Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Syncing audio tracks from two different cameras, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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Shooting with multiple cameras is a plus when editing a documentary.…It gives you more editing options and creates visual interest when you cut from one angle to another.…But oftentimes the primary microphone attached to the person being interviewed is connected…to just one of the cameras.…The other camera may have good video but not great audio.…So, where does that leave you?…With Final Cut Pro X, you actually have a pretty easy time of combining sync sources.…Let's take a look.…In our Interviews, let's view the John Downey close-up camera clip at the favorite section.…
(John Downey: He's dedicated. He makes you want to cry--)…So, we definitely would like to be on this close-up shot of John when he's talking about…how dedicated BD is. That would make a nice strong point.…But we don't really want that audio.…Well, if we have that audio coming from another camera like the A camera, let's see if that…is something that we might be able to marry. (John Downey: He's dedicated. He makes you want to cry--)…Okay, so we in fact do have the same audio, the good audio.…
This course is part of a series that looks at documentary editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and organizing footage
- Pulling selects and focusing ideas
- Assembling scenes into rough cuts
- Creating a title graphic sequence
- Animating images
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files