Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Performing basic edits in the Primary Storyline, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011).
In this movie we are going to look at the basic edits in Final Cut Pro X,…such as Insert and Overwrite and a couple of new edits, the Connect edit and the Append edit.…So go down and select 03_02-Basic Edits, which is an empty timeline which we've…brought in from our exercise files.…The first thing we want to do is we will go ahead and will bring in a sound byte.…Click on Interviews and as you see we have the Jackie Sound byte and Pablo's interview.…We are going to work with Pablo's interview.…Now, I want to see this in a little more detail.…
I could stay in my Filmstrip view and stretch it out, but I'm used to working in…the List view, because that's a lot more like Final Cut Pro 7.…I will select Pablo interview and I want to pick a range to work with.…So I can skim through the clip, find where he has the sound byte that I want to hear,…click my mouse and drag across the range.…Once the range is selected, I can simply grab that clip and bring it down to the Timeline.…Now, no matter where I let go on the Timeline, Final Cut Pro X is going to have…
This course helps experienced Final Cut Pro editors understand new ways of performing traditional editing techniques. New terminology and new tools for performing editing functions are also clarified.
- Touring the X interface
- Running Final Cut Pro 7 and X on the same machine
- Importing and analyzing media
- New editing methods (including append and connected clips)
- Timeline editing (including ripple, roll, slip, and slide edits)
- Adding audio
- Fine-tuning with the Precision Editor
- Adding and adjusting transitions
- Creating titles
- Applying motion effects to clips
- Performing color corrections
- Archiving and collaboration
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up the Workspace
2. Importing and Managing Assets
3. Creating Projects and Editing
4. Using Effects and Making Adjustments
5. Exporting and Sharing
Collaboration and archiving5m 56s
Next steps3m 26s
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