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Editing for Instagram - FCPX

David Lee, Inspire Design Create

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6 Videos (15m)
    • IG Video Tutorial Trailer

    • Intro to Class

    • Framing and Composing Your Shots

    • Cropping Basics

    • Project Settings - NEED TO KNOW

    • Enjoy The Journey


About This Class

Thinking about upping your social media game with Instagram? Great idea! Oh but wait, doesn't IG only display in 1:1 ratio? What happens to my timeline and project settings if I shoot 4K? Is 1080P still good? 

There's a lot that goes into a solid and quality IG video that you wish to share for personal or professional use. What i'll show you in this course are "The 5 things you need to know" about editing videos for IG for the best viewing quality.

Here's a break down of what we'll cover!

#1: 4K vs 1080P recording and which is "Optimal"
#2: Composing your shots for IG
#3: Project settings including resolution and rendering codec
#4: Cropping multiple clips to remove black bars from the top and bottom
#5: Final export settings for IG crop AND full frame video i.e, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo etc. 


How to use relevant hashtags to get your video seen on Instagram. No plugins or external sources needed.





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David Lee

Inspire Design Create

Orange County based videographer with a passion for capturing moments to share with the world.

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