When a client only gives you a few days to turn around a project, speed is everything. In this tutorial, we’ll show you our best methods for imposing organizational structure to the clips in your Library so you’ll spend less time searching for good material.
Tame the Peaks
Controlling your audio levels is essential for delivering a promo where the dialogue is normalized and is protected from audio clipping. We’ll show you how to properly monitor your sound levels and what specific audio effect works wonders on single-mic interviews.
Color Me Perfect
Shooting with a wide variety of cameras can present challenges for getting the contrast and color balance to look consistent across the edit. Using Final Cut Pro X’s video scopes and Color Board, we’ll show you how to deal with the most common color correction scenarios you’re likely to encounter.
Build a Corporate ID
Working with logos and graphics are a common occurrence in corporate videos. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to work with a layered Photoshop file and a photograph to create an animated template that can be used and modified in other projects.
This tutorial is for anyone who wants to understand the complete post workflow for importing, editing, color grading, audio sweetening and delivering a corporate video. This tutorial is an intermediate workflow tutorial and it assumes basic familiarity with the Final Cut Pro X user interface. Users who are new to Final Cut Pro should purchase Final Cut Pro X Core Training before working through this tutorial.
Software Version: Final Cut Pro 10.3 or later. A tutorial update may be available in the future, see our Upgrade Policy for more details.
Steve Martin is the creative force behind Ripple Training and has been using and teaching Final Cut Pro since 1999. Since Final Cut Pro’s introduction, he has introduced thousands of people to Final Cut Pro through his classes, workshops and training products. He has consulted and/or trained for Apple, Adobe, Disney, Canon, Walmart and other companies. He is also a writer, producer and avid photographer.Full Bio