This tutorial is for anyone wishing to learn and understand color theory, and then apply those skills to editing color within Final Cut Pro X. This tutorial assumes basic familiarity with Final Cut Pro X’s editing interface; working with Libraries and Events and how to construct a basic edit in the Project Timeline. Users who are new to Final Cut Pro X should purchase Final Cut Pro X Core Training before working through this tutorial. Final Cut Pro X can be purchased directly from Apple.
Software Version: Final Cut Pro 10.2 and above.
Run Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Project Media: The tutorial includes media files for following along in Final Cut Pro X.
Mark Spencer is a bay-area based producer, editor, teacher and writer. Mark is also an Apple-certified instructor for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 and the author or coauthor of 5 books on Motion, including the Apple Pro Training Series Motion 5, all from Peachpit Press.Full Bio
An immersive tutorial focusing on Motion’s 3D titles. Learn how to place 3D text into scenes that include realistic environments, lighting and shadows. Also learn how to make custom textures, layers and finishes.
Jump into the director’s chair as you set up 3D projects, then frame, sweep, dolly and create fluid camera movement throughout your scenes. Learn how to control the camera’s angle of view and focal plane to create cinematic depth of field effects.