Training Final Cut Pro X Advanced – 3 days

Class overview :

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This three-day, hands-on course teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create fantastic effects using filters creatively, color correct like a pro, and create complex audio mixes.

Class goals :

After completing this course, students will have learnt about:

  • Working with Compound Clips and auditions
  • Organizing projects with advanced Metadata techniques
  • Targeting specific areas to color correct with shape and color masks
  • Finetuning clips in the timeline with the Precision Editor
  • Working with Compressor
  • Creating custom effects and transitions
  • Finishing and final output

Content of Final Cut Pro X Advanced

Overview of Editing Basics

  • Review of Basic Editing Techniques
  • 3-point Editing Rule and Track Targeting

Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Smart Clip Loading
  • Using Match Frame
  • Using Replace Edit and Ganging Playheads

Trimming Basics

  • Basic Rolling
  • Extend Edit
  • and Splitting Edits

Advanced Trimming

  • Trimming from the Keyboard
  • Trim Edit Window
  • Dynamic Trimming
  • Multi-track Trimming and Asymmetrical Trimming

Audio Editing

  • Adjusting Levels on the Fly
  • Adjust Levels Dialog
  • Applying Normalization Gain
  • Using Audio Filters- sending to Soundtrack Pro and Using the Audio Mixer Window

Multicam Editing

  • Basic Multicamera Edits
  • Working with Multiple Angles
  • Editing Audio and Video Separately
  • Collapsing and Un-collapsing Multiclips
  • Match-framing Multiclips
  • Applying Effects to Multiclips and Multiclips and External Video

Compositing in Final Cut Pro

  • Basic Compositing Review
  • Creating Travel Mattes
  • Adding Graphics from a Layered Photoshop File
  • Keyframing Basics and Keyframing in the timeline

Mastering Filters

  • Customizing Filters
  • Understanding Filter Order
  • Filter Timing
  • Limiting Filter Effects
  • Creating Favoirte Filters
  • Hiding and showing Filter Controls and Working with Smoothcam

Nesting Sequences

  • Understanding Nested Sequences
  • Using Basic Nesting
  • Nesting in Place
  • Working Around Render Order
  • Mixing Sequence Sizes
  • Nesting as an Editing Tool
  • Nesting Master Filters and Unnesting

Preparing for Finishing

  • Nesting Sequences
  • Unnesting Sequences
  • Adding Widescreen mattes
  • Adding BITC
  • Managing Audio Outputs
  • Using the Media Manager and Exporting EDLs and XML Files

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Fixing Screen Direction Errors
  • Stealing Audio from Another Shot and Removing a Boom


  • Sharing to Apple Devices
  • Sharing to DVD and BluRay
  • Sharing for the Web
  • Using Compressor
  • Outputting Audio
  • Exporting Still Frames and Exporting QuickTime Movies
Final Cut Pro X Advanced
Training Final Cut Pro X Advanced

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

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