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Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing
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Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing

with Larry Jordan

Video: How to use this training course

Hi, my name is Larry Jordan and welcome to Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing. The purpose of this title is to help the new or the self- taught Final Cut Pro editor make the most of Final Cut Pro 6. Now, if you've been using Final Cut for a while, you might be more interested in our Final Cut Pro 6 New Features title, which just focuses on what's new in the software, or if you're having some problems with Final Cut, Optimizing and Troubleshooting your Final Cut system is also another title you might consider. And shortly we'll have a second title in this series called Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Effects, which will talk about how to work with text and graphics generators, clip speed changes, motion effects, filter effects, and integration with other Studio applications.
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  1. 1m 29s
    1. How to use this training course
      1m 29s
  2. 21m 37s
    1. Getting organized
      27s
    2. Installing the exercise files
      1m 25s
    3. The Final Cut Pro workflow
      4m 17s
    4. Naming your files
      5m 4s
    5. Organizing your files
      7m 32s
    6. Sample workflows
      2m 52s
  3. 31m 53s
    1. Getting started
      23s
    2. Starting Final Cut Pro 6 for the first time
      7m 25s
    3. System settings
      7m 8s
    4. Easy setup
      1m 41s
    5. User preferences
      11m 1s
    6. Trashing preferences
      4m 15s
  4. 43m 19s
    1. Learning the interface
      38s
    2. Using the Final Cut Pro windows
      2m 15s
    3. Navigating in Final Cut Pro 6
      9m 42s
    4. Understanding timecode
      5m 35s
    5. Customizing windows and the browser
      10m 39s
    6. Customizing timelines, buttons, labels, and the keyboard
      9m 35s
    7. Understanding the Tool palette
      1m 41s
    8. Using the View menu
      2m 9s
    9. Keyboard shortcuts for navigation
      1m 5s
  5. 59m 20s
    1. Building your story
      1m 6s
    2. Viewing and marking (in/out) a clip
      12m 25s
    3. Basic editing
      13m 32s
    4. Three-Point editing
      4m 23s
    5. Backtime editing
      4m 25s
    6. Replace editing
      2m 37s
    7. Fit to Fill editing
      3m 7s
    8. Storyboard editing
      6m 44s
    9. Open-format timelines
      9m 25s
    10. Keyboard shortcuts for editing
      1m 36s
  6. 13m 29s
    1. Understanding subclips
      53s
    2. Creating subclips
      9m 3s
    3. Editing with subclips
      2m 47s
    4. Keyboard shortcuts for subclips
      46s
  7. 16m 20s
    1. Understanding markers
      25s
    2. Creating and editing with markers
      8m 38s
    3. Using special markers
      6m 8s
    4. Keyboard shortcuts for markers
      1m 9s
  8. 53m 49s
    1. Top two Final Cut Pro interface rules
      1m 49s
    2. Selecting clips
      8m 49s
    3. Deleting clips
      10m 14s
    4. Moving clips
      4m 6s
    5. Copying clips
      7m 11s
    6. Match Clip
      11m 17s
    7. Detecting duplicate frames
      8m 34s
    8. Keyboard shortcuts for organizing
      1m 49s
  9. 51m 41s
    1. Trimming your story
      49s
    2. Three sides to an edit
      14m 10s
    3. One-sided trimming: Ripple edits
      5m 15s
    4. Two-sided trimming: Roll edits
      3m 44s
    5. Ten ways to trim
      13m 29s
    6. The Trim Edit window
      6m 49s
    7. Slip and Slide trimming
      6m 9s
    8. Keyboard shortcuts for trimming
      1m 16s
  10. 43m 17s
    1. Multiclip editing
      1m 34s
    2. Working with Dynamic RT and Unlimited RT
      3m 28s
    3. Creating a multiclip
      8m 25s
    4. Changing a multiclip
      5m 17s
    5. Editing a multiclip
      9m 28s
    6. Collapsing and uncollapsing multiclips
      4m 9s
    7. Adding effects
      3m 45s
    8. Understanding playhead sync
      4m 32s
    9. Keyboard shortcuts for multiclips
      2m 39s
  11. 35m 18s
    1. Using transitions
      46s
    2. Applying a transition
      1m 37s
    3. Using the Effects menu
      7m 33s
    4. Using the Effects tab
      5m 27s
    5. Creating a favorite transition
      5m 7s
    6. Changing the default transition
      7m 21s
    7. Applying multiple transitions at once
      1m 46s
    8. Introducing rendering
      4m 15s
    9. Keyboard shortcuts for transitions
      1m 26s
  12. 47m 8s
    1. Editing audio
      39s
    2. Understanding linked clips
      7m 12s
    3. Waveforms and the viewer
      8m 29s
    4. Editing audio and video
      12m 29s
    5. Trimming audio
      7m 46s
    6. Linking and unlinking clips
      3m 40s
    7. Track locks and visibility lights
      5m 13s
    8. Keyboard shortcuts for editing audio
      1m 40s
  13. 51m 27s
    1. Checkerboarding your audio
      2m 26s
    2. Using the Audio Meter and clip lights
      4m 20s
    3. Setting clip audio levels
      8m 7s
    4. Mixing audio in Final Cut Pro
      9m 39s
    5. Using the Audio Mixer
      20m 27s
    6. Finishing your mix
      5m 2s
    7. Keyboard shortcuts for mixing audio
      1m 26s
  14. 1h 23m
    1. Understanding capture
      46s
    2. Creating and saving a new project
      4m 40s
    3. Viewing your device
      3m 22s
    4. Previewing your video
      7m 37s
    5. Logging footage
      9m 10s
    6. Log and Capture settings
      3m 42s
    7. Capturing footage
      11m 14s
    8. Capturing considerations
      5m 15s
    9. Capturing HDV
      13m 38s
    10. Ingesting footage from a tapeless source
      11m 12s
    11. ProRes 422
      10m 17s
    12. Keyboard shortcuts for capturing
      2m 8s
  15. 25m 54s
    1. Outputting to tape
      1m 9s
    2. Printing to video
      9m 46s
    3. Striping a tape
      4m 12s
    4. Editing to tape
      9m 23s
    5. Keyboard shortcuts for outputting to tape
      1m 24s
  16. 7m 57s
    1. Importing files and folders
      1m 48s
    2. Converting compressed audio
      2m 41s
    3. Sizing graphics for video
      3m 13s
    4. Keyboard shortcuts for importing
      15s
  17. 26m 30s
    1. Exporting files
      39s
    2. Exporting a still frame
      3m 2s
    3. Exporting a QuickTime movie
      7m 18s
    4. Exporting for Compressor
      1m 10s
    5. Exporting for QuickTime conversion
      2m 18s
    6. Exporting as AIFF and OMF
      4m 39s
    7. Exporting audio for Soundtrack Pro
      3m 24s
    8. Exporting with multichannel output
      2m 50s
    9. Exporting Summary
      1m 10s
  18. 31m 5s
    1. Media management
      26s
    2. Making files go offline
      1m 41s
    3. Reconnecting files
      6m 12s
    4. Changing timecode
      3m 53s
    5. Editing Item Properties
      2m 15s
    6. Working with render files
      5m 44s
    7. Using the Render Manager
      2m 35s
    8. Using the Media Manager
      8m 19s
  19. 46s
    1. Goodbye
      46s

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Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing
10h 45m Beginner Aug 28, 2007

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Starting with his system for getting organized and ending with final output, Apple Certified Trainer Larry Jordan covers all the details of creating and editing with Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing. He provides an in-depth overview of the application and its interface, and demonstrates how to plan, create, edit, and export professional digital video projects. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Subjects:
Video Video Editing
Software:
Final Cut Pro
Author:
Larry Jordan

How to use this training course

Hi, my name is Larry Jordan and welcome to Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing. The purpose of this title is to help the new or the self- taught Final Cut Pro editor make the most of Final Cut Pro 6. Now, if you've been using Final Cut for a while, you might be more interested in our Final Cut Pro 6 New Features title, which just focuses on what's new in the software, or if you're having some problems with Final Cut, Optimizing and Troubleshooting your Final Cut system is also another title you might consider. And shortly we'll have a second title in this series called Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Effects, which will talk about how to work with text and graphics generators, clip speed changes, motion effects, filter effects, and integration with other Studio applications.

But this title is going to show you how to get organized, how to setup your system, how to learn the Final Cut interface editing and trimming, working with audio transitions, importing and exporting, capture and output, and the basics of media management. Now if you've been wondering what's new inside Final Cut 6, there are several features: the open format timeline, the ProRes 422 codec, simplified setup, audio normalization and gain, SmoothCam, the FXPlug filters, motion templates and integration. Now the last three, SmoothCam, FXPlug filters and motion templates, we'll talk about those in the Essential Effects title, and if you don't understand what the first four are, not to panic, by the time this training is over, you'll be a wizard. Now that we understand what we're going to be covering in this title, let's get ourselves started by getting organized.

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Q: In Final Cut Pro, what distinguishes a sequence from a clip, and how does one edit sequences into a final project?
A sequence is a collection of clips. It's what the user creates to edit clips into in the timeline. To edit a sequence into another sequence simply drag it from the Browser into the timeline window.
 
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