Perform Quick Extractions Using Top And Tail Edits In Final Cut Pro X


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Performing quick extractions using Top and Tail edits

In this movie, we're going to explore a technique you can use for quick extraction of material called top and tail editing. It's especially a great technique for editing montage, which is a series of short images that are usually set to music or voiceover, usually to show a progression of time or ideas. Let's go into our 7.2 sequence, and I have already got some music laid down. So again, the best setup for using top and tail is to just loosely edit several shots into the timeline without paying much attention to specific start and end points.

Let's go ahead and do that now. I'm going to create a montage of Farm Scenery shots set to music. So let's go ahead and open up my Farm Scenery keyword collection. And again, I'm not going to set in and out points, I'm just going to select everything, and then I'm going to drag them down to my Timeline and attach them all as connected clips. Yes, these clips are way too long to fit over the music, but that's fine, that...

Performing quick extractions using Top and Tail edits
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Performing quick extractions using Top and Tail edits provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9 Essential Training

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