Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro for News and Sports Quick-Reference Guide
Broadcast editors work with deadlines that are the most demanding in the field. To help you meet those deadlines and learn to use Final Cut Pro at the same time, this easy look-up guide focuses on the essential features that you need to get your stories done quickly without sacrificing quality. For editing everything from voiceovers to sports and news packages, you’ll get tips for efficient setup, customization, and trimming techniques. You’ll learn the best methods for making audio adjustments, how to use common transitions and effects, splice in fat and tight bites, cover narration with B-Roll, and prepare a story for delivery.
“No one teaches cutting edge technology better than Joe Torelli. Read his book. In clear, simple terms, he'll show you things you might miss that will make you a better storyteller.”
—Bob Dotson, Emmy Award-winning NBC News correspondent
“As the first person to use an Avid digital nonlinear editing system in a broadcast environment, who better than Joseph Torelli to write the definitive book on fast story editing under tremendous deadline pressures than this veteran broadcast videographer-editor.”
—Tom Ohanian, Academy Award and two-time Emmy Award recipient and Co-Inventor, Avid Media, Film, Multicamera Systems
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