Final Cut Course Pulse College

Final Cut Pro X

Used extensively by professional film and video editors worldwide, Final Cut Pro X delivers high-performance digital non-linear editing, native support for virtually any video format, and facility-class extensibility and interoperability.

Whether you’re working solo or collaborating with a team, professional training in Final Cut Pro X will give you more creative options, advanced technical control and improve your workflow to deal with the most demanding of projects.
 
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All Final Cut Pro training courses at Pulse College are focused on real life, industry applications and taught by working professionals.
 

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Course Content

  • This five-day, hands-on course will teach you everything from basic video editing techniques all the way through to introducing you to Final Cut Pro’s advanced features.

    You will work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects.

    This course is based on the FCP 101 Introduction to Final Cut Pro X course. However, this course spans five days, providing more comprehensive coverage of the material.

    Who Should Attend

    This course is designed for anyone looking to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X and who prefers hands-on and interactive instruction.

    What You Will Learn

    • Creating Smart Collections to organise media based on metadata and keywords.
    • Using the Magnetic Timeline for fast, fluid edits.
    • Combining multiple elements into a single compound clip.
    • Fine-tuning clips in the timeline with the precision editor.
    • Comparing alternate shots from a collection of clips with just a click using auditions.
    • Applying effects, transitions and retiming clips.
    • Finishing and final output.

    Detailed Course Content

    Day 1
    • Exploring the Final Cut Pro X Interface
    • Following a Workflow
    • Using Menus and Shortcuts
    • Viewing and Sorting Events
    • Skimming Clips and Changing Views
    • Viewing and Creating Projects
    • Working in the Project Library
    • Viewing Projects in the Timeline
    • Hiding and Quitting Final Cut Pro
    • Importing Media into an Event
    • Importing Folders as Keyword Collections
    • Analyzing and Correcting Imported Clips
    • Importing from a Camera
    • Importing from the Finder
    • Importing from Other Applications
    • Organizing Clips in an Event
    • Using Metadata to Customize an Event
    • Adding Keywords to Clips
    • Assigning Multiple Keywords to Clips
    • Applying Keywords to a Clip Range
    • Rating, Sorting and Searching Clips
    • Creating Smart Collections
    Day 2
    • Building a Rough Cut
    • Creating a New Project
    • Screening and Marking Clips
    • Appending Clips in the Timeline
    • Viewing and Arranging Clips in the Magnetic Timeline
    • Inserting Clips into the Primary Storyline
    • Changing Edited Clips
    • Connecting Clips to the Primary Storyline
    • Fine-tuning a Rough Cut
    • Adding Markers to a Project
    • Connecting Clips to the Primary Storyline
    • Overwriting and Replacing Clips
    • Auditioning Clips in the Project
    • Working with Storylines
    • Adding to the Primary Storyline
    • Duplicating a Project
    • Removing Clip Selections and Adding Gaps
    • Understanding Trimming
    • Applying the Trim Tool
    • Trimming with Precision
    Day 3
    • Preparing for Transitions
    • Applying a Video Transition
    • Using the Transitions Browser
    • Modifying Transitions
    • Changing Transition Parameters in the Inspector
    • Adding Transitions to Other Storylines and Compound Clips
    • Exploring Audio Transitions
    • Working with Sound Monitoring and Adjusting Audio in the Timeline
    • Adding Music and Sound Effects
    • Adjusting Levels in the Audio Inspector
    • Creating Audio Fades
    • Recording a Narration Track
    • Correcting Problem Audio
    Day 4
    • Working with Titles, Generators and Themes
    • Using the Titles Browser
    • Adding a Lower Third
    • Modifying Titles
    • Adding Bumpers and Credits
    • Working with Video Generators
    • Using Themes
    • Retiming and Transforming Clips
    • Understanding Motion Properties
    • Retiming Clips
    • Creating Holds and Variable Speed Segments
    • Applying Preset Speed Effects
    • Transforming an Image
    • Cropping an Image
    • Adding a Ken Burns Effect
    • Creating Keyboard Shortcuts
    Day 5
    • Applying Video Effects
    • Modifying Effect Parameters
    • Auditioning and Animating Effects
    • Applying Audio Effects
    • Enhancing Color
    • Preparing a Project for Exporting and Sharing
    • Detecting Audio Peaks
    • Adjusting Video Levels for Broadcast
    • Publishing a Project to Apple Devices
    • Publishing a Project to Video Sharing Sites
    • Exporting an Image from your Project
    • Exporting for Blu-Ray, DVD, or Disk Image.

     

    Certification Exam: At the end of the course, you will take an end-user exam to earn Apple Certified Pro, Final Cut Pro X Level One status.

    Course Prerequisites

    You should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of OS X, and a basic knowledge of editing terminology is also highly recommended.

    Course Fees

    Total Cost: €550*

    *Full Payment Required on Booking

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  • This three-day, hands-on course teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create polished transitions, fix screen direction errors, edit multi-camera projects, work with nested sequences, create professional effects, use filters creatively and composite like a pro.

    This course also covers advanced workflows for managing media and working with film.

    Who Should Attend

    This course is designed for existing Final Cut Pro users who want to increase their skill level through learning advanced features and efficient workflows, and who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction.

    What You Will Learn

    • Asymmetrical Trimming and Advanced Trim edit window techniques
    • Multicamera Editing
    • Variable speed and slow-motion techniques
    • Nesting sequences and rendering settings
    • Working with filters
    • Finishing and final output

    Course Prerequisites

    Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

    • Basic knowledge of Mac OS X
    • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and basic editing terminology is required
    • Level One Final Cut Pro End User certification is highly recommended. Ideally, students will have attended an an FCP 100, FCP 101, FCP 102 or FCP 200 course.

     

    Course Fees

    Total cost: €390*

    *Full Payment Required on Booking

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Course Start Dates

JULY 2017

Start Date – TBC
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