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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing by Mark Spencer, Alexis Van Hurkman, Michael Wohl

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Lesson 9. Creating Animation

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Create animation using keyframes

Keyframe in the Inspector

Keyframe in the Video Animation Editor

Animate a generator

Create a travel matte

Animate with transitions

Video is all about movement: engaging the eye with moving light and shadow that the viewer interprets as a sun rising, a man and woman dancing, or smoke drifting lazily from a chimney.

You can support and enhance movement in your videos by creating motion of your own, as you did in the previous lesson with animated titles. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to enhance any clip by animating its properties.

In Final Cut Pro X, you can create animation with keyframes. You set keyframes with ...

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