Lesson 5. Transitions

If you have followed the lessons in order, you should feel comfortable with adding and deleting footage in your project, and trimming clips to improve the pace of your project. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to take a final cut project and add nuance and dimension using transitions between clips. You’ll learn how to do the following:

• Place a transition using the Effects and Transitions panel.

• Preview transitions.

• Modify transition settings.

• Create fade-ins and fade-outs.

Getting started

You will affect scenes in the movie project by adding transitions in stages, then you’ll review a final version of the project you’ll be creating.

1. Make sure you know the location of the files used in this lesson. If necessary, ...

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