Apple FCP 101: Introduction to Final Cut Pro X — A 3 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available

Synopsis

While Final Cut Pro is highly intuitive, it can also be complicated. New users can often spend many months simply learning the basic functions of the program, before even moving onto more complicated cuts or features.

In this practical three day course, you will learn how to grasp the basic functions of Final Cut Pro quickly, and will move on to editing your own scenes straight away. Afterwards, you will be a confident Final Cut Pro user, able to creatively edit and master filters and effects. Whether you are beginning a career in video editing, or you simply need to be able to create your own short features for new media. This course will ensure that you use professional methods from the very beginning.

This Apple Final Cut Pro course is a three day, hands on event that teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the Final Cut Pro user interface.

In this course, delegates will cut a scene from the TNT television series Leverage, create a promo for Seaworld's 'Believe documentary', as well as master filters and effects as they edit a segment of Playing for Change, the international music-creation event.

The class follows the authorised Apple course content leading to the formal Apple Final Cut Pro Certification.

Certification creates a benchmark to assess your proficiency in a specific Apple Pro application. By taking and passing an exam, you earn Apple Certified Pro status, which allows you to distinguish yourself to colleagues, employers, and prospective clients as a skilled user of the chosen application. Certification gives you a competitive edge in today's ever changing job market. The Apple Pro level 1 exam in Final Cut Pro is available for an additional cost of 150.00 + VAT.

Objectives

What you will learn

Contents

Preparing to Edit in Final Cut Pro X

Creating a Rough Cut

Fine-Tuning a Rough Cut

Completing the Cut

Applying Effects & Finishing

Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Suitable For

This class is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to be explore it functionality.

Follow-On Course

Prerequisites

Students should ideally meet the following pre-requisite knowledge prior to attending the course, knowledge of Mac OS X and basic computer navigation and basic knowledge of editing terminology is recommended.

Examination

The class follows the authorised Apple course content leading to the formal Apple Final Cut Pro Certification.

Certification creates a benchmark to assess your proficiency in a specific Apple Pro application. By taking and passing an exam, you earn Apple Certified Pro status, which allows you to distinguish yourself to colleagues, employers, and prospective clients as a skilled user of the chosen application. Certification gives you a competitive edge in today's ever-changing job market. The Apple Pro level 1 exam in Final Cut Pro is available for an additional cost of 150.00 + VAT.