Introduction to Final Cut Pro (FCP 101)

Price
$1,495.00 USD

Duration
3 Days

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

This three-day, hands-on course teaches all the tools and techniques that make Final Cut Pro one of the best editing tools in the business. This class is designed to help students become familiar with the user interface while learning how to perform editing functions. Students will work with real-world media to learn practical approaches to video editing—from basic techniques to powerful advanced features.

Course Objectives

  • Use libraries to organize and manage media and projects
  • Apply exceptionally fast editing techniques for video and audio
  • Fine-tune clips in the timeline
  • Apply effects and transitions, and retime clips
  • Work with 3D titles, 360 video, and multi-cam clips
  • Create captions
  • Manipulate images with the color correction effects
  • Students will also finish and share their final project

Who Should Attend?

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.
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  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
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Course Prerequisites

Knowledge of macOS and basic computer navigation Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended

Agenda

1 - Getting Started

  • Download and prepare lesson media files
  • Understand the basic Final Cut Pro workflow.

2 - Importing Media

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

3 - Organizing Clips

  • Apply keywords to a 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

4 - Making the First Edit

  • Create a project
  • Understand the attraction and repulsion behaviors of a storyline
  • Append, insert, and rearrange clips within a primary storyline
  • Batch edit a storyboard of clips
  • Ripple, Roll, and Slip edit clips
  • Use the Blade tool
  • Replace a gap clip, ripple delete, and join through edit
  • Perform connect edits
  • Create and edit in a connected storyline
  • Adjust audio levels
  • Share the project to a media file

5 - Revising the Edit

  • Define and distinguish between the two types of project duplication
  • Understand the replace edit options
  • Use markers for clip sync and task notes
  • Create and edit with an audition clip
  • Refine clip duration using Trim to Playhead and Trim to Selection

6 - Enhancing the Edit

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

7 - Finishing the Edit

  • Add and modify a lower third
  • Add and modify a 3D title
  • Split-edit audio and video
  • Keyframe audio
  • Adjust an image using the Color Board, Color Wheels, and Color Curves

8 - 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

9 - Managing Libraries

  • Differentiate between external and internal media
  • Import media as referenced and managed
  • Move and copy clips within and between libraries
  • Consolidate media files in one location

10 - Advancing Your Workflow

  • Identify manual options for new projects
  • Sync dual system recordings
  • Create a chroma key
  • Understand the multicam workflow
  • Understanding the tracker in Final Cut Pro
  • Locating duplicate shots in the timeline
 

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May 15, 16, 17
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