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How I Edit Photo Moments in Final Cut Pro X ▶︎ My Expedited Workflow

Photo Moment - July 27, 2018

I produce THREE Photo Moments shows every week, so when it comes to editing them, every minute matters. My Final Cut Pro X workflow is very refined, using a series of custom effects presets and reusable assets. Check out my workflow and possibly pick up some tips for your Final Cut editing, and maybe offer some suggestions on how I can make mine even better!

8:26 | Prepping graphics files
10:33 | Prepping & syncing audio file
12:40 | Editing the opening sequence
18:33 | Adding markers for pointing to YouTube Cards
19:47 | Re-inserting pre-edited video sequences
21:25 | Text and titles
24:15 | Additional editing discussed
25:33 | Handling the separated Q&A video
26:33 | Adding the end screen (four-square)
30:40 | Audio enhancement, levels, limiting
35:21 | Compressor presets for YouTube
37:38 | Compressing ProRes file for archiving

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super helpful, thank you!
Can a live show be edited and swapped out for the original livestream? If so, will the original comments and url be preserved?
No. It's one of the big bummers of YouTube. You can sort-of edit a show using the YouTube trim tool but all is really good for is cutting off the beginning (like a long countdown)
When do you add transitions? If you add transitions, how do you decide that a transition is needed or not?
Brilliant! I learned so much, thanks for sharing.
Great video. Thanks for taking the time to go through this.
awesome video
Thank you
Love this! Great to see your workflow. Got some time saving tips. I have used some presets but I see I can use even more!
Awesome work!😎✌️
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