Final Cut Pro X: For the Beginner
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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
4.7 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
24 students enrolled
Created by Geoff Matthews
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have a clear understanding of Final Cut Pro and be able to edit a video from start to finish
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Requirements
  • Have Final Cut Pro X installed
  • Have the Final Cut Pro X 30-day free trial installed
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!

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
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Curriculum For This Course
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Final Cut Pro X: For the Beginner
13 Lectures 01:46:47

Getting Started
13:53

Let's Start Editing
15:05

Getting to know the Inspector Pane
10:56


Adding and Working with Still Images
06:28

Adding and Adjusting Transitions
03:06

Using Gernerators
05:18

Adding and Working with Titles
15:38

The Basics of Color Correction
07:33

Working with Audio
08:58

Adding Music
06:31

Uploading
03:07
About the Instructor
Geoff Matthews
4.7 Average rating
3 Reviews
24 Students
1 Course
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.