Training An Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7 – 3 days

Class overview :

This three-day, hands-on course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the Final Cut Pro user interface. In this course, you will cut a scene from the TNT television series Leverage, create a promo for Seaworld’s Believe documentary, aswell as master filters and effects as you edit a segment of Playing for Change, the international music-creation event.

Class goals :

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Mark clips, using insert, overwrite and drag-and-drop editing
  • Trim edit points
  • Use Ripple, Roll, and Extend edits as well as the Slip and Slide tools
  • Apply filters and changing Motion properties
  • Edit audio and audio creation
  • Finish and final output

Content of An Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7

Editing in Final Cut Pro

  • Launching Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Pro Interface
  • Following a Workflow
  • Starting a Project
  • Importing Clips
  • Navigating Clips
  • Marking and Editing Clips
  • Playing and Navigating a Sequence
  • Organizing Project Elements
  • Saving, Hiding and Quitting Final Cut Pro

Building the Rough Cut

  • Working with Projects
  • Editing a Rough Cut
  • Making Overwrite Edits
  • Managing Timeline Tracks
  • Making Insert Edits
  • Editing Audio Clips
  • Moving Clips in the Timeline
  • Creating a New Version
  • Drag-and-Drop Editing
  • Changing the Volume of Edited Clips

Finishing the Rough Cut

  • Adding Cutaways
  • Editing to Narration
  • Editing to Music
  • Copying, Cutting, Pasting, and Positioning Clips
  • Screening and Sharing a Sequence

Trimming Clip Duration

  • Understanding Trimming
  • Rippling Edit Points
  • Rippling in the Viewer and by Numbers
  • Trimming Clips on the V2 Track
  • Trimming One Track of a Linked Clip

Refining Edit Points

  • Trimming Two Edit Points
  • Slipping One Clip
  • Rolling Two Edit Points
  • Sliding Clips to Refine Position
  • Dragging Clips to New Locations
  • Keeping Linked Clips in Sync

Refining the Edit Process

  • Labelling Project Elements
  • Creating Subclips
  • Adding Markers to Clips
  • Using Markers to Align Actions
  • Using Storyboard Editing
  • Performing Replace Edits
  • Editing Multicam Footage

Customizing Final Cut Pro

  • Reconnecting Media
  • Working with Mixed Format Sequences
  • Working with Master Clips
  • Logging Information in Browser Columns
  • Finding Project Items
  • Customizing Shortcut Keys and Button Bars
  • Saving and Loading Layouts
  • Optimizing User Preferences

Capturing & Transferring Footage

  • Connecting Sources for Capture
  • Choosing Preset Format Settings
  • Previewing and Marking Your Source
  • Logging Clips
  • Choosing Clip Settings
  • Choosing Capture Settings
  • Choosing Capturing Options
  • Setting Capture Preferences
  • Transferring Files from Tapeless Sources

Applying Transitions

  • Evaluating the Project
  • Understanding Transitions
  • Viewing Transition Options
  • Applying Transitions
  • Modifying and Copying Transitions
  • Using the Transition Editor
  • Changing Transition Parameters
  • Previewing and Rendering Effects

Mixing Audio Tracks

  • Preparing the Project for Mixing
  • Organizing and Editing Audio Effects
  • Monitoring and Adjusting Audio Levels
  • Applying Transitions to Fade Volume
  • Setting Keyframes to Change Volume
  • Using the Audio Mixer
  • Recording a Narration Track
  • Importing Audio Files

Creating Titles

  • Working with Video Generators
  • Adding a Lower Third
  • Applying a Boris Title
  • Adding Mattes, Effects and Still Images
  • Creating a Credit Roll
  • Using Master Templates

Changing Motion Properties

  • Entering Speed Changes
  • Using the Speed Tool
  • Creating a Freeze Frame
  • Changing Motion Parameters
  • Animating Motion Parameters

Applying Filters

  • Applying and Viewing Video Filters
  • Viewing and Modifying Filter Parameters
  • Applying Audio Filters
  • Using a Color Correction Filter
  • Animating Filters

Finishing and Outputting

  • Detecting Audio Peaks
  • Adjusting Video Levels for Broadcast
  • Sharing Clips and Sequences
  • Exporting a QuickTime Movie
  • Using Other Export Options
  • Exporting a Still Frame
  • Outputting to Tape
  • Making a Timecode Window
  • Burn and Backing Up Projects
An Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7
Training An Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7

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