In Final Cut Pro X Core Training Apple-certified master trainer and Ripple Training founder Steve Martin will guide you through the new workflows, toolsets and features of Apple’s professional video editing application, Final Cut Pro X. Whether you are new to digital video editing or transitioning from another editing application, our goal is to give you a solid foundation from which to build your visual storytelling skills. Final Cut Pro X Core Training is now in its fourth edition and includes a full hour of additional content and new footage for following along with Steve.
It’s almost a proverb that you can hear a low-budget film or video before you even see it. Sound Editing in Final Cut Pro X was created to help anyone achieve a high quality soundtrack using the tools built right into Final Cut Pro X. By the time you have finished watching, you’ll no longer be guessing which sliders to adjust on a Compressor, or what frequencies will enhance your voice talent on a parametric EQ. You’ll learn when to use Final Cut Pro’s automatic enhancement options and when to avoid them
Visual storytelling needs focused emotion. Color editing is the best way to set mood, build tension, and evoke an emotional response from your viewer. In Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X, Mark Spencer teaches you the fundamentals of light and color theory, how to analyze video problems through Final Cut Pro’s Videoscopes, and the steps for correcting exposure, saturation, and luminance.
With the release of Final Cut Pro 10.1.2, Apple added a host of new and improved media management functionality. Media Management in Final Cut Pro X is a 2 hour tutorial covering a wide range of topics designed to help you confidently choose the best media storage strategies for your projects – whether you are working alone or with other editors.
Multicam Editing in Final Cut Pro X is an immersive tutorial designed to teach you the fundamental skills of creating and editing multicam projects in Final Cut Pro X. During the course of the tutorial you will learn how to properly prepare your media for import, if and when you should transcode your media, and how to organize your footage prior to editing. You’ll also learn how to sync your footage, add and adjust angles in the Angle Editor, and employ useful shortcuts during the edit. Lastly, you’ll learn how to adjust the timing of your edits, work with audio, and add titles to your multicam projects.
Compositing in Final Cut Pro X teaches you the fundamentals of keying, compositing, animation and targeted color correction as you build a finished commercial. Learn how to properly evaluate a keyed image, how to correct problems in the shot, and what key parameters produce the best results as well as how to effectively utilize Compound Clips, Masks, Keyframes and the Color Board to improve and enhance the visuals and put to use Final Cut Pro’s extensive library of Generators, Titles, and Sound Effects. This tutorial covers Final Cut Pro 10.1 – 10.1.3
Creative Editing in Final Cut Pro X is a tutorial that delves into the art of editing. While many tutorials are concerned with the “how” of editing, this tutorial is concerned with the “why”. More than just technical explanations of editorial techniques, this tutorial focuses on the creative thinking behind each edit decision and why certain decisions have a positive or negative impact on the story.
Advanced Editing in Final Cut Pro X puts the power of Final Cut Pro X’s extensive toolset at your fingertips, giving you the understanding and know-how to work faster and more efficiently. In this tutorial we teach you how to cut 3 different projects; a dialogue scene, a web promo and a corporate image spot. Each project type was chosen for its varied style giving you strategies to decrease your time spent editing and ultimately shape your story.
Final Cut Pro 10.1 is the next major step forward for Apple’s professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X. Not since its initial release over 2 years ago has there been a more significant version with regard to performance and workflow. We created a 4 hour tutorial, aptly titled Final Cut Pro 10.1 In-Depth, to walk you through all the new changes and what they mean to your workflow.