Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training
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Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training

with Richard Harrington

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Video: Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training: Welcome

Instructor Richard Harrington covers each detail of using Final Cut Express HD 3.5 to effectively edit, organize, and publish digital video and audio files for DVDs, web-based projects, and iPod productions. From understanding the finer points of the workspace to using the tools to their full potential, Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training teaches the complete process, using hands-on examples. Exercise files accompany this tutorial.
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  1. 2m 1s
    1. Welcome
      49s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 12s
  2. 21m 58s
    1. What is Final Cut Express HD?
      2m 20s
    2. FCE suite overview
      3m 7s
    3. Editing process overview
      4m 0s
    4. The importance of planning
      2m 31s
    5. Adjusting preferences
      10m 0s
  3. 21m 51s
    1. Browser window overview
      3m 48s
    2. Viewer overview
      5m 20s
    3. Canvas overview
      2m 7s
    4. Timeline overview
      3m 31s
    5. Tools and Audio Meters overview
      4m 21s
    6. Configuring the workspace
      2m 44s
  4. 31m 19s
    1. Importing from tape
      11m 11s
    2. Importing audio files from CD
      4m 10s
    3. Importing photos
      6m 38s
    4. Using iPhoto
      4m 31s
    5. Importing an iMovie project
      4m 49s
  5. 34m 15s
    1. Going beyond
      1m 9s
    2. Selecting clips
      2m 48s
    3. Creating subclips
      5m 6s
    4. Using markers
      2m 6s
    5. Deleting clips
      3m 21s
    6. Storyboard editing
      4m 11s
    7. Making a three-point edit
      6m 23s
    8. Assembling a rough cut
      9m 11s
  6. 34m 18s
    1. The trimming tools
      3m 56s
    2. Using multiple tracks to edit
      6m 37s
    3. The Trim Edit window
      6m 49s
    4. Dynamic JKL trimming
      8m 0s
    5. Keeping in sync while trimming
      8m 56s
  7. 34m 31s
    1. Editing audio overview
      2m 58s
    2. Setting audio levels
      7m 40s
    3. Panning audio
      4m 9s
    4. Creating audio transitions
      9m 53s
    5. Narrating with the Voiceover tool
      3m 26s
    6. Essential audio filters
      6m 25s
  8. 28m 42s
    1. Creating a video transition
      4m 5s
    2. Editing a transition
      6m 50s
    3. Choosing good transitions
      14m 49s
    4. Saving custom transitions
      2m 58s
  9. 45m 10s
    1. Titling overview
      5m 25s
    2. Lower thirds
      4m 29s
    3. Adding credits
      4m 48s
    4. Boris text
      8m 9s
    5. LiveType overview
      9m 41s
    6. Importing a Photoshop file
      12m 38s
  10. 31m 1s
    1. Color correction overview
      3m 51s
    2. Using the Color Corrector
      8m 13s
    3. Fixing exposure
      7m 29s
    4. Reusing an effect
      8m 50s
    5. The Broadcast-Safe filter
      2m 38s
  11. 41m 13s
    1. Understanding RT Extreme
      4m 37s
    2. Essential filters
      8m 56s
    3. Keying
      9m 3s
    4. Composite and transfer modes
      6m 42s
    5. Changing clip speed
      5m 39s
    6. Using the Flicker filter and Image Stabilizer
      4m 14s
    7. Rendering effects
      2m 2s
  12. 36m 19s
    1. Before exporting
      3m 17s
    2. Exporting to tape
      9m 39s
    3. Exporting for the web
      8m 23s
    4. Publishing to .mac
      5m 10s
    5. Exporting for DVD
      6m 13s
    6. Exporting for an iPod
      3m 37s
  13. 1m 29s
    1. Where to go from here
      1m 29s

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6h 4m Beginner Apr 11, 2007

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Instructor Richard Harrington covers each detail of using Final Cut Express HD 3.5 to effectively edit, organize, and publish digital video and audio files for DVDs, web-based projects, and iPod productions. From understanding the finer points of the workspace to using the tools to their full potential, Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training teaches the complete process, using hands-on examples. Exercise files accompany this tutorial.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the editing process Configuring the workspace for efficiency Importing footage, graphics, photos, and audio Organizing a story for narrative impact Using multiple tracks to edit and trim a story Editing audio and working with audio tools Using transitions effectively Adding titles and credits Compositing and effects Exporting a show to tape, DVD, the web, or an iPod
Subject:
Video
Software:
Final Cut Express
Author:
Richard Harrington

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