Learning Final Cut Pro X - Video Editing Mastery

Learning Final Cut Pro X. A detailed course aimed at teaching users how to use FCP X on the Mavericks or Yosemite OS.
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  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This Final Cut Pro X for Mavericks training course from Infinite Skills teaches you how to use this popular video editing software on the Mavericks operating system. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no prior experience with Final Cut Pro is required.


You will start by learning about the user interface, preferences, and helpful shortcuts. This course will then teach you how to add media, including adding media from a camera and SD card, importing video from tape, and working with archives. This video tutorial will teach you how to keep your clips organized, as well as teach you editing essentials such as adding clips to the timeline, performing a batch edit, and lifting and overwriting clips. You will also learn how to complete the WEC spot.

Once you’ve learned the basics, this course will teach you more advanced editing tips, including working with effects and keyframes, working with compound clips, and editing audio to make a movie. He will also share other tips and tricks, including using generators, panning audio clips, and tricks with white screens. Finally, the course teaches you how to get ready for primetime, including how to export to QuickTime, use the compressor, and export to Blu-Ray and DVD.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of importing, editing, and exporting your video projects using Final Cut Pro X for Mavericks. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • Yosemite or Mavericks OS

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to become a master with Final Cut Pro X

What is the target audience?

  • Users of all levels

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
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0101 Course Introduction
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00:49
0103 Ten Deal-Breaker Features In FCP
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05:10
Section 2: Moving Forward
0201 Introduction
Preview
00:22
0202 The FCP X Interface
Preview
06:50
0203 Working Through Preferences
06:31
0204 Getting Efficient With Shortcuts
03:24
0205 Upgrading Existing Events And Projects
02:34
Section 3: Adding Media
0301 Introduction To Adding Media
00:31
0302 The Difference Between Clips, Events, And Libraries
02:36
0303 Native FCP Formats
01:23
0304 Creating A Library
02:14
0305 Getting Ready To Import Media
03:14
0306 Working With Archives
02:27
0307 Adding Media From A Camera
03:34
0308 Adding Media From An SD Card
01:54
0309 Performing Multiple Edits On An Image Before Importing
01:41
0310 Additional Import Options
01:44
0311 Importing Video From Tape
02:42
0312 When Importing Fails
02:25
Section 4: Keeping Your Clips Organized
0401 Introduction To Organizing Your Clips
00:35
0402 Organizing Clips With Events
03:07
0403 Adding Keywords To Clips
03:44
0404 Creating Keyword Shortcuts
02:20
0405 Working With Keyword Collections
01:36
0406 Adding Notes And Changing Clip Names
02:42
0407 Keywording A Clip Range
01:36
0408 Ratings, Rejections, And Favorites
02:41
0409 Searching Clips With Filters
01:50
0410 Creating Custom Keyword Collections
00:56
0411 Generating A Smart Collection
01:12
Section 5: Editing Essentials
0501 Introduction To Editing Essentials
00:29
0502 Creating A Project
02:27
0503 Controlling The Primary Storyline
05:00
0504 Adding Clips To The Timeline
02:59
0505 Performing A Batch Edit
01:20
0506 Ripple And Trim Edits
03:14
0507 Controlling The Storyline With Gaps
03:49
0508 Blade Edits And Joining Clips
01:55
0509 Working Above The Primary Storyline
03:57
0510 Slipping, Sliding And BackTime Edits
02:50
0511 Performing A Three-Point Edit
02:58
0512 Lifting And Overwriting Clips
01:53
Section 6: On the Job Training
0601 Introduction To On The Job Training
00:28
0602 Importing More Media
02:39
0603 Building The WEC Project
05:16
0604 Mind Mapping The Project
04:50
0605 Transforming And Adjusting Clip Lengths
05:57
0606 Adding A Freeze Frame
04:00
0607 Loading Up The Storyline
03:06
0608 Changing The Speed Of A Clip
03:03
Section 7: Completing The WEC Spot
0701 Introduction To Completing The WEC Spot
00:23
0702 Adding A Placeholder Clip
05:58
0703 Adding An Audio Clip
03:53
0704 Adding Overlay Text
03:26
0705 Setting The Mood With Additional Audio
03:30
0706 Adding Transitional Text Clips
07:40
0707 Final Cleanup And Run-Through
06:09
0708 Markers 101
03:26
0709 Controlling Markers
03:20
Section 8: Beyond Basic Editing
0801 Introduction To Beyond Basic Editing
00:30
0802 Using Hold And Blade Re-Timing Tips
06:14
0803 The Need For More Speed
06:51
0804 Working With Effects
03:43
0805 Modifying Effects
02:23
0806 Working With Keyframes
04:18
0807 Generating A Compound Clip
03:53
0808 Transitions 101
04:39
0809 Controlling Clips With Masks
02:36
0810 Creating A Default Transition
01:36
0811 Copying And Pasting Clip Attributes
02:54
0812 Controlling Clips On The Storyline
02:41
Section 9: Additional Editing Tips And Tricks
0901 Introduction To Additional Editing Tips And Tricks
00:23
0902 Loading The Working Files
06:01
0903 Working With Compound Clips
04:19
0904 Adding Text Overlays
05:27
0905 Working With Audio Clips
06:32
0906 Adding Background Music
05:18
0907 Editing Audio To A Movie
06:26
0908 Performing J-L Audio Edits
04:33
0909 Separating Audio And Video
04:36
0910 Working With Audition
02:44
0911 Working With Proxy Files And Safe Zones
02:33
Section 10: Clip Transformations And Color
1001 Introduction To Clip Transformations And Color
00:24
1002 Transforming A Clip
04:47
1003 Cropping And Trimming
03:28
1004 Distorting A Clip
02:49
1005 Blending Modes And Opacity
04:53
1006 Controlling Special Effects
02:59
1007 Working With Transitions
05:03

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Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.

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