Final Cut Pro X: The Complete Guide to Final Cut Pro X
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Final Cut Pro X: The Complete Guide to Final Cut Pro X

Learn how to edit videos in Final Cut Pro X with this easy-to-follow course!
3.8 (271 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2020
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This course includes
  • 14.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will feel confident using Final Cut Pro X to edit your own videos.
  • Learn the entire video editing workflow from import to export.
  • Navigate Final Cut Pro X's interface with ease.
  • Import your media (video, audio, etc.) into your project.
  • Use basic editing tools to professionally edit your videos.
  • Improve your audio with leveling, effects and transitions.
  • Design modern titles, intros, and lower thirds.
  • Make your videos look better with color correction and grading.
  • Add video effects and adjustments.
  • Edit 360 (VR, virtual reality) video in Final Cut Pro X.
  • Export high quality video with whatever settings you need.
  • Edit videos the way you imagine them!
Requirements
  • You should have Final Cut Pro X installed on your computer. Any version is fine, as most of the lessons will be applicable no matter what version you are using.
  • NO experience with Final Cut Pro X or video editing is necessary.
Description

Start editing your own videos with Final Cut Pro X!

If you are looking for a course that teaches you the entire video editing process in Final Cut Pro, then this is the course for you!

Whether you're an aspiring filmmaker or YouTuber, a small business or marketer, or just someone who wants to make videos for their family and friends, Final Cut Pro X is a great application to use. And this course is perfect for absolute beginners or anyone who knows a little about FCPX, but wants an A-Z guide!

Edit videos the way you imagine them!

While taking this course, you will work on real-world projects. So by the end of the course, you will feel confident editing your own videos.

What will you learn?

  • Navigate the Final Cut Pro interface with ease
  • Start a new project and import your media
  • Edit your video with all kinds of tools and techniques
  • Add transitions and effects to improve your video's flow
  • Make your audio sound better and get rid of background noise
  • Add title cards like lower thirds and intros
  • Adjust the colors with grading and color correction
  • Stylize your video with effects, blending modes, speed adjustments
  • Edit green screen footage with chroma keying
  • 360 video editing in Final Cut Pro
  • Working with images in your projects
  • Editing your video for online, Apple devices, and Blu-rays
  • and so much more!

Why learn from us?

This course is a collaboration between Video School Online's Phil Ebiner & Greg Hung. We've come together to share our expertise in video editing with you. As professional video creators and video editors, we want to make sure you not only understand how to use Final Cut Pro X to edit your own videos, but we also want to make sure you understand how to use this application like a professional would.

We provide premium support! If you are ever stuck, just post a question to the course or send us a message, and we'll help you out!

Our Happiness Guarantee

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not learning, or you're just not happy with the course, we have a 30-day 100% money back guarantee!

Start editing videos with Final Cut Pro X!

Enroll today, and we'll see you inside the course!

Cheers,

Phil & Greg

Who this course is for:
  • Video creators, video editors, YouTubers, Mac users, vloggers, content creators, marketers, online course creators.
  • Anyone who wants to learn Final Cut Pro X from scratch.
Course content
Expand all 162 lectures 14:17:47
+ Introduction and Getting Started
3 lectures 06:27

Welcome to the Final Cut Pro X course! In this lesson, you'll learn what this course is all about, and how to best take it!

Preview 01:56

New Features for Final Cut Pro X 10.4.7.

New Features for Final Cut Pro X 10.4.7
04:19

This is some practice footage I'm supplying you with for you to download and follow along in the course. Please read the Project file Notes for guidance on using the footage.

Download your Project Files & Resources
00:12
+ Basics Understanding the Final Cut Pro Interface
7 lectures 44:28

You will get a Tour of the Interface in Depth Part to understand the panels and the layout.

Tour of the Interface in Depth Part 1
14:30

You will Learn how to customize your Final Cut Interface

Tour of the Interface PT 2
07:15

Understanding Libraries and Importing Footage.

Understanding Libraries and Importing Footage
04:17

Importing Media to a new event

Importing Media to a New Event
03:24

Importing from an SD Card and Facetime Camera to an Event.

Importing from an SD Card and Facetime Camera to an Event
05:38

Organizing Footage using keywords and favorites.

Organizing Footage using keywords and favourites
05:55

All about Events

Events - All about them
03:29
+ Video Editing Basics
11 lectures 44:38

Creating a Project using 2 different methods.

Creating a Project - 2 Ways
07:15

How to Insert a Clip in fcpx.

How to Insert a Clip
02:27
Ripple, Trim, and Blade Edits
03:35

In this lesson of the Final Cut Pro X Video Editing course, you'll learn how to work with compound clips.

Compound clips
03:44

Join, Blade, and Nudge.

Join, Blade, and Nudge
01:28

Learn The Slip & Slide Edits in Fcpx.

The Slip & Slide Edit
02:01

3 Point Back and time Edits.

3 Point and Backtime Edit
01:19

Lift and Replace Edits.

Lift and Replace Edits
01:40

Adding Transitions in FCPX.

Adding Transitions
07:23

Introduction to Multi-cam Editing.

Introduction to Multi-cam Editing
03:05

We will make our first basic video edit using what we have learned so far.

Demo and Project: Working through our First Rough Cut
10:41
+ Editing Audio in Final Cut Pro X
9 lectures 45:53

Adding Audio 2 Ways.

Adding Audio 2 Ways
02:08

if you have a separate video and audio source you will learn to sync them easily in FCPX.

Syncing Video and Audio
05:51

Learn how to Adjust Audio as well as Enabling and Detaching it from a video clip.

Adjusting Audio - Enabling and Detaching
03:41

Learn how to Fade audio In and Out.

Fading In and Out
04:30

Learn how to improve how your audio sounds like in Fcpx.

Improving your Audio
07:38

How to Fix Audio in an Interview.

How to Fix Audio in an Interview
05:43

Working with Music and Audio in FCPX.

Working with Music and Audio in FCPX
07:40

How to do a Voice Over in FCPX.

How to do a Voice Over in FCPX
05:18

How to Pan Audio in FCPX.

How to Pan Audio in FCPX
03:24
+ Adding Titles and Text Graphics
2 lectures 11:27

Adding Basic and 3D Titles to FCPX.

Adding Basic and 3D Titles to FCPX
07:56

How to Edit,Customize, and Save Titles in FCPX.

How to Edit and Customize Titles in FCPX
03:31
+ Color Grading and Correction in Final Cut Pro X
10 lectures 45:58

Introduction to Color Grading in FCPX.

Introduction to Color Grading in FCPX
06:19

Using Color Wheels to Color Grade and Color Correct in FCPX.

Using Color Wheels to Color Grade and Color Correct in FCPX
05:24

How to Use Color Curves in FCPX.

How to Use Color Curves in FCPX
03:28

How to use the Hue Saturation Curves in FCPX.

How to use the Hue Saturation Curves in FCPX.
03:51

How to White Balance in FCPX.

How to White Balance in FCPX
02:56

How to use the Color & Shape Masks in FCPX.

How to use the Color & Shape Masks in FCPX
03:25
How to use the Draw Mask Effect in FCPX
01:57

How to Install a Look up table (LUT) for an instant instagram style color filter effect. Also you will learn an advance keyframing technique to multiple clips.

How to Install a Look up table (LUT), and apply Keyframing to multiple clips
09:44

Install a Powerful Adjustment layer -to apply effects and color grading project wide in FCPX.

Powerful Adjustment layer -to apply effects and color grading project wide
05:11

FCPX - Color Grading Summary.

FCPX - Color Grading Summary
03:43
+ Adding Effects, Transitions and Transformations
4 lectures 29:09

Introduction to Effects in FCPX.

Introduction to Effects in FCPX
05:26

Opacity, Blending and Stabilization in FCPX.

Opacity, Blending and Stabilization in FCPX
05:02

How to Install 3rd Party Plugins.

How to Install 3rd Party Plugins
07:31

How to Edit Green Screen in FCPX using Chroma Keying.

How to Edit Green Screen in FCPX
11:10
+ 360 Video Editing
5 lectures 41:32

How to Import 360 videos in FCPX

How to Import 360 videos in FCPX
01:40

Intro to 360 Video and Publishing in FCPX.

Intro to 360 Video and Publishing in FCPX
15:22

Advanced 360 Video Project in FCPX

Advanced 360 Video Project in FCPX
16:07

Demo - Creating a Tiny Planet Video using 360 Footage FCPX.

Demo - Creating a Tiny Planet Video using 360 Footage FCPX
04:26

Publishing a 360 Video to Facebook .

Publishing a 360 Video to Facebook
03:57
+ Working with Images
5 lectures 22:53

Importing Images in FCPX.

Importing Images in FCPX
02:07

How to Trim and Crop in FCPX.

How to Trim and Crop in FCPX
07:25
How to do a Ken Burns Crop in FCPX
08:19

Creating Screen Grabs and Image Sequences in FCPX.

Creating Screen Grabs and Image Sequences in FCPX
03:47

Keyframe Movement in Final Cut.

Keyframe Movement in Final Cut
01:15
+ Publishing, Saving and Sharing Videos from Final Cut Pro X
8 lectures 39:06

Publish Videos Online on Social Media using FCPX.

Publish Videos Online on Social Media using FCPX
08:12
How and Why to Export to XML in FCPX
02:34

How to publish to Apple devices using FCPX.

How to publish to Apple devices using FCPX
02:53

How to publish to DVD and Bluray.

How to publish to DVD and Bluray
04:30

Introduction to Compressor. Companion software for FCPX to manage different codecs and do batch exports

Introduction to Compressor
10:06

Publish to Compressor.

Publish to Compressor
05:01

Different Export Formats and Codes FCPX

Different Export Formats and Codes FCPX
03:23

How and Why to Create Snapshot Backups in FCPX.

How and Why to Create Snapshot Backups in FCPX
02:27