In this 2-day introductory Final Cut Pro class, you'll learn the core skills to import, edit, and encode your video projects using Final Cut Pro. This course is geared towards first-time and novice Final Cut Pro users. We'll cover importing media, creating and editing projects, working with audio, and more in this hands-on class. 

While engaging in class activities, you'll also become versed in filmmaking and editing theory and design principles. By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills necessary to start adding Final Cut Pro X to your design repertoire. Some of the skills covered in class include:

  • File Structure and organization in Final Cut Pro X
  • Key video terminology
  • Importing videos and photos
  • Timeline editing
  • Exporting options
  • 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