Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X

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Peachpit Press, Sep 19, 2011 - Computers - 544 pages
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Completely revised for Final Cut Pro X and featuring compelling new footage, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes readers all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features.

 

Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional broadcast footage. The book covers Final Cut Pro's exciting new features, including a completely redesigned interface, people detection, and Magnetic Timeline.

 

·        DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 40 hours of training

·        Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects

·        Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side

·        Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast

·        Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time

·        Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro Exam  


Apple recently released Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6. Book updates relating to this new point release can be found here:
http://www.peachpit.com/store/apple-pro-training-series-final-cut-pro-x-9780321774675#updates

Note from the publisher:

A small number of customers have reported issues working with the lesson files associated with this book. After extensive testing, we can confirm the lesson files do work properly. If you have purchased a digital version of the book and are downloading the files, please keep in mind the size of the high-quality videos is quite large and may take considerable time to download. We do not recommend downloading the files over a wireless network and have posted suggestions for successfully downloading the files on the download site.

If you encounter any problems with the lesson files, please contact our customer service team at ask@peachpit.com, and we will work with you to identify and resolve your issue promptly.

   

 

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Contents

Getting Started
Preparing to Edit in Final Cut Pro X
Lesson 1 Exploring the Interface
Lesson 2 Importing
Lesson 3 Organizing Clips in an Event
Crafting the Story
Lesson 4 Building the Rough Cut
Lesson 5 Finishing the Rough Cut
Lesson 9 Working with Titles Generators and Themes
Applying Effects and Finishing
Lesson 10 Retiming and Transforming Clips
Lesson 11 Applying Effects and Enhancing Color
Lesson 12 Exporting and Sharing Your Project
Glossary
Index
Apple Certification

Lesson 6 FineTuning the Rough Cut
Completing the Cut
Lesson 7 Applying Transitions
Lesson 8 Working with Sound
The Apple Pro Training Series
Where are the Lesson Files?
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Diana Weynand is an award-winning producer, director, editor, and co-founder of Weynand Training International (www.weynand.com), 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 RealWorld. She is the author of five best-selling books on Final CutPro (including Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors and Final Cut Express HD), and the co-author of Secrets of Videoblogging and How Video Works.

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