Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting preferences for narrative editing, part of Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Now, there are a few preferences that I want to set, and I want to make sure that your…preferences match mine, so if you've been working with Final Cut X, you may have modified some elements.…So let's just go up to the Preferences, you'll find that under Final Cut Pro, click on Preferences,…and there will be four sets that we'll look at.…It's important that you have Show detailed trimming turned on because this will be very…helpful when we discuss Ripple, Roll, Slip, and Slide Edits.…I'd also want to make sure you have Show reference waveforms turned on.…Now another change that I always make when I am cutting a narrative film is I change…my Transitions from 1 second to a half a second, I feel that a full second is too long.…
So I'm just going to go ahead and type in .5, and we'll be in good shape.…Let's step into the Playback section, and there are a couple of things that are really important in this case.…I want you to turn off Background render because this will slow down the performance of your…
- 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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