And although I know the technicalities of editing I'm not actually a very good editor because I get bored and frustrated with editing fairly quickly. Joe Beuerlein, Rebecca Kush, and Tom Rowen all have vastly more patience than I do.
Straight-up cutting seems to be a simple lesson. Syncing footage and putting into custom bins seems to be easily comprehended too. It's funny how some people prefer to cut-and-paste from a timeline with synced footage and some people prefer to bring footage into a bin and edit from the canvas window into the timeline.
We're also doing straight-up composites of muzzle flashes and such. Some blood spurts and some wall hits too.
|Aren't those Schoeps in the interrogation room in Castle? They seem too far away to be usable. TV is funny, the tape recorders are always Nagras and the microphones always Schoeps.|
Now we're laying in sound effects in FCP too. I've been given the edict to "teach me more!" which I'm afeared will run me out of things to teach about Final Cut.
But if we go into AfterEffects... Hmm...