FCPX editing software lets you manage less and focus more on emotion and story. The magnetic timeline allows for trackless editing and the new update 10.3 introduces audio lanes for split audio tracks (to output to your audio mixer). Cognitive selecting through events and keyword assignment as well as visual scrubbing are great ways to emotionally engage with your footage and stay in editing flow.
Music in part by MUSIC VINE (10% off): https://musicvine.net/thisguyedits
Check out my video on "FCPx: Event-Based Shot Selection (Favorites, Rejects & Keywords)":
Check out 9to5mac's Video:
"Final Cut Pro X 10.3: a look at 10 new features":
Special thanks to these 3 YouTubers:
How to ADHD: https://www.youtube.com/c/howtoadhd
Photos in Color: https://www.youtube.com/user/photosincolor
-- They did all the filming in this video during 2016 Youtube NextUp!
Features Mentioned & Edited on FCP:
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Full Frontal (2002)
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Minority Report (2002)
My absolute favorite Film Editing Book is...
"In the Blink of an Eye" by Walter Murch: http://amzn.to/20ujg6B
Find out about Walter Murch's theory on the relationship of eye blinking and editing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_rHsWleVmw
THIS GUY EDITS (TGE) is a youtube channel by film editor Sven Pape, an A.C.E. award nominee, whose credits include work for directors James Cameron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and James Franco.
You get to see my timeline and as I cut scenes. I show work in progress. TGE is not about how to run a piece of software, but rather how to tell stories creatively.
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Watch my Playlist with Quick Film Editing Tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxKkzb5gJEw
I cut my latest film "Flesh & Blood" for Sundance filmmaker Mark Webber.
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Editing Software: Final Cut Pro X
Music used under the creative commons license:
"Night Owl" by Broke For Free (brokeforfree.com/)
"Drop of Water In the Ocean" by Broke For Free (brokeforfree.com/)