Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 12, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
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Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing...the how and why of independent digital video editing.

This guide is a comprehensive introduction to Apple Computer's Final Cut Pro editing system, and the digital video format in general. It provides relevant information about the format's specifications, proper configuration of the basic editing system, and professional tips-all in clear, jargon-free terms.

Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing's workbook-approach explains how to setup your desktop studio, edit your digital video, and complete and distribute your project. It provides the information-and the encouragement-every digital video editor needs to complete projects of exceptional quality, from setup and capture to editing, effects work, and output to tape and the web.

Roberts' guide is the only Final Cut Pro handbook that provides a detailed, step-by-step format that follows the course of your project as it progresses, defining the drop-down menus and keyboard shortcuts as you'll need them, and answering questions as they arise. Additionally, Final Cut Pro 2 for FireWire DV Editing explains in detail the Apple Macintosh hardware, software, and Firewire DV equipment set up and specifications, so that you'll know what tools you may need--and what you likely won't so that you can most efficiently execute your project.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Epilogue
Optimizing the Mac OS and Final Cut
The audiovideo settings Issuesinvolved inthe audiovideo settings
Do It Right the First Time and Every Time
The paper log and
The Capture Now process Importing media Importing audio CDtracks
Chapter 6Compositing and Special Effects
What are effects filters?
TheHardware andSoftware for Firewire DV Editing with Final
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CHARLES G.D. ROBERTS (1860-1943) was a noted Canadian poet and novelist. He attended UNB and was a professor at King's College, Nova Scotia. Among his many novels are "Heart of the Ancient Wood" and "The Forge in the Forest" both also reprinted in the "Formac Fiction Treasures" series.

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