Final Cut Pro X gives you powerful options for quickly syncing your audio and video angles. In this tutorial you will learn how to sync clips from different camera sources from iPhones to professional RED cameras that utilize industry-standard timecode.
Make Fast Timing Adjustments
Multicam editing gives you the feel of cutting a live event. In some cases your timing may be on the mark, but in other cases, your timing might be off. We’ll show you some great tools for quickly adjusting your edits so that it looks like you ‘nailed it’ on the first pass.
Cut with Multiple Audio Sources
If your multicam clip has multiple audio components, we’ll show you how to perform a multicam edit using as many audio components as you like, and you’ll learn when it makes sense to detach your audio, giving you even more creative options.
Color Correct Your Angles
Color Correcting a Multicam clip is quick and painless if you know the steps. In this tutorial we show you how to apply corrections to entire angles, not just individual clips saving you a huge amount of time in post.
Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro X was designed for users who want to edit and deliver projects that utilize footage that was acquired from multiple camera sources. As an intermediate level tutorial, it assumes basic familiarity with Final Cut Pro X’s user interface. Users who are new to Final Cut Pro X should purchase Final Cut Pro Core Training before working through this tutorial.
Software Version: Final Cut Pro 10.3 or later. A tutorial update may be available in the future, see our Upgrade Policy for more details.
Run Time: 2 hours 11 minutes
Project Media: Media from 3 different productions are included: a simple 2-person music video shot with 3 iOS devices, a 5-piece rock band shot with multiple professional cameras, and a dramatic dialogue scene shot with a single RED camera.
Mark Spencer is a bay-area based producer, editor, teacher and writer. Mark is also an Apple-certified instructor for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 and the author or coauthor of 5 books on Motion, including the Apple Pro Training Series Motion 5, all from Peachpit Press.Full Bio