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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Organizing the footage by locations is a good start and will allow you to search for a clip…based on where it was shot.…But it's helpful to think about your footage in different ways.…For example, you could organize the same set of footage into two distinct groups, the people…who were interviewed that tell the Farm To Table story on camera, and the remaining clips which…of course is the B-roll Footage.…So let's take a second pass at organizing this footage and focus around those two categories.…First of all, let's change the name of the event to Farm To Table, that's the name of your project.…
I see something else that I'd like to change, and that's the name of this collection, rather…than Farmer Market, I'd like to change it to farmers market.…Now notice that it's okay to change names of collections or even clips here once you're inside Final Cut Pro.…What's not good is to go back at this point and change the name of something on the desktop level.…So what we want to do is literally clear the decks a little bit.…
This course is part of a series that looks at documentary editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and organizing footage
- Pulling selects and focusing ideas
- Assembling scenes into rough cuts
- Creating a title graphic sequence
- Animating images
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files