13. Blend and Warp: Video Transitions and Retiming

"You know something is designed well when all you need to use it is a single head-switch. The power-to-accessibility ratio of FCP helped me find my passion for creativity."

— Christopher Hills, CEO at HandsOptional

Now that you've added and animated all of the special additions you want to make to clips, it's time to adjust the way that one clip moves to another and how fast those clips move. Here, you'll learn techniques for working with transitions, including some sneaky tricks and recommended options. Fade, dissolves, pushes, and crazy timeline pins on a bulletin board are all here.

After that, you'll learn retiming: how to speed up, slow down, and pause your clips with finesse. While these ...

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