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Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Editing Workshop, 3rd Edition by Tom Wolsky

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Lesson 14

Animation Effects

Now that you know how FCE’s motion parameters work, let’s see what you can do with them. We’ll go through several exercises to learn different techniques beginning with motion control, easing and pan and scan issues, creating split screens, picture in picture, and making the motion graphics open for a classic TV show.

Setting Up the Project

For this lesson we’ll use the Lesson 14 project, launch the project, and reconnect the media if necessary. The project contains several sequences, including Sequence 1, which is empty and should be open. The Browser also has two master clips, Archers and BB.mov, as well as two bins,

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