Chapter 2. Trimming Edits

Lesson Files

 

Lesson Files > Lesson 02 > Trimming.fcp

Media

 

Poker

Time

 

This lesson takes approximately 120 minutes to complete.

Goals

 

Improve overall editing efficiency

  

Trim clips from the keyboard

  

Utilize the Trim Edit window

  

Use dynamic trimming

  

Utilize multitrack trimming

  

Perform asymmetrical trim edits

For many endeavors, the first 80 percent of the job takes only 20 percent of the time. That is to say, the last little bit of work—the finessing, refining, polishing, and so on—typically uses up a vast majority of the hours required to complete a project. Editing is a perfect example of this.

Roughing out a sequence or assembling the basic scene typically happens very quickly. In short order, you can watch your program ...

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