Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Sculpting the story within the timeline, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x.
- I once had the opportunity to visit Michelangelo's famous…sculpture of David in Florence, Italy.…It was amazing... but the most amazing thing was to realize…that Michelangelo started out with a giant slab of marble.…He had to find David inside the marble slab.…That's where you may be with your story.…Being Michelangelo, and finding your David.…If so, put on your tool belt, and let's start chiseling.…Let's start in the project library…by opening the narration project.…
The clips in this project have already been placed…in an order that already has a story shape,…a beginning, middle and end.…- "In the foot hills of Africa's fourth largest mountain,…"a group of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim coffee farmers…"affirmatively decided to marry peaceful inner relationships…"with economic development."…- And it continues.…Now, the idea is to view this project over and over again,…remember our repeated screenings,…and see if there are any clips that don't fit.…
Are there clips that are redundant?…Now, in this movie, I'm going to show you how to get rid of…
Note: This course was updated to reflect the changes to Final Cut Pro X v. 10.1.x. Although the course was not re-recorded from scratch, we updated the applicable movies by adding text overlays to guide you through existing changes. We also updated the exercise files to work with the most current version of the software. Please watch the "Understanding this update and using the exercise files" movie to learn exactly what to expect from this updated course. Working with an earlier version of Final Cut Pro X? Watch Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9.
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.xwith Abba Shapiro3h 15m Intermediate
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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