Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Organizing separate story segments into independent storylines, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x.
- So far the techniques we've been seeing in this course…could be generally applied in any editing application,…but in this movie you'll see an editing…technique specific to Final Cut Pro X.…With this technique, you can organize your…separate story segments such as,…coffee making, importing and so on,…into independent storylines that will give you lots of…flexibility as you edit and finesse your story.…In the Delicious Piece projects we've edited…narration clips as well as sound from interview clips…to provide an audio track to the story.…
If one audio clip connects nicely to a video clip…that's never going to move then you're in good shape.…But if you find yourself doing a lot of finessing…with both the video and audio clips,…you might end up frustrated by the connecting process.…By creating additional storylines in a project…and working with the magical gap clip,…you can create all the flexibility you need.…In the project library let's open…the "05-06_Storylines" project.…You might remember from a previous movie,…
Note: This course was updated to reflect the changes to Final Cut Pro X v. 10.1.x. Although the course was not re-recorded from scratch, we updated the applicable movies by adding text overlays to guide you through existing changes. We also updated the exercise files to work with the most current version of the software. Please watch the "Understanding this update and using the exercise files" movie to learn exactly what to expect from this updated course. Working with an earlier version of Final Cut Pro X? Watch Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9.
- Identifying story elements
- Finding the essence of a story
- Importing folders and stills as keyword collections
- Using keywords to make clips accessible
- Prepping clips for editing
- Developing story diversity
- Sculpting the story within the timeline
- Fine-tuning edits
- Organizing separate story segments into independent storylines
- Recording a narration track
- Adding sound effects
- Applying effects to enhance story elements
- Adding freeze frames
Skill Level Intermediate
Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.xwith Abba Shapiro3h 15m Intermediate
1. Defining Your Story
2. Gathering Story Elements
3. Organizing Story Elements
4. Building a Primary Storyline
5. Refining the Story
6. Previsualizing in Final Cut to Help Write Your Story
7. Embellishing Your Story
8. Moving the Story Along
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