Join Nick Harauz for an in-depth discussion in this video Split edits to elevate your storytelling, part of Final Cut Pro X Weekly.
- [Jeff] Hey, it's Final Cut Pro Ten Weekly,…I'm Jeff, Nick's not here,…and I'm going to talk about split edits…and how they can help you elevate your storytelling.…Split edits are a hidden edit where the sound…of the next shot precedes the cut.…It can work in either direction.…This shot can bleed into the next, as well.…But it is used to make the cut invisible.…The example I kind of help everybody remember…is when they were a little kid in Kindergarten,…you'd be sitting back watching the teacher,…you'd hear the fire engines and you'd rush to the window.…
The sound of the fire engines precedes…you seeing the fire engines.…It kind of allows you to change the focus,…to emphasize reaction to make…the art of editing actually invisible.…It's also know as a J Cut or an L Cut or split edits.…The concept is the video edit is split from the audio edit,…which is why it's called a split edit.…It's a roll the video only, not the audio.…To do that, we're going to look at the following controls.…We're going to expand and collapse the audio with Control+S.…
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