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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359692-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359692-2

In this video based training title, accomplished author and trainer Andy Anderson takes you through the ins and outs of the world's most popular video editing software, Final Cut Pro 7.
Over 7.5 hours long, and with 164 training videos, Andy Anderson breaks down the complexity of this powerful editing tool into simple, bite-sized pieces that anyone can learn from. Covering the basics, right from organizing your projects and importing clips and media to assembling, editing, and finally exporting your finished product, Andy makes sure that you are fully able to understand and use Final Cut Pro 7.
Included with this amazing tutorial is over 3.5 GB of work files, so you can work along with Andy and practice on the exact clips and with the exact media that you will find in this training title. By the end of this training, you will be fully capable of creating and editing your simple or complex projects in Final Cut Pro 7.

Total Time: 7.5 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Final Cut Pro 7 Basics
    0101 Introduction to Final Cut Pro
    0102 Setting Up Your Final Cut Pro Interface
    0103 Setting Up RAM Memory For Efficiency
    0104 Setting Up Scratch Disks
    0105 Organizing The Elements Of A Project
    0106 Importing Project Elements
    0107 Viewing Project Elements With The Browser
    0108 Using The Viewer
    0109 Navigating A Clip
    0110 Clip Marks And Edits
    0111 Save A File
    0112 Working With Sequences
    0113 Utilizing Bins
    0114 Auto Save
    0115 Creating Your First Project
    0116 Viewing Your Project
    0117 Quick Tip - Re-Using Project Elements
    0118 Chapter 1 Review
02. Capturing Media
    0201 Introduction To Chapter 2
    0202 The Camera Connection
    0203 Final Cut Pro Audio/Video Settings
    0204 Single Clip Capture
    0205 Batch Capture
    0206 Capture Now
    0207 Capture Live
    0208 Logging Clips
    0209 Tips And Tricks
    0210 Chapter 2 Review
03. Importing / Loading Existing Media
    0301 Introduction To Chapter 3
    0302 Formats Of Choice
    0303 The Rendering Process
    0304 Importing Individual Clips
    0305 Importing Multiple Clips
    0306 Importing Clips Without The Import Command
    0307 Working With CDs
    0308 Other Media Imports
    0309 Importing MP3 Files
    0310 Chapter 3 Review
04. Organizing a Final Cut Pro Project
    0401 Introduction To Chapter 4
    0402 Project Particulars
    0403 Project Genesis
    0404 Laying The Foundation
    0405 Adding The Video
    0406 Adding Logos And Text
    0407 Outputting The Project
    0408 Chapter 4 Review
05. Video Editing Basics
    0501 Introduction To Chapter 5
    0502 Using Log And Capture
    0503 The Timeline
    0504 The Viewer And The Canvas
    0505 Insert Overwrite Part 1
    0506 Insert Overwrite Part 2
    0507 Trimming a Clip
    0508 Timeline Selection Techniques
    0509 Ripple And Roll
    0510 Lift And Ripple Deletes
    0511 Chapter 5 Review
06. The Final Cut Pro Timeline
    0601 Introduction To Chapter 6
    0602 Timeline Basics
    0603 Auto Select
    0604 Customizing The Timeline Part 1
    0605 Customizing The Timeline Part 2
    0606 Power Tips
    0607 Chapter 6 Review
07. Beyond Basic Editing Techniques
    0701 Introduction To Chapter 7
    0702 Replace Edit
    0703 Fit To Fill
    0704 Superimpose
    0705 Working With Markers
    0706 Searching For Markers
    0707 Splitting Clips In The Viewer
    0708 Splitting Clips On The Timeline
    0709 Slips And Slides
    0710 Changing Speed
    0711 Freeze Frame
    0712 Voice Over
    0713 Chapter 7 Review
08. Working With Audio
    0801 Introduction To Chapter 8
    0802 Capturing Audio
    0803 Mono Vs. Stereo
    0804 Rendering Audio
    0805 Changing Volume
    0806 Using The Audio Mixer
    0807 Audio Panning
    0808 Audio Transitions
    0809 Applying An Audio Filter
    0810 Modifying A Filter
    0811 Using Audio Filter Keyframes
    0812 Hum Removal
    0813 Additional Filters
    0814 Quick Tip - Using Mixdown
    0815 Quick Tip - Viewing A Waveform On The Timeline
    0816 Quick Tip - Removing Audio Pops
    0817 Quick Tip - Panning A Mono File
    0818 Quick Tip - Restoring Sync To A Clip
    0819 Quick Tip - Normalizing Gain
    0820 Quick Tip - Removing Clip Attributes
    0821 Quick Tip - Using The Render Manager
    0822 Chapter 8 Review
09. Transitions in Final Cut Pro
    0901 Introduction To Chapter 9
    0902 Exploring Transitions Part 1
    0903 Exploring Transitions Part 2
    0904 Creating Customized Transitions
    0905 Applying Transitions
    0906 Saving Your Favorite Transitions
    0907 Rendering A Transition
    0908 Modify A Transition
    0909 Shortcuts
    0910 Checking Render Status On The Timeline
    0911 Quick Tip - Changing The Default Transition
    0912 Quick Tip - Applying Multiple Transitions
    0913 Quick Tip - Viewing Non-Rendered Transitions
    0914 Quick Tip - Safe Vs. Unlimited RT
    0915 Quick Tip - Using The Frame Viewer
    0916 Chapter 9 Review
10. Creating Titles
    1001 Introduction To Chapter 10
    1002 Working With Colors And Tone
    1003 Lower Third Text
    1004 Outline Text
    1005 Crawl Text
    1006 Rolling Credits
    1007 Typewriter Text
    1008 Shape Generator
    1009 Boris Effects
    1010 Starwars Text
    1011 Quick Tip - Apply Video Filters To Text
    1012 Quick Tip - Using Master Templates
    1013 Quick Tip - Using Key Frames For Effects
    1014 Chapter 10 Review
11. Working With Filters And Color Correction
    1101 Introduction To Chapter 11
    1102 Removing Color - Desaturating
    1103 Aging Video
    1104 Colorizing An Image
    1105 RGB Balance Tool
    1106 Modify Objects Color
    1107 Color Correction
    1108 Zooming And Panning Part 1
    1109 Zooming And Panning Part 2
    1110 Additional Filters
    1111 Generating Movement
    1112 Quick Tip - Copying Color Correction Settings
    1113 Chapter 11 Review
12. Compositing Tricks
    1201 Introduction to Chapter 12
    1202 Composite Modes Part 1
    1203 Composite Modes Part 2
    1204 Adding A Composite Mode To A Video
    1205 Customized Alpha Channels
    1206 Compositing With A Matte
    1207 Travel Mattes
    1208 Blue Green Screen
    1209 Chapter 12 Review
13. The Final Product
    1301 Introduction To Chapter 13
    1302 First Things First
    1303 Share Files and Sequences
    1304 Working With Export Settings
    1305 Additional Export Possibilities
    1306 Audio/Video Formats
    1307 Saving Stills
    1308 Print To Video
    1309 Exporting To A Digital Video Camera
    1310 Time Code Window Burn
    1311 Backing Up A Project
    1312 Chapter 13 Review
14. About The Author
    1401 About The Author


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