Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing Final Cut Pro and Avid projects, part of Premiere Pro Guru: Organizing Assets.
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So what if you have a Final Cut Pro project, or a project in Avid, and you…wannna keep editing in Premiere Pro? Well, I guess it's done, game over, right?…Hire an assistant editor for three days to re-build your exact project. No.…It's not that bad.…There are a number of techniques to bring in projects and…sequences from other editing programs, specifically, Final Cut Pro and Avid.…They're going to be a little bit different, so…let's look at an example for Final Cut Pro…7 and then I'll tell you about some techniques…that also work for Final Cut Pro X and Avid.…
As you can see, I'm in the Final Cut…Pro 7 interface, and I have a simple edit completed.…The goal is to continue working on this but in Premiere Pro.…The key here is XML,…which stands for extensible markup language.…It is a language that is designed basically…to move data around from program to program.…That's the meaning of the word extensible, to share or play well with others.…
So that XML format is what helps us…move this project from Final Cut Pro into Premiere.…
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- Using the Media Browser and Metalogging workspace
- Importing from a drive
- Importing bins with a CSV file
- Batch renaming in Bridge
- Logging and pre-editing footage
- Using clip makers
- Working with metadata