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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 11. Applying Effects and Enhancing Color

Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Apply video effects

Modify effects parameters

Audition effects

Animate effects using keyframes

Apply audio effects

Understand color correction

Balance color

Use the Color Board

Match colors

Applying an effect in Final Cut Pro is like putting on rose-colored glasses. You see the image in a different way than you might have imagined. Changing the look and feel of a clip is one use of effects. Another use is simply to correct some aspect of the image, perhaps to reverse the direction an actor is facing.

Similarly, Final Cut Pro includes audio effects that can be applied to creatively modify your audio clips—such as turn a normal voice ...

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