Appendix A. 2K, 4K, RED, and Alternate Workflows

In addition to the standard workflows used throughout this book, Color lends itself to a number of less common—and often more advanced—workflows used for film and video projects. This appendix gives you a brief overview of some of the alternate workflows you may encounter. It covers the following:

• Importing Clips to the Timeline

• Importing EDLs

• Slicing the Timeline (notching)

• Using the Timeline Edit Tools

• Working with RED

Importing Clips to the Timeline

In addition to Final Cut Pro roundtrips, you also have the option of importing media files directly to the Color Timeline. This can be useful in specific situations, such as when you’re converting Cineon and DPX source ...

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