Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining the assembly by adjusting timing, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9: Narrative Scene Editing.
Now that we've got the basic assembly put together, it's time to review what we've cut…and really start some fine tuning and start some adjusting.…Let's go ahead and step into 03-03a Adjusting (Start).…Now I've laid down some B-roll, let me go ahead and Shift+Z so we can see my entire timeline.…And this is just kind of a quick and dirty assembly.…I really wanted to catch the flow, try some cutaways, I wasn't really worried about precision here.…There may be some times where the audio repeats. There also may be time where I hear both channels of audio.…
So in this step I'm going to do some basic cleanup to tighten some edits or maybe to…leave some breathing space to add some drama.…Let's watch a few shots together and see maybe where there are some problems and how I would go about fixing them.…(Mr. Dalton: --could be on the line here. Six p.m. tonight, simple deadline, meet it.)…(Joseph: That's it, 6 p.m., huh? And if I'm such a risky choice, don't use me.)…Okay, we got to see at least three or four problems right there. If we look at just the…
- 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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