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APPLE FINAL CUT PRO X FUNDAMENTALS TRAINING

3 Day introduction to Final Cut Pro X

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This three-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro X. In this course, you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, ripple, roll, slip and slide features, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output.

DURATION: 3 Days

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DURATION: 3 Days

COURSE DESCRIPTON:

This three-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro X. In this course, you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, ripple, roll, slip and slide functions, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video using Final Cut Pro X. Understanding of the Macintosh operating system and basic computer navigation is desired. The course is designed for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the full functionality of Final Cut Pro X.

CERTIFICATION:

This course covers the requirements necessary to become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1.

PRE-REQUISITES:

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course: •Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation •Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Creating Smart Collections to organize media based on metadata and keywords. •Using the Magnetic Timeline for an exceptionally fast, fluid new way to edit. •Combining multiple elements into a single Compound Clip. •Finetuning clips in the timeline with the Precision Editor. •Comparing alternate shots from a collection of clips with just a click using auditions. •Applying effects, transitions and retiming clips. •Finishing and final output.

COURSE OUTLINE:

This 3 day course covers the following areas:

Day 1: Exploring the Final Cut Pro X Interface, Following a Workflow, Opening Final Cut Pro X, Exploring the Interface, Using Menus and Shortcuts, Viewing and Sorting Events, Skimming Clips and Changing Views, Viewing and Creating Projects, Working in the Project Library, Viewing Projects in the Timeline, and Hiding and Quitting Final Cut Pro Importing Importing Media into an Event, Importing Folders as Keyword Collections, Analyzing and Correcting Imported Clips, Importing from a Camera, Importing from the Finder, and Importing from Other Applications Organizing Clips in an Event Using Metadata to Customize an Event, Adding Keywords to Clips, Assigning Multiple Keywords to Clips, Applying Keywords to a Clip Range, Rating, Sorting and Searching Clips, and Creating Smart Collections Building a Rough Cut Creating a New Project, Screening and Marking Clips, Appending Clips in the Timeline, Viewing and Arranging Clips in the Magnetic Timeline, Inserting Clips into the Primary Storyline, Changing Edited Clips, Connecting Clips to the Primary Storyline, and Closing your Project

Day 2: Finetuning a Rough Cut Adding Markers to a Project, Connecting Clips to the Primary Storyline, Overwriting and Replacing Clips, Auditioning Clips in the Project, and Working with Storylines Adding to the Primary Storyline Duplicating a Project, Removing Clip Selections and Adding Gaps, Understanding Trimming, Applying the Trim Tool, and Trimming with Precision Applying Transitions Preparing for Transitions, Applying a Video Transition, Using the Transitions Browser, Modifying Transitions, Changing Transition Parameters in the Inspector, Adding Transitions to Other Storylines and Compound Clips, and Exploring Audio Transitions FCP 101 Introduction to Final Cut Pro X Working with Sound Monitoring and Adjusting Audio in the Timeline, Adding Music and Sound Effects, Adjusting Levels in the Audio Inspector, Creating Audio Fades, Recording a Narration Track, and Correcting Problem Audio

Day 3: Working with Titles, Generators and Themes Using the Titles Browser, Adding a Lower Third, Modifying Titles, Adding Bumpers and Credits, Working with Video Generators, and Using Themes Retiming and Transforming Clips Understanding Motion Properties, Retiming Clips, Creating Holds and Variable Speed Segments, Applying Preset Speed Effects, Transforming an Image, Cropping an Image, Adding a Ken Burns Effect, and Creating Keyboard Shortcuts Applying Effects and Enhancing Color Applying Video Effects, Modifying Effect Parameters, Auditioning and Animating Effects, Applying Audio Effects, and Enhancing Color in Final Cut Pro Exporting and Sharing Your Project Preparing a Project for Exporting and Sharing, Detecting Audio Peaks, Adjusting Video Levels for Broadcast, Exporting Movie File, Publishing a Project to Apple Devices, Publishing a Project to Video Sharing Sites, Exporting an Image from your Project, Exporting for Blue-Ray Disc, DVD, or Disk Image

 

For further details, to book a course, or to find out about bespoke training;

Tel: 0845 644 6962 Or Email: training@cut-it.tv