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Apple Final Cut Pro X

Video Description

In this Final Cut Pro X Training Course, expert author and teacher Andy Anderson introduces you to this latest version of the popular video editing software from Apple. Whether you are a pro transitioning to FCP X, or a beginner who just wants to put together clips of your children, this video tutorial will teach you how to do that!
Starting with the very basics - setting up your preferences. From there, you will cover topic like organizing and planning your projects, importing your source material, and setting up your project. You will then jump the the heart of the matter - editing. Ripple edits, replace editing, three-point edits, even editing and managing your audio - you will learn it all. Andy then brings the fun with transitions, filters and matts. You will create titles, and add text and even animations to your video. A close look at color management leads to the most important - sharing your video, and a multitude of output options.
By the conclusion of this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of importing, editing sprucing up and finally outputting all your video projects, from feature film to baby's first steps. This course includes extensive video and audio working files so that you can learn alongside the author with the same file he is showing in the training.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. Introduction - Chapter 1 00:02:53
    2. Working Through The App Store 00:03:01
    3. Editing Preferences 00:04:55
    4. Playback Preferences 00:03:49
    5. Import Preferences 00:04:20
    6. Working With The Event Library And View 00:07:49
    7. Understanding The Timeline 00:04:14
  2. Basic Import And Editing In FCP
    1. Introduction - Chapter 2 00:01:19
    2. Organization Is The Key To Success 00:08:49
    3. Creating Events And Projects 00:10:20
    4. Adding Transitions 00:03:49
    5. Editing A Clip With The Blade Tool 00:03:37
    6. Saving FCP For Display 00:02:51
  3. Populating Events With Clips & Files
    1. Introduction - Chapter 3 00:02:57
    2. Events Do's And Do Nots 00:05:14
    3. Importing Files 00:03:37
    4. Capturing From Tape 00:05:48
    5. Capturing Live Video 00:03:04
    6. Organizing The Events Library 00:02:43
    7. Merging Events 00:02:00
    8. Moving And Copying Between Events 00:02:03
    9. Transcoding And Analysis 00:02:40
  4. Working With And Organizing Clips
    1. Introduction - Chapter 4 00:00:55
    2. Opening The Work Files 00:02:55
    3. Organizing In The Event Browser 00:03:28
    4. Marking Clips 00:06:32
    5. Sorting Through Marked Clips 00:02:16
    6. Skimming In The Event Browser 00:00:49
  5. Clips, Keywords, And Metadata
    1. Introduction - Chapter 5 00:01:20
    2. Creating Clip-Related Keywords 00:06:58
    3. Metadata To The Max 00:04:59
    4. Customizing Clip Names 00:03:03
    5. Finding What You Need 00:05:33
    6. Smart Collections 00:03:41
    7. Generating Event Library Folders 00:02:12
  6. Projects & The Timeline
    1. Introduction - Chapter 6 00:01:04
    2. Creating A Working Project 00:04:09
    3. Gaining Control Of Projects 00:04:20
    4. Creating Temporary Projects 00:05:00
    5. Modifying Project Properties 00:03:21
    6. Finding Lost Clips 00:00:46
  7. Editing 101
    1. Introduction - Chapter 7 00:00:59
    2. Appending Versus Inserting 00:07:20
    3. Performing An Overwrite Edit 00:03:49
    4. Connect Track Editing 00:03:19
    5. Replace Editing 00:05:20
    6. Playing A Portion Of A Clip 00:00:44
    7. Viewing Clip Times 00:00:34
  8. Beyond Simple Edits
    1. Introduction - Chapter 8 00:01:51
    2. Editing By End Points 00:03:44
    3. Three-Point Edits 00:04:27
    4. Separating Audio And Video - Chapter 8 00:04:03
    5. Deleting Tips 00:02:49
    6. Adding Gaps And Placeholders 00:03:53
    7. Skimming And The Playhead 00:00:46
  9. Editing And Marking Tips & Tricks
    1. Introduction - Chapter 9 00:01:04
    2. Moving Clips On The Timeline 00:03:06
    3. Lifting And Overwriting Clips 00:04:04
    4. The Position Tool And Snapping 00:03:36
    5. Creating Markers 00:03:22
    6. Moving Markers 00:02:29
    7. Converting Markers To A To Do 00:01:30
    8. Searching And Finding Markers 00:02:56
  10. Editing Tips & Tricks
    1. Introduction - Chapter 10 00:00:57
    2. Editing Techniques 00:07:29
    3. Performing A Rolling Edit 00:05:22
    4. Editing Tips And Tricks 00:04:39
    5. Separating Audio And Video - Chapter 10 00:03:23
    6. Making Editing Precise 00:04:34
  11. Auditions And Consolidating Clips
    1. Introduction - Chapter 11 00:01:18
    2. What Is Audition 00:05:11
    3. Creating An Audition 00:05:25
    4. Creating An Audition From Multiple Clips 00:04:34
    5. Working With A Secondary Storyline 00:05:57
    6. Generating A Compound Clip 00:06:53
  12. Working With Audio
    1. Introduction - Chapter 12 00:01:29
    2. Adding Audio Work Files 00:03:35
    3. Reading The Waveform And The Music Browser 00:06:15
    4. Working With The Audio Inspector 00:07:33
    5. Controlling Clip Volume 00:07:48
    6. Defining Clip And FCP Volume 00:01:37
    7. Creating And Adjusting Audio Keyframes 00:06:29
  13. More On Controlling Audio
    1. Introduction - Chapter 13 00:01:27
    2. Adding And Fading Audio Clips 00:08:51
    3. Cross Fading Audio 00:11:42
    4. Changing Audio Properties 00:01:59
    5. Panning Audio Clips 00:07:22
    6. Audio Equalization 00:05:28
    7. Matching Audio Clips 00:04:05
    8. Enhancing Audio 00:05:55
    9. Working With Audio Effects 00:05:59
    10. Saving Custom Effects And Filters 00:01:15
  14. Getting Creative With Transitions, Filters, And Mattes
    1. Introduction - Chapter 14 00:01:24
    2. Transforming A Clip 00:08:43
    3. Trim/Crop/Distort 00:06:57
    4. Adding Additional Work Files 00:01:04
    5. Blending Modes And Opacity 00:08:19
    6. All About Mattes 00:06:44
    7. Applying A Key 00:11:38
    8. Controlling Plug-In Effects 00:05:59
    9. Applying Transitions 00:07:09
    10. Overlap Versus Available Media 00:03:48
  15. Titles, Text, And Generators
    1. Introduction - Chapter 15 00:01:09
    2. Creating A Title 00:09:13
    3. Modifying A Title 00:04:51
    4. Additional Title Effects 00:06:49
    5. Creating Basic Text 00:10:33
    6. Working With Generators 00:09:09
  16. Bringing The Timeline To Life
    1. Introduction - Chapter 16 00:01:41
    2. Generating A Basic Animation 00:09:06
    3. Modifying An Animation 00:05:38
    4. Animating A Movie Clip 00:06:46
    5. Additional Animating Effects 00:04:11
    6. Controlling Opacity With Keyframes 00:03:20
    7. Adjusting Animation Keyframes 00:03:19
    8. Changing A Clips Speed 00:03:10
    9. Generating A Speed Ramp 00:03:37
    10. Creating A Freeze Frame 00:04:08
    11. Combining Multiple Clips 00:08:54
  17. Working With Color
    1. Introduction - Chapter 17 00:01:10
    2. Automatic Color Correction 00:07:23
    3. Color Manipulation Using Effects 00:05:22
    4. Understanding Video Scopes 00:05:51
    5. Working With Color Boards 00:06:32
    6. Adjusting Exposure 00:05:38
    7. Controlling Color Saturation 00:02:53
    8. Manipulating Clip Color 00:04:49
    9. Controlling Color Information With Masks 00:04:13
    10. Using Preset Shapes To Control Color 00:04:20
    11. Copying And Pasting Color Information 00:04:22
  18. Getting Ready For Primetime
    1. Introduction - Chapter 18 00:01:43
    2. Gathering Media For Export 00:05:15
    3. Consolidating A Project 00:03:50
    4. Checking Before Exporting 00:02:02
    5. Exporting Quicktime Video And/Or Audio 00:04:34
    6. Exporting Sequences And Frames 00:06:22
    7. Using Apple Compressor 00:03:49
    8. Sharing With The World 00:05:31
    9. Exporting To Blu-Ray And DVD 00:04:22
    10. Browsing Multiple Clips 00:01:01
    11. Adjusting Event Library Thumbnails 00:01:00
    12. Closing Thoughts 00:02:39