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Final Cut Pro X Bootcamp

via CreativeLive


Don’t get confused or overwhelmed by the world of video - start piecing together your story with ease. Join Abba Shapiro as he walks through how to work effectively in Final Cut Pro X. In this series, you'll walk through the interface of this easy to navigate the program and quickly learn the ins and outs of this software. 
Abba will cover essential topics such as building a rough cut, working with audio and incorporating motion and titles in your videos. He will show basic color correction techniques as well as how to incorporate filters and transitions to enhance the look of your final video. 
Lesson Plan: 
  • Exploring the Interface 
  • Editing Techniques 
  • Setting up a Project from Scratch 
  • Working with Audio 
  • Incorporating Photos and Graphics 
  • Applying Filters and Transitions 
  • Creating Titles 
  • Color Correction and Speed Changes 
  • Multi-Camera Editing 
  • Exporting and Sharing Your Project 
By the end of this class, you will feel proficient in creating video with this program and be excited to continue to expand your skills. You’ll be able to bring your images to life by creating stories to share with your family, friends, and clients. If you’ve been thinking about expanding your business to include video, this class will help you get the technical confusion out of the way so you can focus on being creative.

Final Cut Pro X (10.3)


  • Class Introduction
  • Exploring Final Cut Pro X: Navigating the Interface
  • Exploring Final Cut Pro X: Project Timeline
  • Exploring Final Cut Pro X: Basic Editing
  • Refining Your Edit Introduction
  • Refining Your Edit: Trimming
  • Refining Your Edit: J and L Cuts
  • Refining Your Edit: Roll and Overwrite Edits
  • Refining Your Edit: Slip and Slide Edits
  • Refining Your Edit: Auditions
  • Setting Up a Project From Scratch
  • Setting Up a Project: Importing Media
  • Setting Up a Project: Keywords and Smart Collections
  • Working with Audio
  • Working with Audio: Syncing
  • Working with Audio: Mixing
  • Working with Photos and Graphics
  • Working with Photos and Graphics: Scaling and Positioning
  • Working with Photos and Graphics: Ken Burns Effect
  • Working with Photos and Graphics: Animating with Keyframes
  • Filters and Transitions Introduction
  • Filters and Transitions: Applying Transitions
  • Filters and Transitions: Applying Filters
  • Titles and Generators: Lower Thirds
  • Titles and Generators: Titles
  • Titles and Generators: Backgrounds
  • Advanced Skills: Color Correction
  • Advanced Skills: Speed Changes
  • Advanced Skills: Stabilization
  • Advanced Skills: Green Screen
  • Multi Camera Editing
  • Multi Camera Editing: Organizing Your Media
  • Multi Camera Editing: Creating a Clip
  • Multi Camera Editing: Audio
  • Multi Camera Editing: Working with 4K Footage
  • Finalizing, Exporting and Archiving: Final Checks and Tweaks
  • Finalizing, Exporting and Archiving: Exporting Final Project
  • Finalizing, Exporting and Archiving:Cleaning House and Archiving
  • Bootcamp QnA

Taught by

Abba Shapiro


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