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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 4. Building the Rough Cut

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Work with projects

Screen and mark clips

Use the append edit option

Arrange clips in the Timeline

Work with the Magnetic Timeline

Insert clips

Use drag-and-drop editing

Make changes to project clips

Track changes and create backups

Connect clips to the primary storyline

Having imported your media and organized your Events, you are now ready to move into one of the most exciting parts of the editing workflow: building and crafting your story. Why “building” and not “telling?” Because a story needs a foundation, a primary thread—let’s call it a storyline—that will take you from beginning to end. Once you craft the primary foundation or storyline, ...

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