Trimming distractions from a story


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Trimming distractions from a story

When I read a book I can get completely distracted at the sight of a typo or mistake. Why is there an extra period here? Why didn't they catch the spelling mistake there? And all those seemingly innocent little distractions can take us completely out of a story. So before you can decide if you like a certain combination of clips, you may need to trim those pesky little distractions, the extra line you don't want, the audio pop or camera jerk, the narrator's cough, the false start. This will help you stay connected to the flow of the story and continue to refine the shape of your story at the same time.

In the Project Library let's open the Importers project. There are several clips toward the beginning of this project that have additional lines or words that don't contribute to the story. In order to take a closer look at the audio waveform, let's press Command+ a few times to zoom in. You can use your scroll button on a mouse to scroll back and forth. Let's dive...

Trimming distractions from a story
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Trimming distractions from a story 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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Final Cut Pro
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