The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

October 18, 2011 Author:

When you add transitions in Final Cut Pro X, the default behavior is to use material already edited in the Timeline, rather than to use material from your shots’ handles. This makes the duration of your A-side and B-side shots—as well as the entire sequence—shorter with each transition you apply. Check out this tutorial to discover why this probably isn’t the best workflow, as well as how to switch this behavior back to traditional methods. Read More

Managing Transition Behavior in Final Cut Pro X

  • October 2, 2011

    New Horror Sound Effects – Just in Time for Halloween!

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    Last week we added a lot of sound effects including a new horror sound effects package which is a bit different than the first one. This one has more of a cartoon / “Scooby-Doo” feel to it! Read More

  • October 1, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Create Subclips Using the Favorite Option in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X doesn’t include a formal subclip option, but you can mimic subclipping by using the “Favorite” command. Watch this video tutorial to find out how! Read More

  • October 1, 2011

    Enable/Disable and Link/Unlink Clips in Final Cut Pro X

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    In this post, we’ll take a look at how to quickly break apart audio from video footage in Final Cut Pro X. Then we’ll use a simple shortcut to enable or disable elements in the FCPX timeline. These two editing functions will make your edits more organized and make YOU more efficient! Read More