Tutor for Final Cut Pro v10.2

Create amazing movies at home or at work using Apple’s professional video editing app, Final Cut Pro v10.2.
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  • Lectures 51
  • Length 4.5 hours
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Learn how to use Final Cut Pro X with our Tutor for Final Cut Pro. This tutorial includes 51 easy-to-follow video lessons on Apple’s professional video editing app Final Cut Pro X. We start out by looking at the interface, importing and analyzing clips, and organizing clips and events. From there we look at creating projects including changing project settings, adding clips, and adding audio. We then take a closer look at working with clips including adding effects to a clip, adding titles, detaching audio from a clip, and making clip adjustments. We then go to more advanced editing options including adding the Ken Burns effect, retiming our clips, adding speed ramps, adding a blue or green screen effect, and matching color between clips. We wrap it up by looking at various ways to share your finished project and find help including finding a list of keyboard shortcuts. Learn how to use Final Cut Pro X with Tutor for Final Cut Pro.

Understand the Features and Functions of Final Cut Pro v10.2 to create movies from video and photos you've taken. Make the most of your Final Cut Pro v10.2 experience by learning how to: 

  • understand the terminology and user interface of FCP v10.2
  • import, organize, and analyze clips.
  • work with and organize libraries and events.
  • create smart collections of clips.
  • rate clips.
  • use the playhead and skimmer.
  • viewer options.
  • work with projects.
  • use the timeline.
  • add, remove, and arrange clips.
  • replace and trim clips.
  • work with audio.
  • edit with multicam clips.
  • add transitions.
  • work with precision editing.
  • add markers, ToDo's, and chapters.
  • add titles, backgrounds, and audio to clips.
  • adjust, match, and correct color in clips.
  • add Ken Burns effect.
  • stabilize clips.
  • add instant replay and rewind effects.
  • masking clips.
  • adding keyframes.
  • share and export projects.
  • troubleshoot and find help.
  • complete an amazing Final Cut Pro project project and share it!


Content and Overview

Noteboom Productions designed this course for students who are new to the Mac or an existing Mac user who may not be familiar with Final Cut Pro v10.2. Knowing how to use Final Cut Pro effectively will result in increased productivity and give you the ability to make amazing movies to share your own videos and photos.  We'll guide you through 51 videos in just over 2 hours, teaching you the basics of Final Cut Pro. We demonstrate how to get started by creating a new project, reviewing Final Cut terminology, importing media (video & photos) into a timeline, working with various editing tools, and adding effects. You are encouraged to have Final Cut Pro v10.2 installed on your Mac or MacBook so you can follow along and try it yourself at the end of each lecture.

This course starts with the basics by introducing you to the User Interface for Final Cut Pro v10.2. From there we dive right in and demonstrate how to create a movie project using the advanced editing options and features of Final Cut Pro v10.2. By the end of this course students will have the basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro v10.2 to create and share a movie created with their own video and photos.


What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a Macintosh computer.
  • Students should download and install Final Cut Pro v10.2.
  • It would be helpful to have video clips and photos already on your Mac, ready to import into Final Cut Pro v10.2, so you can follow along and try for yourself after each lecture.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create and share movies created from your own video and photos in Apple's professional video editing software - Final Cut Pro v 10.2.
  • Understand the terminology and features of Final Cut Pro v 10.2 to quickly and efficiently produce quality movie projects.
  • Understand how to import and organize video clips in Final Cut Pro v10.2.
  • Understand how to work within a Timeline in Final Cut Pro v10.2.
  • Edit and arrange clips in Final Cut Pro v10.2 including advanced editing features like Ken Burns Effect, audio editing, and color matching and balancing.
  • Share video projects created in Final Cut Pro v10.2.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for those looking to make professional quality movies from video and photos. It is especially good for those who are new to Final Cut Pro or who may have prior video editing and production experience and are looking to take their skills to the next level.
  • This course is also good for those who have used iMovie and are looking to take their video production to the next level.
  • This course is not for video production professionals or those looking for advanced video production methods.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Tutor for Final Cut Pro v10.2
02:46

In this lecture we give a brief introduction to what we are going to cover in Tutor for Final Cut Pro X v10.2.

11:59

In this lecture we look at the interface to Final Cut Pro including browsing our libraries, changing the view of our clips, viewing the event viewer, turning on and off the inspector, and we take a look at the toolbar and Timeline.

Section 2: Importing and Organizing
10:49

In this lecture we look at how we import videos into Final Cut Pro including how we can have Final Cut Pro analyze our clips when we import them.

03:19

In this lecture we look at how we import photos and videos from the Photos app into Final Cut Pro.

04:40

In this lecture we look at how to create and organize libraries in Final Cut Pro.

08:42

In this lecture we take a closer look at events including how we can create events and move clips between different events. We also take a closer look at the view options we have when looking at clips from an event.

06:46

In this lecture we look at the different ways to select clips and ranges in clips including selecting contiguous and non-contiguous clips.

05:59

In this lecture we look at how we can favorite and reject clips in our event browser. We also look at how we can filter the event browser to show only favorite clips or hide the rejected clips.

06:57

In this lecture we look at how we can add keywords to clips and ranges in clips. We also look at how we can filter these clips by selecting the keywords collection and how we view the keywords in the Timeline Index.

04:37

In this lecture we look at how to create smart collections for our clips in our events.

05:03

In this lecture we look at how to use the playhead and skimmer in Final Cut Pro.

04:16

In this lecture we take a closer look at the viewer including how we can have two viewers, one for our event browser and one for the timeline.

01:47

In this lecture we look at how you can change the date and time of a video.

05:01

In this lecture we look at how we can assign and change the role of clips in Final Cut Pro.

Section 3: Working with Projects
04:26

In this lecture we look at how we create projects in Final Cut Pro as well as view and change the project settings.

04:43

In this lecture we look at how we add clips to our timeline including inserting clips between other clips. We also look at how we can move clips around in our timeline.

03:16

In this lecture we take a closer look at changing the timeline appearance as well as how we can mark clips in our event browser are that are in our movie project.

02:59

In this lecture we look at the different options we have when we replace a clip in our timeline.

10:06

In this lecture we look at trimming clips including roll edits, slip edits, and slide edits.

05:02

In this lecture we look at how we add audio to our project through the audio browser in Final Cut Pro.

04:02

In this lecture we look at how we add a placeholder clip and a gap clip to our timeline in Final Cut Pro.

05:14

In this lecture we look at how we add transition between our clips in the timeline. We also look at how we can change the default duration for a transition.

03:50

In this lecture we look at how we can fine-tune edits with the Precision Editor in Final Cut Pro.

06:30

In this lecture we look at how we can mark clips including marking a clip with a to-do and a chapter.

Section 4: Working with Clips in a Project
04:42

In this lecture we look at how we can add both video and audio effects to our clips in our timeline.

04:47

In this lecture we look at how we add titles to projects in Final Cut Pro.

05:04

In this lecture we look at how we add generated content to our project as well as themes including theme titles and theme transitions to our project in Final Cut Pro.

05:57

In this lecture we look at how we can make audio adjustments in the clips themselves and through the Audio Inspector.

04:08

In this lecture we look at how we can detach an audio track from a clip and create a connected clip out of the audio track.

02:28

In this lecture we look at how we can trim the audio or video separately from a clip while keeping them in sync using a Split Edit.

04:34

In this lecture we look at how we can stabilization to shaky clips as well as describe what the rolling shutter option is used for.

07:52

In this lecture we look at how we created connected clips in Final Cut Pro. With connected clips we can create picture-in-picture and side-by-side effects.

03:36

In this lecture we look at how we can combine several clips into a compound clip in Final Cut Pro.

Section 5: Advanced Editing Options
04:46

In this lecture we look at how we can use the Ken Burns effect to zoom in and out of photos and videos as well as how we can use the Ken Burns effect to pan across a clip in Final Cut Pro.

06:38

In this lecture we look at how we can slow down and speed up a clip including portions of a clip in Final Cut Pro. We also look at how we can reverse a clip.

05:17

In this lecture we look at how we can add a freeze frame, hold a frame in a clip, and use jump cuts in Final Cut Pro.

03:24

In this lecture we look at how we can gradually slow down or speed up a clip with the speed ramp effect in Final Cut Pro.

04:17

In this lecture we look at how to add an instant replay or rewind effect to a clip in Final Cut Pro.

04:49

In this lecture we look at working with our storylines including the primary storyline as well as how we can create additional storylines in Final Cut Pro.

03:06

In this lecture we look at how we use three-point editing to add clips to our project in Final Cut Pro.

08:07

In this lecture we look auditioning clips in Final Cut Pro.

06:53

In this lecture we look at how we edit with multicam clips in Final Cut Pro. With multicam clips we can choose which camera angle we want to use from multiple camera angles just by clicking on a camera angle.

06:47

In this lecture we look at how we can apply masks to a clip in Final Cut Pro. When we apply a mask, we can make a portion of the clip transparent.

06:52

In this lecture we look at how we use the key effect to make a color transparent, usually green or blue. This is also know as the green-screen or blue-screen effect.

07:38

In this lecture we look at how we can add a voiceover clip, solo a clip, and how we can apply ducking to a clip in Final Cut Pro.

03:22

In this lecture we look at how we can copy and paste attributes such as effects and transformations from one clip to another in Final Cut Pro.

06:20

In this lecture we look at how we can adjust the color of clips as well as match the color between two clips in Final Cut Pro.

02:36

In this lecture we look at how we can enhance audio in a clip as well as match the audio between two clips in Final Cut Pro.

09:21

In this lecture we look at how we can add keyframes to clips in Final Cut Pro.

Section 6: Sharing Options and Finding Help
05:28

In this lecture we look at our various sharing options including how we can create a sharing destination and burn a Final Cut Pro clip or project to a DVD.

04:58

In this lecture we show you where you can find help including finding menu items and a list of keyboard shortcuts for various Final Cut Pro actions.

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Instructor Biography

Noteboom Productions, Ltd., Producer of Easy-to-Follow Video Tutorials

Dan Wassink of Noteboom Productions and Tutorials has been creating and producing videos on how to use various software for over 6 years. With over 20 tutorials available in the App Stores, his tutorials have received close to 700 five-star ratings and reviews and have been recommended by new users, advanced users, and teachers. He looks forward to helping you learn more with his tutorials!

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