In the script track, you can add gap clips or replace existing script media. Gap clips are silent clips you can help you adjust the timing of your media, or if you need to add b-roll without any script media. When used with room tone, you can also create a seamless transition between clips in your Timeline.
Gap clips and Overdub audio
To adjust the timing of your Overdub audio with a gap clip, first, convert the Overdub to audio. Then, you can follow the below steps to add a gap clip.
Adding a gap clip
- Make sure the script track is visible; you can expand the timeline by dragging the top border of the panel, or select Show all layers.
- Right-click on the script track and select Insert gap clip.
Replacing a section with a gap clip
- Make sure the script track is visible; you can expand the timeline by dragging the top border of the panel or select Show all layers.
- With the range tool, make a selection in your script.
- Right click on the selected range and select Replace with gap clip.
Enhance your script's impact with gap clips
Gap clips allow you to adjust your script's speech pace, which significantly affects the emotional impact of your content. You can quickly adjust word spacing using the wordbar. Click here to learn more about using the wordbar.