Final Cut Pro X Professional Post_production

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Course Outline in PDF


Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that helps beginners and seasoned professionals achieve stunning results. In this three-day hands-on course, students become familiar with the user interface while they learn how to perform editing functions. Students work with real-world media to learn practical approaches to video editing—from basic techniques to Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features.

Who should Attend:

This class is designed for anyone who wants to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut
Pro X and prefers hands-on and interactive instruction.

At Course Completion:

•Using workflows
•Using libraries to organize and manage events, media, and projects
•Applying exceptionally fast, fluid editing techniques for video and audio
•Fine-tuning clips in the timeline
•Comparing alternate shots from a collection of clips
•Applying effects, transitions, and retiming clips
•Finishing and final project


Day 1

Getting Started

•Upgrade earlier versions of events and projects
•Download and prepare lesson media files
•Understand basic Final Cut Pro workflow

Importing Media

•Define the clip, event, and library containers
•Understand the differences between managed and external media files
•Create a camera archive
•Import files using Media Import and the Finder

Organizing Clips

•Apply keywords to clip and clip ranges
•Search and filter clips by keywords
•Batch rename clips
•Add notes and ratings to a clip
•Create Smart Collections
•Detect people and composition within clips
•Understand and assign roles

Making the First Edit

•Create a project
•Add and rearrange clips within a primary storyline
•Ripple, Roll, and Slip trim clips
•Blade, replace with gap, ripple delete, and join through edit

Day 2

Making the First Edit

•Perform connect edits
•Create and edit in connected storyline
•Final Cut Pro X Professional Post-Production
•Adjust audio levels
•Share the project to a media file

Revising the Edit

•Define and distinguish the two types of project duplication
•Understand the replace edit options
•Use the Dashboard for play head positioning
•Use markers for clip synchronization and task notes
•Create and edit with an audition clip
•Refine project using trim to play head

Enhancing the Edit

•Enhancing the Edit
•Vary the playback speed of clips
•Modify the look of clips with effects
•Utilize transitions
•Adjust transform and compositing controls
•Create compound clips

Finishing the Edit

•Add and modify a lower third
•Split edit audio and video
•Key frame audio
•Color correct a clip

Day 3

Sharing a Project

•Export to a media file
•Post media to an online host
•Create a bundle for multiple platforms
•Understand the XML workflow
•Identify and distinguish the two Compressor export options

Managing Libraries

•Differentiate external and managed media
•Import as managed and external media
•Move and copy clips within and between libraries

Advancing Your Workflow

•Identify manual options for new projects
•Synchronize dual system recordings
• Create a Chroma key
• Understand the multicar workflow
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