Storyboarding a narrative script using placeholders


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Storyboarding a narrative script using placeholders

Are you waiting for your camera team to return with extra footage to fill a story gap, or are you motivated by the characters in Delicious Peace to write a fictional story. Final Cut Pro can't really help with that, can it? Well, with the generated item in Final Cut Pro X called Placeholders, you can literally hold the place for incoming footage or storyboard a script idea. Sounds promising, doesn't it? Let's take a look at how it works. In the Project Library let's create a new project inside Chapter 06, let's call this 06-01_Storyboards.

Because it's an empty project, we are going to want to edit a dummy clip, if you will, just to set the project settings. Next we are going to want to open our Generators browser, and this is where different items that Final Cut X generates on its own appears. We are going to want to look at the Elements category of the generated items. Notice there's an item called Placeholder. To add that to the project, simply double-click it....

Storyboarding a narrative script using placeholders
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Storyboarding a narrative script using placeholders provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9

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Video
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