Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Tying up loose ends, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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Once you evaluate the project's pace and timing, you have a blueprint for how to refine your story.…That blueprint might include trimming edits, retiming music, or replacing a clip with better content.…And since editing is all about making choices, you just need to keep previewing the creative…brief to make sure your choices support the Farm To Table story.…In this movie, you'll trim edits, slip content, roll into sync, and even check matching action between two shots.…This project is a little different than some of the others you've been working with, in…that there are few clips in the B-roll footage that are purposefully out of kilter and a…little off so that you can experiment with bringing them back into a more refined selection.…
Notice the markers in this project are on the connected clips, not the clips in the primary storyline.…The way you place a marker on a connected clip is that you first have to select it so…that Final Cut knows where that marker should be placed.…Otherwise, it would go to the clip beneath the playhead on the primary storyline.…
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