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Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

By : Iain Anderson
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Book Image

Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

5 (1)
By: Iain Anderson

Overview of this book

Elevate your video editing skills with Final Cut Pro 10.7.1, the ultimate tool for efficient and professional editing, offering powerful new features to enhance your workflow and give your videos a stunning look. The second edition of this comprehensive guide covers exciting new features in FCP, teaching you how to streamline your workflow with customizable workspaces, shortcuts, and advanced trimming tools. Explore best-in-class titles and a comprehensive suite of visual effects in Final Cut Pro for dynamic videos, create a great-sounding mix with Final Cut Pro's audio tools, and utilize the magnetic timeline, multicam editing, and advanced color correction for every project. Whether you're creating content for social media, YouTube, or Hollywood, Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing, Second Edition is your ultimate guide to professional video editing. Get your copy today and take your video editing skills to the next level.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting

Advanced color techniques

Correction isn’t hard, but you don’t want to correct every clip from scratch. In this section, you’ll learn how to copy a correction from one clip to another in a few ways, how to get a head start on correction with effects presets, and how to correct entire scenes with a single adjustment. These tricks are serious time savers, and some of them are far from obvious, so don’t skip this.

Copying and pasting color adjustments

If multiple clips were shot in the same location at the same time, they’d probably need the same treatment, and there are a few ways to make that happen. The first and most obvious is copy and paste, and it works pretty well:

  1. Apply several kinds of color correction to a clip.
  2. Select that clip, then Edit > Copy (⌘C).

    This step copies the clip and its video properties, including effects and color corrections.

  1. Select a similar clip or clips, then choose Edit >...