How to Narratively Smooth Out Your Story's Content


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Smoothing the project's story content

Let's face it, sometimes during the rough cutting stage you see a clip that doesn't stand as strong as its neighbors. Maybe you weren't crazy about the clip when you edited it, and thought I'll find something better later. As you work on the project, those clips start to gnaw on you. Well, later is now. So let's take a closer look at the visuals to see if there are any you might want to replace to improve the content for the Farm To Table story. In the project in the Timeline, if you focus on the connected clips, the B-roll, you'll see that there are three markers, one here where BD is standing at the table, another where we see a crowd of people, and another where we see some radishes and a shot of the produce.

So let's take a look at this first shot, and let's read the marker by pressing Shift+M. It says replace with a different shot, and it gives us the name, slider 04 1. So if we go to our B-roll collection and find the Produce_Slider_04 1, we can skim through th...

Smoothing the project's story content
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Smoothing the project's story content provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X

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