Join James Ball for an in-depth discussion in this video Flattening multicamera sequences and final mastering, part of Multi-Camera Video Production and Post.
- Now that the show's just about done,…we can easily duplicate the sequence…and flatten it to reduce the performance hit.…If you're trying to playback six streams of HD video,…or even higher, off of a single drive,…you might notice a bit of a lag.…This is a way to smooth things out…before you go for final export, or for playing back.…Flatting does remove the multi-camera process,…so you want to do it towards the end of the workflow,…and always to a copy of your sequence.…In the project panel here,…I'll simply locate my sequences,…here's the version that I've cut with,…and I can duplicate that,…and I'll simply rename this…Smoothies_Output,…and while we're at it,…let's rename this other one…Smoothies_Finecut.…
With the output sequence open, I'll double-click there,…let's maximize this window.…Put the cursor over it and press the accent grave key,…and you'll see your sequence with all the…multi-camera angles.…Well, what I'm going to do is select that,…making sure everything is active,…and then right-click,…and choose Multi Camera,…
You'll learn essential preproduction strategies to get the right gear and place it in the right position. You'll also learn techniques for syncing the visuals and audio captured from each camera. Rich and James offer advice for directors running shoots in the field, as well as strategies for crew members who are building sets and logging footage. Finally, in chapters 7 and 8, they share techniques for multicamera postproduction with Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro. In these chapters, you'll learn how to create multicam clips, apply color correction, color match angles, switch between angles, and refine and master your edit. By the end of the course, you'll have a thorough start-to-finish understanding of the multicamera production process.
- Planning the multicamera production
- Evaluating the location
- Creating camera diagrams
- Selecting the right equipment
- Communicating with crew
- Lighting multicam productions
- Matching and syncing cameras
- Directing a multicamera shoot
- Editing multicamera video
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Up and Running with DSLR Filmmakingwith Chad Perkins1h 10m Appropriate for all
Video for Photographers 01: Filmmaking Essentialswith Eduardo Angel37m 53s Appropriate for all
Camera Movement for Video Productionswith Eduardo Angel46m 52s Appropriate for all
1. Planning the Production
2. The Production Approach
3. Preparing Cameras for a Multicamera Production
4. Running a Multicamera Production
5. Strategies from the Crew
6. Preparing for Post-Production
7. Multicamera Post-Production with Adobe Premiere Pro
8. Multicamera Post-Production with Final Cut Pro X
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