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Edit Videos Like a Pro with Final Cut Pro X

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Learn to produce videos with Apple's Final Cut Pro X - the most powerful video-editing program! If you'd like to create videos for your department, make home movies for your loved ones, or aspire to become a YouTube celebrity, this course is for you.

No experience necessary! We'll start from the beginning and get up to speed very quickly. By the end of this one-day seminar, you will be comfortable with the whole workflow: from importing and managing clips, creating sequences, editing sound, working with chromakey, adding titles etc. - all the way to exporting your masterpiece before you share it with the world.

The following are just some of the topics that you will touch on as you go through this training:

  • Overview of the user interface
  • File structure
  • Importing and organizing your assets
  • Creating video sequences
  • Working with the primary storyline
  • Working with connected clips
  • Video edits
  • Editing audio
  • Multi-camera editing
  • Working with chromakey
  • Working with effects
  • Working with titles
  • Customizing Final Cut Pro
  • Exporting and sharing your work



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