Canon 7D Final Cut Pro Editing Workflow

1. Compress H264 to Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) in MPEG Streamclip

2. Sync Audio with Video clips in Final Cut Pro, using Pluraleyes

    Align video and audio clips in chronological order and sync by scene (no more than 20 clips at a time)

FCP can edit while Pluraleyes is syncing footage

3. Merge synced clips, create a master clip folder and rename all the clips with scene, shot numbers and comments

Command + L: linking clips in timeline, then drag it into the Browser (Bin) to create a merged clip

Rename merged clips, filling scene/shot/take info and add comment or description

To check original clip name, right-click clip and choose item properties -> format

4. Rough cut

5. Fine cut

6. Sound design

7. Color correction


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