- The first thing I would do…before I started creating a montage…would be to select the images that I want to use…in that montage.…Now, in this case, we have one clip to chose from.…However, it is a 10-minute-long clip…where the cameraman roamed around the room…and directed the actor to do different things.…If we skim through this clip, we see a variety of shots…that I can use to create the montage.…Now, one of the workflows that I like to use…when creating a montage or selecting a lot of clips…out of a single, really long, take,…is to use the Favorites option.…
And you can see that I've already done this to this clip…with this little green dots.…Each of those green dots are actually a favorite.…Now, if I go ahead and I want to look at these favorites…individually, I would go down…and I could switch over to the film strip view,…and instead of looking at all clips,…I would just look at my favorites.…And, as you see, there they are.…Now, one of the problems with using favorites…to make sub clips is, if I accidentally modified a favorite…
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 each of the movies by adding text overlays to guide you to 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 Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9.
- Preparing and importing your media
- Evaluating shots and performances
- Incorporating additional assets like images
- Editing a dialogue 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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