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Oct2014

An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

1 Day Course
Date: Saturday 4 October 2014
Times: 10.30am to 4.30pm
Price: £100.00
Instructor: Pierre Vella

Course Overview:
This one day hands-on course will show you how to make the most of Final Cut Pro X with its creative tools and robust delivery solutions. Final Cut Pro X breaks free from the restrictions of old-fashioned timeline tracks and incorporates a dynamic editing interface which lets you experiment freely while working with extraordinary speed and precision. Final Cut Pro X includes the key sound editing and colour grading features from Final Cut Studio, so now you can use a single application for the entire post-production workflow.

This course covers the entire editing process from selecting and organising your clips to building a finished story. You will learn how to perform the standard editing functions while becoming familiar with the Final Cut Pro X User interface and new features including Automatic import features, Media management, Improved timeline and Streamlined audio editing.


Course Content:


- Final Cut Pro User interface, Workflow & Media Management

- Understanding Events and Projects

- Organising your files and your system

- Working with Keywords and Ratings and Smart Collections

- Import, Editing, and Trimming

- Marking clips, using insert, overwrite and drag-and-drop editing

- Trimming techniques
- Ripple, Roll and Extended edits as well as the Slip and Slide tools

- Transitions, Effects, and Export

- Using and modifying transitions

- Applying filters and Changing Motion properties

- Image Stabilisation and Analysis

- Using Colour Balancing to make your images look great

- Applying audio filters

- Streamlined audio editing

- Finishing and final output

Lesson Structure:
Project-led practical exercises

Entry Requirements:
No previous experience is necessary. Students should be fluent in English.

Tutor:
Pierre Vella is an independent digital creative working in film, video and digital technologies. He is a founding member of MITA (Moving Image Training Alliance) and runs a series of training programmes in film and video post-production, web technologies and motion graphics in London and Cambridge.


General
:
Each student will be provided with their own workstation and can discuss any specific areas of interest they may have toward the end of each day with the tutor.



Bookings:
http://fcpxq2.eventbrite.co.uk

Enquiries
:
020 8525 4330

training@spacestudios.org.uk