Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Training Course

Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production Training Course

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

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Introduction to Apple Final Cut Pro X Training Course Description:

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This two-day, hands-on Final Cut Pro training course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic video editing techniques and work all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features. Students work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. This course prepares you for being an Apple Certified Pro in Final Cut Pro X (Level One status).

• Creating Smart Collections to organize media based on metadata and keywords.
• Using the Magnetic Timeline for an exceptionally fast, fluid new way to edit.
• 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.

 

Prerequisites for Attending Introduction to Apple Final Cut Pro X Training Course:

Basic knowledge of editing terminology is highly recommended. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems–Knowledge of OS X–using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles that Use Apple Final Cut Pro X:

Video Editors
Producers
Independent Filmmakers

Projects that Use Apple Final Cut Pro X:

Video Editing for Professional and Individual Projects

Locations for Apple Final Cut Pro X:

In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Online Live from Anywhere
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Apple Final Cut Pro X:

In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Apple Final Cut Pro X Training Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

Apple Final Cut Pro X Course Reviews:

“Can’t wait to take similar offerings! This Final Cut training course has taken away the mystery and replaced it with nothing but excitement to start using this tool.” – Craig D.

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Audition CC
Motion 5
After Effects CC Advanced
After Effects CC Introduction
Premiere Pro CC Advanced
Premiere Pro CC Intro
Premiere Pro ACA Training & Certification Pack
Camtasia

Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Training Course Outline

1. Getting Started:
Upgrade earlier versions of events and projects
Download and prepare lesson media files
Understand basic Final Cut Pro workflow

2. Importing Media:
Define the clip, event, and library containers
Understand the differences between managed and external media files
Create a camera archive
Import files using Media Import and the Finder

3. Organizing Clips:
Apply keywords to clip and clip ranges
Search and filter clips by keywords
Add notes and ratings to a clip
Create Smart Collections
Detect people and composition within clips
Understand and assign roles

4. Making the First Edit:
Create a project
Add and rearrange clips within a primary storyline
Ripple, Roll, and Slip trim clips
Blade, replace with gap, ripple delete, & join through edit
Perform connect edits
Create and edit in a connected storyline
Adjust audio levels
Share the project to a media file

5. Revising the Edit:
Define and distinguish the two types of project duplication
Understand the replace edit options
Use markers for clip synchronization and task notes
Create and edit with an audition clip
Refine project using trim to playhead and trim to selection

6. Enhancing the Edit:
Vary the playback speed of clips
Modify the look of clips with effects
Utilize transitions
Adjust transform and compositing controls
Create compound clips

7. Finishing the Edit:
Add and modify a lower third
Add and modify a 3D title
Split edit audio and video
Keyframe audio
Color correct a clip

8. Sharing a Project:
Export to a media file
Post media to an online host
Create a bundle for multiple platforms
Understand the XML workflow
Integrate Compressor export options

9. Managing Libraries:
Import media as referenced and managed
Move and copy clips within and between libraries
Consolidate media files to one location

10. Advancing Your Workflow:
Identify manual options for new projects
Synchronize dual system recordings
Create a chroma key
Understand the multi-cam workflow

Disclaimer:

All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

 

Watch below to learn about Apple Final Cut Pro X Intro. This is just an informational video & does not reflect how our online live courses are conducted.

“Can’t wait to take similar offerings! This Final Cut training course has taken away the mystery and replaced it with nothing but excitement to start using this tool.” – Craig D.

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Course Location Start Date End Date Time
Apple Final Cut Pro X - Intro

Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
Apple Final Cut Pro X - Intro

Columbia, MD - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register