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Apple Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post Production (FCP101)

Duration: 3 Days

Course Price: £595+vat

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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.


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.


Prerequisites:

Students do not need any prerequisites apart from an interest in video post production. Some mac osx knowledge is beneficial. 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.


Apple Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post Production (FCP101)

Duration: 3 Days

Course Price: £595+vat

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Exploring the Final Cut Pro X Interface

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

Importing

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 in an Event

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, Perform connect edits, Create and edit in connected storyline

Revising the Edit

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

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, Keyframe audio, Color correct a clip

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 multicam workflow

Certification Exam (if required)

The Apple End User certification for Final Cut Pro X can be purchased seperately and can be administered at the training centre. It is not essential to take the exam or to take it immediately after the course. Please ask your trainer or staff about purchasing and taking the exam.

Apple Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post Production (FCP101)
Cardiff

Our Cardiff training centre is located in Pascoe House, on Bute Street, Cardiff Bay. The centre is at the heart of the creative community in South Wales.

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17th November 2014
3 Days
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26th January 2015
3 Days
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23rd February 2015
3 Days
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