FCPx

Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Upcoming Sessions:
Fall Session B- Monday November 14th at 6:30 pm
2 hours
email angus@edvideo.org by  November 9th to register
 
Cost
Free for members/$40+HST for non-members
 
Description
This workshop is an ideal starting point for someone who wants an overview of the software, but would like to sink their teeth into the program on their own. 
Learn the basics of Final Cut Pro X: how the software manages media, starting a new project, importing footage, simple editing tools, applying effects, and sharing. 
 
About the Instructor
Angus McLellan is the Training & Production Director at Ed Video, as well as a reasonably accomplished screenwriter, director and editor who works in everything from video art to fiction to videos for exhibits.
 
All workshops are held at Ed Video, 404 York Road, Guelph, unless otherwise indicated
 
Workshop Outline
·        What you need
·        Libraries, Events and Projects
·        Starting a new (editing adventure)
·        Setting up a Library
·        Overview of Importing and Organizing Media
  • Importing Media
  • Organizing Media in Events
  • Renaming Clips
  • Selecting Ranges & Favourites

·        The Timeline

  • What is a Magnetic Timeline?
  • Why aren’t there any ‘tracks’? What is the Primary Storyline?
  • Writing, Appending and Connecting clips into the Timeline from the Event Browser
  • Working with the Selection Tool (aka arrow tool)
  • Changing the order of Clips in the Timeline
  • Connected Clips
  • Working with the Blade Tool
  • Deleting Clips from the Timeline
  • Working with the Trim Tool
  • Adding Transitions
  • Adjusting Audio Levels in the Timeline


 ·        The Inspector

  • Video Tab, Audio Tab, Info Tab
  • Adjusting Audio Levels in the Audio Tab
  • Auto Enhancements in the Audio Tab
  • Equalizer in the Audio Tab
  • Channel Selection in the Audio Tab
  • Transform Tool in the Video Tab
  • Working with the Colour Correction Board


·        Working with Video Effects, Audio Effects and Titles

  • Adding Video and Audio Effects
  • Adjusting Effects
  • Adding Titles
  • Adjusting Titles


·        Sharing (aka Exporting)

  • Opening the Share window
  • Adjusting Options