Understanding Motion Properties

Before you begin retiming and transforming clips, it will be helpful to preview some of the effects that you will use in this lesson to acquire a visual and conceptual understanding of Final Cut Pro motion properties. To do this, you will take a close look at two Zero to Hero projects. Each project contains the same number, selection, and placement of clips; but in the revised project, certain clips were retimed to enhance the original project.

1. In the Project Library, from the Lesson Projects folder, drag the Lesson 10 folder onto APTS FCP X. Hide the contents of the Lesson Projects folder.

2. From the Lesson 10 folder, open the Zero to Hero_START project, and play it in the Timeline.

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