Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the project, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9: Commercial Editing Techniques.
Okay, so now we've go a pretty clear idea of our brand, our message, our audience, …and we've got a good handle on our assets. …Let's get started setting up our project. Now, I wanted to provide you with a …project that was totally setup. So, for this movie, just watch. …I'll do all the hard work now, and then after the next few movies, you should …have a well organized project going forward. …Okay, so I've got Final Cut Pro X open and if you take a look here I have …several drives connected. I have my Mac Hard Drive, I have a Media …Drive, and a Demo Drive. Now, the already organized footage is on …the Media Drive. So, let me show you that.…
And for this demo, to show you how to set everything up from scratch. …I'll place materials on the Demo Drive, so we'll have a before and after. …Alright, so I am just going to right click on the Demo Drive. …And create a New Event, and I'm going to call it H+ Sport DEMO. …And now I'm going to go ahead and click on Import Media. …So I'm going to navigate to my assets, and if you watched in the previous movie, …
- What is commercial editing?
- Understanding the product's audience and intent
- Marking the best shots
- Laying out the visual structure
- Building an audio foundation
- Manipulating speed
- Adding transition effects
- Adding graphics, music, and voice-over
- Delivering the project and receiving feedback