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Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production

£1,150.00 inc. VAT

About Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production

In this three-day, hands-on course, students become familiar with the user interface while they learn how to perform editing functions.


£1,150.00 inc. VAT

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  • Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production

    Course Objectives

    Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that helps beginners and seasoned professionals achieve stunning results. In this three-day, hands-on course, students become familiar with the user interface while they learn how to perform editing functions. Students work with real-world media to learn practical approaches to video editing—from basic techniques to the powerful advanced features of Final Cut Pro.

    Who Should Attend?

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

    What You’ll Learn

    Upon completion of the Final Cut Pro X 10.12 Professional Post-Production course, students will be able to:

    • Use libraries to organise and manage media and projects
    • Apply exceptionally fast, fluid editing techniques for video and audio
    • Fine-tune clips in the timeline
    • Compare alternate shots from a collection of clips
    • Apply effects, transitions, and retiming clips
    • Work with 3D titles

    Prerequisites
    • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
    • Basic knowledge of video editing terminology is highly recommended

    Get Certified
    Demonstrate your knowledge by passing the Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production exam. This exam is available at an extra £210+VAT.

    How Do I Book?
    To book a training course, please call our Training Coordinator on 0117 922 5661 or alternatively send an email to trainingenquiries@western.co.uk 

  • Upcoming Course Dates

    16th-18th January
    20th-22nd March
    22nd-24th May
    10th-12th July

  • Course Duration: 3 Days

    Course Outline

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

    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

    Organising 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

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

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

    Enhancing the Edit
    • Vary the playback speed of clips
    • Modify the look of clips with effects
    • Utilise transitions
    • Adjust transform and compositing controls
    • Create compound clips

    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

    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

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

    Advancing Your Workflow
    • Identify manual options for new projects
    • Synchronise dual system recordings
    • Create a chroma key
    • Understand the multicam workflow

    Get Certified
    Demonstrate your knowledge by passing the Final Cut Pro X 10.2 Professional Post-Production exam. This exam is available at an extra £210+VAT.