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Making Your First Video in Final Cut Pro X

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Create your first video in Final Cut Pro X. Discover how to import and navigate through your footage, edit clips, add effects, and share your project with the world.


  • The ease of working with Final Cut Pro X (FCPX)
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Working with the exercise files
  • The foundations of video editing
1. Creating a Library and Importing and Organizing Footage
  • Creating a library and event
  • Bringing media into FCPX
  • Importing footage through the Media Import window
  • Adding keywords
  • Making favorites
  • Navigating through your footage
2. Marking Clips and Creating a Timeline
  • Creating a FCPX project
  • Adding clips to the timeline
  • Changing clip order
  • Trimming clips
  • Adding and expanding audio
  • Connecting clips
3. Adding Transitions, Effects, and Titles
  • Adding a basic transition
  • Adding a stylistic video effect
  • Adding an audio effect
  • Exploring generators
  • Changing a clip's speed
  • Adding a basic title
  • Stabilizing a video clip
  • Changing the color of a video clip
4. Reviewing and Exporting Your Project
  • Checking your project before export
  • Exporting a high-resolution video
  • Exporting video for the web
  • Where do I go next?

Taught by

Nick Harauz


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