Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Editing Workshop by Tom Wolsky

By Tom Wolsky

Transcend the mechanics of ultimate reduce convey HD 3.5 - the way to edit with it! greater than a button-pushing handbook - this workshop provide you with firsthand adventure with the paintings and means of enhancing. You enhance a operating wisdom of this robust modifying software with 11 tutorials that conceal every crucial, including:* developing your process and realizing the interface* getting your fabric into FCE and organizing it* cutting, dicing, and organizing clips* enhancing to construct and trim a series of pictures* including transitions* utilizing sound to refine your edit* titling with FCE and Photoshop* animating pictures to create enticing scenes* including lighting tricks filters* compositing to reinforce your tasks* outputting your materialThe significant other DVD incorporates a video creation to FCE that's specially designed for iMovie clients. It compares and contrasts the 2 purposes to ease the transition. The DVD-ROM element includes venture media, demo software program, and unfastened plug-ins to your use.

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The next button, the diamond shape, adds a keyframe, which you need when creating animation, although the Viewer is not the best place to do this. 25 26 Lesson 2: Exploring the Final Cut Express HD Interface Note Match Frame Variations: Another useful tool to remember is Command-Option-F. This is a variation of Match Frame. This matches back to the same frame from a new clip of the original piece of media called up directly from your hard drive. Another useful shortcut is ShiftF, which doesn’t open the clip into the Viewer, but finds it and selects it in the Browser.

Add another marker. You can work your way through the clip, adding markers at each shot change. As with DV Start/Stop Detect, the markers can be turned quickly into subclips. 8. Marquee-drag to select the markers from Temple in List view and press Command-U. 41 42 Lesson 3: Cutting Up Those Shots Tip Scroll Wheel: FCE allows you to Browser window, but you can also If you’re working on narrative film or tightly scripted material, or material with lots of excess that you can discard, extended markers might be useful.

They are probably the most commonly used keys on the editing keyboard. Hence J, K, and L are positioned conveniently for the fingers of your right hand with the I and O keys directly above them. You can view your video at other speeds. You can fast forward by repeatedly pressing the L key. The more times you press L, the faster the clip will play. Similarly, hitting the J key a few times will make the clip play backwards at high speed. To play a clip one frame at a time, press the Right arrow key.

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