Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparing and importing media, part of Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
One of the first steps when starting any project, and in this case our narrative film, is to…organize and import your media.…And I actually said organize first because you don't always organize your media once…it's been ingested, a lot of times you can do that before, or it's already done for you before.…If you have access to the Exercise files I've already imported and organized and tagged the media for you.…But let me go ahead and create a new event just so you can see the steps.…
I'm going to right-click create a New Event, we'll call this Part 1 example, and now we're…going to import our media.…Now one thing I really like about Final Cut Pro X is that I only have to go to one window…to import my media whether it's coming off of a camera, whether it's coming off of an…archive or a camera card, or whether it's just already on my hard drive, and I can just bring it in.…Now I'm going to go ahead and hide this window because I want to show you my organizational…structure that I did before so that when I import this media it's automatically tagged,…
- 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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