Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors

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Peachpit Press, Jun 29, 2007 - Computers - 99998 pages
Using Avid images and terminology, master teacher Diana Weynand shows you how to perform the tasks you’ve been doing in Media Composer by using Final Cut Pro instead. You’ll find detailed feature comparisons, practical conversion tips, and instructions on how to use Final Cut Pro features that aren’t available in Media Composer. The book makes the transition easy. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in some aspect of Final Cut Pro with a project to complete, a review section, and exercises to reinforce the lessons.

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Getting Started
Projects and Interface
Translating Basic Editing Skills
Customizing Your Project
Trimming Clips
Logging and Capturing
Advanced Editing
Multicam Editing
Transitions and Effects
Speed and Motion Effects
Title Tool and Generators
Importing and Exporting
Project Management
Finishing and Outputting
Appendix Avid to Final Cut Pro Comparison Chart

Editing Sound

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About the author (2007)

Diana Weynand is an award-winning producer, director, editor, and co-founder of Weynand Training International (, an Apple Authorized Training Center and a leader in training and curriculum development for emerging technologies. Diana was supervising editor for The Barbara Walters Special, director and co-producer of the Emmy nominated PBS series, Cinematic Eye, and online editor for Real World. She is the author of four best-selling books on Final Cut Pro (including Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express HD), and the co-author of Secrets of Videoblogging and How Video Works. A well-known columnist, she also writes on High-Definition production.

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