You don’t need to.
There is a way to adjust the length of a clip and have it pull in or push back the rest of the timeline.
This is called a Ripple.
Using Trim Edit mode gives you access to this and a number of other great features to quickly adjust clips without having to move other clips around too.
In this video from Jay Lippman, you’ll learn about:
- 00:22 Why I’m Making this Video
- 00:50 How to Access Trim Edit Mode
- 01:00 Trim Edit Mode Primary Functions
- 01:12 Ripple Trimming
- 01:36 BONUS: Ripple Delete
- 01:53 Roll Trimming
- 02:22 Slip Editing
- 03:12 Slide Editing
- 03:37 What’s the Point?
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVResolve.com and a Blackmagic Design Certified Trainer. He’s edited commercials for major brands and has done color & VFX for independent films. He consults on post-production workflow and creating online education. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor, a former marketing manager for large brands, and creates original film projects with his production company Razee.