Course Descriptions

Final Cut Pro Class

What You Will Learn

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).

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Training Format

  • Live class with trainer in class and interactive student participation,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.

Class Location

Due to social distancing, all training currently is given as live, on-line video conferences (details)

Dates and Registration


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.