This document discusses the proper Final Cut Pro settings for student packages for the Broadcast Journalism Texas Newswatch program. If these settings are not used, videos will not play-to-air properly.
This document assumes that students are shooting on Canon XF 100s.
|After the application opens, select 'Final Cut Pro > Easy Setup ...'|
|From the Format menu, choose 'Apple ProRes 422'|
|Select 'OK' to exit the Easy Setup menu and set your project up correctly for broadcast.|
|Select your sequence.|
|Select the Sequence > Settings ... from the menu. (Command + 0)|
|Select the Audio Outputs tab.|
|Change the Audio grouping to 'Dual Mono'.|
|Press 'OK' to exit the Settings menu.|
|Drag your footage down to the Sequence.|
|If Final Cut Pro prompts you to change your sequence to match the footage, select 'No.'|