Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Performing a complex search, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x.
- Little details will stick with you…more so than a generic term.…For example, you might forget the name…of someone you met at a party,…but remember that she was called snookums…when she was a child.…Snookums may not be a good name for a clip,…but you'll never forget that little detail.…And if you were smart enough to add it…as a note to that clip's meta data,…then finding Snookums when you need her will be a cinch.…Final Cut Pro has a great search mechanism.…Simply click the magnifying glass in the search field,…and it brings up the search filter.…The default is text.…
If we wanted to find the clip…that you entered the note "love" to, Paul's clip,…simply type the word "love" and notice…that Paul's clip appears in the Event Browser.…If creating a group of clips around the concept…of loving the coffee, loving the family,…loving what people are doing, appeals to you,…then go ahead and create a New Smart Collection.…Notice that in the Event Library,…a Smart Collection is created.…Let's just call this "love".…
So far, we only have one clip in this Smart Collection.…
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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