Advanced Final Cut Pro X

Duration: 3 Days


This course is aimed at FCP users with existing experience, who would like to take their skills to the next level.


Reasonable knowledge of FCP X.

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


  • Creating your own metadata and metadata views
  • Dealing with UK Standard def 16:9 material (FHA)
  • Using Smart Collection templates to speed new event setup
  • Creating Multiclips, with in-depth discussion of how metadata (including timecode) can be used to arrange clips
  • Using multi-source sound with DSLRs
  • Taking your media ‘on the road’ as proxies only
  • Working with Red material and Alexa/Amira footage
  • Understanding Log formats and LUTs (Lookup tables)


  • Close examination of all standard editing tools and the Precision Editor
  • Editing using the Browser Viewer
  • Advanced use of Multiclips including adding/deleting/re-syncing angles and managing and mixing multi-source sound
  • In-depth discussion of keying in FCPX and the chroma keyer manual controls
  • Advanced use of luma keys and masks
  • Advanced use of colour correction including primary and (multiple) secondary corrections
  • Introduction to Core Melt and MFx plugins to extend FCPX
  • In-depth discussion of motion graphics within FCPX
  • Introduction to Motion 5 and how to create Titles, Transitions and Filters for publishing to FCPX (including linking and rigging parameters)


  • Making your project compliant with broadcast requirements, including Video and Audio levels, the Loudness meter (plugin required) and EBU R128 standard
  • Introduction to codecs and compression techniques
  • Introduction to Compressor 4 including multi-core processing
  • Exporting XML for DaVinci, ProTools and Logic Pro X
  • Archiving projects using Libraries

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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