Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording a narration track to explore script ideas, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
So you've got a visual storyboard and even a few text lines attached to each…character or clip in your placeholder.…Maybe you wrote the text for the narrator to record, and now you want to kick back…and hear a rough version before entering the recording session.…That's going to be a little hard to do when no one's talking right? But you can…record a rough narration track or even script lines using the Record Audio tool…in Final Cut Pro. It's a perfect way to bridge the gap from thinking through a…story scene or segment, to actually listening to it. Let's start in the Project…Library and open the Record Audio project.…
In this project, you see the four clips that were edited in the previous movie.…Now the job here is to record the audio, but when there's so much space between…each line, and the lines are fairly short, you might want to take an extra moment…to simply trim each clip to be more the length of the actual text itself.…Now what we want to do is select the clip, move the playhead to the beginning and…
- 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
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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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