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Final Cut Pro 5 The Essentials Online Training

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What you'll learn on the course

After Effects training
Video Editing
After Effects Audio
After Effects Film
Visual effects
After Effects
Final Cut Pro X
Final Cut Pro 5
Audio Mixer
Artistic Filters

Course programme

Final Cut Pro 5 The Essentials Training Course Introduction Visual effects guru, Brian Maffitt helps you get up to speed on the leading Mac-based video editing application during this video series produced in HD. It's easy to fine tune your skills by accessing the same video clips used by Brian in the lessons to give you hands on experience with the new techniques.

Course Details
  • Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
  • Running Time: 11.8 Hours
  • Platform: Windows and MAC OS
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Project Files: Included

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Course Outline

Disc 1:

Chapter 1: Getting Started (35 min)
  1. Launching a Final Cut Pro Project
  2. Arranging Your Workspace
  3. Introducing the Browser
  4. Introducing the Viewer
  5. Introducing the Timeline and the Canvas
  6. Rendering Files
  7. Playing Back in Fullscreen View
Chapter 2: The Basics of Editing (44 min)
  1. Creating a New Sequence
  2. Searching for Specific Clips Using the Find Dialog Box
  3. Customizing the Timeline
  4. Adding Clips to the Timeline and Closing Gaps
  5. Assembling Clips with Snapping Turned On
  6. Very Basic Editing
  7. Trimming with the Blade Tool
  8. Using Add Edit to Blade Selected Clips
  9. Using In and Out Points in the Viewer
  10. Three Point Editing and Using the J, K and L Keys
  11. Overwriting vs. Inserting Clips
  12. Editing by Using Primarily Keyboard Shortcuts
  13. Saving Your Project
Chapter 3: Getting Around: the Browser and Viewer (41 min)
  1. Moving and Closing Tabs
  2. Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts and Utilizing Tooltips
  3. Navigating the Browser Window
  4. Changing Browser View Settings and Labeling Clips
  5. Viewing Thumbnails and Changing the Poster Frame
  6. Exploring Viewer Window Display Options
  7. Viewing Channels and Transparency
  8. Exploring Playhead Sync Options and Generators
Chapter 4: Getting Around: the Timeline (53 min)
  1. Customizing Your Timeline
  2. Navigating the Timeline
  3. Zooming Inside the Timeline
  4. Navigating Gaps
  5. Timeline Audio and Video Controls
  6. Source and Destination Controls
  7. Viewing Clip Keyframes and Overlays
  8. Setting and Navigating Markers in the Timeline
  9. Setting and Editing Markers in a Clip
  10. Modifying Marker Durations
  11. Making Practical Use of Markers
  12. Navigating and Deleting Markers
Chapter 5: Editing With the Tools (61 min)
  1. Assembling Clips in the Timeline
  2. Selecting, Linking and Stereo Pairs
  3. Reordering Clips with the Insert Edit Function
  4. Making Ripple Deletes and Ripple Cuts
  5. Using the Roll and Ripple Tools
  6. Slipping and Sliding in the Timeline
  7. Making a Match Action Edit
  8. Keyframing and Layering Audio Tracks
  9. Adjusting Audio Levels and Adding Transitions
  10. Creating and Rendering Audio Effects in Real Time
  11. Using the Track Selection Tools
Chapter 6. Setting Up a New Project (34 min)
  1. Changing Your Easy Setup
  2. External A/V Devices and HDV
  3. How Easy Setup Affects Your Project
  4. Working with Non-Standard Compressors
  5. Creating Your Own Easy Setup
  6. Creating an Easy Setup from Scratch
Chapter 7: Using Transitions (52 min)
  1. Setting Your Scratch Disks
  2. Using the Real Time Options
  3. Introducing Transitions
  4. Applying Transitions
  5. Understanding the Render Color Codes
  6. Rendering Transitions
  7. Modifying Transitions
  8. Adjusting Pre-roll and Post-roll Options
  9. Customizing Transition Parameters
  10. Creating a Page Peel
  11. Setting a Default Transition
  12. Selecting Multiple Transitions at Once
Chapter 8: Setting Preferences (47 min)
  1. Introducing Preferences
  2. Setting Values for Levels of Undo and Recent Clips
  3. Adjusting Audio Tracks, Quality and Real Time Video
  4. Setting Autosave Vault Options
  5. Activating Warnings and Dropped Frame Settings
  6. Setting the Auto Render Values
  7. Changing the Duration of a Still and the Editing Prefs
  8. Turning On Dupe Detection
  9. Setting Labels and Timeline Options
  10. Choosing Render Control Options
  11. Setting the Scratch Disks
  12. Setting Search Folders and Memory and Cache
  13. Adjusting More System Settings
  14. Backing Up Your Preferences
Chapter 9: Logging and Capturing Clips (40 min)
  1. Setting Up for Capture
  2. Introducing the Log and Capture Window
  3. Setting In and Out Points and Setting the Logging Bin
  4. Entering Clip Information
  5. Capturing Logged Clips
  6. Deleting Unwanted Clips
  7. Adjusting Log and Capture Clip Settings
  8. Capturing Footage and Applying DV Start/Stop Detect
  9. Creating New Clips on Start/Stop Capturing HDV Footage
  10. Capturing Clips with Batch Lists
  11. Final Comments and Credits

Disc 2

Chapter 1: Storyboarding and Trimming (40 min)
  1. Preparing for Storyboarding
  2. Storyboarding the Clips
  3. Adding Clips to the Timeline and Opening the Trim Window
  4. Introducing the Trim Edit Window
  5. Rolling and Rippling within the Trim Edit Window
  6. Finding the Best Point to Make a Cut
  7. Trimming Using the Mouse and the J, K, and L Keys
  8. Dynamic Trimming Using the J, K, and L Keys
  9. Understanding In Shift and Out Shift
Chapter 2: Working with Graphics (74 min)
  1. Working with Adobe(R) Illustrator(R) Files in FCP
  2. Importing an Illustrator File into Adobe Photoshop(R) for use in FCP
  3. Sizing Graphics to Import into an HDV Timeline
  4. Resizing Images in Final Cut Pro
  5. Importing PSD Files as an Image and as a Sequence
  6. Using the Photoshop Levels Command to Fix a Scanned Image
  7. Straightening an Image in Photoshop
  8. Making an Image a Layered File with Transparency
  9. Removing Anti-Aliased Edges from an Image
  10. Working with Alpha Channels
  11. Working with Aspect Ratios and Resolutions
  12. Understanding Pixel Aspect Ratio
  13. Setting the Correct Alpha Channel Type
  14. Making New Layers Via Selections inside Photoshop
  15. Importing a Photoshop File with Layer Effects into FCP
  16. Potential Problems Changing the Contents of a Layer
Chapter 3: Controlling Motion (61 min)
  1. Importing Still Images
  2. Creating a Container Sequence
  3. Introducing the Motion Settings
  4. Adjusting Scale and Rotation in the Viewer
  5. Adjusting Scale and Rotation in the Canvas
  6. Adjusting Center Values and Anchor Point
  7. Adjusting the Anchor Point
  8. Using the Crop Tool and Feathering an Edge
  9. Using the Distort Tool
  10. Adding and Adjusting a Drop Shadow
  11. Using Keyframes to Create Motion
  12. Animating a Wipe Effect
  13. Changing the Velocity of an Animation
Chapter 4: Affecting Video (43 min)
  1. Introducing Speed
  2. Working with Frame Blending and Motion Blur
  3. Slowing Down a Clip that was Shot at Normal Speed
  4. Playing a Clip Backwards
  5. Gaining More Control with Time Remapping
  6. Using Time Remapping to Freeze Video
  7. Working with Freeze Frames and Deinterlacing
  8. Using Artistic Filters
  9. Using Corrective Filters
  10. Looking Closely at Color Correction
  11. Pasting Attributes
Chapter 5: Audio Fundamentals (38 min)
  1. Introducing Audio in Final Cut Pro
  2. Identifying, Converting and Importing Audio Files
  3. Fine-Tuning Your Stereo and Mono Tracks
  4. Audio Scrubbing and Playback
  5. Setting Keyframes
  6. Introducing the Audio Mixer
  7. Advanced Functions and Controls in the Audio Mixer
  8. Applying Audio Effects
Chapter 6: Output and Export (34 min)
  1. Using the Print to Video Command
  2. Converting HD to DV
  3. Using the Edit to Tape Command
  4. Making an Insert Edit on Your Master
  5. Creating a Media File of Your Content
  6. Exporting Content for the Web
  7. Final Comments and Credits