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Final Cut Pro X - Edit Broll

via Skillshare


Learn the basics of Final Cut Pro X and how to utilize these technical skills while editing b-roll footage. A great way to start learning is by editing your own videos based on what you learn here. I'll also provide simple lessons so you can get the feel of the platform and be able to begin filming either at home, school, work or for any commercial work you are doing.

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You'll learn what has been most useful for me as I was building my production company from ground up.

In this course, you'll create a short video that tells a story by editing supplemental footage (or B-roll)

Some key skills include:

  • Hard drive and storing data
  • Create a new Library, Event & Project.
  • Importing footage
  • Inserting footage to a project
  • Basic Editing, Tools dropdown
  • Music
  • Markers
  • Speed Ramping
  • Stabilization
  • Effects
  • Transitions
  • Exporting settings for the internet
  • How to move forward after you complete this class

This class is for beginner students that want to use simple techniques for that is suitable to any video project they want to create themselves.

Here's an example of the completed video that I created using these techniques:


  • Class Introduction
  • Step 1 - Organizing folders, libraries & events
  • Step 2 - Create a new project, drag & drop clips
  • Step 3 - Editing, trimming and automatic speed
  • Step 4 - Editing to the music
  • Step 5 - Tools
  • Step 6 - Markers and speed ramping
  • Step 7 - Stabilization
  • Step 8 - Effects
  • Step 9 - Transitions
  • Step 10 - Exporting
  • Exercise: Edit with music
  • Next Project - Voice over with b-roll
  • Step 11-Hard Drives
  • Step 12 - Formatting your hard drive
  • Step 13 - Final Cut Pro interface
  • Step 14 - Import Clips
  • Step 15 - Insert clips in project
  • Step 16 - Create Storyline
  • Step 17 - In & out points
  • Step 18 - J, K & L keys to navigate faster!
  • Step 19 - Text
  • Exercise - Edit broll with interviews
  • FCPX Conclusion

Taught by

Brian Garcia


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