Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Using cutaways, part of Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
Now, I finished cutting my multi-camera clip, and I'm ready to put in some cutaways.…Let's step into 05-03 Cutaways and take a look at what I need to do.…I have my basic cut of the back and forth between Joseph and Patton, but I think I need…that wide shot because some of these scenes demand establishing shots or when they're…talking on the phone, both of them need to be in the shot.…What we are going to use for our cutaways is from our master wide, and that's shot 3_A_04.…
I am going to go ahead and select that clip, and if you noticed when I selected it, I lost…the picture in my middle screen and what happened was I have my angle viewer open.…So if this happens to you just make sure you go ahead to your Window and hide the angle…viewer and then go back there and click on Show Event Viewer.…So now in my left window I can actually skim through a clip and see the shot that I want to select.…Now, the first thing I want to do is I want to start with a nice establishing shot of…the two of them with Patton walking into the office.…
- Preparing and importing your media
- Evaluating shots and performances
- Incorporating additional assets like images
- Editing a dialog scene
- Adding reaction shots
- Using alternative takes
- Editing a montage
- Selecting and organizing clips
- Enhancing a scene with audio
- Replacing location audio or a dialogue track
- Transitioning between scenes
- Using creative color and effects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Preparing for the Edit
Preparing the interface4m 2s
2. Understanding the Workflow of Cutting a Narrative Film
Adding assets1m 50s
3. Editing a Dialogue Scene
4. Editing a Montage
5. Editing a Multicamera Shoot
6. Using Audio to Enhance a Scene
7. Finishing Techniques
Next steps2m 2s
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