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Course Descriptions

Final Cut Pro Class

Subjects Covered

This class is designed to teach essential Final Cut Pro concepts and operations to graphics and marketing professionals, and web and multi-media designers. Class discussion and exercises cover —

  • A basic overview of video production and editing,
  • How to select clips from a digital video camcorder and import them into Final Cut Pro,
    Creating a new project and determining which settings to use,
    Organizing media clips into bins,
  • An overview of the Timeline, Project Window and Browser,
  • What a sequence is, and how to create one and put it into the timeline,
  • An overview of the navigational and editing controls,
  • Marking "In" and "Out" points on a media clip,
  • Placing clips in the sequence,
  • An overview of trim mode,
  • Creating titles and simple graphics,
  • Creating transitions and dissolves,
  • Importing music from a CD-ROM,
  • Rendering effects, and
  • Outputting the final project to QuickTime or digital video.

9 hours, $390 (available for Macintosh only).

Class Format

  • Live trainer in room — not on-line or remote learning,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on classroom instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.

Location

Dates and Registration

Prerequisites

A working knowledge of mouse and menu-based computer applications, and the Macintosh operating system. An understanding of computer graphics and audio file types and formats is also useful.

Related Class

Adobe Photoshop

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Final Cut Pro Course Outline, Updated April 19, 2015.