Editing: Final Cut Pro X

Join our two-day introductory course and learn how to use Final Cut Pro X. Through group tutorials, one-to-one instruction and hands-on practice students acquire a working understanding of non-linear editing on Final Cut Pro X, one of the most sought-after digital editing interfaces in the world.

Ideal for users of other digital editing programmes who wish to up-grade their off-line skills to remain marketable. This course is aimed at novices with no prior experience, although a basic knowledge of editing and post-production processes/terminology is useful.

Call time for aspiring Editors!
We are currently offering 6 days of hands-on Editing training covering all of the latest software packages, for the discounted price of £995.
To get this offer, apply now for the three courses: 

  1. Editing: Final Cut Pro X 
  2. Editing: Avid Media Composer 
  3. Editing: Adobe Premiere – see below for details

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 2 days, weekend
Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 

Key Features

This two-day introductory course is aimed at novices with no prior experience in Final Cut Pro or editing. Rudimentary knowledge of editing and post-production processes/terminology is useful.

Students acquire a working understanding of non-linear editing on Final Cut Pro X through group tutorials, one-to-one instruction and hands-on practice. Using programme material and sequences provided, students will get to grips with Final Cut Pro from digitizing source materials and editing picture and audio through to creating titles and outputting.

This two day course is ideal for filmmakers who wish to learn one of the most sought-after digital editing interfaces in the world, and for users of other digital editing programmes who wish to up-grade their off-line skills to remain marketable. 

Day 1

Screening and Marking in the Final Cut Pro X Interface
Launching Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro Interface, Following a Workflow, Working with Projects, Organizing Elements, Playing Clips in the Viewer, Navigating Clips, Project Tasks, Navigating a Sequence, Marking Clips, Quitting and Hiding Final Cut Pro.

Editing Clips in the Timeline 
Managing Project Elements, Editing a Rough Cut, Making Overwrite Edits, Managing Timeline Tracks, Making Insert Edits, Adding Audio Clips, Moving Clips in the Timeline, Drag-and-Drop Editing, and Changing Volume of Edited Clips.

Finishing the Rough Cut 
Adding Cutaways, Editing to Narration, Editing to Music, Copying, Cutting, Pasting and Positioning Clips.

Trimming to Refine Clip Duration 
Preparing a Project for Trimming, Trimming Overview, Rippling Edit Points, Rippling in the Viewer and by Numbers, Trimming on the V2 Track, and Trimming One Track of a Linked Clip.

Trimming to Refine a Sequence
Preparing Your Sequence, Adjusting Two Edit Points, Slipping One Clip, Slipping Sequence Clips, Rolling Two Edit Points, Sliding Clips to Refine Position, Dragging Clips to New Locations, and Keeping Linked Clips in Sync.

Day 2

Refining the Edit Process 
Creating Subclips, Adding Markers to Clips, Storyboard Editing, Replacing Edits, and Editing Multicamera.

Supporting the Editing Process 
Reconnecting Media, Playing Multiple Formats, Working with Master Clips, Logging Information in Browser Columns, Finding and Labelling Project Items, Customizing Shortcut Keys and Buttons, Saving and Loading Layouts, and Optimizing User Preferences.

Capturing Footage 
Connecting Sources for Capture, Creating a New Project for Capturing, Previewing and Marking Your Source, Logging Clips, Choosing Clip Settings, Choosing Capture Settings, Choosing Capturing Options, Setting Capture Preferences and Acquiring Other Media.

Applying Transitions
Evaluating Project Needs, Understanding Transitions, Viewing Transition Options, Applying Transitions, Modifying and Copying Transitions, Using the Transition Editor, Changing Transition Parameters, Previewing and Rendering Effects.

Finishing and Outputting 
Detecting Audio Peaks, Adjusting Video Levels for Broadcast, Understanding File Formats, Exporting QuickTime Files, Outputting to Tape, and Backing up Projects.

Language: 
English. International students need to be comfortable communicating and learning in the English language.   

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • All applicants must be fluent in English: English Language Level: Upper Intermediate
  • Minimum age 18

VISA REQUIREMENTS

For in depth Visa information please visit our Visa page.

APPLY NOW & COURSE DATES

To apply online please click on the course date below.

  • 18 May 2019 - 19 May 2019
    Course Fee: £ 395.00

    1 SPACE AVAILABLE

  • 12 October 2019 - 13 October 2019
    Course Fee: £ 395.00

    5 SPACES AVAILABLE