Advanced Final Cut Pro Training

Advanced Final Cut Pro Training

Overview

In this Final Cut Pro Training class, students will learn to be proficient in editing and creating professional grade videos with Final Cut Pro program from Apple.

Goals

  1. Learn to manage a project.
  2. Learn to edit, using best practices and efficient tips.
  3. Organize to better leverage your time.
  4. Create transitions, effects, text, and sounds.
  5. Share and Export the final product.

Outline

  1. Preparing for Final Cut Pro X
    1. Getting Your System Ready to Edit
    2. Why Use an Editing Workflow?
  2. Get Started Editing
    1. Learning About Events and Projects
  1. Starting Final Cut Pro X
  2. Touring the Interface
  3. Creating a New Event
  4. Importing Media
  5. Creating a New Project
  6. Creating a Simple Edit
  1. Managing Events, Projects, and Shortcuts
    1. All About Events
  1. All About Projects
  2. Creating Keyboard Shortcuts
  1. Managing Media
    1. Naming Media Folders
  1. Importing media
  2. Special Cases
  1. Organizing Clips: Ratings, Keywords, and Extended Metadata
    1. Displaying Events and Clips
  1. Working with Ratings
  2. Keying in on Keywords
  3. Managing Metadata
  1. Editing
    1. The Editing Process
  1. The Editing and Playback Preferences
  2. Editing Techniques
  1. Organizing Your Edit
    1. Making Selections
  1. Using Markers and To-dos
  2. Copy and Paste Options
  3. The Magnetic Timeline
  4. The Magic of Compound Clips
  5. The Grab Bag of Tools
  6. Roles
  7. The Timeline Index
  1. Trimming Your Edit
    1. Getting Ready to Trim
  1. Setting the Scene
  2. The Precision Editor
  3. Twelve Trimming Techniques
  4. Introducing the Trim Tool
  1. Audio
    1. Audio Basics
  1. Audio in Final Cut Pro X
  2. Introducing the Inspector
  3. Audio Techniques
  4. Special Situations for Audio
  5. Mixing
  6. Explaining Keyframes
  1. Transitions
    1. Transitions Overview
  1. Transition Basics
  2. Advanced Transitions
  3. Transition Inspector
  4. Transition Browser
  1. Title and Text
    1. Title Basics
  1. Modifying Titles
  2. Displaying Action and Title Safe
  3. Finding and Replacing Text
  4. Specific Title Examples
  1. Built-in Effects
    1. Effects Basics
  1. Tranform Effects
  2. Animate Using Keyframes
  3. Trim, Crop, and Ken Burns
  4. Distort, or Corner Pinning
  5. Image Stabilization
  6. Rolling Shutter
  7. Spatial Conform
  8. Composing
  1. Themes and Generators
    1. Themes
  1. Generators
  2. Adjusting Generator in Motion
  1. Keying
    1. Planning a Key
  1. Creating a Luma Key
  2. Creating a Chroma Key
  3. Adding a Mask
  1. Retiming
    1. The Basics of Retiming
  1. Hold Frames
  2. Constant Speed Changes
  3. Variable Speed Changes
  4. Other Speed Effects
  1. Color Correction
    1. Color Correction Basics
  1. Color Looks
  2. Color Correction with the Enhancement Menu
  3. How to Read the Video Scopes
  4. Adjusting Grayscale and Color
  5. Using Masks for Color Correction
  1. Sharing and Exporting
    1. Overview of Output Process
  1. Exporting a High-quality Master File
  2. Exporting Roles
  3. Other Options in the Share Menu