Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Introduction: Professional Post Production

Duration: 3 Days

Course Information

This Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Professional Post-Production course is designed to provide students with becoming familiar with the user interface while learning how to perform editing functions. Students will work with real-world media to learn practical approaches to video editing—from basic techniques to powerful advanced features. Upon completion of the Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Professional Post-Production course, students will be able to: - Use libraries to organise and manage media and projects - Apply exceptionally fast, fluid editing techniques for video and audio - Fine-tune clips in the timeline - Apply effects and transitions, and retiming clips - Work with 3D titles, 360º video, and multicam clips - Create captions - Manipulate images with the colour correction effects Students will also finish and share their final project. Demonstrate your knowledge by passing the Final Cut Pro X 10.4 exam and earning Apple Certified Pro Final Cut Pro X 10.4 certification.

Objectives

Upon completion of the Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production course, students will be able to: Use libraries to organise and manage media and projects; Apply exceptionally fast, fluid editing techniques for video and audio; Fine-tune clips in the timeline; Compare alternate shots from a collection of clips; Apply effects, transitions, and retiming clips; Work with 3D titles; Finish and finalise a project

Audience

This class is designed for anyone who wants to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X and prefers hands-on and interactive instruction.

Pre-requisites

A basic knowledge of Mac OS X and a basic knowledge of editing terminology is recommended.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Getting Started

  • Download and prepare lesson media files
  • Understand basic Final Cut Pro workflow

Importing Media

  • Define the clip, event, and library containers
  • Understand the differences between managed and external media files
  • Create a camera archive
  • Import files using Media Import and the Finder

Organising Clips

  • Apply keywords to clip and clip ranges
  • Search and filter clips by keywords
  • Batch rename clips
  • Add notes and ratings to a clip
  • Create Smart Collections
  • Detect people and composition within clips
  • Understand and assign roles

Making the First Edit

  • Create a project
  • Understand the attraction and repulsion behaviours of a storyline
  • Append, insert, and rearrange clips within a primary storyline
  • Batch edit a storyboard of clips
  • Ripple, Roll, and Slip trim clips
  • Use the Blade tool
  • Replace with a gap clip, ripple delete, and join through edit
  • Perform connect edits
  • Create and edit in a connected storyline
  • Adjust audio levels
  • Share the project to a media file

Revising the Edit

  • Define and distinguish the two types of project duplication
  • Understand the replace edit options
  • Use markers for clip synchronisation and task notes
  • Create and edit with an audition clip
  • Refine clip duration using Trim to Playhead and Trim to Selection

Enhancing the Edit

  • Vary the playback speed of clips
  • Modify the look of clips with effects
  • Utilise transitions
  • Adjust transform and compositing controls
  • Create compound clips

Finishing the Edit

  • Add and modify a lower third
  • Add and modify a 3D title
  • Split edit audio and video
  • Keyframe audio
  • Adjust an image using the Colour Board, Colour Wheels, and Colour Curves

Sharing a Project

  • Export to a media file
  • Post media to an online host
  • Create a bundle for multiple platforms
  • Understand the XML workflow
  • Integrate Compressor export options

Managing Libraries

  • Differentiate external and internal media
  • Import media as referenced and managed
  • Move and copy clips within and between libraries
  • Consolidate media files in one location

Advancing Your Workflow

  • Identify manual options for new projects
  • Synchronise dual system recordings
  • Create a chroma key
  • Understand the multicam workflow
  • Configure for 360º video editing
  • Create and share closed captioning

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15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

Exams and Certification

Attendance on this course is a pre-requisite towards passing the Final Cut Pro X Level One Exam, allowing a successful candidate to achieve Apple Certified Pro - Final Cut Pro X Level One status.


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