Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Polishing, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9: Narrative Scene Editing.
I finished cutting in most of my B-roll, and I'm ready to start polishing the scene.…So let's step into 05-04 Polishing and take a look at some of the things that I can do.…The first thing I may want to do is tweak some of the edit points.…I got close, but now I really want to refine my timing.…So, I'm going to go ahead and listen, I think at around if I recall at around 37, 38 seconds in.…I had a bad edit. Let me go ahead and watch this.…(Patton: ...before or after the hour.) (Joseph: Oh, I see.)…(Patton: Oh, I'm also supposed to tell you...)…Yeah, I should cut to him a little bit earlier, and I could do a simple Roll Edit but I want…to show you another very useful technique.…
I can go ahead and select the Edit point, and by default, because this is still a Multicam…Clip, I don't have to change it to a roll edit, its always going to be a roll edit and…then, I position my playhead where I want the cut to be.…So I could do this by playing it, by dragging it, and then simply press Shift+X--as in X-ray--…
- Preparing and importing your media
- Evaluating shots and performances
- Incorporating additional assets like images
- Editing a dialog scene
- Adding reaction shots
- Using alternative takes
- Editing a montage
- Selecting and organizing clips
- Enhancing a scene with audio
- Replacing location audio or a dialogue track
- Transitioning between scenes
- Using creative color and effects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Preparing for the Edit
Preparing the interface4m 2s
2. Understanding the Workflow of Cutting a Narrative Film
Adding assets1m 50s
3. Editing a Dialogue Scene
4. Editing a Montage
5. Editing a Multicamera Shoot
6. Using Audio to Enhance a Scene
7. Finishing Techniques
Next steps2m 2s
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