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Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Editing

with Larry Jordan

Video: Welcome

Teaches the essential editing techniques needed to get up and running with Final Cut Pro.
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  1. 3m 28s
    1. Welcome
    2. Overview
      1m 23s
    3. New features in Final Cut Pro 5
      1m 22s
  2. 15m 52s
    1. Troubleshooting basics
      15m 52s
  3. 40m 46s
    1. Installing the exercise files
      3m 41s
    2. A file naming convention that works
      3m 25s
    3. Organizing your files
      7m 49s
    4. Data rates and why you should use two drives
      4m 14s
    5. Setting preferences
      21m 37s
  4. 18m 23s
    1. Final Cut interface
      18m 23s
  5. 30m 22s
    1. Loading to the viewer pt. 1
      12m 35s
    2. Loading to the viewer pt. 2
      13m 29s
    3. Loading to the viewer pt. 3
      4m 18s
  6. 34m 49s
    1. Deleting clips
      7m 47s
    2. Moving clips
      5m 27s
    3. 3-point editing
      4m 22s
    4. Backtime editing
      5m 53s
    5. Replace editing
      6m 42s
    6. Fit-to-fill editing
      4m 38s
  7. 1h 1m
    1. Three sides to every edit
      9m 51s
    2. One-sided trims
      12m 30s
    3. Two-sided trims
      6m 42s
    4. Power trimming
      6m 58s
    5. Slip and slide
      7m 20s
    6. Trimming in the viewer
      5m 16s
    7. Trimming in the Edit window
      11m 44s
    8. Keyboard shortcuts summary
      1m 24s
  8. 32m 26s
    1. Transitions pt. 1
      6m 58s
    2. Transitions pt. 2
      8m 1s
    3. Transitions pt. 3
      7m 33s
    4. Transitions pt. 4
      4m 15s
    5. Transitions pt. 5
      4m 44s
    6. Transitions pt. 6
  9. 1h 35m
    1. Editing audio pt. 1
      22m 3s
    2. Editing audio pt. 2
      16m 30s
    3. Editing audio pt. 3
      1m 25s
    4. Audio mixing pt. 1
      17m 4s
    5. Audio mixing pt. 2
      9m 25s
    6. Audio mixing pt. 3
      10m 26s
    7. Soundtrack mixing
      18m 15s
  10. 12m 44s
    1. Markers
      12m 44s
  11. 28m 52s
    1. Intro to MultiClip
      9m 3s
    2. Dynamic RT
      4m 20s
    3. Editing with MultiClip
      15m 29s
  12. 25m 25s
    1. Importing pt. 1
      8m 48s
    2. Importing pt. 2
      3m 45s
    3. Importing pt. 3
      5m 6s
    4. Importing pt. 4
      7m 46s
  13. 16m 28s
    1. Exporting pt. 1
      5m 28s
    2. Exporting pt. 2
      11m 0s
  14. 48m 34s
    1. Capturing DV pt. 1
      18m 21s
    2. Capturing DV pt. 2
      14m 13s
    3. Capturing HDV
      16m 0s
  15. 22m 5s
    1. Printing to video
      8m 0s
    2. Editing to tape
      14m 5s
  16. 9m 53s
    1. Archiving
      9m 53s
  17. 2m 21s
    1. Goodbye
      2m 21s

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Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Editing
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With hundreds of keyboard shortcuts, dozens of tools, and a rich feature set, Final Cut is an immensely powerful video editing program. In Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Editing, Larry Jordan teaches the essential editing techniques you need to get up and running with this complex program. In addition to introducing you to the software, Larry demonstrates the planning and organizing strategies he's developed as a professional video editor that can greatly increase editing efficiency. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

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Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Editing .

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Q: After burning a DVD of a Final Cut Pro project, the video on the screen appeared off center, slightly to the right. What is causing this movement, and how can it be fixed?
A: Creating a DVD doesn't move a video off center. There are no positioning controls in DVD SP.
This means that the video was probably moved off center in Final Cut Pro. Check your Motion tab settings and make sure the Center values are set to 0, 0.





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