Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production

Event Phone: 303-835-1005

  • Final Cut Pro X 10.2
    February 15, 2017 - February 17, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course #:APL-CP101-020
Duration: 3 Days

Course Description

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 the powerful advanced features of Final Cut Pro.

Objectives

Upon completion of the Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production course, students will be able to:

  • Using libraries to organize and manage 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
  • Working with 3D titles
  • Finishing and final project

Audience

  • 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.

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Basic knowledge of video editing terminology is highly recommended

Curriculum

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
    • 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 (continued)
    • Perform connect edits
    • Create and edit in a connected storyline
    • 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 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
    • Add and modify a 3D title
    • Split edit audio and video
    • Keyframe 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
    • Integrate Compressor export options
  • Managing Libraries
    • Import media as referenced and managed
    • Move and copy clips within and between libraries
    • Consolidate media files to one location
  • Advancing Your Workflow
    • Identify manual options for new projects
    • Synchronize dual system recordings
    • Create a chroma key
    • Understand the multicam workflow

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 3038351005

Venue Website:

Address:
9177 E Mineral Circle, Suite #L100, Centennial, Colorado, 80112, United States

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