Splitting an edit is when the video and audio of a clip have different in and out points. These can also be called J or L cuts. Splitting an edit is a great way to smooth out edits in a project? How do you create split edits in Apple Final Cut Pro? Author Nick Harauz will demonstrate how to create a split edit, or a J or L cut.
- Splitting an edit is where the audio and video of a clip…have different in and out points.…When audio starts before video, it's referred to as J-Cut.…And when video starts before audio,…that's referred to as an L-Cut.…Splitting edit points is a great way…to smooth out edits in a project.…Let's see how we can work with split edits…when we expand clips in the timeline.…So I'm in my 1.5 keyword collection,…I'm gonna double click the project to open it.…And we're gonna talk a little bit about split edits.…
That's where either video starts before audio…or audio starts before video on a clip.…And this is great to be used…in a lot of dialogue situations.…To kind of set the stage, if you go home tonight…and watch maybe say you're favorite TV show or TV sitcom…where two people are sitting down at a coffee table,…you might see one person talking, right, and what you'll…do is you'll hear their voice, but the shot of the person…will be on the other person.…And what that does is sometimes it'll act as a lead in…to then see the person on the opposite end of…
Join Nick Harauz as he demonstrates advanced techniques for shortening clips, trimming video, and selecting ranges on clips. He shows you how to extend edits, deal with connected clips, compare cuts, use dynamic trimming, and more. Along the way, he includes shortcut commands, so you can expedite your workflow, driving all your editing from the keyboard. To ensure you're ready to use his tips in the real-world, he wraps up the course by going through two examples, cutting dialogue and cutting documentary footage in the timeline.
- Extending edits
- Splitting edits
- Lifting clips
- Comparing cuts
- Working with video from multiple cameras
- Overlapping footage
- Moving between edit points
- Trimming numerically
- Trimming dynamically
- Using the Precision Editor