Intermediate Final Cut Pro X

Course Summary:

In this intermediary Final Cut Pro concepts lesson plan, we go beyond the basic in Final Cut Pro and work with more advanced editing tools, as well as create our own assets using generators. In this course we work with applying effects to clips and creating motion graphics using the tools built into Final Cut Pro X.  We will explore the use of multiple camera angles to create dynamic edits in real time as well as working with audio to give depth to our projects

Class Outline:

Session 1:

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. USING MARKERS
  3. ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES
  4. ADVANCED EDITING TOOLS
  5. PUTTING CLIPS IN MOTION
  6. USING EFFECTS IN FINAL CUT PRO
  7. MULTI CAMERA EDITING
  8. REVIEW OF LESSON PLAN

Session 2:

  1. WORKING WITH AUDIO
  2. ADVANCED AUDIO
  3. SWEETENING AUDIO
  4. EXTENDED AUDIO CONCEPTS
  5. GENERATORS
  6. THEMES
  7. LESSON REVIEW

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Outcome: 

With completion of this intermediate training class, participants should be aware of most of the editing tools available in Final Cut Pro X. After this intermediate training session you should have a firm grasp on the editing tools contained in Final Cut Pro as well as understand how effects and generators can be used to create and animate assets in your productions.

Contact for class

Duration: 

This is the first day of 12 total hours of training delivered in two 6-hour sessions across two consecutive days with breaks every hour and a half and a hour lunch break.

Who this class is for:

Anyone interested in learning Intermediate skill sets of video editing and production using Apple Final Cut Pro X. This class is geared towards novices to editing, as well as professionals who may have used other editing software previously. It is recommended that completion of Core Concepts of Final Cut Pro X be completed prior to enrolling in this class.

**PLEASE NOTE: For proper Digital Assets Management, an external firewire 800 drive (or usb 3.0 drive and necessary hub) is recommended for students to work with media files** – please contact us if you have additional questions.

Technical specifications:

Apple Final Cut Pro X is only available in Mac environments. A general familiarity of OSX and Mac computers are recommended. If you have any questions about your suitability for class please contact us.