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Final Cut Pro X – Beginner To Advanced
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4h 24m

Learn using our unique teaching approach to edit videos for YouTube, online courses, or professional productions.

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Course Skill Level
Beginner
Time Estimate
4h 24m

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • YouTubers looking to create professional and captivating video content
  • Home video makers looking to produce fun and interesting movies
  • Videographers who want to develop professional content with special effects
  • Online trainers wanting to start (or improve) videos used for teaching
  • Teachers who want to include videos in their teaching
  • Movie makers looking to create professional grade movies

What you’ll learn: 

  • Mastery of Final Cut Pro by professionally editing small and large projects
  • Create professional video content for online courses (like this)
  • Learn advanced editing techniques such as keyframing and masking
  • Face real-world challenges by completing multiple mini challenges
  • Edit projects using the provided media or your own footage
  • Apply professional standards of organization
  • Improve the quality of original video and audio media
  • Adjust retime your videos while retaining a smooth fps
  • Design and add clean and professional stylized text and title effects to videos
  • Work with automatic video tracking
  • Build amazing YouTube videos
  • Apply special transitions and effects to videos
  • Add animated text and lower thirds
  • Remove echo, background noise like fans, electrical interference, etc.
  • Understand chroma-keying (green screen) and how to remove the background from footage
  • Color grade video using LUTs
  • Synchronize video and audio (Manually and Automatically)
  • Work with multiple cameras and multiple mic inputs
  • Create custom graphics and animated vector effects
  • Design and build custom clean transitions
  • Make images appear as video with movement and effects
  • Expand Final Cut Pro’s capabilities by installing additional effects, transitions, titles, etc.
  • Optimise Final Cut Pro libraries for shared projects
  • Create and work with proxy media
  • Learn methods for saving massive amounts of storage
  • Make Final Cut Pro your own

Requirements: 

  • Basic computer experience
  • Access to Final Cut Pro X

What’s the course about?

This course is all about Final Cut Pro – one of the world’s leading video editing suites. In this course, you will learn everything from the basics up to some amazing advanced features. Final Cut Pro is used by many professional movie makers to edit their movies – it’s time you discover how you too can learn to edit like a pro.

Why this course?

There are lots of courses that teach you video editing…and of course I suggest you do as many as you can. However, if this is your first time, or if you are wanting to get into videography, then this is the best course for you. Why?

Firstly, it will be fun! Learning that is not fun is not fun…OK, I suppose that makes sense. We want you to have fun during your learning and will not only show you what is vital – but we plan to keep it fun and interesting too.

Secondly, we know that not only do you want to enjoy your learning, you want it to be easy to follow and meaningful. As such we are careful to go step-by-step through the content, ensuring you understand everything before we move on. And if at any stage you are lost, then we are here to help. Just drop us a message and we will get back to you.

Thirdly, you are about to be taught – not just by one person – but by my unique father-son team. We have been working together for years on online courses. I (Craig) have a PhD in educational technology and have been involved in technology and teaching it for over 30 years. I will share with you the benefit of my knowledge of teaching ensuring that the teaching is engaging, professional and effective. Joshua, has worked with me for years on video editing projects – from small to large scale and has immense skill in using Final Cut Pro. Together, we are going to guide you on your learning journey with Final Cut Pro.

What kind of materials are included?

The course includes everything you need. The lectures are professionally created, as people have come to expect from my courses. We will explain everything to you and give you access to additional files/content where they are needed. 

How long will the course take to complete?

There are 8 sections to this course, with each section providing short powerful videos on individual concepts. Learning to become proficient in using Final Cut Pro takes time. But, by following the course and working through each section, you will move from the basics to mastering some truly powerful advanced features.

Why take this course?

It is quite simply the best course, covering the key content, in the most engaging way, by a most unique teaching team!

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to edit videos in Final Cut Pro X.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Beginner - The Basics
Course Introduction 00:00:00
Course Resources 00:00:00
The FCP Interface 00:00:00
Libraries, Events, And Projects 00:00:00
Seeing It In Practice 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 2 - Beginner - Key Concepts
Section Overview 00:00:00
Creating Your Library, Event, And Project 00:00:00
Importing Your Media 00:00:00
Dragging The Media Onto The Timeline 00:00:00
Tools And Functions 00:00:00
Customising Your Final Cut Pro 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 3 - Beginner - Basic Editing - Enhancing, Transforming, Exporting
Section Overview 00:00:00
Using Transitions 00:00:00
Retiming Clips 00:00:00
Multi-Layer Tracks And Transform, Crop 00:00:00
Amazing Power Of Keyframing 00:00:00
Audio – Making It Sound Right 00:00:00
Applying Of Titles And Text 00:00:00
Exporting Projects – Getting Your Masterpiece Out To The World! 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 4 - Intermediate - Projects And Effects
Section Overview 00:00:00
Keyword Collections And Organizing Media 00:00:00
Using Storylines – Making It Hang Together 00:00:00
Mini Challenge – MTB Projects 00:00:00
Video And Audio Effects -Making Movie Magic 00:00:00
Compound Clips – Ramping Up Your Effectiveness 00:00:00
Mini Challenge – Jump And Roll 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 5 - Intermediate - Specialized Effects - Chroma Keying, Advanced Audio, And More
Section Overview 00:00:00
Color Correction – Improving Or Reviving Media 00:00:00
Chroma Keying – A Fun Taste 00:00:00
Chroma Keying – Creating Your Own Special Effects 00:00:00
Advanced Audio – Merging Multiple Inputs 00:00:00
Custom Generators – Creating Animations And Moving Vector Graphics 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 6 - Intermediate - Working Smart
Section Overview 00:00:00
Mini Challenge – Spinning Bottle Advert 00:00:00
Tracking: Short Time – Impressive Results With Keyframing 00:00:00
Tracking: Customising To Achieve More 00:00:00
Importing Effects, Text And Transitions 00:00:00
Effects Presets And Paste Attributes – Ensuring Professional Consistency 00:00:00
Consolidating Media And Finalising The Main Project 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 7 - Advanced - Big And Professional Projects
Section Overview 00:00:00
Proxy Media – Projects Bigger Than Your Computer Can Handle! 00:00:00
Mini Challenge – Advanced Project 00:00:00
Multicam – Going Pro, Not Insane! 00:00:00
Index And Roles – Setting You Up For Professional Projects 00:00:00
Project Snapshot – Changing Everything Without Losing It 00:00:00
Auditions – It’s Your Time To Shine 00:00:00
Recap And Do 00:00:00
Section 8 - Advanced - LUTs And Advanced Coloring Effects
Section Overview 00:00:00
Custom LUTs – Better Colors And Style 00:00:00
Adjustment Layers And Color Correction Automatic 00:00:00
Color Correction And The Color Wheel 00:00:00
Color Grading 00:00:00
Color Grading – Recreating Effects 00:00:00
Important Practices To Keep Your Professional 00:00:00
FCPX Preferences – Making You Pro 00:00:00
Conclusion (Or Just An Amazing Beginning) 00:00:00
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