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Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Effects

with Larry Jordan

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Examines the use of professional-grade effects in Final Cut Pro.
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  1. 1m 51s
    1. How to use this training course
      1m 51s
  2. 36m 34s
    1. Changing a clip's speed
    2. Creating a still frame
      4m 51s
    3. Exporting a still frame to Photoshop
      7m 41s
    4. Creating a constant speed change
      5m 8s
    5. Making a Fit-to-Fill edit
      2m 0s
    6. Creating a variable speed change
      6m 43s
    7. Using Optical Flow for slow motion
      8m 47s
    8. Clip speed shortcuts
  3. 45m 17s
    1. Tips for creating better text
      3m 14s
    2. Creating full-screen text
      10m 11s
    3. Creating a lower third
      8m 24s
    4. Creating a credit scroll
      6m 51s
    5. Creating a lower-third text crawl
      2m 38s
    6. Creating a 3D title with Boris 3D
      8m 4s
    7. Using LiveType templates
      4m 55s
    8. Working with text shortcuts
      1m 0s
  4. 26m 8s
    1. Working with Motion templates
      1m 6s
    2. Selecting a Motion template
      9m 50s
    3. Changing a Motion template
      7m 8s
    4. Replacing a Motion template
      3m 39s
    5. Storing a Motion template
      2m 18s
    6. Motion template shortcuts
      2m 7s
  5. 19m 25s
    1. Using video generators
    2. Video generators within Final Cut Pro
      10m 43s
    3. More video generators within Final Cut Pro
      7m 48s
    4. Video generator summary
  6. 30m 3s
    1. Introducing composite modes
      2m 11s
    2. What is a composite mode?
      3m 29s
    3. Blending textures
      4m 25s
    4. Creating beauty shots
      5m 57s
    5. Enhancing landscapes
      1m 46s
    6. Travel mattes
      5m 26s
    7. Creating burned-in timecode as a composite mode
      2m 48s
    8. Assigning keyboard shortcuts to composite modes
      3m 29s
    9. Composite modes summary
  7. 29m 25s
    1. Introducing nesting
      1m 9s
    2. Building a show master
      4m 10s
    3. Adding an effect to a group of clips
      4m 6s
    4. Creating a burned-in timecode as a nest
      2m 27s
    5. Changing the processing order
      4m 25s
    6. Wide-screen matte
      4m 52s
    7. Creating extra-wide video for a traveling matte
      5m 38s
    8. Un-nesting a nest
      2m 38s
  8. 51m 31s
    1. Introducing motion effects
      2m 23s
    2. Canvas and Viewer controls
      8m 5s
    3. Manipulating an image inside the Canvas
      8m 56s
    4. Changing basic motion parameters
      8m 54s
    5. Changing Crop, Distort, and opacity parameters
      5m 29s
    6. Changing opacity in the timeline
      1m 33s
    7. Creating a picture-in-picture effect
      9m 22s
    8. Creating favorite effects
      5m 42s
    9. Motion effects summary
      1m 7s
  9. 1h 25m
    1. Introducing motion effects with keyframes
      1m 19s
    2. Adding and deleting keyframes
      9m 29s
    3. Changing position and size with keyframes
      8m 24s
    4. Using keyframes to create fades
      3m 56s
    5. Creating a motion path with keyframes
      4m 42s
    6. Animating text with keyframes
      12m 33s
    7. Creating a complex animation
      13m 11s
    8. Keyframing motion paths for multiple clips
      14m 17s
    9. Using Bézier curves to create smoother motion paths
      7m 51s
    10. Editing keyframes in the timeline
      8m 15s
    11. Keyframes summary
      1m 43s
  10. 28m 12s
    1. Introduction to graphics and images
      5m 42s
    2. Importing image files into Final Cut
      7m 56s
    3. Creating the Ken Burns effect by keyframing images
      8m 59s
    4. Exporting still frames from Final Cut
      3m 56s
    5. Graphics and images summary
      1m 39s
  11. 48m 20s
    1. Introduction to filter effects
      1m 27s
    2. Video filters
      6m 19s
    3. Audio filters
      9m 45s
    4. Combining video filters
      4m 44s
    5. Using filters and motion effects together
      6m 50s
    6. Using keyframes with filters
      6m 48s
    7. Saving and using favorite filters
      10m 55s
    8. Filters summary
      1m 32s
  12. 55m 27s
    1. Practical use of filters
    2. Integrating Motion templates with Final Cut
      9m 47s
    3. Using the SmoothCam effect
      6m 57s
    4. The FxPlug effect class
      11m 47s
    5. Creating a luma key
      2m 11s
    6. Creating an alpha key
      2m 42s
    7. Creating a chroma key
      9m 47s
    8. Various types of mattes
      11m 14s
    9. Chapter summary
  13. 40m 17s
    1. Introduction to color correction
      2m 3s
    2. Video scopes (black-and-white)
      8m 4s
    3. Video scopes (color)
      7m 29s
    4. Setting up for color correction
      10m 51s
    5. Applying color correction
      9m 12s
    6. Color correction summary
      2m 38s
  14. 32m 52s
    1. Introduction to rendering
      4m 14s
    2. Rendering in Final Cut
      7m 23s
    3. Playing unrendered sequences
      10m 7s
    4. Changing your render settings
      2m 19s
    5. Deleting render files
      3m 43s
    6. The Render Manager
      3m 25s
    7. Rendering summary
      1m 41s
  15. 15m 33s
    1. Introduction to round-tripping
    2. LiveType
      3m 25s
    3. Motion
      1m 32s
    4. Soundtrack Pro
      2m 16s
    5. Sending to a Soundtrack Pro multitrack project
      2m 25s
    6. Compressor
      4m 40s
    7. Round-tripping summary
  16. 1m 1s
    1. Goodbye
      1m 1s

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Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Effects
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In Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Effects, Apple Certified Trainer Larry Jordan examines the "other half" of Final Cut Pro: effects. Building on the foundation created in Final Cut Pro 6 Essential Editing, this training looks at how to use Final Cut to create a wide variety of professional-grade effects. Larry teaches all the fundamentals, including how to change clip speed, experiment with composite modes, use motion effects in a sophisticated way, and work with keyframes and filter effects. Larry demonstrates each effect and explains how and when to use it for best results. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

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