Inserting Clips into the Primary Storyline

You have added clips to the Timeline to build your rough cut. Like any rough cut, this one is a work in progress. So far, you’ve laid a strong foundation by editing and then reordering the interview clips that give this project its face, personality, and energy. Now it’s time to insert other shots that show or demonstrate more of the racers’ story and passion.

But rather than append these clips to the end of the project, you will use the insert edit to place, or insert, them between existing clips in the primary storyline. When you insert a clip, a space for the new clip opens up in the storyline similar to the way the clips opened up when you repositioned them using the Magnetic Timeline.

In this exercise, ...

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