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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)
1
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
7
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
13
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting

Grouping connected clips in Storylines

Connected clips are great, but as they’re totally independent, they can feel somewhat limited, and grouping two or more clips together in a gray box is the solution. To use the ripple trim and rearranging magic of the Magnetic Timeline on connected clips, you’ll need to wrap one or more non-overlapping clips into a Storyline, and here’s the process:

  1. Select multiple nearby connected clips by dragging a selection box around them:
Figure 7.18: Each of these connected clips has its own connection line

Figure 7.18: Each of these connected clips has its own connection line

  1. Press ⌘G to place those clips inside a Storyline (the Create Storyline command is in the Clip menu):
Figure 7.19: These two selected clips have been placed in a Storyline with a single connection line

Figure 7.19: These two selected clips have been placed in a Storyline with a single connection line

You’ll see that the selected clips are placed within a gray box — that’s the Storyline. While each of the clips was previously...