Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing to fix audio, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9: Narrative Scene Editing.
In this chapter, we're going to explore how you can find and repair audio problems.…Now let's step in to 06_01 Marking Ranges and see what the situation is.…Well, this is a great scene of Joseph and his dad reconnecting.…The only challenge is it was recorded on location at the beach, and there's a lot of background…sound, such as waves and seagulls and even the crew talking.…Take a listen at a couple of sections, and you'll hear for yourself.…
(Mr. Dalton: So, you got a design for me?)…Well, as you can see, even when the actors are speaking you're fighting the wind, and…you could spend a lot of time trying to repair that using filters and equalizers but the…easiest solution is simply to remove the sound that was recorded live and replace it with…audio where the actors where in a studio and recorded it cleanly.…
And that's exactly what we're going to do.…As a matter of fact, we have clean audio from both Joseph and…Mr. Dalton, and I've marked these already with the best takes, and even keyworded them, to save you some trouble.…
- 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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