Get started with video editing techniques in Final Cut Pro X.
In this one-day Final Cut X course, you’ll learn file structure and organization, importing footage, exporting, using the Timeline, creating titles, working with PSDs, and audio tracks by working on real film projects.
Learn about filmmaking and editing in addition to the Final Cut X. By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills to start adding Final Cut X to your design repertoire, including:
File Structure and organization in Final Cut
Key video terminology
Importing videos and photos
Working with the Titles & Generators Sidebar
Adding movement to layered PSDs and still images
Working with multiple audio tracks
Film editing principles such as shot composition and screen direction
Integrating graphic assets
Keyboard shortcuts to speed your workflow
Resources to find footage to continue practicing the art of editing
Key video terminology: timecode, drop-frame, timeline, clips, edit, in point, out point, duration, take, shot, pacing/timing, keywords & smart collections, selects, stringout.
Creating a sequence from scratch
Adding and editing music
Synching videos to sound
Creating an audio fade
Working with the Event Browser to adjust in/out points
Using the Blade tool to cut video
Adding fade in/out on music & video, and customizing duration
Adding Effects & Transitions
Re-sizing a clip using the Video Inspector
Adding a cross-fade between clips (cross-dissolve)
Adding a static PNG logo file as an overlay video layer
Working within Title and Action Safety
Using effects/filters to change color of overlay
Setting the overlay's fade in-outs to match underlying picture
Exporting the Edit
Create a title card
Editing audio levels
Importing a layered Photoshop file
Adjusting the timing of layer entry points
Adding animation and intro to keyframes
Working with the Type tool to add text
Using fades and video effects
Section 2: Zoo Promotional Video
Camera moves, transitions, and text
Editing together photos and videos in the Timeline
Using the Trim tool with videos
Working in the Video Inspector panel to create movement within clips
Scaling photos to fit the frame
Creating virtual camera moves on photos
Using the Transitions Browser to find transitions
Adding transitions to clips, such as fades, cross-dissolves and push-slides
Working with the Type tool to create subtitles
Revising and edit
Duplicating a project before revising: best practice
Replacing part of the voiceover track with an alternate take
Using the Track Select Forward tool (remove)
Adjusting edit timing by removing and re-organizing shot timings
Create a travel promo with video, audio, and transitions.
Create a title card using a layered Photoshop file.
Enhance a video sequence with transitions, effects, and titles.
Master Video Editing in Final Cut Pro X
In our hands-on Final Cut classes, you'll work on real video editing projects while learning core techniques to enhance videos. Work with a top professional and get our proprietary step-by-step training manual as part of the course.
Learn the fundamentals of Fincal Cut Pro X in this one-day class through class projects. First by watching a short demo, then by actually practicing on real-world projects, including a title card and promo video.
Final Cut Title Card Project
Custom Final Cut Pro X Workbook Included
Our Final Cut Pro X class comes with a custom step-by-step training manual sold to universities and schools around the world. Recreate the class projects and refresh the materials anytime after the class.
Custom Final Cut Pro book included with the course.
Learn Final Cut Pro X in One Day
This class is designed to get you up and running quickly with the fundamentals of Final Cut. You’ll dive in and learn enough to start using the program on your own. If you only have one day to spare, this is the class for you!