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Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Effects

with Larry Jordan

Video: Welcome

How to add the finishing touches that make a video compelling.
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  1. 2m 33s
    1. Welcome
    2. Overview
      2m 4s
  2. 10m 30s
    1. How video graphics differ from computer graphics
      10m 30s
  3. 41m 52s
    1. Introduction
      18m 18s
    2. Creating a Lower Third
      9m 17s
    3. Creating a Credit Roll
      8m 40s
    4. Tricks with Outline Text
      4m 19s
    5. Keyboard shortcuts for text
      1m 18s
  4. 16m 1s
    1. Introduction to Boris
      10m 15s
    2. Creating a text effect using Text Scrambler
      5m 46s
  5. 10m 34s
    1. Introduction to Photoshop
      10m 34s
  6. 19m 19s
    1. Using LiveType for text effects
      19m 19s
  7. 13m 51s
    1. Video generators 101
      13m 51s
  8. 2h 6m
    1. Introduction
      4m 8s
    2. Changing clip speed
      18m 52s
    3. Using Image/Wireframe mode in the Canvas
      7m 0s
    4. Creating a picture-in-picture effect
      13m 59s
    5. Demystifying rendering
      22m 12s
    6. Moving images with Motion Paths and Keyframes
      16m 9s
    7. Creating more complex movies with Keyframes
      21m 50s
    8. Moving text with Keyframes
      7m 12s
    9. Moving around inside an image
      8m 34s
    10. Fading multiple layers to black
      4m 28s
    11. Keyboard shortcuts
      1m 41s
  9. 11m 32s
    1. Nesting basics
      11m 32s
  10. 8m 38s
    1. Sending from Motion
      8m 38s
  11. 13m 19s
    1. What are Scopes?
      13m 19s
  12. 1h 25m
    1. Introduction to using filters
      1m 4s
    2. Audio filters
      8m 12s
    3. Introduction to video filters
      4m 23s
    4. Keyframing a filter
      2m 45s
    5. Combining filters
      4m 24s
    6. Combining filters and motion effects
      8m 41s
    7. Creating favorite filters
      6m 38s
    8. Using filters with nesting
      6m 22s
    9. Luma keying
      9m 6s
    10. Chroma keying
      15m 44s
    11. Travelling mattes
      5m 7s
    12. Simple color correction
      10m 51s
    13. Keyboard shortcuts
      2m 5s
  13. 9m 19s
    1. Reconnecting media
      8m 48s
    2. Goodbye

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Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Effects
Video Duration: 0s 6h 9m Intermediate


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Picking up where he left off in Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Editing, author and professional video editor Larry Jordan teaches you how to add the finishing touches that make a video compelling. In Final Cut Pro 5 Essential Effects, Larry demonstrates how to create essential effects by changing the speed of a clip or the color of a background, adding motion graphics and animated text titles, creating transitions, and more. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

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Q: Why isn't Autosave Vault saving any current projects in Final Cut Pro 5?
A: Check to see whether Autosave Vault is turned off. Go to Final Cut Pro > User Preferences (General tab). AutoSave Vault settings are in the lower left corner.





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