Check out the free training on the new Apple Final Cut Studio suite released July 2009. Final Cut Studio Overview, includes three free hours of tutorials on Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Color 1.5, Soundtrack Pro 3, DVD Studio Pro 4, Compressor 3.5, and Final Cut Server 1.5.
Final Cut Express 4 has brought professional video editing to the weekend editor. In Final Cut Express 4 Essential Training, Final Cut Pro Certified Professional and digital video specialist Lonzell Watson teaches the fundamentals of this software. He shows how Final Cut Express, along with its included program, LiveType 2, offers the power to create animated graphics, perform detailed color correction for broadcast-safe results, and make audio edits. He also provides detailed instruction on how to get finished videos out to the world through DVD authoring, exporting to the web, and optimizing for iPods and other mobile devices. Exercise files accompany the course.
Adjusting the workspace and preferences for any video creator
Bringing content in from outside sources, including tape, photos, and iMovie '08 projects
Creating a story through storyboarding, editing with audio cues, and setting transitions
Understanding the difference between Final Cut Express and Final Cut Pro
Using LiveType 2 to create engaging titles and credit rolls
Performing background replacements with chroma keying