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Final Cut Pro 2 day Essentials eCourse

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Learn more in 2 days with Labspace's One-on-One interactive user paced and practical course than trolling online which includes many, many hours trying to find your answer.

Delivered by Ced Robertson, Member of Apple Consultants Network and Apple Certified Trainer.

Final Cut Pro

Professional Post-Production 

Final Cut Pro is a revolutionary video editing application that helps beginners and seasoned professionals achieve stunning results. In this two-day hands-on course, participants become familiar with the user interface while they learn how to perform editing functions. Attendees work with real-world media to learn practical approaches to video editing—from basic techniques to Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features.

Who Should Attend 

This class is designed for anyone who wants to edit professional-quality video with Final Cut Pro X and prefers hands-on and interactive instruction. 

What You’ll Learn

  • Using workflows
  • Using libraries to organize and manage events, media, and projects
  • Applying exceptionally fast, fluid editing techniques for video and audio
  • Fine-tuning clips in the timeline
  • Comparing alternate shots from a collection of clips
  • Applying effects, transitions, and retiming clips
  • Finishing and final project


  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • Basic knowledge of video editing terminology is highly recommended
  • You are welcome to bring your own laptop.

Course Outline: 

Getting Started

  • Upgrade earlier versions of events and projects
  • Download and prepare lesson media files
  • Understand basic Final Cut Pro workflow 

Importing Media 

  • Define the clip, event, and library containers
  • Understand the differences between managed and external media files
  • Create a camera archive
  • Import files using Media Import and the Finder

Organizing Clips

  • Apply keywords to clip and clip ranges
  • Search and filter clips by keywords
  • Batch rename clips
  • Add notes and ratings to a clip
  • Create Smart Collections
  • Detect people and composition within clips
  • Understand and assign roles

Making the First Edit 

  • Create a project
  • Add and rearrange clips within a primary storyline
  • Ripple, Roll, and Slip trim clips
  • Blade, replace with gap, ripple delete, and join through edit
  • Perform connect edits 
  • Create and edit in connected storyline
  • Adjust audio levels 
  • Share the project to a media file

Revising the Edit

  • Define and distinguish the two types of project duplication
  • Understand the replace edit options
  • Use the Dashboard for playhead positioning
  • Use markers for clip synchronization and task notes
  • Create and edit with an audition clip
  • Refine project using trim to playhead and trim to selection

Enhancing the Edit

  • Vary the playback speed of clips
  • Modify the look of clips with effects
  • Utilize transitions
  • Adjust transform and compositing controls
  • Create compound clips

Finishing the Edit

  • Add and modify a lower third
  • Split edit audio and video
  • Keyframe audio
  • Color Correct and Grading a clip.
  • Applying LUTs

What you get

  • The FCP X Course is based on Apple's official Final Cut Pro  X User Guide.  This user guide can be downloaded at the course or prior to attending the course.
  • material supplied.
  • Tea, Coffee, biscuits and filtered water throughout the day - BYO.

Policies see website Labspace Policies you need

  • Comfort of you own home or office.
  • Decent internet connection.
  • Free or paid zoom app.
  • Your favourite mac loaded with the latest FCPX.
  • 2nd screen preferable and ideal but not essential.

Virtual Classroom in the time zone of your choice

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