How The Magnetic Timeline Keeps You Focused on The Story

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Reuben Evans at,  has written an informative article on how FCPX’s magnetic timeline keeps you focused on the story instead of the technical parts of editing.

Here’s an excerpt:

Final Cut Pro X asks us to rethink how we look at the NLE; but it frees the editor to focus on her main story and how everything relates to that. It organizes the software around the concepts of story, instead of shaping the discipline around the constraints of software.

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About Reuben Evans
FCP X veteran, filmmaker and Executive Producer at Faithlife TV/Faithlife Films. Reuben is currently in post production on his fifth feature-length documentary. And he is a co-writer on the upcoming narrative film “The Farmer and the Belle,” due in theaters Thanksgiving 2018.