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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing

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Important Note: Lesson files and some content in this title do not work with the latest software version, Final Cut Pro X 10.1. Please refer to the latest title covering this software: Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1: Professional Post-Production ISBN-10: 0321949560

In this Apple-authorized guide, director and filmmaker Michael Wohl teaches the advanced skills that editing professionals need to know most. Using compelling professional footage, Wohl delivers a comprehensive course on the groundbreaking, entirely new Final Cut Pro X.

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·¿¿¿¿¿¿ Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects

·¿¿¿¿¿¿ Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side

·¿¿¿¿¿¿ Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast

·¿¿¿¿¿¿ Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time

·¿¿ ¿ Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the¿ Apple Certified Pro Exam

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Preface
  5. Getting Started
    1. The Methodology
    2. Downloading Final Cut Pro X
    3. Using the DVD Book Files
    4. Using Final Cut Pro on a Portable
    5. About the Footage
    6. System Requirements
    7. About the Apple Pro Training Series
    8. Apple Pro Certification Program
    9. Resources
  6. Advanced Editing
    1. Lesson 1. Organizing Your Media
      1. Using Hands-Free Metadata
      2. Entering Metadata Manually
      3. Organizing Clip-Based Metadata
      4. Using Intraclip-Based Metadata
      5. Adding Markers
      6. Filtering Clips
      7. Creating Smart Collections
      8. Renaming Clips
      9. Lesson Review
    2. Lesson 2. Advanced Editing Techniques
      1. Reviewing Editing Basics
      2. Modifying Edits
      3. Using Secondary Storylines
      4. Understanding Compound Clips
      5. Lesson Review
    3. Lesson 3. Working with Auditions
      1. Creating Auditions
      2. Modifying Auditions
      3. Using Auditions and Effects
      4. Lesson Review
    4. Lesson 4. Working with Sound
      1. Setting Sound Levels
      2. Creating Audio Fades
      3. Panning Audio
      4. Managing Audio Channels
      5. Lesson Review
    5. Lesson 5. Using Audio Effects
      1. Understanding Equalization
      2. Controlling Audio Effects
      3. Using Other Types of Effects
      4. Animating Audio Effects
      5. Lesson Review
    6. Lesson 6. Editing Multicam Clips
      1. Using Multicamera Footage
      2. Creating a Multicam Clip
      3. Editing with Multicam Clips
      4. Customizing Multicam Clip Settings
      5. Modifying a Multicam Clip
      6. Adding Effects or Other Trimming
      7. Lesson Review
  7. Advanced Compositing and Effects
    1. Lesson 7. Keying and Compositing
      1. Laying the Groundwork
      2. Using Keying and Masking Effects
      3. Using Advanced Keying Features
      4. Compositing Generators
      5. Compositing Graphics
      6. Lesson Review
    2. Lesson 8. Transformations, Effects, and Titles
      1. Transforming Clips
      2. Working with Effects
      3. Creating Titles
      4. Using Roles with Titles
      5. Lesson Review
    3. Lesson 9. Creating Animation
      1. Animating Clip Position
      2. Animating a Generator
      3. Creating a Travel Matte
      4. Animating with Transitions
      5. Lesson Review
  8. Finishing Techniques
    1. Lesson 10. Color Correction Basics
      1. Getting Ready
      2. What Is Color Correction?
      3. Using an Appropriate Display
      4. Using the Highest-Quality Media
      5. Learning the Color Correction Interface
      6. Using Video Scopes
      7. Adjusting Contrast Using the Color Board
      8. Take 2
      9. Lesson Review
    2. Lesson 11. Adjusting Color and Saturation
      1. Using the Color Controls
      2. Take 2
      3. Adjusting Color Temperature Creatively
      4. Take 2
      5. Using the Global Color Control
      6. Take 2
      7. Adjusting Saturation
      8. Take 2
      9. Changing Saturation with Contrast Adjustments
      10. Dissolving Between Two Grades
      11. Take 2
      12. Lesson Review
    3. Lesson 12. Color Matching
      1. Understanding Shot Matching
      2. Matching Clips Automatically
      3. Take 2
      4. Matching Clips Manually
      5. Take 2
      6. Using Additional Corrections and Effects in a Scene
      7. Lesson Review
    4. Lesson 13. Making Isolated Color Adjustments
      1. Using Color Masks
      2. Using Shapes to Target Frame Regions
      3. Combining Shapes and Masks
      4. Animating Shapes
      5. Lesson Review
    5. Lesson 14. Advanced Sharing and Sending to Compressor
      1. Exporting Projects and Media for Finishing
      2. Outputting with Compressor
      3. Understanding the Compressor Interface
      4. Understanding the Compressor Workflow
      5. Using Advanced Compressor Features
      6. Lesson Review
  9. Appendix A. Using DSLR Footage
    1. Importing DSLR Footage
  10. Index
  11. Where are the Lesson Files?