In this segment, we go over file management and organization, covering the finder file structure, adding tags and metadata and how to navigate a library. We’ll explain how to relink files, what’s different about events and the creation of both smart and keyword collections.
In this section we cover how to import files, from transcoding to creating proxies. The focus of this lesson is to know how to use the media import window, what choices need to be made and what are the ramifications for each choice.
The first step when learning any software is knowing its working environment. In this section we will cover all of the working parts of Final Cut Pro X’s workspace and what each section is used for. These fundamentals will be the foundation for all work done throughout the course. Understanding this terminology is key, as we will be referring to them at all points of these lessons.
If you’re considering developing a multi-part series for the web or other medium, laying out solid plans ahead of time is crucial. While it’s similar to organizing a short or feature length project, there are different aspects to keep in mind.
Whether you’re shooting a feature length narrative or a simple interview, props add richness to your video’s environment and can alter the viewer’s interpretation of your message. The right prop can impart subtle information about your video’s setting or subject, so it’s important to give them plenty of thought starting in pre-production. Consider these tips as you plan props for your next production.