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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


While Keywords let you know roughly what you shot, you now know that Favorites lets you focus on the very best of what you shot. As you continue through the rest of the editing process, you’ll love being able to instantly locate the best shot for any situation simply by viewing only Favorites. A huge chunk of your job is done, you don’t need to repeatedly and manually search through all your clips, and you don’t need to build “stringouts” either. The traditional workflow of making throwaway timelines to gather “good” clips simply can’t compete with the efficiency of Keywords combined with Favorites.

For larger productions, you can see that changing clip names and adding notes, Markers, and range-based “selective” Keywords will help you (or your editorial team) to add less obvious and more subtle information to clips. The added metadata you now know how to add, along with searching, filtering, and Smart...