Training Final Cut Pro Advanced – 3 days

Class overview :

This Final Cut Pro training course is an advanced, hands-on course to help students learn hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create polished transitions, fix screen direction errors, edit multi-camera projects, work with nested sequences, create fantastic effects use filters creatively and composite like a pro.

Class goals :

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Use asymmetrical Trimming and Advanced Trim edit window techniques
  • Multicamera Edit
  • Work with filters, variable speed and slow-motion techniques
  • Nest sequences and render settings
  • Work with filters
  • Finish and finally output

Content of Final Cut Pro Advanced

Overview of Editing Basics

  • Review of Basic Editing Techniques
  • 3-point Editing Rule

Advanced Editing Techniques

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

Trimming Basics

  • Basic Rippling
  • Basic Rolling
  • Extend Edit
  • Splitting Edits

Advanced Trimming

  • Trimming from the Keyboard
  • Trim Edit Window
  • Dynamic Trimming
  • Multitrack Trimming
  • Asymmetrical Trimming

Audio Editing

  • Adjusting Levels on the Fly
  • Adjust Levels Dialog
  • Applying Normalization Gain
  • Using Audio Filters
  • Sending to Soundtrack Pro
  • Using the AudioMixer Window

Multicam Editing

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

Compositing in Final Cut Pro

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

Mastering Filters

  • Customizing Filters
  • Understanding Filter Order
  • Filter Timing
  • Limiting Filter Effects
  • Creating Favorite Filters
  • Hiding and showing Filter Controls
  • 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
  • Exporting EDLs and XML Files

Troubleshooting Tips

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


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