So I have been working for several months at Westside Family Church. Most of the videos I have been making for them have been edited in FCP and finished in After Effects. But I am getting sick of this workflow and have been thinking about better ways to work. Today it hit me and I came up with this.
1) Take a sample clip into AE:
2) With adjustment layer(s) build your look
I used three adjustment layers, but I could have done the same process with just one. This was my way to keep my brain organized. (a very good thing)
3) Replace your sample clip with a 50% grey solid
4) Export a single frame to use in FCP
This has allowed flexibility for me to build looks in AE which is my prefered place to build them while also editing in FCP.
Have a question about this process drop me a comment. Think there is a another tutorial of description of a similar process leave a comment. I would love to learn from someone doing similar work. I will post full video once I am finished