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Final Cut Pro Class Online November 6, 2017 Comprehensive

Comprehensive Final Cut Pro Training Course

Mon, Nov 6 2017 to Thu, Nov 9 2017
9:30 a.m.
American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

This four-day comprehensive Final Cut Pro course takes you from introductory level to expert user of FCP X. You'll start by learning the basics, then move into working efficiently, and using advanced editing techniques, color retouching, and applying audio edits.

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Comprehensive Final Cut Pro training course topics

The comprehensive Final Cut Pro course covers the combined topics from our introductory and advanced Final Cut Pro courses.

Lesson 1: Importing media into Final Cut Pro projects

  • Importing overview
  • Importing from other applications
  • Organizing files while importing

Lesson 2: Organizing media

  • Events and clips overview
  • Copying and moving Events
  • Viewing and sorting clips

Lesson 3: Play back and skim media

  • Playback and skimming overview

Lesson 4: Creating and managing projects

  • ¬†Creating a new project in Final Cut Pro

Lesson 5: Editing the project

  • Editing overview
  • Adding clips overview
  • Overwriting parts of your project
  • Arranging clips in the Timeline
  • Viewing and navigating your Final Cut Pro project

Lesson 6: Adding and adjusting audio

  • Adding audio to your Final Cut Pro project

Lesson 7: Adding transitions, titles, and effects

  • Adjusting transitions in the Timeline
  • Adding and adjusting titles
  • Adjusting built-in effects
  • Adding and adjusting clip effects

Lesson 8: Intermediate editing

  • Adding storylines
  • Three-point editing overview
  • Auditions overview

Lesson 9: Sharing the project

  • Sharing on the Web
  • Exporting your project

Lesson 10: Organizing your media and media management in Final Cut Pro

  • Working with Metadata: Using metadata that is part of imported (source) content
  • Using auto-analysis and adding metadata
  • Using metadata views and creating new metadata views
  • Working with and editing existing metadata views
  • Using and organizing Keywords
  • Applying markers
  • Using filters to locate clips
  • Creating Smart Collections
  • Batch renaming
  • Relinking clips
  • Using Libraries: closing and duplicating Final Cut Pro libraries; sharing and moving libraries; moving clips between libraries
  • Using Projects: working with project snapshots and backups
  • Managing disk space and removal of render files
  • Managing proxy media
  • Adjusting storage locations
  • Using optimized media.

Lesson 11: Advanced Final Cut Pro Editing Techniques

  • Understanding an editing strategy for Final Cut projects
  • Changing edits
  • Combining edits
  • Understanding Storylines and secondary storylines
  • Using trim to playhead
  • Using trim to selection
  • Working with compound clips
  • Applying titles to connected clips
  • Backtiming edits

Lesson 12: Understanding Audio Editing tools in Final Cut Pro

  • Audio levels and mastering
  • Using audio meters
  • Understanding waveforms
  • Applying timeline volume adjustments
  • Adjusting volume in specific areas
  • Using volume adjustments within the Audio Inspector
  • Adjusting Volume from the Modify Menu or Keyboard
  • Applying fades and crossfades
  • Using audio channels
  • Panning, stereo and surround pans, pan effects, and using panning in the timeline
  • Using pan presets
  • Working with Audio channels
  • Synchronizing audio and video
  • Resetting all volume edits

Lesson 13: Applying Audio Effects

  • Equalizing audio
  • Equalization Filters
  • Disabling clip effects
  • Sharing effects between clips
  • Leveling effects
  • Creating reverb, space, time, and echo
  • Using distortion presets
  • Manipulating voice and pitch using effects
  • Maintaining voice pitch with retiming

Lesson 14: Multi-Camera (Multicam) Editing

  • Multicamera editing essentials
  • Creating multicam clips
  • Viewing and editing multicam clips
  • Cutting between camera angles
  • Using channel selection
  • Trimming when working with multicam clips
  • Changing clip sequences
  • Adjusting synchronization between clips
  • Adding or removing clips

Lesson 15: Keying, Masking, and Compositing

  • Working with keying and masking effects
  • Automatic keying
  • Using manual sampling
  • Applying a garbage mask
  • ¬†Advanced keying capabilities
  • Understanding and applying blend modes
  • Compositing graphics
  • Importing Photoshop Images and working with Photoshop layers

Lesson 16: Using Color Correction, Color Grading, and Color Timing

  • Understanding color correction, grading, and timing
  • Understanding color correction capabilities
  • Working with video scopes
  • Using the color board
  • Using color controls
  • Removing color casts
  • Applying color controls globally
  • Modifying contrast
  • Adjusting saturation
  • Working with color masks
  • Targeting corrections to specific regions
  • Creating color vignettes
  • Using shapes and masks together
  • Masking skin tones to make color adjustments
  • Masking specific regions such as grass, sky, and water to apply restricted color edits

Lesson 17: Creating animation using keyframing

  • Using keyframes
  • Keyframing in the Viewer and the Inspector
  • Adjusting keyframe position
  • Creating travel mattes
  • Creating and applying custom text
  • Animating split screens

Lesson 18: Advanced Export and Sharing from Final Cut Pro

  • Exporting projects and media from Final Cut Pro
  • Using Final Cut Pro with Apple Compressor: sharing files with Compressor
  • Understanding Apple Compressor batches, jobs and Settings
  • Destinations and actions
  • Understanding automatic settings and custom settings
  • Working with encoder and frame settings
  • Creating droplets

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