Join Ashley Kennedy for an in-depth discussion in this video Tweaking the spot to reach picture lock, part of Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x: Commercial Editing Techniques.
Now that we've got everything reassembled,…let's just take a close look at…how everything is working.…We'll definitely need to change a few things…before performing color correction,…and eventually getting approval from our client.…I'm going to go into my pre-tweak sequence here,…and there were definitely a few issues that arose…because of readding the new elements.…There were just a few slight timing discrepancies…between the lengths of the hero placeholders,…and the lengths of the provided…graphically treated shots.…Additionally, there were differences in the music…and the voiceover, so at the very least,…we'll need to fix those timings,…and we'll likely need to adjust some sync issues…between the picture and audio, as well.…
Let's take a look.…First of all, let's just select the music here,…and I'm going to press control D,…and you've got a shade over 35 seconds here.…I'm just going to type in 30 zero zero,…and enter, and now my music is the exact length…that the commercial should be.…Now let's take a look at the voiceover.…
Note: This course was updated to reflect the changes to Final Cut Pro X v. 10.1.x. Although the course was not re-recorded from scratch, we updated the applicable movies by adding text overlays to guide you through existing changes. We also updated the exercise files to work with the most current version of the software. Please watch the "Understanding this update and using the exercise files" movie to learn exactly what to expect from this updated course. Working with an earlier version of Final Cut Pro X? Watch Commercial Editing Techniques with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
- What is commercial editing?
- Understanding the product's audience and intent
- Marking the best shots
- Laying out the visual structure
- Building an audio foundation
- Manipulating speed
- Adding transition effects
- Adding graphics, music, and voice-over
- Delivering the project and receiving feedback