Final Cut Training

Final Cut Pro training

Editing in Final Cut Pro

  • Launching Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Pro Interface
  • Following a Workflow in Final Cut Pro
  • Starting a Project in Final Cut Pro
  • Importing Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Navigating Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Marking and Editing Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Playing and Navigating a Sequence in Final Cut Pro
  • Organizing Project Elements in Final Cut Pro
  • Saving in Final Cut Pro
  • Hiding and and Quitting Final Cut Pro

Building the Rough Cut in Final Cut Pro

  • Working with Projects in Final Cut Pro
  • Editing a Rough Cut in Final Cut Pro
  • Making Overwrite Edits in Final Cut Pro
  • Managing Timeline Tracks in Final Cut Pro
  • Making Insert Edits in Final Cut Pro
  • Editing Audio Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Moving Clips in the Timeline in Final Cut Pro
  • Creating a New Version in Final Cut Pro
  • Drag-and-Drop Editing and Changing the Volume of Edited Clips

Finishing the Rough Cut in Final Cut Pro

  • Adding Cutaways in Final Cut Pro
  • Editing to Narration in Final Cut Pro
  • Editing to Music in Final Cut Pro
  • Copying in Final Cut Pro
  • Cutting in Final Cut Pro
  • Pasting in Final Cut Pro
  • Positioning Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Screening and Sharing a Sequence in Final Cut Pro

Trimming Clip Duration in Final Cut Pro

  • Understanding Trimming in Final Cut Pro
  • Rippling Edit Points in Final Cut Pro
  • Rippling in the Viewer and by Numbers in Final Cut Pro
  • Trimming Clips on the V2 Track and Trimming One Track of a Linked Clip in Final Cut Pro

Refining Edit Points in Final Cut Pro
Trimming Two Edit Points
in Final Cut Pro

  • Slipping One Clip in Final Cut Pro
  • Rolling Two Edit Points in Final Cut Pro
  • Sliding Clips to Refine Position in Final Cut Pro
  • Dragging Clips to New Locations and Keeping Linked Clips in Sync Refining the Editing Process Labeling Project Elements
  • Creating Subclips in Final Cut Pro
  • Adding Markers to Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Using Markers to Align Actions in Final Cut Pro
  • Using Storyboard Editing in Final Cut Pro
  • Performing Replace Edits and Editing Multicam Footage

Customizing Final Cut Pro

  • Reconnecting Media in Final Cut Pro
  • Working with Mixed Format Sequences in Final Cut Pro
  • Working with Master Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Logging Information in Browser Columns in Final Cut Pro
  • Finding Project Items in Final Cut Pro
  • Customizing Shortcut Keys and Button Bars in Final Cut Pro
  • Saving and Loading Layouts and Optimizing User Preferences

Capturing & Transferring Footage in Final Cut Pro

  • Connecting Sources for Capture in Final Cut Pro
  • Choosing Preset Format Settings in Final Cut Pro
  • Previewing and Marking Your Source in Final Cut Pro
  • Logging Clips in Final Cut Pro
  • Choosing Clip Settings in Final Cut Pro
  • Choosing Capture Settings in Final Cut Pro
  • Choosing Capturing Options in Final Cut Pro
  • Setting Capture Preferences and Transferring Files from Tapeless Sources in Final Cut Pro

Applying Transitions in Final Cut Pro

  • Evaluating the Project in Final Cut Pro
  • Understanding Transitions in Final Cut Pro
  • Viewing Transition Options in Final Cut Pro
  • Applying Transitions in Final Cut Pro
  • Modifying and Copying Transitions in Final Cut Pro
  • Using the Transition Editor in Final Cut Pro
  • Changing Transition Parameters in Final Cut Pro
  • Previewing and Rendering Effects in Final Cut Pro

Mixing Audio Tracks in Final Cut Pro

  • Preparing the Project for Mixing in Final Cut Pro
  • Organizing and Editing Audio Effects in Final Cut Pro
  • Monitoring and Adjusting Audio Levels in Final Cut Pro
  • Applying Transitions to Fade Volume in Final Cut Pro
  • Setting Keyframes to Change Volume in Final Cut Pro
  • Using the Audio Mixer in Final Cut Pro
  • Recording a Narration Track and Importing Audio Files

Creating Titles in Final Cut Pro

  • Working with Video Generators in Final Cut Pro
  • Adding a Lower Third in Final Cut Pro
  • Applying a Boris Title in Final Cut Pro
  • Adding Mattes in Final Cut Pro
  • Effects and Still Images in Final Cut Pro
  • Creating a Credit Roll and Using Master Templates

Changing Motion Properties in Final Cut Pro

  • Entering Speed Changes in Final Cut Pro
  • Using the Speed Tool in Final Cut Pro
  • Creating a Freeze Frame in Final Cut Pro
  • Changing Motion Parameters in Final Cut Pro
  • and Animating Motion Parameters in Final Cut Pro

Applying Filters in Final Cut Pro

  • Applying and Viewing Video Filters in Final Cut Pro
  • Viewing and Modifying Filter Parameters in Final Cut Pro
  • Applying Audio Filters in Final Cut Pro
  • Using a Color Correction Filter and Animating Filters

Finishing and Outputting in Final Cut Pro

  • Detecting Audio Peaks in Final Cut Pro
  • Adjusting Video Levels for Broadcast in Final Cut Pro
  • Sharing Clips and Sequences in Final Cut Pro
  • Exporting a QuickTime Movie in Final Cut Pro
  • Using Other Export Options in Final Cut Pro
  • Exporting a Still Frame in Final Cut Pro
  • Outputting to Tape in Final Cut Pro
  • Making a Timecode Window Burn and Backing Up Projects

Final Cut Express Training

The Interface in Final Cut Express

  • Learning the interface in Final Cut Express
  • Exploring the Browser window in Final Cut Express
  • Exploring the Viewer window in Final Cut Express
  • Exploring the Canvas window in Final Cut Express
  • Exploring the timeline in Final Cut Express
  • Exploring the tools in Final Cut Express
  • Exploring the audio meters in Final Cut Express
  • Customizing the workspace in Final Cut Express

The Footage in Final Cut Express

  • Importing from tape in Final Cut Express
  • Importing music from a CD in Final Cut Express
  • Importing photos in Final Cut Express
  • Using iPhoto in Final Cut Express

Putting the Story Together in Final Cut Express

  • Making subclips in Final Cut Express
  • Storyboard Editing in Final Cut Express
  • Three-point editing in Final Cut Express
  • Editing to the beat in Final Cut Express
  • Backtiming a clip in Final Cut Express
  • Selecting clips in Final Cut Express
  • Deleting clips in Final Cut Express
  • Moving clips around in the timeline in Final Cut Express
  • Using markers in Final Cut Express

Fine-Tuning the Edits in Final Cut Express

  • Trimming with the Roll and Ripple tools in Final Cut Express
  • Trimming with the Slip and Slide tools in Final Cut Express
  • Using the Trim Edit window in Final Cut Express
  • Deleting gaps within the timeline in Final Cut Express
  • Keeping everything in sync in Final Cut Express

Editing the Audio in Final Cut Express

  • Adjusting audio levels in Final Cut Express
  • Using audio filters in Final Cut Express
  • Creating audio transitions in Final Cut Express
  • Essential audio filters in Final Cut Express

Adding Video Transitions in Final Cut Express

  • Overview of video transitions in Final Cut Express
  • Adjusting video transitions in Final Cut Express
  • Creating video transition in Final Cut Express
  • Saving video transition in Final Cut Express

Correcting Color in Final Cut Express

  • When to correct color in Final Cut Express
  • Correcting problems with exposure in Final Cut Express
  • Being broadcast-safe in Final Cut Express
  • Reusing an effects in Final Cut Express

Creating Effects in Final Cut Express

  • Overview of RT playback in Final Cut Express
  • Using filters in Final Cut Express
  • Compositing in Final Cut Express
  • Keying video clips in Final Cut Express

Adding Titles in Final Cut Express

  • Titling your program in Final Cut Express
  • Creating lower thirds in Final Cut Express
  • Dynamic titling with LiveType in Final Cut Express
  • Boris Text in Final Cut Express
  • Importing Photoshop files in Final Cut Express
  • Creating credit rolls in Final Cut Express

Delivering the Story in Final Cut Express

  • Polishing before delivering in Final Cut Express
  • Exporting for DVD authoring in Final Cut Express
  • Exporting to tape in Final Cut Express
  • Exporting for the web in Final Cut Express
  • Exporting for iPods in Final Cut Express

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