Mastering Final Cut Pro

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40 hours to complete
3 weeks at 13 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Create and edit video using Final Cut Pro

  • Import and export project files for collaboration and archive

  • Follow editing scenarios to create a project and edit videos

  • Apply effects and transitions, and change the timing of clips

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There are 8 modules in this course

In this first module, we will learn the basics of navigating the Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) interface, importing media, and getting it organized and ready to edit.

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10 videos6 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will learn how to edit a rough cut quickly and efficiently in FCPX. We will also cover how to begin refining your rough cut.

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10 videos5 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will discuss all things audio including creating a simple mix, adding effects to improve challenging audio issues, and adding voice-overs.

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9 videos4 readings4 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In this module we will add and manipulate transitions, add both practical and creative effects to our clips, and learn about adjusting transform properties.

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10 videos4 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will learn how to add dynamic titles to our projects and even take a peek at FCPX’s sibling software, Motion.

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10 videos4 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In this module we will dig into color correction, learning how to read video scopes to assess an images’ needs and then how to alter clips for both practical and creative purposes.

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11 videos5 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Nearing the end of the workflow, we will look at all the different ways to get your project out of FCPX, from sharing to social media to exporting master files to your hard drive to sharing active projects with fellow editors.

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10 videos5 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, we will explore FCPX’s 360-degree video capabilities. We’re learn important concepts of 360-video, how to set up a timeline and some unique effects and transitions for 360-media.

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8 videos4 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts


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Jason Cox with Nick Harauz
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