Chapter 2. Marking and Editing

Lesson Files

FCP4 Book Files > Lessons > Lesson 2 Project

Media

Sahara folder; Music folder

Time

This lesson takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

Goals

Open source clips in the Viewer

Play clips in the Viewer

Mark edit points in the Viewer

Remove edit points

View edit points

Create a new sequence

Make Overwrite edits

Make Insert edits

Build a sequence

Back up a sequence

In the simplest terms, editing consists of screening clips, deciding exactly what portion of a clip you will use, and placing it in a sequence in a specific order. In this lesson, you will screen your clips in the Viewer window. You will then mark the portion of the clip you want to use. Finally, you will edit the marked selections to the Timeline ...

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