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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Third Edition by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 7. Multicam Editing

Goals

Organize multicam workflow

Sync multiple cameras by In points, Out Points, and timecode

Create and view multiclips

Modify multiclips in the Viewer

Edit multiclips in the Timeline

Cut and switch multiclips

Switch angles with effects

Collapse and uncollapse multiclips

A wide variety of productions, from music videos to reality shows to scripted dramatic series such as 24, use more than one camera to simultaneously record the same material from multiple angles. Multicamera, or multicam, editing allows editors in a post-production environment to employ the same kind of on-the-fly cutting technique that switchers in a television studio use to cut live from one camera angle to another.

Both Avid and Final Cut Pro approach ...

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