Chapter 15. Managing Media

Lesson Files

 

Lesson Files > Lesson 15 > Media.fcp

Media

 

Blind Date

Time

 

This lesson takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Goals

 

Use the Make Offline command

  

Resolve offline files with the Reconnect Media command

  

Identify a clip’s media file using the Source column

  

Use Reveal in Finder to find a clip in the Finder

  

Consolidate media to move a project between computers

  

Trim a sequence to delete unneeded media

One of the most satisfying things about working in a nonlinear editing system such as Final Cut Pro is that you almost never have to think about the physical realities of film and tape. Inside Final Cut Pro, you can rename clips, reuse them, cut them up, and even combine and distort clips using special effects. ...

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