Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Using favorite tags to call clips into action, part of Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x.
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- We use rating systems all the time…for movies, books, apps, even images and iPhoto.…These ratings allow us to respond…to something we like or don't like.…In Final Cut Pro, ratings go a step further.…They're not passive, they're a call to action…to begin editing your story.…You may not feel ready just yet,…but this pre-editing stage is a great way to begin thinking…about how you might want to use your clips.…Your thumbs up and thumbs down options…are right here in your toolbar.…
Remember the green is for favorites,…the red is to reject a portion of a clip,…and the middle one will undo something that you've done,…it will remove any rating system.…Well sometimes it's easier to reject something…or to be sure about what you don't want than what you do,…so let's start with an easy one to warm up.…We'll choose VO_07, and we'll listen to this clip.…- [Voiceover] Of fair trade wages.…The farmers of Delicious--…- Now it might be easier to look…at these clips in this list view…so that we can see it spread out a little bit more.…
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 Effective Storytelling with Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9.
- Identifying story elements
- Finding the essence of a story
- Importing folders and stills as keyword collections
- Using keywords to make clips accessible
- Prepping clips for editing
- Developing story diversity
- Sculpting the story within the timeline
- Fine-tuning edits
- Organizing separate story segments into independent storylines
- Recording a narration track
- Adding sound effects
- Applying effects to enhance story elements
- Adding freeze frames
Skill Level Intermediate
Narrative Scene Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.xwith Abba Shapiro3h 15m Intermediate
1. Defining Your Story
2. Gathering Story Elements
3. Organizing Story Elements
4. Building a Primary Storyline
5. Refining the Story
6. Previsualizing in Final Cut to Help Write Your Story
7. Embellishing Your Story
8. Moving the Story Along
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