Final Cut Pro X: For the Beginner

The basics of Final Cut Pro X video editing sofware from import to upload for the complete beginner
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 6/2016 English

Course Description

Have you ever wished you could transform your videos into something more professional-looking?

  • Learn how to craft more professional looking videos using simple, easy to understand           techniques!

Do you have a small business and want to make a compelling promotional video?

  • Make your ad or promo video stand out by using the same type of cuts the pros use!

Are you ready to take the next step in your video making by graduating from MovieMaker or iMovie to something more sophisticated??

  • You've been trying to edit videos with basic software and just can't get your video to look       and sound the way you want them to!

Are you a total beginner who's interested in video editing, but don't know where to start?

This course was designed for you!

I will take you from initial video import all the way through to the upload phase, helping you get your work onto YouTube or Vimeo. You will become familiar with the layout of Final Cut Pro, the most common and helpful video editing tools, video editing terminology, and the best creative tips. Best of all, you'll learn things you can actually apply to your video editing...immediately!

This course is designed to give the beginner video editor the tools needed to start using Final Cut Pro X. If you're ready to transform your video clips into a creative and professional-looking video, sign up today!

What will I need?

  • Final Cut Pro X (30 day free trial available from the app store!)

What will I learn exactly?

The course will start with basic import and organization of your footage, we'll set some preferences, then go through the default interface and where to find everything. Then we get into editing...

  • Using the timeline
  • Cutting
  • Titles
  • Audio and Music
  • Transitions
  • Basic color grading
  • And much more!

By the end of this course you will be proficient with Final Cut Pro X and on your way to creating great, professional quality videos!  

See you in the course!

What are the requirements?

  • Have Final Cut Pro X installed
  • Have the Final Cut Pro X 30-day free trial installed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Have a clear understanding of Final Cut Pro and be able to edit a video from start to finish

Who is the target audience?

  • Don't know where to begin
  • If you have reached the limits of iMovie
  • Have downloaded Final Cut Pro 30-day free trial
  • Want to make something out of their vacation footage

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Final Cut Pro X: For the Beginner
Course Introduction
Getting Started
Let's Start Editing
Getting to know the Inspector Pane
Adding and Working with Effects
Adding and Working with Still Images
Adding and Adjusting Transitions
Using Gernerators
Adding and Working with Titles
The Basics of Color Correction
Working with Audio
Adding Music

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Instructor Biography

Geoff Matthews, Professional Video Producer

Geoff is a professional freelance video editor and videographer.  He has worked with top tourism boards, brands, and travel professionals around the world, as well as producing course videos and promotional cuts for clients in many different industries. He has shot and produced in multiple locations around the world and has also helped turn client's self-shot mediocre footage into memorable travel videos.  He uses simple to understand techniques that make the video stand out, so clients can continue to be leaders in their industry.  

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